The Model filled with creatives and animation this weekend

Lightbox Animation Festival kicked off today at The Model. The rolling Darklight and Synth Eastwood programme are running in the Cinema Northwest Cinemobile, which is parked up right outside the centre, as well as on The Model’s new digital screen.

This afternoon, despite the lovely sunshine, we had a great turn out for the launch of Lightbox. Paul Young from Cartoon Saloon, David Kitt and the Synth Eastwood gang all arrived just in time too, and we then all headed into The Model theatre for Animators Anonymous. I got to stick around and hear from Mike Ahern from D.A.D.D.Y.. He walked us through the early stages of D.A.D.D.Y. from the first videos they produced for War Lords of Pez which featured on No Disco. Then on to the video they produced for Jape’s ‘Floating’: