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Kecskemet Animation Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 17, 2009

KAFF includes two different competitions: one for European animated feature films and TV specials and one for Hungarian animated short films.

In addition to the film screenings musical and theatrical shows, exhibitions and professional discussions will take place in town. Kecskemet is a small town with 100,000 inhabitants, with several arts workshops and with a lively cultural life, 80 km south of Budapest.

Entry works -- Feature (min. 52 minutes) and TV-Special (min.24 minutes) -- shall be made "frame by frame", including computer graphics animation.

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Academy Pays Tribute to Godfather of Special Makeup Effects Dick Smith

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 17, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "A Tribute to Dick Smith: The Godfather of Special Makeup Effects," on Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Six-time Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker will host the evening, which will be attended by Smith himself and will feature a panel discussion including writer-director Guillermo del Toro, actor Hal Holbrook and makeup artists Greg Cannom, Kazuhiro Tsuji and Andrew Clement, among others.

Films Events

NFB Toronto Open House

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 13, 2009

Saturday, June 13, noon to 10 pm Sunday, June 14, noon to 5 pm

Saturday at 1 pm & 3 pm - Luminato Reel Grab a seat in our cinema and enjoy a 48-minute selection of award-winning animated short films celebrating literacy (all films are based on stories) - THE GIRL WHO HATED BOOKS, TZARITZA, I WANT A DOG, BLACKBERRY SUBWAY JAM, THE FRIENDS OF KWAN MING and OMA'S QUILT.

FREE VIEWING on our digital viewing stations -- Try out our digital viewing stations to explore titles from the NFB collection.

Festival Events

CourtsFx 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2009

Le Festival, the first theater specialized in animation and special effects in France, is organizing a short film competition with fiction films using special effects.

This competition takes place from June 12-14, 2009, in the Le Festival theater in Begles, France. The deadline to enter is April 15, 2009.

You can enter your film using the entry form available at http://www.cinemalefestival.fr/telechargement/courtsfx-en.pdf.

Festival Events

CourtsFx

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2009

« Le Festival », the first theater specialized in animation and special effects in France, organize a short film competition with fiction films using special effects.This competition takes place from 2009, June 12th to 14th, in the « Le Festival » theater – Bègles (France)

You can enter your film using the entry form available on http://www.cinemalefestival.fr/telechargement/courtsfx-en.pdf

Film Events

Gunga Din Roars into Action in LA and NYC

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a special screening of the 1939 action-adventure film GUNGA DIN on Friday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Before the presentation, Oscar winners Ben Burtt and Craig Barron will discuss the sound and visual effects used in the film. The program also will be presented in New York on Monday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy Theater in New York City.

Effects Events

VFX of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Plus Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 9, 2009

The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, sponsored by Side Effects software on the making of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN. Francisco Rodriguez, FX Supervisor at Rhythm & Hues will provide an overview of the visual effects techniques employed across the production pipeline integrating both propriety tools and Houdini. There will be a special emphasis showcasing the creation of the climatic "Netherworld Sequence."

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Castle in the Sky and Kiki's Delivery Service Screenings

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 7, 2009

Don't miss these rare 35mm theatrical presentations of two breathtaking films from animation master Hayao Miyazaki. The epic CASTLE IN THE SKY has not screened in New York City since the film's English language US premiere at NYICFF 2000, while KIKI originally screened at the festival back in 1999.

Click here to purchase tickets.

CASTLE IN THE SKY Animation, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1986/2000, 124 min

In English - Recommended ages 8 to adult Sun, June 7, 11:00am at IFC Center Sun, June 14, 2:00pm at Symphony Space

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The Missing Linx Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 6, 2009

The Aero Theatre will screen animated feature THE MISSING LINX as part of their "Recent Spanish Cinema XV" event in Santa Monica.

Tickets are available to buy at the box office or online at www.fandango.com.

Saturday, June 6 at 4 p.m.The Aero Theatre1328 Montana AvenueSanta Monica California 90403

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Florida Supercon 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 5, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2009

Now in its fourth year, FSC once again moves into a larger venue as the three day festival continues to grow. This year's event will take place June 5-7, 2009 at the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The three day festival will take place in the convention center's west hall and the convention centers entire second floor, making this the largest genre event to ever hit South Florida.

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The Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 5, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2009

The Landmark Loew's in Jersey City will screen an animation festival June 5 and 6, airing SPIRITED AWAY on Friday, June 5 (8 p.m.), a medley of classic cartoons on Saturday, June 6 (3 p.m.) and WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT on June 6 (7:30 p.m.).

Admission is $6, $4 for seniors and children 12 and younger.

Film Events

DancesWithFilms Film Festival 2009 Presents Mythic Journeys

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 4, 2009

The DancesWithFilms Film Festival will present MYTHIC JOURNEYS, a fusion of documentary and animation that explores how myth and story can change the world, as the Opening Night Spotlight Film for its 2009 season. This unique project by award-winning filmmakers Steven and Whitney Boe pushes the boundaries of documentary filmmaking by infusing the beautiful artistry of stop-motion animation into the piece.

Kids Events

YTV'S WOW! Cross Country Summer Tour Hits The Road June 4

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 4, 2009

Corus Entertainment's YTV's interactive, entertainment-filled summer road show WOW! will be heading out for another exciting summer tour. Now in its 11th year, WOW! will be travelling to communities across the country, visiting major festivals and attractions from June 4 until Labour Day.

