Pink Floyd Animator to Speak at ArtsFest

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Ian Emes

Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning director and animator, Ian Emes will be answering a Q&A at a retrospective of his work on 11th September 2011 at the Electric Cinema, Birmingham, as part of Birmingham's massive annual free arts festival, ArtsFest.

The Birmingham-born animator famed for his influential films for Pink Floyd, won a BAFTA and was nominated for an Oscar in 1984 for his short film, Goodie Two Shoes.


Training for Animators Looking to Work in Games

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Gamer Camp

Animators, graphic artists and illustrators looking for a career in the games industry are running out of time to apply for Gamer Camp: Pro (a sister project of Animation Forum WM), which has just three places left on its intensive, industry-endorsed, training course.

Starting this September, Gamer Camp: Pro pits budding games artists and animators in teams with programmers, during working hours (Mon-Thu, 9-5), to give them the specific skills and experience needed to kick-start a career in games.


AFWM Event! Jonathan Hodgson: Drawn From Life

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Animators across the land are invited to attend our next event, a tantalising talk by award winning Animation Director Wonderland - The Trouble With Love And Sex, Jonathan Hodgson.

His most recent film Wonderland: The Trouble with Love and Sex is the first full-length animated documentary on British television and was broadcast on BBC2 and BBC HD on 11th May 2011. Here's a clip: