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Melanie Jane Hani, British animator. Achievements include research in animation therapy. Recipient Commendation award, North Wales Police, award for significant contribution to local or national life, Queen of England, Buckingham Palace, 2006; fellow Community fellowship, 2005. Member of Popular Culture Association, Association International due Film d'Animation.

Background

Hani, Melanie Jane was born on January 2, 1973 in Heswall, Cheshire, England. Daughter of Oskar Fred Hani and Marjorie Catherine Anne Harding.

Education

Bachelor in Animation with honors, North-East Wales Institute, Wrexham, 1998. Master of Arts in Animation Distinction with honors, North-East Wales Institute, 2006.

Career

Special constable North Wales Police, Wrexham, England, 1990—2000. Lecturer North-East Wales Institute, 1999—2002. Program leader animation and design University Sunderland, Sunderland, England, since 2002.

External examiner University Essex, Southend, England, 2003—2007. Manageress White Lion, Holt, Wrexham, 1997—2005. Alternative therapist, lecturer Riverview Care Home, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, 1998.

Festival organizer Wrexham Arts Agency, 2000—2001, Wrexham Animation Festival Ani-matters, 2001—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in animation therapy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Made With Love, 2006 (National Health Service Innovation award, 2006). Producer: (animation) Gary and the Three Turkeys. Animation therapist (exhibitions) Made With Love, 2007, animator-in-residence (films) Making Sense of Senses, Wrexham Science Festival, 1999, May the Force Be With You, 2000 (Recognition in Innovation award, Education Minister Estelle Morris, 2000), The Shooting Star Appeal, 2001, The Speed of Science, Library Animates, Darland Presents.

Membership

Member of Popular Culture Association, Association International due Film d'Animation.

Connections

Life partner Jonathan Daggett.

father:
Oskar Fred Hani

mother:
Marjorie Catherine Anne Harding