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Magali Rigaudias

Magali Rigaudias

Animation Director

Magali has worked in the animation industry for over 20 years

After spending some time working in Paris early on in her career, she went to Industrial Light & Magic in California and worked as an animator on VFX films such as Dragonheart, Mars Attack, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Episode I & II, The Mummy Returns, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Van Helsing

After almost a decade at the studio in San Francisco, she decided to broaden her experience to work on animated films and in 2004, she joined the Sydney team at Animal Logic as a lead animator to work on George Miller’s Happy Feet. The film went on to win the Academy Award in 2007 for Best Animated Feature Film.

Other credits include Guardians of Ga’Hoole, Maya the Bee Movie, Monsters Hunt, LEGO Batman, Peter Rabbit and more recently The LEGO Movie 2.

She also taught master classes for Gobelins Asia.

She has recently signed up with Flying Bark Productions as animation director on their next animated feature Maya the Bee - The Golden Orb”