AFWM Event: Barry Purves at Flatpack Festival

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On 27th March as an AFWM event, part of this years Flatpack Festival 2010 legendary stop-motion animator Barry Purves looks at stop-motion animation. He discusses why, for him and so many, it's still a unique and exciting art form. Over the last quarter of a century, Barry has animated and directed many prominent television series such as The Wind in the Willows, Rupert Bear, Bob the Builder and worked on feature films like Mars Attacks and King Kong. [More]

Next Animation Forum WM Masterclass!

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VFX Tutor at Escape Studios, Lee Danskin, has been confirmed as the speaker for the next Animation Forum WM day-long masterclass on 25th February 2010 in Stoke-on-Trent's Stoke Your Fires Festival of Animation. Lee has had an amazing 18 year career, and was honoured with the title of 'Maya Master' in 2007.Tickets for this intensive one-day animation masterclass are priced at £20 (£15 conc.) – or £15 (£10 conc.) if purchased before 15th January 2010. To grab yourself a ticket, please book your place via the Stoke Your Fires ticket office on 01782 232 323.The masterclass is joint-hosted between Animation Forum West Midlands and Stoke Your Fires Festival of Animation. [More]