The San Francisco Independent Film Festival hosts its 4th Another Hole in the Head, which is comprised on two weeks of fantasy, sci-fi and horror films. This year's event will also feature SF IndieFest: Gets Animated, a collection of horror and fantasy animated shorts. Films will be shown at San Francisco's Roxie Film Center, 3117 16th St. Tickets are $10 per film. For more information, visit www.sfindie.com.
Events: Non-competitive Festivals
Multyashkino aims at demonstrating the best recent works of Russian animation. More than 50 animated cartoon films are released every year in this country. The open-air event will also feature live performances and games for children. It will take place from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. For more information, visit www.multyashkino.ru/.
Lovebytes brings together artists, musicians, designers and technologists from around the world providing a public platform for their work, much of which is specially commissioned by Lovebytes. The festival offers a wide range of exhibitions, events and activities including live performances, presentations and debates, film screenings and workshops. Exhibitions take place at venues around the city for up to six weeks creating a vibrant, interactive and accessible context for events over three days.
On May 9, 2007, Hollywood's elite movers and shakers will converge at the historic Castro Theatre for the Academy of Art University's 1st Annual Epidemic Film Festival. Featuring infectious work from a new generation of artists on the verge of graduating from the nation's top art and design school, the festival will showcase the best student work from the Academy's School of Motion Pictures & Television and School of Animation and Visual Effects.
A two-day animation festival will be held at Kochi in Kerala on May 4, to showcase 2D and 3D cartooning talent. The event -- ANIYUG -- is being organized by the Kerala Cartoon Academy and Access Atlantech Technologies, a well-known name in media education industry. Each film will be no more than 10 minutes in length.
Sci-Fi-London is the U.K.'s only dedicated science fiction and fantastic film festival. The even features screenings, panel discussions, special guests and parties, among other events. Animation includes PAPRIKA, FILL METAL ALCHEMIST: CONQUEROR OF SHAMBALLA, GHOST IN THE SHELL: SOLID STATE SOCIETY and an anime all-nighter. For more information, visit, www.sci-fi-london.com.
Fmx is a worldwide technological event.
The whole world of 2d/3d animation will be there.
It take place in Stuttgart.
From the 1st of may till the 4th.
Northeastern University is hosting the 2007 Visual Music Marathon, to be held as part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. The marathon will include screenings of new and historic works that reflect the theme of the event and a live video component. Approximately 30 minutes of programming will be selected for national cablecast on the Harmony Channel, available to subscribers of digital cable on the Comcast and Cox networks.
The 12th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books event celebrates and animates the written word through panel discussions, poetry readings, cooking demonstrations, book signings and music. The festival affords book lovers the chance to meet bestselling authors, publishers and other literary figures. The hundreds of exhibitor booths, stage events and popular children's characters keep it entertaining for all ages.
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is proud to announce the first annual Animation Festival. Hosted by students and faculty of the school's Media Arts & Animation department, the festival will be held from 3:00 - 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at the Herbst Theater located at 401 Van Ness in San Francisco, California. The festival will feature independent student animated productions in a variety of genres, including 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, stop-motion animation and mixed media.
The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival is seeking submissions of short animated films on Jewish themes to showcase at our 2nd annual film festival taking place April 21-27 2007.
Themes might include Jewish identity, culture, humor, Israel, history, text, religion or contemporary expressions that defy categorization and evolve Jewish creativity and civilization.
There is no entry fee for submission and no limitation on completion date. Simply mail a dvd or vhs (ntsc) screener to:
Roger Blonder LAJFF/Jewish Animation Collective
Description/Content:The 2007 Government Technologies Conference & Expo and 2007 Health Technologies Conference & Expo are the premier annual IT events for IT professionals from all levels of government and health services in Canada. These events will feature cutting-edge applications and solutions on current hot topics such as eGovernment, Business Intelligence, IT Outsourcing, Database Administration, Document & Content Management, Network Management, Biometrics & Identity Management, IT Security, Data Storage, Desktop Management, Wireless Government Solutions, Privacy, Cross Government Solutions, Web Hosting and many others.
