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  • Free screening of Chris Shepherd’s films + Q&A at FACT, Liverpool

    Free screening of Chris Shepherd’s films + Q&A at FACT, Liverpool

    A special screening of Chris Shepherd’s new award-winning film Johnno’s Dead (winner of Best British Film at the London International Animation Festival 2016), plus a selection of Chris’s other celebrated films including Dad’s Dead (2003), Bad Night for the Blues …

  • 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 …

  • New Shorts: Animation Selection (LSFF)

    New Shorts: Animation Selection (LSFF)

    NEW SHORTS: Animation Selection at the London Short Film Festival is a chance to see some bite-sized, big concept animation, toying with the fantastical and breaking convention. Watch out for adaptations of Jack London, Siegfried Sassoon and William Shakespeare, and …

  • 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 …

  • Sh!t My Shorts – A Night of Scary Short Films & Animations

    Sh!t My Shorts – A Night of Scary Short Films & Animations

    It’s been a long time coming and with Halloween just around the corner, Bar Shorts Film Club will present Sh!t My Shorts, an evening of horror short films and animations, on Wednesday 2nd November.

    To spook you out of your …

  • 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 …

  • Bar Shorts

    Bar Shorts

    Hello. Bonjour. Salve and welcome to Euro Shorts. On the eve of the EU vote, Bar Shorts Film Club presents an eclectic mix of short films and animations that celebrate the wonder, the diversity and the downright absurdity of all …

  • 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 …

  • Lupus gets random for Channel 4 for a second time

    Lupus gets random for Channel 4 for a second time

    Award-winning production company Lupus Films have announced at the Animated Encounters Festival in Bristol that Phil Mulloy, Morten Morland and Milo Waterfield & Simon Swatman are among the big name signings for their second set of Animated Random Acts for …

  • LAIKA & AARDMAN TO HEADLINE BAF 2012

    LAIKA & AARDMAN TO HEADLINE BAF 2012

    Guests from two of the world’s leading animation studios will descend on the National Media Museum in Bradford this November for the 19th edition of the Bradford Animation Festival, which takes place from 13th – 17th November 2012. US Studio …

  • Animated Encounters 17th International Film Festival – Overview

    Animated Encounters 17th International Film Festival – Overview

    Anybody who works in film and animation within the town of Bristol seems to have a strong sense of the importance of its annual Encounters International Film Festival, which for nearly twenty years has been one of the UK’s most …

  • Woody will find love in ‘Toy Story 4’ – Back to Bo Peep

    Woody will find love in ‘Toy Story 4’ – Back to Bo Peep

    As always, D23 is a great time for Pixar and Disney fans, as usually both studios reveal new projects (like Day of the Dead-themed Loco) and more details about ones that have already been announced. This Friday John Lasseter revealed …