In the Frame: Educating Animators

  • In the Frame: Educating Animators

This year our in the frame panel draws its focus on educating animators. With many options available to the budding animator it is important that they are aware of the right path to go down. Within industry employers are crying out for key skills whilst at university animators are encouraged to take a journey of discovery, how can the two compliment one another and ensure that animation flourishes? Join our panel of experts as we explore this topic.

This event is supported by University of Salford.


Gareth Ellis-Unwin

An Academy and BAFTA award winning Producer, Gareth is Head of Film at ScreenSkills where he leads on the delivery of the Future Film Skills 10-point action plan and sets the overall strategic direction for the Film Skills Investment Fund.

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Tom Box

After co-founding Blue Zoo over 18 years ago, Tom continues to be a driving force throughout the company. Tom works as an executive creative within the commercials & games team, manages Blue Zoo’s AnimDojo online training initiative and also runs the studio’s short films programme.

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Dr Paul Ward

Professor of Animation Studies and Course Leader for MA Animation Production, Arts University Bournemouth, UK

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Date & Time: Thu, 15 Nov - 10:30
Approx. Runtime: 75 mins
Venue: Cinema 1