Voting is open for the Red Bull Canimation competition aimed at finding the next generation of UK animation talent. Student and young or ‘hobbyist’ animators have entered films in the Stop Motion, Drawn and CGI categories. Now they need your votes, likes and shares
Prizes up for grabs include internships at top animation studios Aardman, The Mill and 12foot6, state of the art animation software and a chance to be featured on Channel Four as well as in cinemas nationwide.
All the entries are now up on the Canimation website here. Rather than a traditional voting process, each comment, Vimeo ‘like’, view and share will be taken into consideration, according to Red Bull. “These votes will be collated and the resulting Canimation shortlist presented to the project’s panel of esteemed animation experts: James Farrington (The Mill), Merlin Crossingham (Aardman Animations), Dave Anderson (12foot6), Jayne Pilling (British Animation Awards), Tom Tagholm (4Creative), who will select the ultimate winners,” the company says.
Prizes will be awarded at the Red Bull Canimation Awards Ceremony at the Empire, Leicester Square in
London on December 15.