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Bart Simpson signs his autobiography!
24 January 2003
Springfield's finest student, Bart Simpson, is best known for the changing set of 'punishment lines' on the blackboard during the opening of The Simpsons. However, Bart's alter ego, actress Nancy Cartwright, is much more literate…and a good thing too as she's doing a book signing at the University of Teesside's branch of Waterstones on Thursday 30 January at 5.30pm!

Animex - The Countdown begins
24 January 2003
Animex, Middlesbrough's celebration of animation is running from Monday 27 to Friday 31 January. Organised by the University of Teesside and Middlesbrough Council, Animex will include talks from stars of the silver screen and television, special screenings of animated classics, animation work created by local people and, believe it or not, animation screened during a Middlesbrough Football Club match!

See metal on the move at Animex
24 January 2003
Local artist David Williams is hosting a free exhibition of his unique, moving 'animatronic' artwork at the Cleveland Centre from Saturday 18 January to Sunday 2 February, 10.30am - 4.30pm, as part of Animex, Middlesbrough's celebration of animation organised by the University of Teesside and Middlesbrough Council. And anyone visiting the exhibition will also have the chance to win one of his fantastic automatic drawing machines, valued at over £700!

Bart Simpson comes to North East Animation Conference
6 December 2002
Nancy Cartwright, the voice behind one of the world's famous cartoon characters, Bart Simpson, has been confirmed as the top bill speaker at Animex, the international animation festival organised by the University of Teesside and Middlesbrough Council.

Bart Simpson and a Lord of the Rings hit the UK!
13 November 2002
Animex, one of the biggest and best animation festivals in the UK is delighted to announce the attendance of Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, and Jason Schleifer, special effects expert for The Lord of the Rings films.

Animex – The Return
27 September 2002
The UK’s brightest and best celebration of animation returns this January with presentations by leading animators, screenings, workshops and special displays.

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