Podcast: 2016 Animated Holiday Specials

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Podcast: 2016 Animated Holiday Specials

For our Christmas 2016 edition of the Skwigly Animation Podcast we’re pleased to welcome talents from three animation highlights of this holiday season.

Jamie Badminton, co-director of Snowy Day, whose previous work includes helming Karrot Entertainment‘s various properties including the hugely successful Sarah & Duck. For Snowy Day Karrot have taken on the daunting task of adapting Ezra Jack Keats’s classic of American children’s fiction to animation for an Amazon Prime special.

Joanna Harrison and Robin Shaw of Lupus Films, who have followed up this year’s acclaimed feature film version of Raymond Briggs’s Ethel & Ernest with another classic book adaptation, Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Channel 4, December 24th 7:30pm and December 25th, 5:25pm).

Producer Michael Rose, co-founder of Magic Light Pictures (Room on the Broom, Stick Man), who will be bringing two half-hour animated specials to UK screens, based on the classic Roald Dahl anthology Revolting Rhymes.
(BBC1, December 26th 6:30pm and December 27th 6:30pm)

Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley

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About the Author

Ben Mitchell is a Bristol-based animation/post-production freelancer, independent director, composer and graphic novelist. As a freelancer he has produced animation work for CBeebies, Channel 4, Plymptoons, Somethin'...

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