Who we are

David Cowles-Brooks is the Creative Director and Founder of Flex Animation.  Graduating in 2008 with a first class honours degree in Computer Animation and Visualisation from Bournemouth University,  David pursued his dream to create animated characters with a high level of articulation and finish.  He has worked for such internationally renowned studios as: Aardman Animations, MPC (The Moving Picture Company), Framestore & Axis Animations.

Why us?

  • Automation of rigs to motion picture standard
  • Flexible pipeline suited to your needs
  • Refined critical and artistic approach


"David at FLEX has proven to be the best rigging solution we’ve found in recent years. We can be quite demanding, but David has remained fast, and flexible every time"

Kelsi Dean-Buck - Production Manager / Producer at A Large Evil Corporation Animation Studio

"David is not only technically inclined and fantastic at what he does, he's also very fast and efficient.  I am very pleased with the work he provided for my project and i am eager to continue working with him"

Senior environment artist at ILM San Francisco

"Can't thank you enough David.  Thanks so much for sorting out the rigs for the four characters.
You're a life saver and a gentleman."

Michael Stanish - Founding Partner at Ground Ctrl London

"Not only was he on time and to budget, but the rig was created to a very high standard - he took into account our particular requirements and use-case. We’ll definitely be using David again on future projects."

Richard Wilson - Director at Mobile Pie