About Us

and why we keep our heads in the Clouds.

Who is Cloudscape?

Cloudscape Studios was founded in 2010 by Lou & Ian. Our backgrounds in illustration, animation and script-writing combined with our ongoing dreams of passion projects, boundless creativity, and our love of moving pictures, lead us to found our own animation and production studio that would allow us to realise our wildest ideas.

Our team is made-up of industry professionals from backgrounds throughout the filmmaking pipeline that have joined us in the clouds to deliver cinematic magic to our clients and audiences worldwide.

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Co-Founders

Lou Kneath Gilbertson

Lou Kneath

Managing Director & Animator

Lou is an Animation Mentor alumni in Advanced Character Animation, an experienced designer, and has worked as a professional animator and digital artist in media and TV for over 10 years. Lou continues to work as an animation lecturer and training specialist to promote the study of animation in her local community.

Ian Gilbo

Ian Gilbertson

Creative Director & Screenwriter

A movie junkie since before he could walk, Ian has studied the art of film and storytelling over the course of his entire life. His focus on graphics and illustration in University lead him to a career in publishing and advertising for over a decade. He signed with his first writing agent in 2006, had his first 3 screenplays optioned and currently has projects in production.

The Cloudscape Collaborative

Robyn Laliberte

Robyn Laliberte

Producer & Production Manager
Stephen Atherton

Stephen Atherton

Sound & Lighting Technician
Jeff Wallin

Jeff Wallin

Character Animator
Jess Thompson-Gray

Jess Thompson-Gray

Junior Character Artist & Animator
Jamie Webber

Jamie Webber

Motion Graphics Artist & Compositor
Jonny Edward

Jonny Edward

Concept Artist & Character Animator
Rich Farris

Anthony Corrigan

Storyboard Artist
Peader Sweeney

Peader Sweeney

Cinematographer
Bonny Baez

Bonny Baez

Composer & Character Animator
Chris Whyte

Chris Whyte

Character Animator
Rich Farris

Rich Farris

Character Animator

Our Clients