The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Birmingham archives are challenging animators to bring to life a unique collection of music scores for old silent movies from the early 20th century. The scores have been recorded by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The Silent Movies Animation Challenge ask animators to create a short animation that…

* resonates with the music and the era

* has a flavour of a city that has ‘rediscovered’ musical treasure in its archives

* uses the word Birmingham or includes an image of the city

Deadline: 10th April 2012. Entries should be sent as a .mov file via Dropbox to: