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Tate Movie Project Begins Second Stage of Its UK Tour

LONDON.- The Tate Movie Project truck arrived at Leicester Square in London on 14 October. Its arrival celebrates three months of successful touring to 52 schools and 23 festivals and family days at UK venues across the country when children got the chance to take part in creating an animation film. The Tate Movie Project will then tour to a further 27 galleries nationwide in the final leg of its journey before the film enters the production phase early in 2011. The first stage of the tour, which began on 15 July, saw the Tate Movie Project truck travel to schools and festivals and family days including the Harbour Festival in Bristol, the Juice Festival in Newcastle, the Thames Festival in London and primary schools from across the country from County Tyrone to Ayr to Plymouth. Children were invited to take part in a nationwide project to create the Tate Movie, the first of its kind, an animation film made by and for children