Digbeth based Yamination Studios have launched a kickstarter to help them reach completion of their new animation ‘At-issue’: Yamination is the hub of multi-award winning stop-motion/frame animator, Drew Roper. ‘At-issue’ is his brand new short film about Bartholomew, an unemployed lovable puppet, and his audition for the dream job – acting. But when a bizarre affliction strikes, he … [Read more…]
Last minute call out for the Shorts on Walls animation event on TONIGHT (27th November) at the Victoria from 7pm. It promises to show a collection of local animators projected on the upstairs room of the pub. Heres more info from the organisers Animation Forum West Midlands: After much delay, Shorts on Walls is back … [Read more…]
Three nights of animation are coming to The Custard Factory this week for The British Animation Awards Public Choice screenings. Animation Forum WM have teamed up with Dice Productions and Flip Festival to bring three separate programmes of screenings of the best UK animated films of 2010 and 2011 to Birmingham. The shorts will be screened on Thursday … [Read more…]
Nicky over on Digbeth is Good has picked up on some Digbeth-themed animations by some BCU students. This is Voices of Digbeth by a few people who have modestly decided not to put their full names to it: And this is Wasted Digbeth by Keanu Jones (I liked his Attack of the Dinozilla too):
The last KINO 10 event of 2010 takes place on 21 December at the Bull’s Head, Moseley, with a touch of festive flavour. Expect an eclectic mix of old and new short films, some music videos, various animations and a few Christmas treats. The evening starts at 7.30pm, with films from 8pm. Entry is £3.
Sky Attack from crstokes83 on Vimeo. Chris Stokes is a video artist in Birmingham, and has made this animation using a Sky Attack game, with music supplied by Creeping Jaw Society, consisting of manipulated sounds taken from samples of the game. Pretty cool.
Light House‘s animator is residence, Drew Roper, has received the audience award in the humour category at The Animatron Babelgum Animation Film Festival – the world’s first online and mobile competition for Animation and Anime. Take a look at his winning animation ‘The History of Denim’, created to retell the origin of denim for designer … [Read more…]
The River project is a collaborative animated film based on a bespoke piece of contemporary dance, which has been created to represent and reflect the wider and diverse communities in Birmingham. The participants will consist of five groups of around forty people from different ages ranging from 8-78 years old all working collaboratively with lead-artist … [Read more…]