* Thursday, March 9, 2000. London, U.K.
The 3rd annual British Animation Awards will include the following: Best
Film Under Seven Minutes, Best Longer Short Film, Best TV and Film
Graphics, Best Film at the Cutting Edge, Mari Kuttna Award for Best
Directorial Debut, Best Direction of an Animated Commercial, Best
Animation/Craft in a Commercial, Best Adult Series, Best TV Children's
Special, Best Children's Series, Best Pre-School Series, Children's Choice
Award, Best Scenario, Craft Award, and Public Choice Awards for Favourite
Film, Favourite Commercial, and Favourite Film at the Cutting Edge. The
three Public Choice awards are judged by members of the public at
screenings in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham, Cambridge, Cardiff
and London during February 2000. All the winning films will go on a
national tour in April 2000, soon followed by an international tour in
Belgium. Winners are presented with the baas, a one of a kind unique
painting, drawing or cel created by world famous animators. For more
information contact Clare Wilford at Tel.: ++ 44 171 729 0692.