The trip to the ANiMA Festival is open to all levels on BA (Hons) Animation. There are 30 places available on a first come first served basis.
The non refundable deposit of £200.00 is due to be paid by 12:00 noon, Friday 29th September 2023.
For further details, including when the final balance will be due, please read the information below.
Mon 26th February to Sun 3rd March 2024
The total cost is approximately: £570.28This is subject to any changes in student numbers, exchange rates etc. This covers:
- Return travel by rail - Leeds to Brussels (LNER/Eurostar)
- MEININGER Hotel Brussels Gare du Midi including breakfast
- Anima Student Festival pass.
You need to have additional money for all meals and refreshments, museum visits etc.
This is a fantastic opportunity to see work from around the world, listen to masterclasses on how animation is/was made and listen to advice from speakers talking about the trends and debates surrounding animation. There will be opportunities to talk to animators and professionals involved in the animation industry. The full itinerary hasn’t been announced yet, and depending on the itinerary and what you want to attend, there are museums, galleries and plenty of shops to go to in the surrounding areas, these include:
Moof museum (which is amazing!) https://www.moofmuseum.be/en/
Comics Art Museum Brussels https://www.comicscenter.net/en/home
Museum of Natural Sciences https://www.brusselsmuseums.be/en/museums/museum-of-natural-sciences-royal-belgian-institute-of-natural-sciences
For more information about the festival - https://animafestival.be/en
You will need to ensure that your passport is in date and has a minimum validity after the date of travel. The minimum validity for this trip can be checked on the FCO website here. At the moment this advises your passport must be:
- Issued less than 10 years before the date you enter the country (check the ‘date of issue’)
- Valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’)
If you cannot provide valid passport information now you will need to provide this information no later than 8th January 2024.
Please be aware it is your responsibility to ensure this is in place by that deadline. If you cannot provide this information by then you run the risk of not being able to participate on the trip and potentially suffering the loss of up to the full cost of the trip.
If you require a visa to travel to Germany, please ensure that it is valid before purchasing a ticket.
EHIC & GHIC
You need a valid EHIC or GHIC card at the time of travel.
A deposit of £200.00 is due by 12:00 noon on Friday 29th September 2023.
A final balance of approximately £370.28 will be due by 12:00 noon on Friday 8th December 2023
Please be aware that if you cancel the trip at any stage or do not provide valid passport information in time you may still be liable for up to the full cost of the trip.
If anyone requires any further information please contact the course administrator, Helen Wilde by email: [email protected]