Wojtek Wawszczyk Masterclasses

Exclusive behind-the-scenes look at ‘George the Hedgehog’


27 - 28 August 2011, 10am - 12pm
Barbican Centre,
Fountain Room
Silk Street,
London, EC2Y 8DS
Tickets: £90 full/£70 concession
Price of workshop includes a ticket to the 'George the Hedgehog' screening at Barbican Cinema 1 on Monday To book a place on any of these masterclasses please contact the LIAF directly: Tel: 0207 607 8660 / info@liaf.org.uk

Wojtek Wawszczyk (Poland) is director, animator, writer, cartoonist, teacher and music composer. He graduated at the Polish National Film School and the German Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg and his short films have been winning awards and popularity around the world since 1999. From 2003 -05 he worked in Los Angeles as one of the animators on the Disney productions I, Robot and Aeon Flux before returning to Poland to work on the  animated feature film ‘George the Hedgehog’ as Director, animation supervisor, animator, co-writer, voice talent and additional music.

 In this masterclass Wojtek will give a potted history of his work on animated movies both in Europe and the USA with a specific behind-the-scenes look at ‘George the Hedgehog’ which will be getting it’s UK premiere at LIAF. 

“George The Hedgehog joins the likes of Mary And Max, The Illusionist and My Dog Tulip in presenting an animated feature that’s a refreshing alternative from the offerings of Pixar and Disney.“ – Screen International


To find out more about Wojtek Wawszczyk please visit www.wojwaw.com

Part of London International Animation Festival. Supported by the Polish Cultural Institute in London.


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