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Join Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson, Laura-Beth Cowley and guests for Skwigly's animation podcasts, where interviews with world famous industry legends and skilled craftspeople go alongside cheery conversations about the world of animation. You can select from our sub-categories: Skwigly Film Club, Intimate Animation, Independent Animation and the main Skwigly Animation Podcast.

Join Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson, Laura-Beth Cowley and guests for Skwigly's animation podcasts, where interviews with world famous industry legends and skilled craftspeople go alongside cheery conversations about the world of animation. You can select from our sub-categories: Skwigly Film Club, Intimate Animation, Independent Animation and the main Skwigly Animation Podcast.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Join Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson, Laura-Beth Cowley and guests for Skwigly's animation podcasts, where interviews with world famous industry legends and skilled craftspeople go alongside cheery conversations about the world of animation. You can select from our sub-categories: Skwigly Film Club, Intimate Animation, Independent Animation and the main Skwigly Animation Podcast.

Twitter:

@skwigly

Language:

English


Episodes

Visible In Visuals 06 - Women In Animation: The Female Perspective

1/11/2021
Skwigly are proud to present the sixth panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. Join a panel of female animation professionals based in the UK and Ireland as they discuss their experiences and thoughts on working in a creative industry as women in an industry which has been dominated by men for so long. Panelists: Gaïa Lamiot - Director/Storyboarder Steff Lee - Creative...

Duration:01:37:12

Skwigly Film Club 25 - The Nightmare Before Christmas

12/24/2020
Presenting episode 25 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our final episode of 2020 we press play on the 1993 stop-motion feature 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', directed by Henry Selick and adapted from the poem of the same name by Tim Burton. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson, Laura-Beth Cowley and Joseph Wallace. Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:10:16

Skwigly Film Club 24 - Arthur Christmas

12/18/2020
Presenting episode 24 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our twenty-fourth episode we press play on the 2011 Aardman Animations seasonal CG animated feature film 'Arthur Christmas', directed by Sarah Smith and Barry Cook. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:13:19

Skwigly Film Club 23 - Dot and Santa Claus

12/11/2020
Presenting episode 23 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our twenty-third episode we press play on the 1981 mixed-media pseudo-classic 'Dot and Santa Claus', alternately known as 'Around the World with Dot' and directed by Yoram Gross. The film is the first of an eventual eight sequels to the successful 1977 feature film adaptation of the Ethel Pedley children's book 'Dot and the Kangaroo'. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson, Laura-Beth Cowley and Aaron Wood Produced by Ben...

Duration:01:04:19

Skwigly Film Club 22 - Tokyo Godfathers

12/4/2020
Presenting episode 22 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our twenty-second episode we press play on the late Satashi Kon's 2003 Japanese tragicomic holiday anime feature film 'Tokyo Godfathers', which was re-released earlier this year. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:23:19

Visible In Visuals 05 - Diversity & Inclusion in Animation: An LGBTQ+ Perspective

11/27/2020
Skwigly are proud to present the fifth panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. Join a panel of LGBTQ+ Animation professionals as they discuss inclusion and diversity in animation from their perspective. Many LGBTQ+ and gender issues are misunderstood in the workplace, so how can we improve our creative spaces and make them safe and inviting to everyone? This panel was...

Duration:02:20:33

Visible In Visuals 04 - Career Advice: Animation and VFX

11/11/2020
Skwigly are proud to present the fourth panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. How do you find a job in animation and VFX? Where do you find the resources or information you need? In this discussion that took place as part of last month's Cardiff Animation Festival, a diverse panel of creatives working across different roles in animation discuss and answer questions...

Duration:01:18:07

Visible In Visuals 03 - A Discussion on Brexit

10/26/2020
Skwigly are proud to present the third panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. Join a panel of animation professionals from multiple disciplines as they discuss how Brexit will impact their funding, employment, and creative process. From the film exhibition perspective to life as a European freelance animator working in the UK, we cover a multitude of issues and hear their...

Duration:01:20:05

Skwigly Podcast 100 (23/10/2020) - Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, Glen Keane and Vanessa Harryhausen

10/23/2020
Presenting our landmark 100th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart of Cartoon Saloon, directors of the stunning new feature film 'Wolfwalkers'. We also welcome back previous podcast guest Glen Keane to discuss his new CG feature 'Over the Moon', out now on Netflix, as well as Vanessa Harryhausen, daughter of the legendary Ray Harryhausen and author of the new book 'Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema' accompanying the exhibition of the same name....

