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Animation Workshop Inspired by the Famous Children’s Poems of Colin West

6 children aged 9-12 had an amazing opportunity – making short animation films inspired by Colin West’s great poems for children. Facilitated by BAFTA – winner animator Nandita Jain and award-winning filmmaker Helmie Stil. Each film premiered on a big screen during the Filmpoem Festival at Depot cinema in Lewes.


Award-Wining Children's Poet, Author, Wildlife and Climate enthusiast, NPD Ambassador, blogger and owner of Lola the retired alert dog and Paddy the alert dog in training. Books include CLiPPA shortlisted Being Me, Poems about Thoughts, Worries and Feelings, Editor of Shaping the World, Author of Be the Change, Apes to Zebras, The Same Inside, Reaching the Stars and Animal Magic. I visit schools, libraries, literary festivals via Zoom and give lessons on writing poetry for children. @Lizpoet

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