Brown Bag Films sets up a UK animation studio at The Sharp Project
The twice Oscar nominated animation studio will initially have 40 staff based in their Manchester studio by January 2015. The Manchester studio will build on Brown Bag Films’ track record by implementing a long form 2D animation pipeline using Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro software throughout and expanding their current output of animation production to the North West of the UK. Having decided to move to the city, Brown Bag Films very much appreciated the welcome and support given by both MIDAS and The Sharp Project. This is Brown Bag Films third studio, with the others located in Dublin and Los Angeles.
SharpFutures Apprentice Highly Commended at national TV industry awards
SharpFutures Manchester CIC, is delighted to announce that Tom Rothwell, aged 22 from West Gorton in Manchester - one of the social enterprise’s apprentices - has been Highly Commended at a national television industry awards ceremony at BAFTA’s headquarters in London, which took place on the evening of Thursday 7th November.
Woodward to be awarded prestigious RSA Bicentenary Medal
Sue Woodward, OBE, FRSA, the Founder of The Sharp Project and The Space Project, Manchester’s iconic and pioneering homes to digital entrepreneurs, creatives and production companies, is to be awarded the prestigious RSA Bicentenary Medal.
JD Sports invests in production at The Sharp Project
The Bury based company has taken 10, 400 sq ft of production space at the digital content production complex in Manchester. The company has signed a long-term lease on The Sharp Project’s ‘Stage 02’ to use it as a permanent base for the production of their digital and marketing content across the group.
Bird relocate to The Sharp Project
Award winning Manchester PR agency Bird Consultancy has relocated from its City Centre office in Manchester to The Sharp Project after they were invited to consider moving to the east Manchester creative, digital and production hub.
The Sharp Project wins Government’s Enterprising Britain Award
The Sharp Project, Manchester’s digital content production complex, has won the Government’s Enterprising Britain Award in the ‘Improving the Business Environment’ category and is one of only two UK entries chosen to go forward to the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) for 2014 held in Naples in September.
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