Duration:01:26:31

Intimate Animation 3-06 (07/10/2020) - Nadja Andrasev

10/6/2020
Presenting the sixth episode of 'Intimate Animation' season 3, brought to you by the online animation magazine skwigly.com Join Skwigly's Ben Mitchell and Laura-Beth Cowley as they explore, discuss and interview the talents behind animation that deals with adult themes of love, relationships and sexuality. In this episode we meet Nadja Andrasev, whose film 'Symbiosis' tells the story of a betrayed wife investigating her husband’s mistresses who finds her jealousy is gradually replaced by...

Duration:01:36:34

Visible In Visuals 02 - Representation within Animation: A People of Colour Perspective

9/30/2020
Skwigly are proud to present the second panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. Following on from episode one - 'Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace: A People of Colour Perspective', the second Visible in Visuals panel poses the question "Why is fair and diverse representation within animation important and how can we improve it?" In this panel, representation within...

Duration:01:49:57

Skwigly Film Club 21 - When the Wind Blows

9/4/2020
Presenting episode 21 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our twenty-first episode we press play on Jimmy T. Murakami's 1986 mixed-media adaptation of the Raymond Briggs classic 'When the Wind Blows', produced by John Coates of TVC London. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:07:24

Visible In Visuals 01 - Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace: A People of Colour Perspective

9/2/2020
Skwigly are proud to present the first panel from Visible In Visuals, a new organisation pushing to make the animation and VFX industries more diverse and inclusive through honest, open conversation. Following on from animator Tanya Scott's Skwigly article 'Inclusion & Diversity in UK Animation Workforce: A Response' and subsequent online discussions, the first Visible in Visuals panel focuses on workplace diversity and inclusion from the varying perspectives of panelists Bimpe Alliu,...

Duration:04:42:24

Skwigly Film Club 20 - The Canterbury Tales

8/21/2020
Presenting episode 20 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our twentieth episode we press play on the 1998-2000 serialised animated adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales", written and directed by Jonathan Myerson with segments by Aida Zyablikova, Ashley Potter, Dave Antrobus Mic Graves, Joanna Quinn, Valeri Ugarov, Sergei Olifirenko, Damian Gascoigne, Iain Gardner and Deiniol Morris. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:09:24

Skwigly Film Club 19 - Yellow Submarine

8/14/2020
Presenting episode 19 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our nineteenth episode we press play on George Dunning's 1968 Beatles film 'Yellow Submarine'. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:16:55

Skwigly Podcast 99 (10/08/2020) - Disney's Short Circuit

8/10/2020
Presenting the 99th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet some of the talents behind the Disney+ exclusive shorts series 'Short Circuit', an experimental program within Walt Disney Animation Studios. Participating in the roundtable are directors Kendra Vander Vliet ('Downtown'), Trent Correy ('Drop'), Jennifer Stratton ('Zenith') and Jeff Gipson ('Cycles'). Also discussed in this episode: The welcome return of 'Animaniacs', the unwelcome return of 'Ren & Stimpy', the...

Duration:03:04:28

Skwigly Film Club 18 - ParaNorman

8/7/2020
Presenting episode 18 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our eighteenth episode we press play on Sam Fell and Chris Butler’s 2012 stop-motion feature film 'ParaNorman', the second film from the acclaimed LAIKA Studios. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:15:58

Skwigly Film Club 17 - Ethel & Ernest

7/31/2020
Presenting episode 17 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our seventeenth episode we press play on Roger Mainwood’s 2016 feature film adaptation of the Raymond Briggs classic 'Ethel & Ernest'. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:19:08

Skwigly Film Club 16 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

7/24/2020
Presenting episode 16 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our sixteenth episode we press play on Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s 2009 CG feature 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs'. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:09:51

Skwigly Film Club 15 - The Little Prince

7/17/2020
Presenting episode 15 of the Skwigly Animation Film Club! In our fifteenth episode we press play on Mark Osborne’s 2015 feature film adaptation of the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry classic 'The Little Prince'. Presented by Ben Mitchell, Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:28:42