Philip is a co-founder, partner & creative director of STUDIO AKA, a multi-BAFTA & Emmy winning, and Oscar-nominated independent animation studio based in London.
Known internationally for their idiosyncratic and innovative work, AKA create projects with a strong emphasis on Story, Design & Character. Studio AKA produced Grant Orchard's BAFTA & Sundance Winning & Oscar nominated A Morning Stroll, Marc Caste's BAFTA-winning & Cartoon D'Or-winning Jo Jo in the Stars - and the multi-award winning half-hour film Varmints. AKA is also the studio behind Grant Orchard's BAFTA & Emmy Awards winning hit Children's TV Show Hey Duggee for BBC Studios, currently in production on its third season.
Philip's own diverse body of directing work spans an eclectic range of animation projects, from award-winning commercials to the multi-award winning experimental short film adaptation of William S. Burroughs Ah Pook is Here to the BAFTA-winning half hour Lost and Found - based on Oliver Jeffers award-winning children's book.
An Alumni of both Central St. Martins & The Royal College of Art, Philip is a member of the NFTS, Escape Studios and FMX Industry advisory boards, and a faculty member of Pictoplasma Academy in Berlin; where he teaches story and idea development.