animate! Artist Award screening and Book launch in London

Thursday 14 December 2006 18:00

Hot from the Encounters Short Film Festival in Bristol (21 - 26 November)... The international animate! Artist Award, a new addition to the exciting list of Encounters’ prizes, is all about refreshing animation and the moving image - way beyond live-action.

242 films were submitted for the Award. Come and see a breath-taking shortlist of works from Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, France, Portugal, Croatia and the UK, including Empire, the final winner of the Award and £2,000 cash prize.

Brilliant Noise Semiconductor, UK 2006. Empire Edouard Salier, France 2005. Film Noir Osbert Parker, UK 2006. Leviathan Simon Bogojevic Narath, Croatia 2006. Los 60 Yolanda De Los Bueis, UK 2006. Never Like the First Time Jonas Odell, Sweden 2006. Park Foot Ball Grant Orchard, UK 2005. Sally Luna Maurer & Roel Wouters, The Netherlands 2005. Super 8 Series: Serie #1 Pedro Maia, Portugal 2006. Whirr Timo Katz, Germany 2006.

The animate! Book launch

Just published by LUX... a lavish and inspirational exploration of the relationship between art and animation, and the place of animation and its concepts in contemporary art practice.

The animate! Book: Rethinking Animation includes interviews with artists who have exploded the traditional preconceptions of animation in their commissions for animate!, and essays that examine animation and cinema up to and beyond the edge of film & video. With 870 full-colour illustrations plus a DVD of ten trail-blazing animate! works by Phil Mulloy, Mario Cavalli, William Latham, Ruth Lingford, Jonathan Hodgson, George Barber, Tim Macmillan, Olivier Harrison, Ann Course & Paul Clark and AL + AL.

Book list price £19.95. On sale at this animate! Artist Award programme for a special introductory price of £12.00 from the distributors Wallflower Press, who will also be selling other titles about animation, digital cinema and artists’ film & video on the night.

Curzon Soho Cinema
99 Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 5DY
box office: 0870 756 4620
nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square or Tottenham Court Road
admission: £5.50 / £4.50 concessions

Thursday 14 December 2006 18:00 Curzon Soho Cinema website ›

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