When I arrived at the museum and met a couple who had driven up specially from Nottingham, anxiously waiting for our star to arrive, I knew it was going to be a good day.
We began with a glittering opening night, and followed suit with some magnificent special guests over the weekend.
Watch our interview with Neil Thompson, Director of Art and Animation at legendary videogame studio BioWare.
Read about (and watch) our interview with Christine Phelan, character animator at leading game studio Valve.
Bradford Animation Festival 2012 launched with a bit of local flavour: Stewart Gilray, Development Director of Oddworld Inhabitants, lives just up the road in Otley.
Special guests always spark interest among staff and visitors alike. When the guest happened to be Sir David Attenborough, it’s fair to say excitement levels at the museum reached fever pitch.
Ahead of Neil Thompson’s visit to the museum, we caught up over email to find out a little more about what makes him tick.