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

BARRY PURVES

Since 1986, Barry has directed and animated some 70 commercials, title sequences, animation inserts for films and pop promos, through Aardman Animation, Redwing, overseas agencies, the BBC, and through his own company, Bare Boards.

Also Barry has done numerous TV interviews, animation training courses, documentaries and regular articles for magazines and the Internet. He has directed and designed Alan Ayckbourn's COMMUNICATING DOORS for a theatre in Manchester. Barry has been talking to Birmingham Royal Ballet about developing a scenario for a full length Christmas ballet. In development is a possible feature film, and collaboration with artists from other media.

Barry's five personal films have won over fifty major international awards, including Grand Prix's, Best Director, Best Film, and OSCAR and BAFTA nominations.

FILMOGRAPHY

HAMILTON MATTRESS - BBC1 - 2001 a 30 minute Christmas special for BBC - Director

GILBERT & SULLIVAN - The Very Models Bare Boards/Channel Four 1998 Director, writer, animator. a 16 minute film about the relationship between Gilbert, Sullivan and Carte

BRAMBLY HEDGE, LAVENDER CASTLE, NODDY, ANIMAL SHELF, ROTTEN RALPH, FETCH THE VET, BILL AND BEN Cosgrove Hall Films 1997 - 2000 - Animator

MARS ATTACKS! Tim Burton Productions/Warner Brothers 1995 - original animation director.

ACHILLES Bare Boards/Channel Four 1995 - Director, writer, animator A passionate look at the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus, set in a homage to greek drama and art

RIGOLETTO Bare Boards/Welsh National Opera/S4C/BBC2 1993 - Director, writer, animator A dark and bloody half hour version of Verdi's opera

SCREEN PLAY Bare Boards/Channel Four 1992 - Director, writer, animator An 11 minute film mixing sign language, Kabuki and not a little eroticism

NEXT Aardman Animations/Channel Four 1989 - Director, writer, animator The complete works of Shakespeare in 5 minutes

CHORLTON AND THE WHEELIES, CAPTAIN KREMMEN, LINES AND SHAPES, GRANDMA BRICKS, COCKELSHELL BAY, CINDERELLA, THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, DANGERMOUSE, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Cosgrove Hall Productions/Thames TV - 1978 - 1986 Director and Animator


 

 

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