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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES
Online art clubs, draw-alongs and creative activities everyone can get involved with!
ANIMATED SHORT FILMS FOR KIDS
We’ve curated some of our favourite independent animated shorts for families to stream right now for free! Suitable for all ages.
RESOURCES FOR ANIMATORS + STUDENTS
Keep learning and connecting, and access support. Practical tips and resources for animators and students.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF ANIMATED SHORT FILMS
Take a look behind the scenes and see how some of our favourite independent animated short films were made!
HOW TO ANIMATE
From smartphone apps and free software to DIY rostrums and flipbook tutorials, anyone can animate at home!
WHERE CAN I SEE MORE ANIMATED FILMS?
Hungry for more animated shorts? From curated favourites to massive archives, explore the varied world of animated short film!
Hear some behind the scenes stories from filmmakers as they discuss their work.
NEW ANIMATED SHORTS TO STREAM NOW
Some of our favourite independent animators have put their short films online recently for everyone to enjoy. Watch some of our favourites here!
Immerse yourself in culture from the comfort of your own home – from virtual tours and art galleries to immersive short films.
CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS REWIND
Binge watch animated short films! All our past Cardiff Animation Nights programmes are here. Watch some of your favourites again or discover some new ones!
HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE ARTS RIGHT NOW?
If you're wondering how you can support the arts through a difficult time, we've collected some ways you can help.
INDEPENDENT ANIMATED FILMS TO RENT
Want a break from the blockbusters and animated classics? You can support these filmmakers by paying a couple of pounds to stream their brilliant independent animated features and shorts at home.
INCLUSION IN ANIMATION
Thursday 18th June 18:00 BST
Join chair Tanya J Scott and a panel of professional animation and VFX creatives as they shine a spotlight on ethnic diversity and inclusion within the industry
KYLE LEGALL ONLINE WORKSHOP
Tuesday 5th May 18:00 BST
Emerging and aspiring animators can draw along with Kyle as he shares tips on evoking emotion through character design.
IN CONVERSATION WITH LORRAINE LORDAN
Saturday 2nd May 16:00 BST
Join us for this masterclass with animation director Lorraine Lordan as she shares her insight into her varied and international career on both shorts and features.
SECOND CARDIFF ANIMATION KIDS
Saturday 2nd May 10:30 BST
Join us for our second Family-friendly online screening!
CAF CLIMATE ASSEMBLY
Friday 3rd April
What can the animation industry do to fight the climate crisis?
At a time when all our working practices are changing, let's explore how we can all work greener.
SECOND CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 30th April 20:15 BST
Join us for our second Cardiff Animation Nights Online Screening!
CARDIFF ANIMATION KIDS
Saturday 11th April
We screened an hour of family-friendly animation live on YouTube with our first Cardiff Animation Kids Online Screening.
WALES ARTS REVIEW DIGITHON
Friday 27th - Sunday 29th March
We partnered with Wales Arts Review to bring you new Welsh animation straight into your home to help raise emergency funds for artists!
Watch all the animated shorts made in just 48 hours!
THIRD CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 23rd July 20:15 BST
Join us for our third Cardiff Animation Nights Online Screening!
CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 2nd April
Ever wished you could come to Cardiff Animation Nights but can’t get there? Now you can join us wherever you are in the world!
DRINK & DRAW ONLINE
Thursday 30th July 17:30 BST
It's a chance for Cardiff's and beyond animation community to come together, catch up, share what you have been working on and have a drink!
THIRD CARDIFF ANIMATION KIDS ONLINE
Saturday 1st August 10:30 BST
Join us for our third family-friendly online screening!
KYLE LEGALL ONLINE WORKSHOP & Q+A
Monday 17th August 17:00 BST
Draw along with Kyle as he shares tips on evoking emotion through character design afterwards join Kyle for a Q+A.
AN INTRODUCTION TO CLAY MODEL MAKING & ANIMATION WORKSHOP WITH LAURA TOFARIDES
Wednesday 19th August 15:00 BST
Join stop motion animator Laura Tofarides for an introduction to clay model making and animation.
CREATIVE MORNINGS X CAF
Friday 28th August 09:00 BST
Register for your free ticket to Creative Mornings x CAF Online talk with BAFTA winning animator Maryam Mohajer
FOURTH CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 27th August 20:15 BST
Join us for our fourth Cardiff Animation Nights Online Screening featuring Skwigly Interviews with some of the filmmakers!
FOURTH CARDIFF ANIMATION KIDS ONLINE
Thursday 29th August 10:30 BST
Join us for our fourth Cardiff Animation Kids Online Screening!
CAF X FIO STOP-MOTION SUMMER SCHOOL SCREENING
Sunday 30th August 11:00 BST
Join us for our CAF x Fio Stop-Motion Summer School online screening! See the amazing animation the students have made!
FIFTH CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 24th September 20:00 BST
Join us for our fifth Cardiff Animation Nights Online Screening!
Online Events Coming Up...
CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS ONLINE
Thursday 10th December 20:00 GMT
The seventh Cardiff Animation Nights Online will be streamed live on YouTube.
CARDIFF ANIMATION KIDS
Saturday 19th December 10:30 GMT
Online Family-Friendly screening of animated shorts streamed live on YouTube.