Animation Job in Sheffield

Distinctive Developments is a well-established mobile games developer based in Sheffield City Centre. They develop on all major mobile platforms including iOS, Android, Bada and Palm. They require a QA Tester:

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Degree Show 2012

The LSM undergraduate degree show this year is scheduled for June 1st, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

All graduates welcome to drop in!

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A unique opportunity for animators

From Talent Circle:

British contemporary artist Dave White is inviting animators to collaborate with him on a brand new piece of art to be displayed at his forthcoming exhibition at The Hospital Club in London.

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Laura Payne, class of 2010

In September 2010 I graduated with a 2:1 in Media Production. In the midst of rising graduate unemployment, I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to get a job in television. Little did I know that a year later I would achieve my first TV Credits as ‘Offline Editor’ for a new children’s TV series: Cartoonito Tales.

Show Reel from Laura Payne on Vimeo.

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Darren Scales needs you for a Sci-fi epic

We are now in pre-production of an original Sci-Fi Action-Horror movie called The Drift (12 Cert) and we are hoping your team might like to join us!

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Lincoln Shorts 2012

From Tim Johns:

Submissions open for new Lincolnshire film festival! ‘Lincoln Shorts’ is now accepting video submissions for its second ever event – confirmed to take place at the Lincoln Drill Hall on March 7th, 2012. There are only two criteria for submitting video to Lincoln Shorts – it must have a local connection, and it must be less than five minutes long. Filmmakers can submit their material here

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RTS nominees on local radio

From Sarah Barrow:

Animation graduate John Bowen, together with Media graduates Paul Hope, David Robinson, Josh Pearce went to the BBC Lincolnshire studio last week to talk about their RTS nomination on Melvyn Prior’s show at 10am.

You may just be in time to catch the interview on BBC iPlayer

Neil Baker

From Chris Hainstock:

“What Does Otto See?” Directed by Neil Baker (Electric Egg) has won Best UK Animated Short at the Cornwall International Film Festival.

Otto, a decrepit busking hobo, bashes out a jaunty tune on his toy piano to amuse passers by and hopefully earn him the odd coin. But on a pavement full of street maestros why would anyone spare a penny for old Otto?

What Does Otto See? TRAILER from Electric Egg on Vimeo.

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Darren Scales Update

Hi there, Daz Scales here from Backyard Productions, a fan film group from the UK.  I also graduated with Masters in Media Production thanks to the University of Lincoln.

You might be interested to know that I am producing a series of video diaries of the production process. As well as detailing the progress I also pass on my ‘wisdom’ of making films for free (well almost free). 

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Frequency Festival

Frequency Festival

From Toni Hankinson:

I would like to invite all film makers, animators, artists and creative types to submit a short (max 2 mins) film for the Frequency Festivals closing event.

Frequency Festival of Digital Culture is a week long event celebrating digital arts and culture, with art, events, workshops and happenings unfolding across Lincoln’s city centre from 21st till 29th October.

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