The European Animation Awards shed light on European animation’s self-image at a time of great change.
Clare Kitson will be recognized by the European Animation Awards for her role in turning British independent animation into a global powerhouse.
On Sunday April 13, as part of the Bird’s Eye Film Festival, the Barbican art centre in London is set to hold an event to mark the centenary of animator Joy Batchelor. Speaking at the event will be Joy’s daughter Vivien Halas; author and former Channel 4 commissioning editor for animation Clare Kitson; BFI animation curator Jez Stewart, and film critic Brian Sibley, whose work includes books on Disney and Aardman.
Fake CG animation was a big deal in the early-1980s. What can digital animators today learn from this short-lived trend?