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Elliot Lim

A Northen California-based director who unwittingly set his own career trajectory in Mrs Grandinetti’s third grade classroom.

Elliot Lim is a passionate storyteller with experience creating straightforward and emotionally evocative animation for clients coast-to-coast since 2005.

Drawing dinosaurs on his maths worksheet, a young Elliot Lim wished he could make them run around the page. After a college education in art and design and ten years working in the field of motion design, he can now do exactly that. While his passion for design-based motion doesn’t often require animated dinosaurs, he certainly doesn’t mind including one when it does.

Elliot has crafted multi-disciplinary campaigns for global brands including Ritz Carlton, Coach, Jarritos, MasterCard, Charles Schwab and Verizon. His stunning animated homage to TV series The Wire, a labour of love completed in early 2016, was a Vimeo Staff Pick and gained critical acclaim across numerous publications such as The Guardian, IndieWire, Design Week, Motionographer, Stash and Hypebeast.

  • Online Film

    Great New York State Fair
    Elliot Lim

    The Great New York State Fair and Campbell Ewald approached Not To Scale New York to create a film inspired by the main reason people are drawn to the fair:...
  • Self Initiated

    The Wire
    Elliot Lim

    Elliot designed and animated this brilliant 2D self-initiated film over a 7 month period between jobs as a personal tribute to his favourite show of all time, HBO's The Wire. Music:...
  • Online Film

    Elliot Lim

    Greenpeace and Elliot Lim tackle the polluted political ecosystem in this beautiful animation filled with clever, fluid transitions.