APEngine closing note
28.07.11
APEngine was an online journal project produced by Animate Projects. A space for debate and discussion across the area of moving image practice from a range of perspectives and a place in which to encounter and engage with different creative and critical ideas. APEngine launched at onedotzero‘s Adventures in Motion September 2009 and was Media Partner to AURORA 2009 in November. It was produced by Animate Projects – a ...
Animate OPEN Digitalis: deadline approaching
09.06.11
The deadline for submission is fast approaching – there’s one week left to apply, all entries must be sent by 10am Monday 20 June. It’s our first exhibition selected from an open call. Animate OPEN Digitalis is for complete works by UK-based artists, animators and filmmakers, produced since January 2009. We are looking for works that – in a broad sense – explore, question, subvert or ...
Arts Council England axes Animate Projects
28.01.11
We are very sorry to announce that Animate is likely to close down at the end of March 2011, following Arts Council England’s decision not to fund our 2011 programme. Animate began in 1990 as an Arts Council/Channel 4 scheme and has been supported by the Arts Council England continuously for 21 years. We set up Animate Projects four years ago, following the sudden death of Dick ...
Len Lye at Ikon by Edwin Rostron

26.01.11
Len Lye - Free Radicals, 1958 The Body Electric runs until 13th February 2011 at Ikon. “Some nights I’d have a dream that my five senses were taken out of my skull, rinsed in a country stream, then stretched out to dry so that when I woke up they’d be as crisp as viola strings. But if they were put back wrongly I’d wake up seeing with ...
London International Animation Festival

08.08.10
Rabbit, Run Wrake, 2005 Get ready to strap yourselves in for a ten-day blast of animation from around the world at the 7th London International Animation Festival. Running from 27 August – 5 September across four venues, highlights this year include the International Programmes competition, a selection of animated documentaries, a techniques focus on “Scratch” Film and – last but by no means least – the AnimateTV retrospective. Coinciding ...
Call for Proposals: Rough Machine Commissions
08.07.10
Animate Projects is looking to commission three experimental works that explore the theme of the rough machine for its online magazine, APEngine.org and for iTunes. In the spirit of APEngine, we’re looking for crafty provocations – antidotes to digital perfection. We invite ideas from UK-based artists, animators and filmmakers who can craft an inventive, arresting and engagingly provocative work. We’re not looking for narrative, live action films ...
Call for animated dance film proposals
25.06.10
Portland Green Cultural Projects and Animate Projects are developing a programme of activities for 20011/12 around animated dance film, including a curated touring programme of historical and new works. Proposals are sought for a new work to be co-commissioned as part of this programme, and artists, animators and filmmakers working in animated dance film are encouraged to submit ideas to the Portland Green Cultural Projects commissioning ...