Flip Festival returns this October and is now calling for submissions.
FLIP International Animation Festival is back once more at Wolverhampton's Light House Media Centre from Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 October 2011, and is inviting animators from all around the world to submit films of up to 15 minutes in length. [More]
We're delighted to announce that Animation Forum WM have been granted Transition Funding from Screen WM to cover the period leading up to the regional film agency's merge into the newly formed Creative England. [More]
Pilsner Urquell - 'Book of Legends' from Chris Randall/SecondHomeStudios on Vimeo.
Birmingham-based stop-motion studio Second Home Productions have recently completed an animated web viral for Czech beer Pilsner Urquell. [More]
Teenage AFWM member Nathan Wilkes has founded Young Animators WM, which is hosting a free, Stop-Motion Animation Workshop for under-18's at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on 15th August 2011. [More]
Yes, it's that time again; submissions are now open for our next Shorts on Walls!
Shorts on Walls gives local animators the chance to screen their latest animated efforts to their peers in a relaxed, bar atmosphere.
An Insurance company have taken the unusual step of creating a competition for animators to animate their next corporate video.
Box Legal are inviting animators to create a short animated “humorous corporate video, roughly based on [their] example script.”
The best video will “receive a £1500 cash prize and the opportunity to work with Box Legal again in the future (at an agreed rate),” with the second prizes £500 and £50 respectively.
Videos will be judged on originality, substance and a clear message.
The deadline for entries is midnight, 31st July 2011.
To find out how to enter your film, please see www.boxlegalfilm.co.uk for further details. [More]
AFWM members' work will be screened on the BBC Big Screen Birmingham, as part of the new quarterly Animation Forum WM Presents… programme of screenings. [More]
The latest animation company to move to Birmingham's popular Fazeley Studios, Blink Animation, are currently settling into their new surroundings whilst working on a myriad of big budget, animated children's TV series' for ITV.
Animation Forum WM caught up with Managing Director Dave Garbett, to welcome the latest animation production studio to relocate to the area. [More]