A new animation festival launches this month, backed and hosted by Light House Media Centre and Wolverhampton Art Gallery. From 22-23 October, Flip brings together leading animation groups from the West Midlands to provide talks and sessions on working in the sector and to showcase their work (pictured, Slaughterhouse by The CharacterShop). The event culminates in a screening of the Best of the British Animation Awards on 23 October.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.