The London Barbican teamed up with IdeasTap, the creative network and funding body for emerging arts talent, to launch a new competition which showcases and celebrates the best new British animators of this generation.
Assessing the Barbican Animate applications were: BAFTA-winning animator Mike Please; Jayne Pilling, the Director of the British Animation Awards; Wallpaper Art Editor Meirion Pritchard; Robert Rider, Head of Cinema at the Barbican; and Tim Webb, the animator of A is for Autism and Senior Tutor at the RCA.
The winners are:
Betty by Jessica Wainwright.
River Wolf by Helen Woolston.
Rewind by Chris Butcher.
Forget Me Not by Lottie Kingslake.
Smile by Chloe Rodham.
Refrigeration by Matt Waruszynski.
The awards will be presented on 8 September 2011 at the Barbican Art Gallery in London.
Details of the winners can be found at ideastap.com.