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Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant (15 Awards, 100 Official Festival selections)

Maut Ka Ku’nan

At The Café Chichi (screenings: NFTS BAFTA Talent Showcase, Manchester Animation Festival)





Film / Television

Early Man (feature), Aardman, Assistant Animator

Aardman Commercials, Assistant Animator

Rastamouse, Dinamo Productions, Puppet Fabricator

Shaun the Sheep, Aardman Animations, Model Maker

Nickelodeon, London, Art Department

Brollic, Random Acts of Flyness, for HBO, Puppet Fabricator

Igloo Animation, Puppet Fabricator

Kill the Noise "Kill it for the Kids" music video for OWSLA, Puppet Character Design

Arch Models, Clapham Road Studios, Model Maker

At Issue, Yamination Studios, Model Maker & Costume Fabricator

Evidently, Pinewood Film Studios, London, Art Department

Front of House, ITV 1, Art Department, and Camera Assistant

Bars, Mucky Puppet Films, London, Puppeteer

Pay Phone, Short Film, First Take, Liverpool, Camera Operator

Dead Man’s Cards Feature Film, Aces and Eights Productions, Liverpool, Costumes Assistant and Runner

Articles Director's Notes  , Skwigly Magazine

The film collective exploring the intersection between feminism and horror – Little White Lies, Matt Turner

Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant: An Interview with Suraya Raja – Puppet Place, Emma Windsor The Curious Brain Ruthless Magazine

Herself: Girlhood in Stop Motion Film – Santa Barbara Independent, Rachel Heidenry

DIY Filmmakers Explain How to Make a Horror Film On the Cheap – Broadly, Sirin Kale  OCD Action




Mentoring of Artists, The Koestler Trust, London

Puppetry and Performance, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Humberhead Peatlands NNR Artist Residency, The Art House and English Nature

Artists in Education, Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Kick Arts, Wirral Sports and Arts Initiative

Solo Exhibition, English Nature Offices, Wakefield 


Education / Courses

Directing Animation, The National Film and Television School

The 3 Month Animation Course, UWE, Bristol

BA (Hons) Visual Communications, Leeds College of Art & Design

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