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by Dave Allen | | Category: Features | Permalink

Recently picking up the Audience Award for Best Humour at the Babelgum Animation Film Festival 2010 for his stop-motion animated, viral short – The History of Denim, Drew Roper runs the appropriately Black Country-coined Yamination Studiosfrom his studio at Light House, Wolverhampton. The History of Denim features the vocal talents of Mark Williams from the Harry Potter films, as Black Country foundry worker Johnny Roper tells us 'The TRUTH about denim.'Graduating from Southampton Solent University in November 2009, Drew chats about his recent festival win, bagging an all-star comic hero for the voice-over, and how his first professional commission evolved with Animation Forum West Midlands. [More]