S'up British (and world) animators? y'all klnow 'bout this? It's next year, yeah? they're looking for entries now right? and there's an animated sting competition. dig it. you'd be a fool not to.
It’s a one stop shop for the industry to see the best of the best- each University displays the work of only their top ten students.
With more and more games and animated movies using performance capture technology, will it be the death of traditional hand animation? This week, Story Board Artist and Animator, Ben Bowen, suggests there is room for them both to live together.
BAA is BAAAACK....
The British Animation Awards (BAA) covers all aspects of the UK animation scene, from student work to commercials, children's entertainment, short and experimental art films, music videos, new technologies.
Email them: email@example.com for Entry info or visit the BAA website for entry information
New! The BAA Sting competition.
Once again we’ll have some of the top animation talent in the UK and around the world creating our unique prizes. See Awards Gallery for previous ‘baa artists’.
For BAA 2012 running a competition to animate the brief the 'baa artists' are given: to create a short sting featuring (one, or more) sheep, with extra points for weaving in references to animation and/or the UK. A selection will be posted online for public voting, and a distinguished jury will judge the best, to be shown on the Awards night to the cream of the British animation industry. BAA Stings Competition
Best Student Film
This is being organised differently for BAA 2012: we’re currently considering student films made in 2010 and 2011, and once the short-list has been decided, we will contact colleges/entrants directly. Deadline is September 30th, and if you’re a recent graduate, just to let you know we’ve already viewed work from Anglia Ruskin; Bournemouth; Central St Martins; Edinburgh College of Art; Farnham; Glamorgan; Hertfordshire; Kingston; LCC; Newport; NFTS; Norwich; Ravensbourne; RCA; UCLAN and Wolverhampton.