Lucinda Clutterbuck is one of Australia’s foremost contemporary animators and animation producers.
She has made over 20 short animations, including music videos for Australian artists such as INXS, Flotsam Jetsam and Jo Camilleri and the Black Sorrows. Lucinda’s animation for The Machination’s Pressure Sway remains an iconic Australian music video. She wrote and directed the short film Tiga about the fate of the Tasmanian Tiger which continues to be included in Australian animation collections. She created the award winning ABC TV series The Web which was produced with Fiona Eagger and the SBS commissioned Walnut and Honeysuckle. She was awarded a Filmmakers Fellowship in 2005 by the Australian Film Commission in recognition of her skills and significant body of work.
Lucinda has also worked as a lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, Deakin University, Victorian College of the Arts and the University of Technology Sydney. She has designed short courses in experimental film and animation and has run workshops for teachers of media, theatre companies, schools and special needs groups.
Lucinda has worked as an executive producer on a number of projects, consulting with and mentoring emerging filmmakers. Most recently she has been developing an animated web series called BUDs with her son Lewis Argall and Nik Malbasic who are both graduates of The Academy of Interactive Entertainment.
Apart from her extensive experience in the film industry, Lucinda is also a fine artist working in a wide range of media. In 2011 Lucinda worked with La Menagerie in collaboration with La Mairie de Tournefeuille in Toulouse, France to create a public art project in various spaces around the city. Since then she has completed a variety of installation works with the Agar Dish artists’ collective at 107 Projects, Intersect Arts and Articulate Project Space. In 2015 she and Lewis Argall participated in Forward/Story, a global collaboration led by Lance Weiler and Christy Dena and hosted in Costa Rica.
Lucinda is joint company director of Piccolo Films along with director Ray Argall.