Thursday, March 19, 2009

Animator of the Year competition

Press release from

As part of their renowned Animate the World Festival, the Barbican is launching an Animator of the Year competition this year to recognise undiscovered talent in the UK.

As a highly respected animation blogger we’d appreciate your support in helping us to spread the word about this competition – as well as perhaps entering yourself.

What’s up for grabs:

Animator of the Year Winner:
o Winner’s name and animation will be posted on the Barbican Animate the World website on Friday 3rd April.
o A pair of tickets to every screening in the festival*
o A pair of tickets to one of the special adult animation workshops during the festival.
o A special box set of Pixar DVDs

Animator of the Year Runner up:
o A pair of tickets to a festival screening of your choice*

Entrants can design and share their own animations via the dedicated online Animation Studio

The Barbican’s Animate the World festival starts on Saturday 4th April and this year features a brand new strand; Animate Advanced, catering especially for adult fans of animation. Festival goers can enjoy new animations such as Bill Plymtpon’s nourish Idiots and Angels and classics like Rene Laloux’s Fantastic Planet.

For more information about the festival or the competition please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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