Archive for April 2006

animate! events this summer

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Sukhdev Sandhu on Portraiture and Place in Contemporary Animation 3 at National Portrait Gallery London

Thursday 11 May 2006 19:00

animate! concludes its three-part series of special evening screenings during the National Portrait Gallery’s 150th anniversary year, exploring portraiture and the dynamic medium of contemporary animation.

The primary focus of the season is the fascinating relationship between portraiture and place. Examining the implications of interior and exterior spaces, as well as the [...]

AS Byatt on Portraiture in Contemporary Animation

The following transcript is taken from animate!’s three-part series of screening & discussion evenings in Spring 2006 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, entitled Tracing the Contours: Portraiture and Place in Contemporary Animation, investigating the unique way in which animation, the manipulated moving image, can amplify notions of portraiture.

The first evening Face to Place: Portraits [...]

animate! Extending the Image at Showroom Sheffield

Saturday 22 April 2006 19:30

A special programme of recent commissions from the animate! project, venturing into fresh narrative territories and visual forms way beyond the frame-by-frame confines of conventional animation.

In each of the ten films in Extending the Image : animate! 02-05 the artist breaks the rules and the exhilaration is compelling:

13 by Simon [...]

New animate! Artist Award at expanded Encounters Festival

Entry deadline Friday 26 May 2006

This November the celebrated pair of Bristol international film festivals, Brief Encounters and Animated Encounters, unite into one Encounters Short Film Festival. animate! is proud to add a new award to the exciting list of Encounters’ prizes, the animate! Artist Award for innovation in manipulated moving image.

This is not the [...]