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Nottingham’s Creative Quarter Guide Launch

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We had a great evening out at the launch of the Explorer’s Guide to the Creative Quarter at Nottingham Contemporary on Monday 12th October. Great food, music, people and the launch of a fantastic little free booklet highlighting the interesting and talented bunch of retailers and artists as well as cafés, restaurants and venues that add to the buzz and energy of the Creative Quarter. Pick up a free guide and introduce yourself to a few hidden gems.

http://www.creativequarter.com
http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org

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Come and work with us!

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BOTTLETOP-VACANCY
Bottletop is looking for a talented high to senior level motion designer/animator to join our small, friendly team to get involved with our increasing work load. We produce creative, award winning animation and video for clients including CBeebies, BBC, CITV, CBBC, Merlin Entertainments, University of Cambridge, the Science Museum and the NHS as well as blue chips and SMEs.

Our wish list:
An After Effects wizard with 4+ years post-graduate experience in a similar creative environment.
Fully conversant with Photoshop and Illustrator.
Some experience of Cinema 4D and Premiere would be an advantage.
A graphic designer (not just an operator) – capable of drawing and storyboard production, with a good eye for typography.
Good command of the English language.
Obsessive attention to detail would be nice.
Well organised, able to handle clients, take a brief and develop ideas as well as working as one of a team.
A willingness to dress up in a green lycra catsuit if work demands it.

The important bit:
Regular hours
Central Nottingham location.
Occasional travel.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Salary £30k

Take a look at our website bottletop.co.uk to find out more about us and the kind of projects we get involved with.
Interested?
Please send your CV and a link to some recent projects to anne@bottletop.co.uk with subject title:
BOTTLETOP VACANCY

We are an equal opportunities employer.
No agencies. Not even one. Thank you.

TAAFI Award Nomination

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We are delighted to be nominated for Best International Short at the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (taafi) for ‘Jack the Astronaut’. Produced as one of CITV’s ‘Share a Story’ animations ‘Jack’ was also one of the BAFTA winning animations at the Children’s BAFTAs in November 2013.

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BAFTA Nomination

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Bottletop is delighted to be nominated again as part of the production team for CITV’s Share A Story which won the Short Form category at last year’s BAFTA Kids Awards. The results will be announced at the BAFTA ceremony on November 24th. Fingers crossed.

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Paa Joe & The Lion

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Our pal and occasional cameraman Ben Wigley is raising funds via Kickstarter to finish his fabulous documentary film featuring Paa Joe, a coffin maker from Ghana. Paa Joe creates coffins that are amazing works of art – Coke bottles, red hot chilli peppers – you name it, you can be buried in it. Ben needs some cash to help finish the film so please give him a quid. Every little helps!

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RTS nomination for BBC’s Sunday Politics

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Robin Hood Media has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Midlands Award (Digital Innovation category) for the on screen graphics produced for the BBC’s Sunday Politics programme. Bottletop provides the graphics on a weekly basis for the show and is delighted to be part of the nominated team. The award winners will be announced on October 17th.

 

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Want to see more of our award winning animation and video production? Yes I do