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Jonthan Hodgson’s New Film Roughhouse has now been Nominated for a BAFTA

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Jonathan Hodgson, MDX BA Animation Course Leader, has now tallied up his 3rd BAFTA nomination with his new short film 'Roughhouse'. The film is up for Best British Short Animation.


MDX Graduate Daniel Quirke Directed New LIAF Trailer 2018

LIAF 2018 trailer as directed by Daniel Quirke of the National Film & Television School (NFTS).

Eve Travers Selected for LIAF and Prime The Animation

Wilted - Directed by Eve Travers

Wilted - Directed by Eve Travers

Congratulations to MDX student Eve Travers who has had her graduation film Wilted (2018) selected to be screened in 2 international animation festivals so far - Prime The Animation and LIAF. Watch this space!


MDX Graduates Produce Films for Baby Loss Series

Coping With Grief - Sofja Umarik

For Family and Friends, How To Give Support - Kate Balchin

Two of our graduates from BA Animation were commissioned to created animated films for Tommy’s Baby Loss Series, in support of Baby Loss Awareness Week (#BLAW).

Watch the rest of the films in the series here https://www.tommys.org/blaw-2018


Adara Todd wins Best of Fest at Triforce

Adara Todd and Ojo Bankey

Adara Todd and Ojo Bankey

Twiddly Things  - multiple award winning film by Adara Todd

Twiddly Things - multiple award winning film by Adara Todd

On Monday 4th December Adara Todd's graduation film 'Twiddly Things' was awarded the prestigious Best of the Fest award at TriForce short film festival. Adara was awarded a £1000 cash prize as well as the chance to pitch to Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE for funding and mentoring for her next short film. She will also receive support from Moneypenny International in putting together their budget.


RAF Museum Project Success

Dad, I Hope You Get the Lighter  - Loki Fellows, Mya McCarthy & Callum Welch

Dad, I Hope You Get the Lighter - Loki Fellows, Mya McCarthy & Callum Welch

Our 3rd year animators at MDX have produced six films this year for the RAF Museum exhibition, Three Pilots, One War (3p1w). As well as being shown in The RAF Museum, Hendon, the films are also going to be shown at Air and Space Museum, Le Bourget, Paris.

One of the films Dad, I Hope You Got the Lighter has already been screened at festivals around the country.