Dr. Leila Honari
Dr. Leila Honari is an animator of Persian background whose first profession was as a designer of traditional carpets. Her principal research interests lie in the field of cultural and historical animation. She focuses on making animated projects that weave social, cultural, cross-cultural, and historical themes within a symbolic context, examining motifs and metaphor in relation to animated storytelling, using hand-drawn, painterly, and patterned-form techniques.
Leila leads the Art Direction major in the Griffith Film School’s animation program. Her teaching centres on concept design and creative development from a dedicated foundation of drawing, covering human and animal figures, interior and external environments, objects, and landscapes, including colour, perspective, layout, and form within the context of animation production.
Multicultural night Brisbane 2013 Leila Honari & Kendra