Red Bull Canimation Launches – A Nationwide, Multi-Genre, Creativity Contest
ABOUT THE JUDGING PROCESS:
• The upload phase is open until 15th November, after which the public will be invited to vote for their favourite animation in each category for a period of two weeks.
• Votes will be cast through interactions on the animations - so all comments, shares, Vimeo likes and views on each animation will count as a vote.
• At the end of the public voting period a winner from each category will be chosen from the top 10 animators will by a panel of five esteemed judges from the animation scene:
ABOUT THE JUDGES:
James Farrington – The Mill:
Lead 3D animator for The Mill Film and TV, James and his team won a BAFTA for their work on The Golden Compass. He has also worked on a number of TV productions, including Doctor Who and Primeval.
Merlin Cressingham – Aardman Animations
Not only Creative Director for Wallace and Gromit at Aardman Animations, Merlin has also received an Emmy nomination for his work on the Creature Comforts USA series for CBS
Dave Anderson – 12foot6:
Dave wrote the seminal Future Shocks series for 2000AD magazine and also created the infamous Bastard Bunny cartoon character.
Jayne Pilling – British Animation Awards:
Jayne is director of the British Animation Awards. An animation specialist, she has also published several books on animation and lectures on the subject worldwide.
Tom Tagholm – 4Creative:
Tom oversees all of Channel 4's, 4Creative department producing content for on air, off air and online. He has won a number of awards in TV and is a celebrated short filmmaker.