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  • 100 Greatest Animated Shorts / Dad’s Dead / Chris Shepherd

    100 Greatest Animated Shorts / Dad’s Dead / Chris Shepherd

    UK / 2002

    Any psychologist would tell you that true psychopaths are very (sexually) attractive. They will charm your pants off. They learn to mimic emotions and manipulate even the smartest and most aware individuals while not seeing them as …

  • Q&A with Chris Shepherd

    Q&A with Chris Shepherd

    Chris Shepherd has been celebrating animation’s dark side since he emerged in the late 90s, directing animation for C4 such as The Broken Jaw and the animated segments of sketch show Big Train. During his subsequent decade-long stint with Slinky …

  • Skwigly Animation Podcast #15 – Chris Landreth & Chris Shepherd

    Skwigly Animation Podcast #15 – Chris Landreth & Chris Shepherd

    Presenting the fifteenth episode of the Skwigly podcast! If you wish to get involved or have any topic you wish us to address in the next podcast then please get in touch with us on either Facebook, Twitter, by email …

  • Cardiff Animation Nights announce official selection and animation program for CIFF 2017

    Cardiff Animation Nights announce official selection and animation program for CIFF 2017

    Cardiff Animation Nights will be returning to run a dedicated animation strand at Cardiff Independent Film Festival (C.I.F.F.) for a second year this May.

    This year’s animation strand at C.I.F.F. will comprise three programs of animated short films in competition …

  • London International Animation Festival 2016 award winners announced

    London International Animation Festival 2016 award winners announced

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) returned to the Barbican last week for ten days of animation screenings, special events, talks and forums, screen talks. Having presented over 200 of the best new, archive and retrospective animated shorts and features …

  • WIN Double Pass for LIAF Opening Gala 2016

    WIN Double Pass for LIAF Opening Gala 2016

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF16) is the UK’s largest and most eclectic animation festival and it returns for a 13th year to 4 venues across London from this Friday December 2-11 – with a whopping 10-day celebratory feast of …

  • Barbican Film – London International Animation Festival (LIAF) 2016

    Barbican Film – London International Animation Festival (LIAF) 2016

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2016) returns to the Barbican with a whopping 10-day celebratory feast of forums, screen talks and over 200 of the best new, archive and retrospective animated shorts and features from around the world.

    Guests …

  • Manchester Animation Festival Presents Nominees for New Industry Excellence Awards Designed by Mackinnon And Saunders

    Manchester Animation Festival Presents Nominees for New Industry Excellence Awards Designed by Mackinnon And Saunders

    Mackinnon and Saunders, the puppet making and animation studio behind Frankenweenie, Corpse Bride and Fantastic Mr Fox has today revealed their latest creations for the Manchester Animation Festival. The festival will this year present the Industry Excellence Awards with awards …

  • LIAF unveils 2016 Barbican programmes

    LIAF unveils 2016 Barbican programmes

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) has this month unveiled its 2016 Barbican programmes. With the announcement of further events planned to take place at the Whitechapel Gallery as well as regular festival venue The Horse Hospital to follow, you …

  • Manchester Animation Festival Announce 2016 Programme

    Manchester Animation Festival Announce 2016 Programme

    Manchester Animation Festival returns to HOME after a highly successful first year that saw sell out performances, screenings and events led by key figures from the world of animation, attracting a total of over 4,400 attendances over 3 days. The …

  • London International Animation Festival returns to Barbican 4-10 Dec

    London International Animation Festival returns to Barbican 4-10 Dec

    UPDATED: 11/11/2015

    The London International Animation Festival returns to the Barbican from the 4 December with a seven-day programme of forums, workshops and over 200 of the best new, historical and retrospective animated shorts and features from around the world. …

  • Thunderbirds Are Go – New Look & Audience Reactions

    Thunderbirds Are Go – New Look & Audience Reactions

    New images of character designs for the upcoming reboot Thunderbirds Are Go were released earlier today. CG reinterpretations of the classic characters Lady Penelope, Brains and Parker have been released by ITV and can be seen below:

    The first image …

  • British Animation Awards Finalists announced

    British Animation Awards Finalists announced

    • Bill Nighy and Morwenna Banks nominated for Best Voice Performance

    • Room on the Broom, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and The Snowman and The Snowdog nominated in Best Long Form

    • Peppa Pig, Q Pootle 5 …

  • Robert Morgan returns this Halloween with ‘Invocation’

    Robert Morgan returns this Halloween with ‘Invocation’

    Channel 4’s second successful season of Random Acts has brought another wave of inspired short filmmaking to the airwaves, with animation work from the likes of Dice Productions, Matthias Hoegg, Alasdair & Jock and Chris Shepherd among many others proving …

  • London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2013)

    London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2013)

    “That LIAF can move so seamlessly from ground-breaking, uncompromising CGI to 9.5mm home-entertainment Felix the Cat films is testament to its strength as a festival”   – Eleanor McKeown – Electric Sheep Magazine.

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) returns for …

  • ‘Don’t Fear Death’ – Interview with Dice Productions

    ‘Don’t Fear Death’ – Interview with Dice Productions

    Dice Productions, the writing duo behind the quirky All Consuming Love (Man in a Cat) are back with a new animation that eagle eyed viewers would have seen screen last month on Channel 4. Don’t Fear Death was commissioned by …

  • Bar Shorts Manchester – Tuesday 30th April

    Bar Shorts Manchester – Tuesday 30th April

    Bar Shorts Manchester – Tuesday 30th April

    The eagerly anticipate d next Bar Shorts will take place on Tuesday 30th April in Manchester. The amazing not-for-profit Band on the Wall will host the night filled with an eclectic mix of …

  • BFI Future Film Festival, 17th Feb – Animation Preview

    BFI Future Film Festival, 17th Feb – Animation Preview

    Sunday 17th February will see a wonderful day of animation-related events at the BFI Future Film Festival. The festival itself is a 3-day event, held over the weekend 16th – 18th February 2013. Day one will focus on fiction storytelling …