From Bradford UNESCO City of Film, we write about photography, film and television, and daily life in a national museum.
In the year of our 30th birthday, Deb Singleton, Director of Bradford Animation Festival, looks back at some of the highlights of the last 20 years of BAF.
New Museum team member, Kieron, was born in the same year as the Museum, and as a Bradford resident, has been lucky enough to grow up with us.
It’s that time of year again – we’re open for submissions for BAF 2013. Here’s the skinny on why you should enter your short animated film, and how you do it.
Following the sad news of Ray Harryhausen’s death, we would like to pay tribute to a true animation pioneer whose creativity, innovation and vision influenced many of the leading lights in film.
Listen to podcasts from our conference with Leeds University which explored the ways in which Ray Harryhausen has shaped our perception of the classical world in modern cultures such as television, cinema and video gaming.
Documentation Officer, Phil Boot, reveals why – for any fan of animation, film and art – he has one of the best jobs in the museum right now.
Screening out of competition at the Festival is a series of films from professional animators and studios. Each film on offer showcases the variety of animation techniques that are being … Continue reading
Proceedings in the Great Hall at the University of Bradford drew to a close with a rather epic talk by Neil Thompson, Director of Art and Animation at the gaming … Continue reading
“I’ve got a pottymouth”, mentions Christine Phelan in an unmistakable West Coast drawl, “so sorry if I drop a few f-bombs”. It’s not the introduction you would expect from a … Continue reading
As Bradford Animation Festival draws to a close, and the only thing left to do is say our goodbyes and bid you all adieu until next year (sniff), it’s time … Continue reading
Screening in competition at the Festival are a series of films less than five minutes long that concentrate wit, imagination and creativity into focussed, funny and moving bursts of cinema. … Continue reading