Creating a supportive space for
individual growth and discovery
Futures supports emerging creators to take steps toward their vision of success, and established creators transfer their skills to a new field.
It’s one of the most exciting parts of our business and is fuelled by our collective desire to make the creative industries more accessible and representative. We believe that promising talent comes from any background regardless of experience.
Over the years Futures has continued to grow, supporting the careers of the very best visual artists out there. These artists have gone on to win both high-calibre commercial commissions and industry accolades alike.
Our trusted agents and producers regularly work alongside our Futures talent to guide their output and develop their skills, helping them find a route to a commercial career or the right space within the industry for their own practice.
Mahboobeh Kalaee is an Animation and Film Director from Iran. She uses her signature experimental mixed media technique to combine live-action with 2D animation and stop-motion, crafting films that exist to blur the line between the real and the imaginary.
Wei Wu is a London-based Chinese illustrator who graduated from Kingston University’s MA Illustration course in 2022. With her colourful, playful illustration style, she uses metaphors to explore topics including love, friendship and nature, and enjoys telling stories about relationships, society and being a woman.
Jordan Amy Lee
A London-based illustrator, Jordan’s work incorporates bold shapes, minimalistic compositions and delicate textures. Jordan’s inspiration comes from capturing the beauty of every day things from people and objects, to plants and food.
Inès Pagniez is a French sculptor specialising in plasticine. Her work is characterful, playful and beautifully depicts the everyday mannerisms and nuances of human expression. Inès joins us as a Futures Animation Director.