We are looking for 8 exceptional young people aged 10 to 16 years old and passionate about animation, to participate in Animake-it.

Animake-it is an exciting Animation Bursary Scheme, free of charge, funded by The Film and Video Workshop that aims to encourage the next generation of animators to create their own animated films using Traditional Animation techniques.

Young people will be chosen based on their creativity, enthusiasm and initial ideas for their films. Ability to commit to ten consecutive Saturday afternoons, during school term, is crucial. Continue reading

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Simon Oatley speaks at New Voices conference BFI

The Media Education Association’s latest conference took place at the BFI on 4th February. It was a huge success drawing in 100 delegates with over half of them teachers wanting to work with film in their classrooms. Simon Oatley (CEO of Filmworkshop) alongside Cary Bazalgette (Ex hd of BFI Education) presented to a group of teachers helping them build animation into their curriculum. Cary started with three basic principles: Continue reading

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