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Events: Non-competitive Festivals

Screen Events

Animation WebJam '08

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 22, 2008

Greetings Earthlings! You are invited to join HAPPY TREE FRIENDS, JIBJAB, 30 SECOND BUNNY THEATER, ODD TODD, JOE CARTOON, XETH, LOW MORALE, ITS JERRYTIME! and many more of your favorite animated webtoons, all together on the big screen for the very first time in WebJam 2008, the first film festival dedicated to animation on the Internet. You can see LOLtoons, ROFLtoons, OMGtoons and even WTFtoons.

Design Events

Design Festa vol.27

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2008

Design Festa started in 1994, and is a freestyle International Art Event open to artists from all over the world to exhibit their creative talent. Design Festa is the biggest art event in Asia! The event features a wide diversity of creative work, including painting, sculpture, fashion and installations, as well as multimedia, film-screening, live music, and performance art. Design Festa is held twice a year in spring and fall at Tokyo Big Sight.

Animation Events

Animate!08 - Animation Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2008

Animate! is the first Festival for Adult Animation of Uruguay. It started in 2005 and it had a second release in 2006.

This third edition will be held at the Plaza Arts and Events in Montevideo, Uruguay May 17-May 18, 2008.

Animation of any kind and technique are welcome to be screened in this great Cinema of Montevideo, during "Montevideo Comics", the greatest Convention for Comics, Animations and Games Arts with over 3.000 people in its last edition.

Festival Events

Animate! 08 -- Segunda Edicion -- International Animation Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2008

Animate! 08 -- Segunda Edicion -- is the oldest animation film festival in Uruguay. This year it is the second edition of "Centro Cultural de España" in Montevideo, in its third year. The works accepted to this festival will be exhibited at the Cinema Auditorium of the Centro Cultural de Espana, sponsored by Animation Campus and Centro Cultural de Espana del Uruguay.

The festival has its focus in short adult animations of any kind, no matter the technique. This is a non competitive festival, and there are no fees for submission.

Animation Events

Australian International Animation Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 16, 2008 at 11:00am

Now in our 5th year, CSU Animation and Visual Effects are proud to present the Australian International Animation Festival 2008. This year has secured amazing exclusives from more than 2,200 submissions from over 30 countries.

Festival Events

Big Island Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 15, 2008

Big Island Film Festival takes place at Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Big Island of Hawai'i. One indoor venue and two under the stars, as well as filmmaker panels, awards and social events, great weather, beautiful beaches and outstanding resorts of Waikoloa Beach make this a very special location for a film festival. Submit narrative films only -- no documentaries -- by Feb. 1, 2008. For more information, visit www.bigislandfilmfestival.com.

Animation Events

FFIAK Vol.2 The Film Festival of International Animation in Kanagawa

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 6, 2008

This festival will show more than 200 selected animations from 20 different countries and will show animation produced through diverse techniques and various thought processes and systems in the world.?There is an opportunity for the people of Kanagawa as well as the Japanese public to choose exhibits for distribution by those in the animation circle and for international exchanges, as well as for information exchanges among people in the animation industry.

Festival Events

The New Strand Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 2, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 2, 2008

The New Strand Film Festival, held in an historic downtown theater, will feature three days of independent films, with Sunday highlighting children's films. This small Iowa festival offers independent filmmakers the opportunity to get involved with their audiences without the hassles of larger festivals. For further information, visit www.newstrandfilmfestival.org or email jmcmahon@wlpl.org.

Games Events

Sci-Fi-London 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 30, 2008

Sci-Fi-London announced that Electronic Arts, the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, will be the official games sponsor for this year's Sci-Fi-London, the UK's only dedicated science fiction and fantastic film festival which will run from April 30-May 4, 2008 at the Apollo West End theatre.

View the entire lineup at www.sci-fi-london.com/festival/2008/programme/.

Festival Events

13th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 26, 2008

For the first time, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will include "The Comix Strip," an entire section of the popular event dedicated to showcasing comics, graphic novels and manga. "The Comix Strip" will feature booths from prominent comic book publishers, retailers, and distributors as well as the inimitable writers and artists who create these hip and unique works.

Comix Strip-related programming will include a special Festival panel to be hosted by LOS ANGELES TIMES pop culture writer, Geoff Boucher, entitled "Comics: Superheroes of the Page and Screen."

Film Events

Newport Beach Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 24, 2008

Between April 24 and May 1, the 2008 Newport Beach Film Festival will showcase more than 350 films from around the world, offering an ambitious and international selection of features, shorts, documentaries and animation that will compete for both Jury and Audience awards.

Festival Events

AniFest 08

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2008

AniFest 08 is the seventh annual computer animation festival sponsored by the Center for Graphics Research at Western Connecticut State University. The festival includes speakers, workshops, an animation theater, a student computer animation competition, and an art exhibit. Submissions are invited for all aspects of the festival. For more information, visit the festival's website (http://cs.wcsu.edu/cgr/festival08/) or call 203-837-9353.

