Peque Varela is a London based filmmaker who graduated from the National Film and Television School in Animation Direction. As well as making independent shortfilms and music promos she has been working in advertising as an animation director and lead compositor for over ten years.
Her graduation film ‘1977’ has been awarded 15 international prizes and has participated in the official competitions of prestigious festivals such as Sundance and Clermont-Ferrand. The film is still on demand today from LGBT festivals as well as education institutions. As a commercial director she is keen in pushing forward the combination of illustration design and live action elements.