Aardman's Oscar-nominee Peter Lord to Host Our Next Event!

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Peter Lord CBE

Aardman co-founder and Director of their latest Oscar-nominated feature The Pirates! In An Adventure with Scientists, Peter Lord, takes you behind the scenes of Aardman’s latest film in this free, after-work event in Birmingham city centre this March from Animation Forum WM.


Shorts on Walls on 27th November at The Victoria

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After much delay, Shorts on Walls is back for another night of fun, frolicks and animated films.

Pop along for free to The Victoria, Birmingham, on 27th November 2012 (7pm) and catch a screening of some great animated short films, all made in the Midlands.

To attend the screenings and meet some talented animators, simply reserve your place using the huge button above.


AFWM Event! British Animation Awards Public Screenings

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Animation Forum WM have teamed up with Dice Productions and Flip Festival to bring you three consecutive nights of fantastic animated short films this February, for the British Animation Awards Public Choice Screenings.

Three seperate programmes of screenings the best UK animated films of 2010 and 2011 will be screened Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th February, from 7pm each night at The Custard Factory Theatre.

Tickets can be bought in advance online for £5 per night using the Eventbrite form below and include a free drink courtesy of Flip Animation Festival. Attendees can also buy tickets for all three screenings if they prefer for a reduced rate of £12.


Animation Studio Moves to Birmingham

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Olly the Little White Van by Blink AnimationThe latest animation company to move to Birmingham's popular Fazeley Studios, Blink Animation, are currently settling into their new surroundings whilst working on a myriad of big budget, animated children's TV series' for ITV. Animation Forum WM caught up with Managing Director Dave Garbett, to welcome the latest animation production studio to relocate to the area. [More]