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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Animation Degree Shows 2008


You have been formally invited to view an eclectic mix of short, animated films brought to you by the internationally renowned, multi-award winning animation degrees* at the University of Wales, Newport. This year, the continued success of our graduate films has prompted us to provide a plethora of events throughout south Wales and south England.

Envisage by Josh White


Graduate Show
University of Wales, Newport, Caerleon Campus, NP18 3QT

Private Viewing:
Friday 30 May, 18:00-22:00

Public Viewing:
Saturday 3 May – Friday 6 June, 10:00-17:00

Screenings will also being shown (10.:00, 13:00, 16:00) at The Riverfront, Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport, NP20 1HG

For a full programme of events please see website:

t: 01633 432432

RE:Generation by Cat Davis and Priya Mistry


IFSW Finest Films Award Ceremony
Cineworld, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, CF10 2EN
Wednesday 18 June 18:00-22:00

As part of the International Film School Wales, join us in celebrating the finest selection of this years' graduate films plus special guests. Reception available.

Crescendo by Rob Evans and Mike O'Sullivan


Bristol Animation Screening
Tuesday 24 June, 19:00-23:00
Hen and Chicken, Bedminster, 210 North Street, BS3 1JF

Back by popular demand, join us again in celebrating the finest selection of this years' graduate films. Reception available.

Ontogenesis by Anna Adoniu


Skillset Showcase Event
Tuesday 1 July, 16:00-19:00
The Vaults, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, WC2N 6EZ

As part of our double Skillset accreditation come meet the students at this years' Skillset Showcase Event. Registration required For more details please contact Sarah Afzal

Checkmate by Danial Rees

For more information about these events:
t: 01633 432432

Sh*t Happens by Andrew Grindle


The internationally renowned, multi-award winning animation degrees at University of Wales, Newport have been consistent in producing some of the most prestigious and successful graduate films from within the UK.

t.o.m. (2006) by Tom Brown and Daniel Gray

Selected awards:
British Animation Awards 2008: Winner, Student Film and (co-winner) Public Choice Award
Ottawa International Animation Festival 2007 : Winner, Best Graduate Animation
Cartoon D’or 2007: Finalist
Annecy International Animation Festival 2007: Winner, Best Graduation Film
Royal Television Society Student Awards 2006: Winner, Best Undergraduate Animation

Astronauts (2005) by Matthew Walker

Selected awards:
Annecy International Animation Festival 2006: Winner, Best Graduation Film
Melbourne International Animation Festival 2006: Winner, Best Animated Short
British Animation Awards 2006: Winner, Best Student Film
Royal Television Society Student Awards 2005: Winner, Best Undergraduate Animation

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Edinburgh Film Festival

MA graduate Firman Machda's 'Empty Space' and Matthew Walker's 'Operator' will be screened at the Edinburgh Film festival on June 23rd - 29th. Empty Space is in the Trailblazer screening on the 23rd and Operator is in the Maclaren Animation 2 screening.

Monday, May 12, 2008

recent speakers

Marion Edwards (Red and Blue Productions), Joanna Quinn (Beryl Productions), Bill Plympton (independent filmmaker).