Strummerville Festival Needs Animators

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Strummerville Festival is inviting artists from all backgrounds to join them in an exciting project to create the visuals for some of their headlining acts.

The annual festival is set up by friends of The Clash’s Joe Strummer, to celebrate his contribution to music and is headlined this year by acts including Basement Jaxx, Luca C & Brigante, Guy Williams, Don Letts, Channel One, David Rodigan, Twinkle Brothers and Mr C.

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Calling All Animators: CutOut Fest Needs You!

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Opportunities | Permalink

Mexico’s International Animation Festival, CutOut, wants your animations to showcase at its annual event.

This year, the festival celebrates its fourth year and is hoping to include animations from across the world so that ideas, knowledge and artistic proposals can be exchanged.

Held in Queretaro, Mexico, animators are being asked to submit short films of no longer than 30 minutes long, which have been made within the past year and a half.

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Half Term Multimedia Mayhem: Hollywood Comes To Ludlow

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Events | Permalink

Shropshire Media Network is working in collaboration with Salty's Animation and Appletree Theatre and Film Company to offer an exciting opportunity for future filmmakers and animators.

The 1-day film and animation workshops, for young people aged 11-16, aims to get teens involved behind and in front of the cameras, learn some new skills and get inspired to make short films.

Attendees will spend a fun packed day filled with creative activities that will allow them to pick up the Hollywood tricks of the trade.

You’ll have the option to be the new Steven Spielberg and learn a host of new skills including: film making skills, narrative and character development, using professional cameras, microphones and lighting equipment, shooting on location and the chance to watch their films on the big screen.

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Travel, Create and Educate

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Do you want a once in a lifetime chance to explore Africa AND use and develop your media skills at the same time? Then ‘The Great Primate Handshake is the project for you!

The digital media production and training expedition, is looking for people to create education-based media and raise awareness of African conservation organisations in Kenya, Uganda and beyond.

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Creative Summer School Opens in Wolverhampton

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Wolverhampton University is opening its doors this summer and offering you an exciting opportunity to learn a whole range of creative courses at their summer school.

With courses including Life Drawing, Photography, Jewerally Making, Print Making, Ceramics, Computer Games Design and Make -up for Film, Theatre & Screen, there's bound to be something you're going to enjoy.

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Flatpack Festival Has Arrived!

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Events | General | Permalink

Flatpack Festival is back! Having just opened on the 14th March for its 6th festival, Flatpack brings you a jam-packed line-up with everything from cinematic delights, to live music, workshops and family friendly shorts and animations.

With the animation strand being one of the highlights on the Flatpack calendar, we’ve decided to give you a break down of what’s in store for you when you get there with five highlights that you won’t want to miss.

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