Event Menu

Sessions

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Closing address

Thursday 17 November 2016 4:15pm-4:25pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Wrap-up, news of future events and info on the one-to-one meetings plan.

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D

Drinks Reception

Thursday 17 November 2016 5:30pm-7:30pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Join us after Manimation for networking drinks in the main event space and canteen.

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Keynote

Thursday 17 November 2016 9:40am-10:00am
Event Space, 6th Floor

The times are a changin’…what lies ahead in a post Brexit future for the screen industries?  Cat Lewis will map out a vision of opportunities in an unchartered landscape, where creative producers will survive and thrive. Cat is on the Pact Council and the Creative Industries Federation Advisory Council – two organisations deeply engaged in post-Brexit […]

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Lunch Break

Thursday 17 November 2016 1:00pm-2:00pm
Lobby, 6th Floor

Lunch is available in the lobby and canteen on the 6th floor. Now is the opportunity to book one-to-one meetings.

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One-to-one meetings

Thursday 17 November 2016 4:30pm-6:30pm
Canteen, 6th Floor

One-to-one meetings are available with: Jo Allen (CBBC) Jonathan Ashworth (Mighty Giant) David Barton (Cubic Motion) Barbara Biddulph (Factory Create) Helen Brunsdon (Creative Skillset) David Clark (Appleyard Lees) Pauline Edwards (Factory Create) Abigail Fairhurst (Brown Bag Films) Emma Fernando (Brown Bag Films) Jean Flynn (Cosgrove Hall Fitzpatrick) Nick Hall (CBeebies) Chris Halliday (BFI) & Andy […]

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Panel 1: Animation UK Update

Thursday 17 November 2016 10:00am-10:35am
Event Space, 6th Floor

The latest news and update on all Animation UK activities and proposed policies going forward.

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Panel 2: Creative Snapshot with the BBC

Thursday 17 November 2016 10:35am-11:15am
Event Space, 6th Floor

What works, what’s new and what’s exciting in the world of kids’ animation. Join the BBC commissioning executives responsible for animation on CBeebies and CBBC for a tour of what floats their boats and their view on the latest commissioning trends.

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Panel 3: Brave New Worlds

Thursday 17 November 2016 12:20pm-1:00pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Will VR ‘eat’ traditional media? VR is the new technology everyone is talking about, but how do we think it will affect TV, Film and video games?

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Panel 4: Money for nothing? Fund and Flow

Thursday 17 November 2016 2:15pm-2:50pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

What impact will Brexit have on the creative industries? Is the UK tax relief for animation working and where will future funding opportunities come from? Will your content benefit from the EU Digital Single Market? Is there hope in a post ‘Apocobrexit’ kids’ landscape? These questions and more will be discussed by our panel of legal, business and finance […]

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Panel 5: Training and Development - New Initiatives, New Entrants

Thursday 17 November 2016 3:20pm-4:00pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Discover how your company can access training funding and how the animation levy is being refined for 2017. And learn how a series of new entrants to the animation industry have fared under the new training arrangements. Find out if it’s about scandals or success stories for starters in animation.

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Presentation 1: The Red Carpet Treatment

Thursday 17 November 2016 11:45am-12:00pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

How award nominations and wins helped a small independent Yorkshire based animation studio – Fettle Animation –  gain recognition and commissions.

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Presentation 2: Realtime VR Storytelling - Heading for the Holodeck

Thursday 17 November 2016 12:00pm-12:20pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

The ability to enter worlds and observe or interact with their inhabitants is providing a whole new medium in which to tell stories. But how do we create narrative in VR when the lessons of other media don’t transfer? What techniques will make the most of this new frontier?

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Presentation 3: TV and Related Media in the Lives of UK Preschoolers

Thursday 17 November 2016 2:50pm-3:10pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

This presentation draws on examples from a recent ethnographic study of UK preschoolers at home which busts several persistent myths about preschool children’s engagement with television and related media. It’s a unique opportunity to glimpse into the everyday lives of eight UK preschoolers (aged 3-4) and their families living in a mix of households in Sheffield […]

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Presentation 4: Hiive - Connecting creatives with briefs, courses, jobs & more!

Thursday 17 November 2016 3:10pm-3:20pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

Hiive is a digital platform that supports creatives working across animation, film/video, photography, VR/360, music, performing arts and much more. It provides access to jobs, courses, competitions, knowledge and opportunities to pitch for paid work. Hive also offers its clients access to amazing talent. Hiive is not-for-profit and part of Creative Skillset.

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Registration

Thursday 17 November 2016 9:00am-9:30am
Ground Floor

Registration takes place in the main entrance of the Auto Trader building, with tea and coffee available on arrival on the 6th floor.

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Showcase 1: Motion in the North

Thursday 17 November 2016 2:00pm-2:15pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

What’s happening in animation, motion graphics & VFX around Manchester and the North West.

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Showcase 2: Interactive animation in VR - Feeding Titanosaurs

Thursday 17 November 2016 4:00pm-4:15pm
Event Space, 6th Floor

A brief insight into how to feed one of the largest creatures to ever walk the Earth.  Layering pre-animated sequences with dynamic runtime poses using IK.

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Tea and Coffee

Thursday 17 November 2016 11:15am-11:45am
Lobby, 6th Floor

Tea and coffee is available in the lobby space on the 6th floor.

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Tea and Coffee

Thursday 17 November 2016 4:30pm-5:30pm
Lobby, 6th Floor

Tea and coffee is available in the lobby space on the 6th floor.

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VR Demo and Meet Hiive

Thursday 17 November 2016 4:30pm-6:30pm
6th floor

Experience the cutting edge of interactive VR with Desk Dragons and Studio Liddell – feed a giant dinosaur, play with baby dragons and much more and see live 360º streaming video in VR from Focal Point. Meet the team from Hiive and find out how this digital platform supporting creatives across animation, film/video, photography, VR/360 and more […]

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Welcome

Thursday 17 November 2016 9:30am-9:40am
Event Space, 6th Floor

An introduction and welcome to Manimation 2016.

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