Blogs tagged "BAFTA,"

November 2016

Manimation 2016: Report – Presentation 1: The Red Carpet Treatment

Posted on: Thursday 17 November 2016 1:19pm by Tom Jordan

Speaker: Kath Shackleton, Fettle Animation Takeaway: It’s hard work running a small animation business – but with support from the industry and determined self-promotion success and good things are definitely possible. Detail: Kath Shackleton introduced the audience to her Yorkshire-based studio, Fettle Animation, which she runs with her animator partner Zane Whittingham. The studio specialises in 2D animation, and has won numerous awards for some of its films. Kath showcased a clip of some of Fettle’s projects, and then talked about the challenges that small studios face. These include, inevitably, the tightening of budgets in recent years from client companies. She urged the industry to make sure it supports small companies as much as they can, saying that there are…

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June 2012

Tom Webb Introduction

Posted on: Tuesday 26 June 2012 9:36pm

As the UK Youth Media Representative at the “World Summit for Media on Children and Youth” in Karlstad 2010, I soon discovered a passion for the promotion of youth led media, and now strongly believe that not only is this the future of children’s media, but also the best and most exciting way forward. Over the past year, I have been working initiatives with the Royal Commonwealth Society, BAFTA and the British Council to help support and encourage young people’s active participation in both planning and creating media content. Graduating in Journalism at Cardiff University, my hope is to inspire a greater representation and presentation of young people in the printed press. For this reason, the workshops and sessions at…

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May 2010

Some great new opportunities for newbies at the CMC

Posted on: Sunday 23 May 2010 8:35pm

There are two new initiatives to encourage newcomers to attend this year’s Children’s Media Conference. One is a BAFTA sponsored scheme to offer 5 free delegate passes to career starters, career switchers and emerging talent: if you’ve ever wanted to know more about the kids’ industry, then this is your opportunity. Successful applicants will have acces to all the conference sessions, a Wednesday Workshop and all the social events. To apply please email regions@bafta.org by 15 June 2010. BAFTA are also offering free public tickets for “True Stories About Transmedia”. 3.30pm 1 July 2010 Cinema 4, Showroom, Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX This conference session offers an expert guide to the complexities of designing immersive story-worlds. BAFTA has a limited…

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