Archive for June 2001

They Shoot Animators, Don’t They?

Chrysalis TV are staging an animation marathon competition, for broadcast on Channel 4’s Animation Zone this autumn.

6 animators will be locked together in a room for a sleepless 72 hours to create a 1-3 minute animation short, in any technique. The completed films will be voted on by visitors to C4’s website and the winning [...]

FAN 2001, Norwich, call for entries

This year’s International Animation Festival in Norwich takes place 25-28 October, at Cinema City.

The deadline for entries in the competitive section (with an international jury) is 30 June. Application forms are available from the festival website.

Festival programmes will include retrospectives (Alison de Vere, East Anglia Film Archive, etc) and talks, Manga and other contemporary [...]

Charting 2D animation and beyond

An overview of contemporary world-class ‘drawn’ animation 2D and Beyond, written by Jayne Pilling, was published on 3 June by Rotovision.

The book explores the diverse creative processes of leading ‘auteur’ animators ranging from Simon Pummell to Lejf Marcussen, via Wendy Tilby, Igor Kovalyov and a dozen others. The emphasis is on drawn 2D [...]