"An evening with Barry Purves"
What: An Interview with Animator/director/writer Barry Purves
When: Monday 17th at 9pm (GMT) -- 1pm (Pacific Time)
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About Barry http://www.barrypurves.com/
Barry's early career was in stage management as well as some time as an actor, working in many theatres around the UK. Recently, he has directed and designed Alan Ayckbourn’s COMMUNICATING DOORS, and Terence McNally's THE RITZ for a theatre in Manchester, both of which were hugely successful.
Since 1986, Barry has directed and animated some 70 commercials, title sequences, animation inserts for films and pop promos.
Also Barry has done numerous TV interviews, animation training courses, documentaries and regular articles for magazines, books and the Internet. He has held workshops about animation, and particularly acting for animation, in colleges around the world, and in all the major American studios like Dreamworks, PDI, Pixar, and Will Vintons. He is also a regular jury member and advisor for many festivals.
Barry's six films have won over sixty major international awards, including Grand Prix's, Best Director, Best Film, and OSCAR and BAFTA nominations.
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