Animation; Experiment in Collaboration With New Media Society
Thursday, April the 15th
1 to 2:30 Pm (Time in United Kingdom)
4:30 to 6 Pm (Iran Standard Time)
Link to the session on Zoom:
(The talk will be held in English and will be recorded for future access.)
In this online session, we will have a conversation with Abigail Addison about her various activities as producer and programmer.
Abigail Addiosn is based in London. Over the past 13 years, she has worked closely with more than 150 filmmakers, animators and artists on producing innovative moving image work for broadcast, gallery exhibition and digital platforms, including curating and producing 15 films for channel 4 and co-producing ‘I’m Ok’ by Elizabeth Hobbs (nominated for the BAFTA British Short Animation 2019)
The talk will be followed by a Q&A session. Farzaneh Yazdandoust from the Animation;experiment collective will moderate the session.
Abigail Addison is a Producer and is a Director of arts agency Animate Projects. She specialises in realising successful, award-winning, short film, artists’ film, and animation projects. Her strengths lie in brokering successful partnerships, securing the right talent, and ensuring that thorough planning and preparation takes place.
Over the past 13 years she has worked closely with more than 150 filmmakers, animators and artists on producing innovative moving image work for broadcast, gallery exhibition and digital platforms, including curating and producing 15 films for Channel 4’s Random Acts, producing a large-scale touring art project with Wellcome Trust support, and co-producing the BAFTA nominated short ‘I’m OK’ by Elizabeth Hobbs.
Abigail has also produced projects for a number of cultural organisations including Lupus Films, CAMP Films, Underwire Festival, Screen Skills, The Bureau, Forma Arts, CVAN South East, and the British Council.
Alongside developing and producing extraordinary films Abigail also relishes programming and presenting screenings and discussions for international organisations, festivals and online spaces for audiences to enjoy. She has curated programmes and discussion events for organisations including the Austrian Culture Forum London, the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art, London International Animation Festival, Haifa Film Festival, and BFI Future Film Festival. Abigail has been invited onto the juries of Flatpack Festival, Encounters Festival, Visegrad Animation Forum, and London International Animation Festival.
Abigail is a member of the Animation Alliance UK Advocacy Board.