Speakers at Animation 2002
Part of Animex, International Festival of Animation
Thursday January 31 - Friday February 1

PHIL TIPPETT

KEN BIELENBERG

BILL PLYMPTON

PAUL DRIESSEN

BARRY PURVES

ASTLEY BAKER

FRAMESTORE CFC

SLINKY PICTURES

ED HOOKS

COSGROVE HALL FILMS

ASTLEY BAKER
www.astleybaker.co.uk
Astley Baker is the London based animation studio of Mark Baker and Neville Astley.

The two animation filmmakers have been collaborating since 1994, on commercials, title sequences and short films, including Jolly Roger and the BBC television series The Big Knights (Award for Best Television Series, Annecy 2001).

Mark Baker's short films, The Hill Farm, The Village and Jolly Roger have all been OscarŽ nominated and have won major awards around the world, including a BAFTAŽ award and the Annecy Grand Prix (for The Hill Farm).

Neville Astley enjoys a similar standing in the world of commercials, having been responsible for Smarties, Budweiser and Nike ads among others. His short film Trainspotter, co-directed with Jeff Newitt, was nominated for a BAFTAŽ and won the Edinburgh Festival's McLaren Award.

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