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animate! Rogue Talents 2 at Riverside Studios London

Thursday 9 November 2006 19:00

In the second of a unique monthly series, experimental animation project animate! presents features, shorts and documentaries that take life beyond live action into a delirious, unsettling, inspiring and stunningly imaginative realm, where the visual meets the visionary. Guest directors, on-stage discussions and live music events accompany the series.

animate! Rogue Talents [...]

animate! at Numero Projecta Lisbon

2 - 12 November 2006

The Numero Festival, now in its seventh year, is one of the most important festivals of the Portuguese capital. During ten intense days the event promotes multimedia arts (video, cinema & cutting edge technological arts) and numeric culture, where sound and images are inseparable.

This year animate! contributes two programmes from its [...]

animate! at Norwich International Animation Festival

Wednesday 18 - Saturday 21 October 2006

animate! rates NIAF as the most important and unmissable event for the future of animation in the UK. Totally artist-orientated and hungrily in pursuit of the best in manipulated moving image work, both new in competition and from the archives, the festival also offers unique seminars plus lashings of [...]

animate! tv 2006 Previews around the UK

October - November 2006

A special programme of this year’s animate! tv commissions. animate! challenges artists to transcend the ordinary and re-vision the world with unexpected tools, to refresh their eyes and minds - and ours too. The project believes passionately in spirited, radical content, and in film-based work as well as digital process.

Six exciting, diverse [...]

New animate! residencies at London College of Communication

animate! is offering three new residencies during 2007 to established or emergent visual artists in the UK whose work challenges the boundaries of animation practice or which explores ideas of animation as manipulated moving image.

The residencies are based in the Animation Department at the London College of Communication, in association with the animate! project.

The residencies [...]

Idris Khan joins animate! Artist Award jury

Idris Khan joins the jury of the animate! Artist Award at Bristol’s Encounters Festival in November. This new award of £2,000 is offered for innovation in manipulated moving image.

One of the UK’s brightest emerging talents, Idris Khan creates multi-layered photographs, often of appropriated art and books. His work explores the history of photography and literature, [...]

animate! Rogue Talents 1 at Riverside Studios London

Thursday 5 October 2006 18:45

In the first of a unique monthly series, experimental animation project animate! presents features, shorts and documentaries that take life beyond live action into a delirious, unsettling, inspiring and stunningly imaginative realm, where the visual meets the visionary. Guest directors, onstage discussions and live music events accompany the series.

animate! Rogue Talents [...]

Rabbit + Performance in Hyde Park London

Friday 4 August 2006 21:00

Not an animate! event but an evening we definitely aren’t missing…

Run Wrake’s animate! commission Rabbit plays on a giant 50-foot open-air screen to an audience of 5,000 in the Serpentine Gallery/Time Out Park Nights series of events.

Collage of Rabbit and James Fox by Run Wrake

The other half of this double-bill is [...]

Green (Un)Pleasant Land at CCANW Exeter

Saturday 2 September 2006 19:30

In a suitably rural forest setting just outside of Exeter, animate! and Halloween join forces to present a spectacular multi-media event mixing film and live music at the brand-new Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World.

The Memory Band, featuring Stephen Cracknell plus special guests, present a live soundtrack to the [...]

animate! presents Gothic Tales at Leeds Festival

Sunday 27 August 2006 13:00

A maelstrom mix of animate! commissions enlivens the famous Leeds Festival, the UK’s biggest music festival in 2006. Relish a collection of spooky stories revealing the darker side of animation - and life - before the big bands play on the final day of this Mean Fiddler celebration for the Bank [...]