CAKE (Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange) is an animation festival based at Edge Hill University. CAKE Festival takes place at the University from Monday, 14th to Friday, 18th July 2014. It will nurture long-term relationships between UK and Chinese animation industries and education sectors, with students and industry professionals attending the week-long festival.
With a host of world renowned animators set to be in attanedance, the festival boasts an impressive programme of presentations, workshops and screenings – plus an awards ceremony honouring the best animation submissions from both UK and Chinese entrants – taking place at Edge Hill University’s new state of the art Creative Edge building.
The CAKE event has been developed as a part of an ongoing British Council initiative linked to CICAF, the China International Cartoon and Animation Festival. A CICAF Forum will take place as part of the festival, where Chinese and British students will exchange and discuss animation works.