The State of Things: Tim Shore

10.03.11
An Eye for An Eye by Valeria Fonseca An Eye for An Eye by Valeria Fonseca We talked to Tim Shore, Head of Animation at London College of Communication about ‘the state of things.’ What is animation at LCC? We have a range of animation courses but that’s just the courses with the word ‘animation’ in the title. Animation – its principles, techniques, and what people do with ...
Simon Pummell

09.05.10
Bodysong, Simon Pummell Simon Pummell tells APEngine about how he got started, working across animation and film, features that don’t get made, and how everything’s transmedia now… You came to film relatively late didn’t you? You didn’t go straight out of school and train? No, absolutely not. I went and did an English degree, which I guess was partly just to do with my family. There was ...
The Unsolved Murder of Bunny Eve, Part 1: a re-visit, by Sarah Miles

03.12.09
Bunny by War Memorial, John Miles. Image courtesy of Sarah Miles. In her 1998 film, A Bunny Girl’s Tale, Sarah Miles explored the story of the British Playboy Bunny and how the ‘Bunny Girl’ persisted in the collective imagination. The film included references to the 1975 murder of Eve Stratford.  Ten years later, the cold case was reopened and Sarah got a call from a ...
The Jarman Award: Shortlist

22.09.09
Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want, Stephen Sutcliffe Inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman, The Jarman Award was launched in 2008 “to recognise artists working with the moving image whose work, like Jarman’s, resists conventional definition, encompassing innovation and excellence”. The 2009 shortlisted artists are Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Simon Martin, Lindsay Seers, and Stephen Sutcliffe. We asked them all some questions. The Jarman ...