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Yearly Archives: 2009

Merry Christmas To One and All!

Things are a little over excited here at Slurpy Towers – it’s nearly Christmas, and we’ve been feeling the festive love for well over a month now. In fact we brought our Christmas tree on November 13th this year, and … Read more ⇒

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RIP Roy E Disney – The World of Animation Will Miss You

The world of animation has lost one of it’s greatest and most passionate individuals. Roy E Disney, nephew to Walt Disney lost his year long battle with stomach cancer and died yesterday, 16th December, aged 79. Roy will always be … Read more ⇒

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2D Animation Vs 3D Animation

Around this time of year, we at Slurpy are often sent emails by animation students asking our opinions on various matters for their dissertations. When we have time, and when the sender has asked nicely (why do these people think … Read more ⇒

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Disney’s The Princess and the Frog Film Review

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about the new Disney film ‘The Princess and the Frog.’ Not only is it a return to Disney’s roots, it also seems to be an acknowledgment from the studio … Read more ⇒

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Soccerex Title Sequence for Sky Sports

We at Slurpy have just finished working on the title animation sequence for Soccerex 09, which is on Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports HD over the coming days. The sequence shows a football as it journeys … Read more ⇒

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Coraline – Film Review

Neil Gaiman is another writer whose work has proven difficult to translate in to the medium of film. I’m sure we all remember the debacle that was Mirrormask. It helps then, that the director of the latest adaptation is Henry … Read more ⇒

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Fantastic Mr Fox Film Reviw

2009 has been a fantastic year for animated films. Up, Coraline, Fantastic Mr Fox, Monsters v Aliens, Ponyo, Mary and Max – all contenders for the Oscar and all amongst the most influential and memorable films of the year. The … Read more ⇒

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Joanna Quinn’s Favourite Animated Films

I love Joanna Quinn. From the feminist rap of Beryl to the Colonial rant of Britannia, I think that she is a a fantastic animator, and a fantastic film maker. At Bradford, not only did they have an entire exhibition … Read more ⇒

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BAF 2009 Stings

In my last post I waxed lyrical about the fabulousness of Bradford Animation Festival, but didn’t go in to much detail about what makes it the best animation festival in England (admittedly I’ve never been to Flip, Animex or several … Read more ⇒

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Bradford Animation Festival (BAF 09) Review

We’ve just got back the Bradford Animation Festival in (surprisingly enough) Bradford. It ran from the 10th to the 14th of November and was, yet again, the highlight of the British animation calendar. Where else can students mingle with Oscar … Read more ⇒

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