‘My Bricknell’ wins at Bradford Animation Festival 2013

Children at Bricknell Primary School are celebrating after their animated documentary of school life was awarded the Young Animators Award at Bradford Animation Festival, beating films made by children and young people around the world.

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A child’s view of life at primary school, from the first day to the last, “My Bricknell” features interviews across each school year, stop motion and flipbooks to illustrate the children’s’ individual journeys. From fears of exams, to the wonder of childhood, My Bricknell reveals what it is like to grow up through school in 21st Century Britain. The professional BAF jury, said, “The clever balance between the children’s voices and mixed media creates a moving and personal portrait of this school.”

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