6 new animate! tv commissions in 2005

There were 143 submissions to animate! tv’s latest commissioning round, 72 from London and 71 from rest-of-UK. Six projects have been chosen to share the annual production funding provided by Arts Council England and Channel 4 Television.

The artists in animate! tv’s new slate for 2005 are Sebastian Buerkner Fact, Joji Koyama From Nose to Mouth, Osbert Parker Head Over Heels, AL + AL Interstellar Stella, Inger Lise Hansen Proximity and Monika Forsberg & Susie Sparrow We Believe in Happy Endings.

Their projects will be completed in summer 2006 and broadcast by Channel 4 in the autumn.

The animate! advisory selection team included:

  • Ben Cook Director of LUX and LUXONLINE
  • Gareth Evans writer, Editor of Vertigo magazine, and independent programmer
  • Ceri Hand Director of Exhibitions FACT Liverpool
  • Rosie Pedlow filmmaker, and previous animate!-maker
  • Gary Thomas Senior Officer Moving Image Visual Arts at Arts Council England
  • Ruth Fielding Animation Consultant to Channel 4, and producer at Lupus Films
  • Jacqui Davies Line Producer for animate! commissions, and independent producer
  • Dick Arnall animate! Producer, and producer at Finetake

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