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Cartoombria 2000 Honors Computer And Web Animation

ANIMutATIONS, the 6th Cartoombria International Animation Festival, will happen in Perugia, Italy, November 23-25, 2000. The artistic committee of the festival has put together a number of computer animation, Web animation and games-related retrospectives, exhibits, workshops, screenings, premieres and artist tributes. The festival will open with the presentation of "Life From Pluto," a video installation by artist and animator Saul Saguatti, and a videoconference with the European Gathering of Young Digital Creation ( This event, which will take place November 22-24, 2000 in Valenciennes, France, is organised by SupInfoCom, a top computer animation school in France, which will be the guest school at Cartoombria 2000. Panel speakers include: Mario Cavalli, founder and project development director of Aka Pizazz Ltd. (UK), who will talk about animation, advertising and the Internet; Christian Davin, Chairman of Alphanim (France), who will present their new interactive entertainment site,; and Olivier Janin, strategic director of cHmAn (France), who will unveil the Italian version of, an online game in interactive 3D animation. For more information about Cartoombria 2000, contact the Fondazione Umbria Spettacolo at Tel.: (+39) 075-5726764; Fax: (+39) 075-5726768; Email:; or visit