AWN's President Ron Diamond, C.O.O Dan Sarto, General Manager AnnickTeninge and Editor-In-Chief Heather Kenyon will attend the upcomingAnnecy Festival (June 4 - 9, 2001). Ron Diamond will serve as a Jurymember for short and feature films. If you'd like to arrange ameeting with us to showcase your latest animation initiatives, pleasesend an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with 'Annecy Meeting' in the subjectof the e-mail, or leave a message in our mailboxes at the festival.Filmmakers, we would like to invite you to submit your short filmsfor possible review in Animation World Magazine (http://mag.awn.com).We will need a VHS copy (PAL or NTSC), background information as wellas an image release form in order to be able to publish any imagesand clips (limited to 30 seconds) from your film. If you areinterested, feel free to contact us at the festival.
This year, Annecy will pay tribute to Great Britain, with a profileof Aardman Animations, along with screenings of classic Britishshorts, THE YELLOW SUBMARINE, the Bolex Brothers' THE SECRETADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB, and more. Other programs include"Advertising And Animation," "Films In Relief," "Rabbitmation," plusa tribute to Alexandre Alexeieff and Alison de Vere. The MIFA expowill be open June 6-9, 2001, with conferences on topics such astechnology development and the interaction between video games and TVseries. For more information, visit www.annecy.org.