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Shudder: In Conversation

Thu Jan 21, 2010 00:00 - Tue Jan 05, 2010

Bridge Academy Hackney
Laburnum Street, Hackney, E2 8BA

Admission free, booking essential

Esther Leslie will be 'In Conversation' with exhibiting artists Ann Course, Barry Doupé and Marcus Vater.

Esther Leslie is Professor in Political Aesthetics, Birkbeck, University of London and author of ‘Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and the Avant-garde’, (2002), ‘Synthetic Worlds: Nature, Art and the Chemical Industry’, (2005), ‘Walter Benjamin’ (2007).

Admission is free to this event, but booking is essential. To book a place, please contact The Drawing Room at

The Shudder exhibition runs from 21 January-14 March at The Drawing Room, London.


Shudder at The Drawing Room

Thu Jan 21, 2010 00:00 - Tue Jan 05, 2010

The Drawing Room
Tannery Arts, Brunswick Wharf, 55 Laburnum Street, London E2 8BD

Free admission

21 January-14 March
Opening times: Wednesday-Sunday 12-6pm

In this international group exhibition drawing, by nature in flux and mobile, is combined with animation techniques to create disjointed, deeply affecting narratives. The exhibiting artists are: Edwina Ashton, Barry Doupé, Ann Course, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Matt Mullican, Raymond Pettibon, Naoyuki Tsuji and Markus Vater.

The exhibition includes three new co-commissions, by London-based artists Edwina Ashton and Ann Course and Canadian artist Barry Doupé, supported by Arts Council England. The works will premiere online on in January 2010, to coincide with their presentation as part of Shudder.

The exhibition is a collaboration between Animate Projects and The Drawing Room.image


APEngine: moving image transmission

Mon Oct 12, 2009 00:00 - Mon Oct 12, 2009

We are pleased to announce that APEngine - an online channel for debate and discussion across the range of independent moving image practice - is now live at There is already a wealth of articles, film clips and interviews to enjoy. Here are some of the highlights that have already been published:

Jen McLachlan on the State of Screen-based Dance
Rachel Baker on the AND Festival and the film/art ‘divide’
George Clark on artist Duncan Campbell and the mediated archive
Gareth Evans on memory, filmmaking, and archive
Maria Palacios Cruz on Contour 09 in Belgium - showing artists’ film in historic buildings
Angela Kingston on artist Jordan Baseman and animation as breakdown
Kerry Baldry’s One Minute Films project, plus One Minute films by Alex Pearl and Nick Jordan
The Jarman Award: recollections of the man himself from James Mackay, David Curtis, Anna Thew and others; and podcast extracts from a 1980s interview with Derek Jarman by Jo Comino

Interviews with filmmakers, artists, producers and curators
Run Wrake, director of Rabbit and The Control Master
Laurie Hill, director of current festival smash Portrait of Jesus
Vicki Bennett/People Like Us, an influential figure in the field of audio visual collage
The Centre of Attention on their new feature Action Diana
Chris O’Reilly from Nexus on new ways of working
Ben Rivers, with his current retrospective at A Foundation in Liverpool

Coming soon...
Urban Screens - Maria Palacios Cruz reports on the Amsterdam conference
An interview with Bruce La Bruce on his new film, L.A. Zombies
Vodcast interview with Oliver Harrison and clips from his new feature, Badinage
The New Education: a special feature on changing approaches to teaching moving image practice
London Film Festival backstory... interviews with LFF Producer Helen de Witt and Avant-Garde programmer Mark Webber
Interviews with… Sarah Turner... Candice Breitz... Aura Satz... The Otolith Group... Jane and Louise Wilson... Matt Hanson… Campbell... Duane Hopkins... AL and AL... Stephen Eastwood... Max Hattler... Mandy McIntosh… Shona Illingworth...and much, much more

Engine is supported by UK Film Council’s Publications Fund.
Animate Projects is project funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.



Thu Sep 10, 2009 00:00 - Thu Aug 27, 2009


Animate Projects is proud to present Ignition, a screening and panel event to mark the launch of the new online channel, Engine - a site for debate and discussion across a broad range of moving image practice, at onedotzero_adventures in motion at the BFI Southbank on 10 September at 8.30pm.

The panel will include Gaëlle Denis (City Paradise, Fish Never Sleep), Quayola (Rome, Natures with sound by Mira Calix) and Tal Rosner (Without You, In Seven Days), and will be chaired by Chris O'Reilly, Director of Nexus Productions. The speakers will be showing their commercial work alongside their art work, and will be talking about the relationship between the two.

Tickets: £9.00 / £6.65 concessions from the BFI box office.

Image: Without You, Tal Rosner


AnimateTV 2009

Thu Jul 31, 2008 00:00

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Animate Projects invites UK based artists and animators to submit proposals for films to be broadcast on Channel 4 and 4mations, the new animation online channel that launches in September 2008.

We want ambitious, original and thought-provoking proposals that develop the possibilities of animation techniques: films that explore ideas of what animation is, with challenging content, as well as new forms and processes, compelling narratives and challenging content.

We are commissioning three films, and the maximum budget for each is £20,000, including fee. Animate Projects provides production and editorial support.

Download the guidelines at Deadline 31 July 2008.

AnimateTV films are commissioned by Channel 4 and supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.