Gary Thomas of Animate Projects, 1st April 2014

Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas with Katerina Athanosopolou (foreground), one of his commissioned filmmakers.

This time our guest spoke as a commissioner of animation, rather than as a filmmaker (although he does make films too). Gary, who is Associate Director of Animate Projects, showed work funded by the old Animate! scheme and by Animate Projects, including LAC regular Katerina Athanasopoulou’s film Engine Angelic:

An informative and very witty speaker, he also talked about a number of things we should all know, including:

The Animate Projects’ Digitalis Scheme:

The Random Acts strand on Channel 4:

The Accelerate Animation report he commissioned:

You can see his talk (filmed by Stuart Pound) here:

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