Talks, Screenings and Workshops: Saturday 29th February 2020 

A Festival Pass will admit you to all talks and screenings throughout the weekend: £20 / £10 Concessions

(children's' workshops not included in festival pass)

Ticket prices for talks: £5 / £3 Concessions.

Free to under 18s and CCCU students - Please book individual talks to get your free tickets.

Ticket price for workshops: £3 per child, accompanying adult free

All talks / screenings and workshops will be in Augustine House.

Free Workshops: From 10am (AH3.31) 

Advanced booking required for all workshops

10am - 11am 

Clangers Roundtable


Jo Chalkley, Director

Dan Maddicott, Series Producer

Daniel Postgate, Writer and Exec Producer

Chris Tichborne, Director

Chris Pallant, Roundtable Chair

Join members of the production team for a roundtable discussion about how they bring the show to life. The discussion will feature plenty of images and clips from the show.

11am - 12pm 

Disney and DreamWorks: Storyboarding and Animation

Kat Good, Story Artist, Animator, and Director, will discuss the transition she made from animation to storyboarding. Kat's talk will provide insight into the various roles of story artist, episodic director and supervising director at Disney and DreamWorks.

12:30pm - 1pm

LUNCH Screening – Teasers

This years animation competition attracted over 400 films, and we are delighted to be able to screen a selection of the best films that were submitted from around the world.


Come along and get a sneaky peak of some of the wonderful films that will be screened over the weekend.

1pm - 2pm


The Animation Process: From Page to Screen

Will Cook and Francesco Mazza, Animation Directors for Blue Zoo Animation Studio, will give audiences a whistle-stop tour of the process behind creating one episode of Go Jetters. Starting from the script, and moving to storyboards, animatic, and animation, they will show you all of the necessary stages between an initial idea to what you finally see on your televisions.

2pm - 3pm

The World of Stop Motion Modelmaking


Josie Corben is a model-maker who has created puppets for television and cinema. Using her experience of working on numerous projects, Corben will present the whole process of bringing characters to life and all of the unexpected details you have to consider in stop-motion animation.

3pm - 4pm

Disney and DreamWorks:

The Creative Journey  

Aliki Theofilopoulos, Story Artist, Writer, Director, and Executive Producer, reflects on her 20+ year career in the US Animation Industry. Aliki's talk will focus on ideas: where they come from, bringing ideas into fruition, and how to find your own voice and put that into your work.

4pm - 5pm

Film Screenings and awards 

A selection of some of the shortlisted films and the awards ceremony.


Find out who the winners are this year, and watch some of the shortlisted films. 

Talks: From 10am (Main Hall) 

Please click on the buttons to book a ticket

Create your own Stop Motion:

Saturday 29th Feb 12pm or 2pm  

Have fun and be creative! Children of all ages are invited to join us for some creative fun. Design, draw, make and model sets and characters. Then make a stop motion animation with your creations.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The workshop are £3 and must be booked in advance.

The workshop lasts for 1 hour.

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