BIOGRAPHY

Emerging from the world of fine art and visual effects, Australian Film and Animation Director Helen Clemens is representative of a new generation of artists who work across multiple disciplines, employing the classic methods and sensibilities of film and design. She burst onto the commercial directing scene with her stunning animated SBS Films, which made her one of the Cannes Lions Young Directors, featured in 2011, and won her Best Animation at New York Promax/BDA the same year.

Intimately involved in everything, from story and character development, to post production, her passion for performance and film craft shines through in every story she tells. Helen’s fantastical worlds are known for their joyful energy, as she employs sophisticated, personally crafted visual effects, emotive direction and live action, along with superbly designed character animation. The depth and texture of her work create intriguing cinematic vignettes that lure the viewer with an intriguing impression of a wider world.

Most recently Helen’s 2016 work on KFC’s Edible Nail Polish Integrated Campaign amassed a tidal wave of global media attention. Featuring in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, Vogue and Perez Hilton. The campaign was a nominee at the Webby Awards and received multiple awards at the Spikes Asia, Adfest and Kam Fan.

Helen’s film work has been showcased in international film and advertising publications such as Shots Magazine, Luerzer’s Archive, Motionographer, Stash Media and Australian Creative.

Helen is a graduate from the University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Visual Arts.

来自澳大利亚的电影导演与动画总监海伦克莱门斯(Helen Clemens),自步入美术与视效界以来,因其跨领域地使用古典方法诠释电影与设计精髓,即成为新生代艺术家之代表。她为SBS拍摄的影片,因出色的导演技巧在广告导演界崭露头角,并赢得2011年戛纳雄狮青年导演奖;同年,她亦于纽约获得Promax/BDA最佳动画奖。

从故事大纲到人物性格塑造,再到后期制作,她均亲力亲为。她对于表演和电影制作的热情,体现在每件作品中。海伦所呈现的奇妙影视世界注满了快乐能量,同时亦使用大量复杂且极个性化的视觉特效、情感体现、真人演出和精致的动画人物。她作品的深度和质感,引领观众进入妙趣横生又广阔未知的电影世界。

海伦2016年为肯德基可食用指甲油推广活动所制作的影片,获得了全世界媒体的广泛关注,为《纽约时报》、《华尔街日报》、BBCCNN、《VOGUE》与Perez Hilton等竞相报道。该活动获得威比奖提名,并于Spikes Asia亚洲创意节、Adfest亚太广告节和金帆广告奖斩获多项殊荣。

同时,她的作品亦于各大国际电影和广告刊物登出,例如《Shots》杂志、《Luerzer’s Archive》、《Motionographer》、《Stash》和《Australian Creative》。

海伦毕业于悉尼大学悉尼艺术学院,并取得视觉艺术学士学位。

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AWARDS

YEAR
AWARD
2017
USA Webby Awards • KFC EDIBLE NAIL POLISH
Nominee | Advertising + Media / Best Event |
2017
Adfest Asia • KFC EDIBLE NAIL POLISH
Silver Promo Guerrilla Marketing | Bronze Direct Marketing | Bronze Media Events |
2016
Hong Kong Kam Fan Awards • KFC EDIBLE NAIL POLISH
Grand Prix Integrated Kam Fan Award | Gold Integrated Campaign | Client of the Year Award |
Silver Social Media | Silver Promotional | Bronze Integrated Media Campaign |
2016
Spikes Asia • KFC EDIBLE NAIL POLISH
Silver Award PR
2011
Cannes Young Director Award • SBS FILM
2011
New York Promax BDA World Gold • Silver Award Animation • SBS FILM
2009
Country Music Award of Australia • Music Video Of The Year • KASEY + SHANE RATTLIN' BONES

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