ABOUT

Ioan Morris is a writer, artist and musician based in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. 

Spectre of the Bear is an animated short film written, designed and scored by Ioan. "A conspiracy comedy about crisps" starring Craig Roberts and Bill Nighy, the film will be shown at festivals from October 2023, prior to a BBC broadcast and long-term stint on BBC iPlayer. It was directed by Josh Hicks and produced by Nia Alavezos for Ffilm Cymru, BBC Wales and BFI Network. 

He is the co-host of The New Recommender podcast with Geoff Roberts and is the writer and director of The Regional Games Games -- Episode 2.

In 2022, Ioan wrote Orig - about the legendary Welsh professional wrestler Orig Williams - for Llyfrau Broga's Welsh Wonders/Enwogion o Fri series of children's picture books. The book was illustrated by Josh Hicks.
  
His most recent comic series, Biggol, was published by CPE Books. It was listed on Pipedream Comics' Best of 2020 list and won the Broken Frontier Award for Best New Periodical Series.

As a musical artist, Ioan collaborated with Goodparley for Surroundings, an ambient electronic record released by Subexotic Records in November 2021. He also composed an "imagined soundtrack" for The Magician's Nephew, initially released by Bibliotapes.

Ioan has worked as a media composer since 2015, primarily composing scores for audio drama, collaborating with producer Scott Handcock across a range of critically acclaimed series for Big Finish Productions. 

Ioan was the Concept Designer for a pair of animated Doctor Who stories (Galaxy 4 in 2021 and The Abominable Snowmen in 2022) and other recent clients include BBC Studios, Expectation Entertainment for ITV and Confédération Européenne de Volleyball.