Selina grew up on the remote islands of Orkney, where her parents had a small farm. After years of battling with the wind and semi-wild animals, she decided to make the move to Edinburgh and study animation at the Edinburgh College of Art. Her degree film, ‘Takuskanskan’ was screened at many festivals and won several awards including the Craft Award at the British Animation Awards and First Prize at Animated Exeter.
After graduating, she founded Blobina Animations and has gone from strength to strength over the last 18 years. She has created short films such as ‘Corryvreckan’ which won the Chairman Award at the Scottish Advertising Awards; over 50 TV commercials for clients such as The National Trust for Scotland, Irn Bru, and Chester Zoo; plus multiple games for CBeebies and animations for their websites and apps. Apart from these commercial films and shorts
Selina, in her own time made ‘Beachcomber’ which was a finalist in the BBC3 talent competition; ‘Crow moon’ in 2006 which was screened at over 25 international film festivals and ‘Spindrift’ in 2017 which has been screened at over 45 international film and animation festivals and was shortlisted for Scottish BAFTA for best animation in 2018.
Selina is now working on her first feature film with support from Screen Scotland, as well as continuing to serve new and established clients.