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2012 'Animation Show of Shows' U.S. Tour Now Underway

The 14th annual Animation Show of Shows, a traveling selection of the year’s best animated short films, is underway with dates across the U.S.

The 14th annual Animation Show of Shows, a traveling selection of the year’s best animated short films curated and presented by Acme Filmworks’ founder and AWN co-founder and publisher Ron Diamond, is currently underway with dates across the U.S.

This year’s films include John Kahr’s Disney short Paperman (USA), Till Nowak’s hysterical The Brain Centrifuge Project (Germany), Michele Lemieux’s Here And The Great Elsewhere (Canada), Pixar’s Carlo Vogele’s independent fish tale Una Furtiva Lagrima (USA), Russian Dmitry Geller and the students at Jilin Animation Institute’s I Saw Mice Burying A Cat (China), Martin Zivocky’s graduation film The Case (Czech Republic), Martin Georgiev’s 7596 Frames (Bulgaria), Supinfocom’s Antoine Robert, Dorianne Fibleuil, Paulin Cointot and Maud Sertour’s Le Taxidermiste (France), Israel’s Tomer Eshed’s 3D Flamingo Pride (Germany), Warner Bros. newest short, Matt O’Callaghan’s Daffy’s Rhapsody (USA), Emma de Swaef and Marc Marc James Roels Oh Willy! (Belgium), Supinfocom’s film by Loris Accaries, Marie Ayme, Claire Baudean and Audrey Janvier Tentation (France), and Michaela Pavlatova’s Tram (Czech Republic).

10/17 - * University of Southern California (6:30PM) 10/18 - * Chapman University, Orange (TBD) 10/21 - * Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (7:00PM) 10/22 - * Savannah College of Art and Design, Lucas Theater (8:00PM) 10/23 - * Savannah College of Art and Design, Midtown Arts Cinema (8:00PM) 10/24 - * University of the Arts, Philadelphia (12:00PM) 10/24 - ** School of Visual Arts, ASIFA East, NYU, Parsons, Pratt, FIT, Silas Theatre (7:00PM) 10/25 - * Emerson College (7:00PM) 10/26 - * SMFA/Mass Art/North Eastern/AI, Museum of Fine Arts (10:15AM) 10/26 - * Harvard University, Carpenter Center (2:00PM) 11/05 - ** ASIFA SF, San Francisco Dolby Labs (7:30PM) 11/08 - * San Jose State University (7:30PM)

* All screenings marked with an "**" require rsvp confirmation and are open to animation professionals, students and fans. Request a confirmation for you and one guest at rsvp@acmefilmworks.com, include the theater, date and time in the subject and in the message include your name, and that of your guest with both of your email addresses and mobile numbers. NAMES WILL BE CHECKED AT THE DOOR. All screenings marked with an "*" are open to animation professionals, students and fans on a first come first served basis.

Source: Acme Filmworks

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