Interested in presenting at this event? Please visit http://gov.wowgao.com/call_for_papers to present a proposal, or call 416-292-0038 ext. 835 for more information.
Sponsored by the Arizona State University Art Museum, 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 paper work 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/.
On the cultural "fringe" of the Castlemaine State Festival in Victoria, Australia you'll find the "Digital Chaos Gallery" featuring selected works from the binary realm, with a focus on 'local people'. We are seeking 2-D, 3-D and multi-dimensional art - especially work that expands the definition of "digital art".
No submission fee. Deadline March 21st. See link below for entry form:
Venue: The Criterion Hotel, Castlemaine,Victoria
Opens Saturday April 1
The Streaming Festival is a progressive film festival that takes place exclusively on the internet. Films are streamed full screen with high image quality.
The Streaming Festival presents carefully selected independent films to a worldwide audience. Film-makers and viewers from all over the world can join in and share without any costs for tickets, subscription fees or travel costs.
The festival encourages the development of media technologies with a special emphasis on streaming media. The festival wants to create a platform for audiovisual art.
BOBTV Africa, is an international content convention where everything that has to do with film and TV is brought under one roof. It is a one-stop shop for selling and buying films for broudcast or distribution; a platform for training and discourse; an exhibition of TV programs, broadcast equipment, films etc; a fantastic platform for networking and business.
PlayStation teams up with the BFI and leading audiovisual artists/producers Addictive TV with new-media curators Cinefeel to present Optronica, a hybrid of music festival and film festival taking place over five days in March 2007. Optronica explores the fusion of music and visuals, and features live audiovisual performances, screenings, talks, workshops and related special events. The festival will be held at the BFI IMAX and the newly renovated National Film Theatre, which will re-open as BFI Southbank on 1 February.
The Museum of Television & Radio will present the 24th annual William S. Paley Television Festival. This Festival, named for William S. Paley, founder of both the Museum and CBS, celebrates television's rich and diverse programming and the creative process behind it. During each evening, the audience views episodes or highlights of the featured work and has the opportunity to ask questions of the cast and creative team or the individual involved in its production.
The 10th Annual East Lansing Children's Film Festival, one of the premiere children's festivals in the Midwest, is dedicated to showcasing films from around the globe that enrich, inspire and entertain children of all ages without violent or exploitative subject matter. Last year over 100 films were shown from 19 different countries. The festival takes place on the campus of MSU, along with local theater venues. Film programs are based according to age categories ranging from 2-5 years through high school audiences. Go to www.elcff.com or withoutabox.com for details for entries.
CORTINQUIETI will be an Exhibition on the best animation shorts about thrill, restless and anguish. Are you an animator? Have you done any animated short which is impressive, frightening, upsetting or shocking? Send it to CORTINQUIETI. Once selected, your short will be shown in the Exhibition with some Master Animation Classics by Svankmajer, Bros. Quay, Tim Burton and many more. From February the 17th to the ending of March, CORTINQUIETI will be a retrospective event about this fascinating theme. The walls of Foscolo's Palace, site of "Alberto Martini's Foundation
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 variety of creative work, including painting, sculpture, fashion, installations, multimedia, film-screening, live music, and performance art. Design Festa is held twice a year at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan's largest exhibition venue.
Design Festa vol.24 Date: December 2 (Sat) & 3 (Sun), 2006 Open: 11:00 - 19:00 Place: Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT"
From Wednesday, November 22 to Wednesday, November 29, 2006, anyone with Internet access will be able to bid on animation-related items put on eBay by fps. These items include books, CD soundtracks, animation software, posters, DVDs, original artwork and more.
This auction directly benefits the Canadian Cancer Society. It is the reader choice for the second year in a row.
Some of the items for auction this year include:
* Original artwork from Steve Rude, Joel Trussell and Dave Alvarez, donated by the artists
A dedicated B2B Exhibition that brings together international musical Instruments