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Animation11 Festival and Inspirational Computer Science day

Thank you for joining us at The University of Manchester's Martin Harris Centre for the Animation11 Awards Festival and Inspirational Computer Science Day! In the morning there's was a film show of all the winning animations followed by the Awards Ceremony, at which this years winners received their prizes.

This year 37 awards were won by both groups and individuals.

Visit the Animation11 Winners Gallery to view the winning animations.

The afternoon was filled with hands-on activities workshop, introducing the exciting and fun world of Computer Science (see below for details).

The Animation Festival and Inspirational Computer Science Day is an open, free of charge event, to all UK schools, subject to space.

What's happened on the day?

Morning Schedule

  • 0900-1000: Registration (Martin Harris Centre Foyer)
  • 1000: Welcome (Cosmo Rodewald Hall)
  • 1015: Film Festival of winning animations, and prize-giving, part 1
  • 1115: Morning break (Foyer/John Thaw Theatre)
  • 1130: Film Festival of winning animations, and prize-giving, part 2
  • 1230: Lunch break. Prizewinners VIP lunch in the Manchester Museum.
    All other guests please bring your own packed lunch, to eat in
    University Place/outside if fine

Afternoon Schedule

  • 1315: Be inspired by Computer Science!
    • Animation in Games - an inspirational talk by
      famous games designer Fred Gill of Electronic Arts (Cosmo Rodewald Hall).
    • Computer graphics and stereo vision (John Thaw Theatre)
    • Hands-on Computer Science workshop in the Activities Room (G16)
      and the Kinect Room (F20)
      including:
      • Computer Science meets Art in Ben Blundell's unique "Only Kinect" installation
      • Fly your own plane in The University of Manchester's Flight Simulator
      • Experience Google Earth in 3D!
      • Experience the weird world of Augmented Reality
      • Virtual robot racing with Sodarace.
      • Interactive displays of computer graphics
      • Experience the magic of Computer Science with cs4fn's Paulo Masci.
      • Race your mobile phone against "The Manchester Baby" - the world's first computer
  • 1600: Finish

The Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester.

The Martin Harris Centre - Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

The Martin Harris Centre - John Thaw Studio