Red Bull competition winners could get animation on cinema screens

Red Bull canimation

Red Bull Canimation is searching for creative talent, with the best animations entered getting the change to be featured on Channel 4 and in cinemas.

The competition, which ends 15 November, has three categories: stop-motion, CGI and drawn, with entries to be based on the blue-and-silver Red Bull can.

There are six different prizes available: one for students and one open in each categories. The prizes for students are internships at Aardman (stop-motion), The Mill (CGI) and 12foot6 (drawn), while the open prizes are a laptop and a copy of Stop Motion Pro HD (stop-motion), Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Premium 2012 (CGI) and Digicel Flipbook Pro HD6 (drawn).

Judges for the competition are: James Farrington, lead 3D animator for The Mill; Dave Anderson, co-founder of 12foot6; Tom Tagholm, creative director for 4Creative; Merlin Crossingham, creative director for Aardman; and Jayne Pilling, director of the British Animation Awards.

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