Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009
Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to welcome American animator Don Hertzfeldt. He will introduce a retrospective of his work at the Cameo Cinema on the 21st of June at 6pm, featuring the UK premier of his latest film I AM SO PROUD OF YOU, the eagerly anticipated continuation of EVERYTHING WILL BE OK. Following the screening, Hertzfeldt will speak about his films. In all they have won over a hundred awards, including Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Award. Included in the programme are BILLY'S BALLOON, INTERMISSION IN THE THIRD DIMENSION, THE MEANING OF LIFE and REJECTED. Other animations playing at this year's EIFF are Adam Elliott's feature MARY AND MAX and Tomm Moore's THE SECRET OF KELLS. Two jam-packed international programmes of short animated films are also on offer, as well as the McLaren Programmes for British Animation. The prestigious McLaren Award of GBP 1000 will be awarded to the film with the most popular audience vote.