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BAF 2012 Professional Panorama 1, a review

Screening out of competition at the Festival is a series of films from professional animators and studios. Here's a few which showcase a variety of animation techniques and a wealth of emotional and engaging storytelling.

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BAF 2012 Official Selection: Student 2, a review

This series of films conceived and developed by student bodies from around the globe offer a taster of work made by new sensations bursting into the animation industry, and of the type of animation that we will hopefully see much more of in the near future.

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An interview with Valve animator, Christine Phelan

This year at BAF Game we're lucky to be joined by Christine Phelan, character animator at the influential Valve Corporation. For the past few years Christine has been working on Dota 2, a new online battle game that has grown from a community mod for Warcraft III.

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Howdy to our friends across the pond!

Not ones to do things by halves, we have gathered an international selection of guests this year and a merry band of animators and games designers will soon be flying over the Atlantic to land on BAF shores.

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Happy Birthday Mr Chuck Jones!

Today would have been the 100th birthday of renowned animator Chuck Jones, so happy birthday to that "dazzling, clever, mysterious, versatile, erudite, eloquent, profound, enigmatic, complex and compelling" master animator and artist.

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Introducing BAF's new look for 2012

We're delighted to unveil the BAF 2012 ident designed by Chris Shepherd. Chris needs very little introduction, but for the sake of the uninitiated, he's an award-winning director, writer and producer.

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