On Thursday 29th October 2015, DreamWorks presented a special preview screening of their latest instalment to the Kung Fu Panda franchise. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the event at the Soho Hotel in London – which included a welcome breakfast on arrival. After a lovely morning of coffee and canapés the time had come; the Kung Fu Panda 3 Film Makers presentation had begun.
Twentieth Century Fox have just unveiled a new scene from the highly anticipated Kung Fu Panda 3; the third installment from one of the world’s most successful animated film franchises.
On Tuesday 17th November 2015 the Manchester Animation Festival was Launched at Manchester’s fantastic new venue HOME. I was very fortunate to be one of the festival volunteers and we all had a brilliant time – in fact everyone I spoke to had only great things to say about it.
This week on Wednesday 4th July the Children’s Media Conference http://www.thechildrensmediaconference.com will take place in Sheffield. The event covers all aspects of the children’s media industry from animation and IPhone apps, to children’s literature and magazines. What makes this conference very special is that it covers the full spectrum of the industry from the business side to the creative – and looking at the line-up of guest speakers from all walks of the industry the CMC will have something for everyone.
The BAFTAs are creeping up on us and the nominees have been announced. Before the awards are announced this Sunday,here at Skwigly we’ve decided to look into the categories of Short Animation, Animated Film, and Special Visual Effects.