Bearwood Art With History

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How did the Windsor cinema (Sandwell Snooker Club) play its role in spying on the Germans in WW2? Which night classes did Bearwood Primary School offer in the late 18th century?

These questions and more will be answered at the Bearwood Art with History exhibition this weekend.

Bearwood resident Josh Whitehouse (Jowybean) has been working with local historian and chairperson of the Smethwick Local History Society, Mary Bodfish to bring to life the history and culture of Bearwood in an utterly fresh and unique way.

Josh is is a 24 year old freelance illustrator, character designer, storyboard and comic artist living in Birmingham. His work merges keen interest in international architecture with an encyclopedic knowledge of illustration: from children’s cartoons to Japanese anime and everything in between. These different influences, combined with a fluency in a range of styles of illustration means that a Jowybean piece, more often than not…

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Yamination Studios’ Short Animation Film At-issue Set for Sky Arts TV Broadcast

#Brill #Brummie #Animnation #Studio #Yamination to have programme aired on #SKY #Arts starting in #January #2016….#Brummiebard ……#1truclaretnblu #KevinDeBracey

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Yamination Studios’ Short Animation Film At-issue set for Sky Arts TV Broadcast from 5th January 2016


Yamination Studios is an animation company based in Birmingham’s creative quarter, Digbeth, which specialises in stop frame animation, working on short films, promos and commercials for clients such as Coca-Cola, Cravendale and Sky.

The Studios latest short film, At-issue, which initially started in 2012 through a commission from Sky Academy’s Arts Scholarship Scheme is now complete and ready for the big screen.

At-issue_BroadcastPromo_image_HiRes At-issue coming on Sky Arts in 2016

Here’s more about At-issue:

Bartholomew, a struggling thirty something puppet, dreams of becoming a Hollywood Star just like his father. In a last ditch effort to achieve his life-time goal, he seizes an opportunity to audition for his perfect job, but his dream is threatened. He is different to all the other actors – not only are they 2D, but they are also…

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