* Friday, February 19 - Friday, February 26. Santa Clarita, California, USA
The week-long Santa Clarita International Film Festival (SCIFF) takes place at Edwards Cinemas, Valencia Town Center. Director/animator Chuck Jones is receiving the 1999 SCIFF "Friz Award" for Lifetime Achievement in Animation and will have a selection of his cartoons screened on February 19 at 2:15 p.m. Animated films scheduled to be shown include THE DIRT ON MOM (Aberle Films), THE BLUE SHOE (FableVision Studios), A WEEKEND WITH WENDELL (Weston Woods Studios) and WHEN THE STARS CAME DREAMING (Will Vinton Studios) among others. For additional information on tickets and schedules, visit http://www.sciff.org or call the SCIFF hotline at (805) 257- 3131.
Animation World Magazine profiled the production of THE BLUE SHOE in our April '98 issue. The article, "Once Upon a Napkin...The Blue Shoe" by Marcy Gardner.