Over the festive period, you’ll likely catch one of these beautiful animations on TV. We’re extremely proud of of our creative community and their involvement in bringing them together…


The Snowman: Channel 4 at 11:50am on Christmas Day

TheGallery, AUB, is proud to host Re-animating the Snowman, curated by Steve Henderson and co-curated by Daniel Cox

14 November 2016 – 14 January 2017, Northwest Gallery, AUB.

Re-animating the Snowman uncovers unique material from the never-before-seen archives to tell the story of animation through this beloved children’s classic.

Featuring original cels alongside pre-production work this exhibition provides a behind the scenes insight into the creation of The Snowman. It also features material from The Snowman and the Snowdog, the sequel created to mark the 30th anniversary of the original landmark broadcast.

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Ethel and Ernest: BBC One, 7:30pm on the 28th December

A dozen Graduates from BA (Hons) Animation Production and MA Animation have also been involved with Lupus Films, having worked on the full-length animated feature Ethel and Ernest. The film is based on Raymond Briggs’s graphic novel memoir about his parents and will be shown on BBC One on the 28th December 2016.

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Channel 4 at 7.30pm on Christmas Eve

Nine BA (Hons) Animation and MA Animation graduates worked as line producers, assistant animators and colourists with Lupus Films to produce a half-hour animated holiday special based on the hugely successful illustrated children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.



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