Come to lunch with Animated Yorkshire at Bradford Animation Festival
On Friday 11th November, 12-2.30pm, the Bradford Animation Festival hosts the panel event Tenacity and Talent – How to survive and thrive in animation, at National Media Museum, Room at the Top, Bradford.
A panel of award-winning animators share their experiences of making creative and commercially successful work – from apps, to ads to architecture.
The panel consists of:
Tim Searle Tim runs Baby Cow Animation with comedy creators Steve Coogan and Henry Normal. Credits include Horrible Histories, The Catherine Tate Show and Have I Got News For You.
Rob Millington Rob is Lead Creative with The Neighbourhood , a creative studio working across architecture, advertising, design and broadcast. They have worked with Sony Playstation, Renault, BBC, Wallpaper* Magazine, Stella McCartney, Fulham Football Club and Heston Blumenthal.
Linda McCarthy Filmmaker specialising in stop-motion animated films running her own company Tiny Elephants since 2007 . Linda collaborates with cartoonist Steven Appleby in making a series of films Small Birds Singing, which have been screened at Festivals around the world and for this year’s Ident for Bradford Animation Festival
Mole Hill Stop motion Animator/director/designer. He has worked as an animator on
numerous series Ooglies, Fifi and the Flowertots and many commercials such as Dairylea Cows and Cadbury’s Creme Eggs.
David Bunting David has had a varied career in animation, working on feature films including Thunderbirds (2004) and Disney’s The Tigger Movie (2000). He’s worked as a
storyboarder for Shaun the Sheep series 2 (2008).and as a producer on award-winning digital short The Astronomers Sun. Dave also teaches animation to children, young people and BA and MA animation students.
Matt Howarth Former Head of 3D and Digital Effects for Granada TV in Manchester. Matt has since founded Puppetman Productions, an animation and special effects company based in Halifax. He’s worked on major education series for Channel 4, the BBC and Discovery Kids. He’s produced interactive games for CBBC and CBeebies and has recently released his debut game on the app store.