Event Menu

Sessions

B

Break

Thursday 19 November 2015 11:30am-11:45am
Gallery 2

Coffee and networking.

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Break

Thursday 19 November 2015 3:10pm-3:25pm
Gallery 2

With tea and coffee at Granada Foundation Gallery 2. Bookings will be open for the one-to-one meetings.

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C

Close

Thursday 19 November 2015 4:25pm-4:35pm
HOME Cinema 2

The closing includes a briefing on the following one-to-one meetings that are available to Manimation delegates.

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D

Drinks Reception

Thursday 19 November 2015 7:30pm-8:30pm
Event Space

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K

Keynote

Thursday 19 November 2015 12:00pm-12:15pm
HOME Cinema 2

A Dictionary of Content Finance Hear how one of the industry’s most successful entrepreneurs achieves his goals, and what he has learned on the way. Neil Court is Executive Chairman of Canadian company 9 Story Media Group, which recently acquired Brown Bag Films. Neil also co-founded Nelvana Enterprises in 1987 and co-founded Decode Entertainment in […]

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Keynote

Thursday 19 November 2015 3:40pm-4:25pm
HOME Cinema 2

LEGO Jurassic World: Collaboration on a Gaming Blockbuster Collaborating on a gaming blockbuster: how two local studios (TT Games and Studio Liddell) animated one of the year’s biggest video games.

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L

Lunch

Thursday 19 November 2015 1:00pm-2:00pm
Gallery 2

Lunch bags served in Home, Granada Foundation Gallery 2. Bookings open for one-to-one meetings.

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M

Manimation Masterclass

Thursday 19 November 2015 6:30pm-7:30pm
HOME Cinema 2

Thunderbirds Are Go! A presentation on ITV Studio’s current remake of Thunderbirds and the process of updating one of the most iconic British shows for a modern audience.

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O

One-to-one Meetings

Thursday 19 November 2015 4:35pm-6:30pm
Event Space

Available to book on the day, one-to-one meetings with all key speakers and additional BBC commissioning execs will be open to manimation delegates.

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Opening Address and Keynote

Thursday 19 November 2015 10:00am-10:30am
HOME Cinema 2

iPlay, You Make, We Share Alice Webb, Director of BBC Children’s looks at the future of kids and young people’s content at the BBC including: the new on-demand iPlay service for kids; how the digital provision will create potential opportunities for producers; and how animation can make the most of those opportunities.

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P

Panel 1

Thursday 19 November 2015 10:40am-11:30am
HOME Cinema 2

Innovation in Tech, Process and Workflow The first panel of the day examines how technology does – and doesn’t – support the work of storytellers. What delights and frustrates the panellists about the technology they use for everyday business and creative tasks – ranging from the specialised like Dragonframe or the Adobe suite – to […]

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Panel 2

Thursday 19 November 2015 12:15pm-1:00pm
HOME Cinema 2

Free Money? Fund and Flow New commissioning and fundraising strategies to develop and exploit IP and monetise content.

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Panel 3

Thursday 19 November 2015 2:10pm-2:55pm
HOME Cinema 2

Training and Skills: Gaps, Levies and Commitments Recruitment is one of the hot topics in the animation industry right now. This timely discussion looks at the roots of, and solutions to, recruitment problems, with special emphasis on schools, pre-Higher Education and apprenticeships.

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R

Registration

Thursday 19 November 2015 9:00am-10:00am
Gallery 2

Coffee will available at registration in Granada Foundation Gallery 2.

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S

Showcase 1

Thursday 19 November 2015 10:30am-10:40am
HOME Cinema 2

Beyond Flesh and Blood Pixelbomb Games is a full video games studio based in Manchester. The company is currently creating ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’, an agile mech shooter for PC, VR and Console game set entirely in the city, 200 years in the future. The game will be available across all major platforms in 2016.

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Showcase 2

Thursday 19 November 2015 11:45am-12:00pm
HOME Cinema 2

Research: Play, Apps, Habits and Stats  Up-to-date academic research on the viewing habits of young people from Professor Jackie Marsh, expert in children and digital literacy.  

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Showcase 3

Thursday 19 November 2015 2:00pm-2:10pm
HOME Cinema 2

Made in Manchester Motion North, the collective gathering for designers, animators, filmmakers and vfx artists present the ‘Manimation Showreel’ – the very best of Manchester animation and motion design.

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Showcase 4

Thursday 19 November 2015 2:55pm-3:10pm
HOME Cinema 2

Cubic Motion – Facial Capture Cubic Motion, based in Manchester, worked with Cloud Imperium Games and 3lateral to create the Admiral Bishop character, played by Gary Oldman, for the PC game ‘Squadron 42’. This presentation will walk you through the pipeline and processes that put a Hollywood A-lister into the Star Citizen universe. https://www.robertsspaceindustries.com/squadron42

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Showcase 5

Thursday 19 November 2015 3:25pm-3:40pm
HOME Cinema 2

Wool – the Final Frontier A case study of the creative process behind the ‘Clangers’ remake.

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