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Industry Excellence Awards Announced for 2018 Manchester Animation Festival

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Manchester Animation Festival believe animation is for all and that all animation is deserving of celebration, and with their Industry Excellence Awards they do just that; celebrating the folks who work hard on the day job scripting, storyboarding, designing and animating some of our favourite television programmes and commercial work.

The Jury for this years industry excellence awards – who will also be presenting workshops on their specialist areas, include Marc Oswin (Scriptwriting), Peter Western (Storyboarding), Kenneth Anderson (Character Design), and Will Cook (Character Animation).


Oriol Vidal for Danger Mouse: A Fear to Remember
Krystal Georgiou for Luo Bao Bei: Footsteps of Others
Vince James for 70 MPH Tales: Jack and the Beanstalk

Evgenia Golubeva and Myles McLeod for Becca’s Bunch: Cute Lil’ Bug
Alex Collier for Danger Mouse: Grand Stressed Auto
Daniel Postgate for The Clangers: The Block

Character Animation
Duncan Rudd for Buy Any Part: Farmer
Mark Kilkelly for Danger Mouse
Rachel Thorn for Simon’s Cat: DIY
Fabrice Pieton for The Clangers

Character Design
Eimhin McNamara for The Western Spring
Valentina Ventimiglia for Labuntina
Aoffe Doyle for Aurora
Leigh Hodgkinson for Olobob Top

The winner will be announced during the MAF 2018: Awards Ceremony and the winner will receive one of the new awards designed by Beth Jupe at Mackinnon and Saunders.

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