My animation 'Street Act' will be shown at 'made in Roath' film screenings at the SHO Gallery
madeinroath is an artist-led, free event, now in its 4th year, which aims to take art out of the gallery and into the wider community, allowing a larger and broader audience to access the wealth of creative talent in our neighbourhood whilst maintaining a standard of excellence, reflecting the contemporary art scene in Cardiff and South Wales.
It showcases the work of emerging and established artists, makers, musicians, writers and performers, who use the whole of Roath as the venue, including domestic, commercial, public and overlooked or disused spaces.
madeinroath offers residents and visitors an opportunity to engage in the arts through a dynamic programme of exhibitions, residencies, collaborations with community groups, workshops and performances.
"A staggering variety of entries were received from all over the globe from Brazil and Ethiopia to Germany and Hungary and we very had a difficult job in selecting the shortlist. We received a record number of entries (over 600 from more than 30 countries!), and now the shortlisted films for DepicT!"
Sadly i was unsuccessful with my animation entry to 'Depict!' but with such high volume of competition i was glad to have been considered and to see the many great entries that were put forward here is the link - http://www.depict.org/watch-films/
Encounters Animation Festival -Bristol
animation trailer done by- A Productions
Full Programe can be found here- Encounters 2012
After visiting Encounters festival last year i was highly impressed with the amount of industry that was there, the volume of talks on animation and also gave me the chance to talk to the likes of John K and David Sproxton which gave great opitunity for networking.
This year i will be going for two days with the likes of a talk from co-director of Paranorman Sam Fell and a talk from the Kings behind Aardman David Sproxton,Peter Lord and Nick Park.
festival programme - Canterbury Anifest
As Canterbury Anifest approaches its 6th year the question ‘What is Anifest?’ is as important as ever- and it is exactly this that makes the event so special and exciting. Just over five years ago the first ever Canterbury Anifest kicked off with a series of workshops and master classes exploring the animation industry and all the different skills and creative disciplines that go in to making an animated film.
Canterbury Anifest is the South East’s only annual animation festival. It’s a great community event that invites people of all ages to come and experience the magic of animation; allowing them to get involved with something out of the ordinary. With its range of workshops, young people awards and family-friendly events, it has something for everyone. Anifest also caters for specialists and those in the industry, featuring national and international awards, and guest speakers from some of the biggest names in animation.
Extremely excited as this will be my first time attending Canterbury anifest after only finding out about late last year going into my third year at university i vowed to make sure i go this year, time is booked off, festival pass booked only train and accommodation to sort next.
Also ill be finding out wether my animation 'Street Act' will be shown on thursday with the possibility to show my work to world class industry specialists and a chance to network more and get my name out there in the animation world.