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I Have a Question Daisy Jacobs

In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is EnglishBritishBondishWhovianish animator, Daisy Jacobs (The Bigger Picture, The Full Story)

'The Bigger Picture' by Daisy Jacobs

Daisy Jacobs is a graduate of the National Film and Television School and has created two highly acclaimed and mighty original works The Bigger Picture (oooo…it got an Oscar nod) and The Full Story (which is playing at this month’s Annecy festival). MadameMrsMiss Jacobs agreed to meet with me outside a Barcelona graffiti shop near my family’s fish farm on a cloudy day during the first week of January in a year no more.

I get the greatest pleasure from....


If I could have – assuming this is your real name – a nom de plume, what would it be?

I like my own name

The sport I do or would like to play is...

I have karate black belt

A (non-family member) person I idolize is....

I don’t idolize anyone

The song that makes me tingle is....

Dusty Springfield- ‘I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten’

The funniest thing that happened to me….

I wore a pair of cashmere trousers to a meeting. Luckily, I kept my coat on because they have worn out and are completely see-through from the back.  I screamed when I got home and realized. 

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A well-known figure in the world of independent animation, writer, author & curator Chris Robinson is the Artistic Director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.