MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

MediaCityUK animator turns to Kickstarter to make film

Some of the leading animators in the country are backing MediaCityUK-based Animation Toolkit founder, Westley Wood as he seeks to make his debut feature, Pooch Proposal. Having worked as a puppet maker for Mackinnon and Saunders, before joining Cosgrove Hall and then CITV, Wood has been able to call on help from some well known names. And he’s […]

The Simpsons’ Josh Weinstein talks of media revolution in Manchester

The Simpsons’ Josh Weinstein talks of media revolution in Manchester

Josh Weinstein, the former writer and executive producer of The Simpsons, believes Manchester has the potential to overtake Los Angeles as a media hub. He made the observations during an “in conversation” session at the Salford Media Festival at MediaCityUK. Talking to Inspiral Carpets’ Clint Boon, he told delegates, that Manchester had both the infrastructure […]