Manchester Animation Festival

Industry Events  |  10 November 2019 - 14 November 2019

Manchester Animation Festival is the UK’s largest Animation Festival dedicated celebration of the animated art form.

Hosted at HOME in Manchester, the festival brings one of the UK’s biggest animation hubs together and invites the international community to join us to delight in all things animated.

Manchester Animation Festival unites artists, practitioners, students and enthusiasts and all those in between to savour the many and varied achievements of the animated form.

If you’re an animation insider or just want to see something unique, you don’t have to be an animation boffin to join them for animated short competitions, feature films, retrospective screenings, workshops, networking events, panel discussions, masterclasses and screen talks from the industry’s finest over three packed days.

EDUCATING ANIMATORS CONFERENCE 2019

Now in it’s second year, Educating Animators is a day of talks and presentations on teaching methodologies, technologies and industry insight into the delivery of a challenging progressive curriculum and addressing diversity and inclusivity, answering the skills gap for the future of Animation sector, and enabling students to take creative risk.

The conference is an opportunity to share and debate good practice across the education sector and open up conversations with industry to support knowledge transfer, shape a graduating student ready for industry, lifelong learning and how we shape it through a community from schools to studio.

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IN THE FRAME: DIVERSITY IN ANIMATION 

The ‘In the frame’ panel series is MAF’s yearly opportunity to tackle some of the most prominent issues and challenges facing our industry.

Neil Hatton, CEO of UK Screen Alliance is taking part in: In The Frame –  Diversity in Animation, on Thursday 14th at 10:30am at this year’s festival. This session is now *SOLD OUT*

For more details on the session Visit here.

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