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L.A. Times Screening Series -- Battlestar Galactica

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 4, 2009

Join a select audience in screening award-worthy television hosted by The Envelope, the awards insider from the LOS ANGELES TIMES. Following each screening will be a conversation with the talent, moderated by their journalists with participation by you.

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA will screen June 4 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Primetime Emmy Screening Series. Other shows in the series include SONS OF ANARCHY (June 1), THE SHIELD (June 1), CALIFORNICATION (June 2), RESCUE ME (June 3), IN PLAIN SIGHT (June 9) and THE CLEANER (June 10).

Screen Events

Sydney Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 3, 2009

The first films that will screen in this year's festival have been revealed, presenting a diverse selection of titles that will screen in Australia for the first time.

Amongst those in the official competition are animated features CORALINE, BRENDAN AND THE SECRET OF KELLS and SUNSHINE BARRY AND THE DISCO WORMS.

Information: www.sydneyfilmfestival.org.

International Events

Dimension 3 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 2, 2009

At Pantin's venue Cine 104, the third edition of the international forum on 3D images will be presented by Claude Bartolone, president of the Seine-Saint-Denis department's General Council, and Stephan Faudeux, organizer of Dimension 3.

International Events

Dimension 3 2009, The Forum for the 3D Markets

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 2, 2009

For its third edition, Dimension 3 will be settle in the department of the Seine-saint-Denis, a region that strongly supports 3D research and production. This move will help the Forum to implement an animation plan in favor of the markets convergence

From June 2-4, 2009, Dimension 3 invites all the actors and professionals of the cinema, TV, video games, entertainment, communication or training industries to one of the most important event of the 3D industry in the world.

Festival Events

25. International ShortFilmFestival Hamburg

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 2, 2009

The Hamburg International Short Film Festival has its roots in the independent filmmaking scene. The Festival first took place in 1985 under the title NoBudget, a name which clearly defined the Festival’s mission. In 1994 it received its current name. Since it was founded, it has always been the Festival’s aim to rise to the challenge presented by new developments and changing parameters in technology, society, and aesthetics.

Festival Events

11th Mo&Friese Children's ShortFilmFestival

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 1, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 1, 2009

11th Mo&Friese Children's ShortFilmFestival Hamburg, Germany June 1-7, 2009

The Mo&Friese Children’s ShortFilmFestival is one of the few film festivals for children, that presents exclusively short films. It has developed out of a special programme of the International ShortFilmFestival Hamburg. In 1999 it became an independent festival and has grown ever since. Besides children it attracts also a professional international audience.

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Great Park Movie on the Lawn -- Transformers

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 30, 2009

You've skated at the Great Park ice rink, danced the night away under the glow of the Great Park Balloon, now grab your blanket and beach chair and come to the Great Park Movie on the Lawn on Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. See the original 2007 box office hit TRANSFORMERS (PG-13), with exciting characters, staggering effects and exhilarating action, before the sequel hits theaters this summer. Admission and parking are free.

Film Events

5 Centimeters per Second and Voices of a Distant Star Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 29, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 29, 2009

The Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan in collaboration with DC Anime Club Present screenings of 5 CENTIMETERS PER SECOND and VOICES OF A DISTANT STAR on Friday May 29, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. as part of inaugural showing for a film series based on both anime and manga.

Advertising Events

Art By Chance 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 22, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 22, 2009

Art By Chance is the brand new "Ultra Short Film Festival" that will be aired in May 2009 all around the world. Films will meet with us unexpectedly in 10 countries: U.S., U.K., Canada, Italy, France, Belgium, Qatar, Turkey, Netherlands, Germany and 55 cities. New ones are added to the list every day.

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Academy to Celebrate "Hollywood's Greatest Year" All Summer Long

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, May 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 18, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will kick off summer screening series, "Hollywood's Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939," on Monday, May 18, with a big-screen presentation of GONE WITH THE WIND. The 10-film 70th anniversary celebration, which will run through August 3, showcases all of the Best Picture nominees from a landmark year that saw the release of an exceptional number of outstanding films. All screenings will be held on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

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2009 Bristol International Comic Expo & Small Press Expo

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 9, 2009

Focusing this year mostly on the best of British comics around, the Bristol International Comic Expo returns at the Ramada Plaza Hotel on May 9-10, 2009, with a special one day extra event -- Small Press Expo 2009 at the nearby Mercure Holland House Hotel.

Panels will run throughout both days, expo exclusives available at various times (signed ashcan of the new DC Vertigo comic from Mike Carey and Peter Gross available only at the Vertigo Panel, for example), and a host of signings, sketchings and comics to check out.

Film Events

Free Sneak Peek of Disney-Pixar's Up

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 9, 2009

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut will be hosting a free sneak peak of Disney-Pixar's UP on Saturday, May 9.

This special screening will take place in the Wadsworth's Aetna Theater at 2:00 pm. Admission to the film is on a first come, first served basis, so early arrival is recommended. Doors open at 1:00 pm and visitors are asked to enter through the Avery Lobby.

The film will be introduced by Donald Evans, Senior Vice President of Animation Marketing for Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and former West Hartford native.

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