Sydney Padua

Sydney Padua, 2010 Melina Sydney Padua is a graphic artist and animator based in the United Kingdom. She is the author of ''The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage'' steampunk comic, and her animation work appears in several popular Hollywood films.

She has worked as character animator in feature films such as ''Marmaduke'', ''Clash of the Titans'', ''The Golden Compass'', ''The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'', ''The Iron Giant'', ''Quest for Camelot'', and ''The Jungle Book''.

Her work has been exhibited at the BBC Tech Lab and at a steampunk exhibition by the Oxford Museum of the History of Science. She gave a conference on storytelling at ''The Story'', an event shared with Cory Doctorow, Tim Etchells, David Hepworth, Aleks Krotoski, and Tony White among others. In December 2015, she was awarded the biennial Neumann Prize of the British Society for the History of Mathematics for ''The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage''. In April 2016, she was nominated for the Eisner Award in the Best Writer/Artist category, and ''The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage'' in the Best Graphic Album—New category.

In 2004 Padua decided to teach herself how to animate on a computer. She started by sketching a storyboard for a short film. The end result was the 2.5-minute ''Agricultural Report''. This film ended up being shown at over 200 festivals and won a few awards, including Best Short Film at the Taormina Film Festival and Audience Award for Best First Film at AnimaMundi Brazil. Provided by Wikipedia
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