Julian has been working as a visual creator and Director in Ireland for over 25 years. Originally from a fine art background (London, Belfast and Dublin), he has worked successfully in the Arts, Television and Theatre, and has made independent award-winning short films.   He has just launched Creatureco, a company focussing on puppet content production and 3D character design.   When he was young he was a sweeper at the Monkey House in London Zoo which was great craic.