Festival Events

12th Annual ASU Art Museum Short Film and Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 12, 2008

The Arizona State University Art Museum Short Film and Video Festival highlights the best in short subjects. The festival is an annual outdoor film and video festival to celebrate the artistic and creative endeavors of people with different visions and levels of experience. The event is free to enter and no paperwork is needed. The screening of the films will take place at the museum, with the exact date announced later in the year. For more information visit asuartmuseum.asu.edu/filmfest/.

Festival Events

Malibu International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 4, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 4, 2008

The ninth edition of the Malibu International Film Festival returns to Malibu, April 4-6, 2008. Consistent with its prominence as a premiere festival, this year's festival is honored to screen 29 films from around the world. Special events include the opening night films; opening night party; networking breakfast; centerpiece film; awards presentation; and awards night party hosted by Taverna Tony's.

Festival Events

Vail Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 3, 2008

The Vail Film Festival, with presenting sponsor BEST LIFE magazine, announced the complete line-up of films selected to be screened at the 2008 Festival, taking place April 3 - 6, 2008 at America's top-rated ski resort in Vail, Colorado.

The Festival will screen 83 films from around the world, including 16 feature films and 66 documentaries, short films, Oscar shorts, action sports, student, and animated films. The 2008 Festival also will feature the two winning short films from the brand new Red Vision Film Contest.

Films Events

Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 1, 2008

This year's program includes internationally recognized Governor General's Award winner Bruce Elder, and other internationally acclaimed filmmakers, through to black and white films of first-time filmmakers, to local and Canadian experimental films, to the best in dance films.

Special screenings and presentations by filmmakers include films and videos of Ottawa media artist Penny McCann, Governor-General Award winner R. Bruce Elder, and Vancouver's Alex MacKenzie (whose films are presented through a homebuilt, hand-cranked projector).

Film Events

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 16, 2008

CalArts presents the third annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival, curated by Elizabeth Shepherd and in partnership with Northwest Film Forum. This Los Angeles audience favorite offers three weekends of inspired animation, exhilarating live-action and rarely shown films.

Film Events

The Florida Art Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 1, 2008

The second annual Florida ART Film Festival will be held at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre. Films directed, written, or produced by Florida filmmakers will be showcased during this weekend event. For more information, visit www.acrosstown.org/filmfestival.htm.

Animation Events

Projector Animation Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: January 30, 2008

Projector is a four day extravaganza of lush, gorgeous, complex and eclectic elements from the world of animation and the moving image.

We present a feast of screenings, masterclasses, workshops and installations to stimulate, illuminate and inspire.

The entire tasty menu is laid out on our website, with a special programme to celebrate our collaboration with manipulate, Scotland's new visual theatre festival.

Film Events

Children's Film Festival - Seattle 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, January 25, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: January 25, 2008

Children's Film Festival Seattle is part of Northwest Forum's programming for young people and families. At Northwest Film Forum, we recognize that young people and families deserve the highest quality films made specifically for them, and that the future of our organization is dependent on continually building, from the ground up, film audiences who are globally minded, intellectually curious, and critically discerning.

Festival Events

Byte Me! Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 1, 2007

Byte Me! is a Digital Content Festival, featuring a program of screenings, Show 'n Tells by international Industry speakers, live audiovisual performances and innovative cross-media events. See http://ByteMe.net.au

Festival Events

Awesome Arts Festival: animation4kids

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 16, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 16, 2007

Lycette Bros. will be presenting a kids program of recent animation as part of the 2007 Awesome Arts Festival in Perth.The Awesome Festival, a ten-day international contemporary arts celebration for young people and families, is one of the largest youth festivals in Australia. Now in its 12th year, the Awesome Arts Festival attracts an audience in excess of 80,000 across the city of Perth.

Lycette Bros. are calling for animations that are short, fun and suitable for children.

Anime Events

Anime USA

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 16, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 16, 2007

Anime USA is pleased to announce its return! For our 9th year, we've moved to the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City. From the Dealer's Room to the Artist Alley, panels and workshops to the Masquerade, everything promises to be be better than ever!

This year, we are excited about a few fantastic events. Coleen Clinkenbeard, Richard Epgar and Patrick Seitz are only a few of our guests. Don't miss concerts by Japanese pop-stars Kristine Sa and BACK-ON!

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Animations Events

Animation 4 Kids

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 15, 2007

animation4kids! is a one-off kids program of recent animation. Lycette Bros. are compiling a selection animations to be screened twice daily for the duration of the 2007 Awesome Arts Festival in Perth.

Animations suitable for children of all ages will considered. It envisaged that the selected animations will utilise many varied styles and techniques, and will be up to 5 minutes in length. To enter, please submit a preview URL or send digital files on disk. There is no registration fee. See the URL to enter or for further detail www.lycettebros.com/awesome/.

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