As part of the Manimation Festival MIDAS has partnered with the Children’s Media Conference to host a series of creative and social events on each evening of the Manimation business development days.
The events are free to all-comers and offer the entire animation community in Manchester and beyond (including producers, animators, freelancers, students) the chance to see and discuss great content, and to network and socialise.
21st November, 6.30pm-8pm, University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Manimation participants meet Salford Media Festival Next Generation delegates at a special event at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK. Josh Weinstein, (‘Simpsons’ Showrunner and Head Writer on ‘Strange Hill High’, in conversation with Phil Chalk (Factory Transmedia – animation producers) and Andrew Burrell (CBBC), discuss working with an international team, their innovative production techniques, and why Manchester was the only place ‘Strange Hill’ could have happened.
12th December, 6.30-8pm, The Sharp Project, Manchester
Come for a pre-Christmas get-together, look back with nostalgia and forward with enthusiasm, as we uncover past successes restored and future plans revealed. More news on our inspiring special guest speaker will follow soon…