Archive for June 2006

Sukhdev Sandhu 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 third evening Private Eyes: Portraits Inside [...]

6 new animate! tv commissions in 2006

There were 155 submissions to animate! tv’s latest commissioning round. Six projects, three from London and three from rest-of-UK, 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 2006 are Andy Martin End of the Street, Thomson & Craighead [...]

Animating the City at Riverside Studios London

Thursday 22 June 2006 21:00

animate! presents a dynamic, diverting, sometimes disturbing but always hugely imaginative exploration of urban lives and locales. Nine wide-ranging films in this programme, selected from the ever-expanding catalogue of animate! commissions, reveal fresh perspectives of the city:

13 by Simon Faithfull, Black, White & Green by Ian Bourn, Dad’s Dead by Chris [...]

animate! Splash on The BBC Big Screen Liverpool

2 - 15 June 2006

Radical animation splashes onto the biggest screen in the ‘Pool throughout the first fortnight in June. 37Seconds presents a collection of exhilarating works specially selected from animate!’s catalogue of commissions, demonstrating that there is so much more to animation than just… animation!

Five times every day, the half-hour programme cascades onto the [...]