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Sita Sings At Red Vic in San Fran

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 8, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 8, 2009

Long-delayed SITA SINGS THE BLUES will see a theatrical run at the Red Vic in San Francisco from May 8-12, 2009.

SITA SINGS THE BLUES will be distributed by Shadow Distribution west of the Mississippi and by GKIDS east of that river. Shadow made a huge hit out of PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL. Creator Nina Paley said, "I am thrilled that SITA is going to be at the Red Vic, one of my favorite SF theaters. I have many fond memories of ASIFA-SF and Ideas In Animation events at the Red Vic, as well as art films. I feel so triumphant!"

College Events

ASIFA-SF'S Annual Open Screening for Independent Animators and Student Films

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 8, 2009 at 11:00am

At the Exploratorium's McBean Theater, free, public invited, lots of free parking.

Everybody with an animated film is invited to bring it and it will be shown (16mm, VHS tape & DVD). Just show up with it. Questions? Email karlcohen@earthlink.net

Film Events

FICAM 2009

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

FICAM( Festival International de Film d'Animation de Meknes Morocco) is organized by the French Institute of Meknes and Conserve Meknes-Aicha.

Since 2000, is the largest event of its kind in Africa, a major film events attracting attendees from around the country. FICAM is an opportunity to showcase the latest animation films, with a special platform for Moroccan projects. The event also features an international competition, exhibitions, animation workshop and debates with directors.

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Coraline the Musical (Stage Adaptation)

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

Poor bored Coraline. She's left to rattle 'round her perpetually distracted, workaholic parents' house all by her lonesome. But late one night, her dreams of a better reality come true as she opens a big, carved, wooden door at the far end of the drawing room and passes into a perfect replica of her own world. When she's greeted there by a vastly loving Other Mother and a kindly Other Father, she's thrilled! But as the rats start to creep from the floorboards, and the way home becomes increasingly unclear, Coraline begins to suspect that, perhaps, all is not as perfect as it seems…

International Events

16th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

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

The 16th Stuttgart International Festival Of Animated Film is open for submissions. The International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks For Kids animated series and AniMovie are due December 1, 2008. Categories for Under Commission films and for the German Animation Acreenplay award are due January 15, 2009.

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Spirit of the Forest

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

This lovely computer-animation adventure from Spain is an environmental tale featuring talking trees, gopher heroes and an evil woman who wants a forest torn down for a highway. It's a sequel to the 2001 film The Living Forest. Voices include Angelica Huston, Sean Astin, Ron Perlman. In English. Director: David Rubin. (Spain, 2008) 90 min.

Working Events

The Shark is Still Working Screening

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

JAWS documentary THE SHARK IS STILL WORKING will debut as part of the Los Angeles United Film Festival on May 2.

The documentary features appearances by Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Kevin Smith, Bryan Singer and M. Night Shyamalan and is narrated by Roy Scheider.

Screenings are at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, May 2 and midnight on Sunday, May 3 at the Los Feliz 3 Cinemas (1822 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027).

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Advance Screening of Pixar's UP to Benefit Piedmont Educational Foundation

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

You are invited to a Special Advance Screening hosted by Pete, Amanda, Nicholas and Elie Docter to benefit The Piedmont Educational Foundation.

Saturday, May 2 Reception 6 p.m. Screening 7:30 p.m.

$275 per person ($250 charitable deduction) Location: Pixar Animation Studios 1200 Park Avenue, Emeryville

Each Ticket Includes: -- Wine tasting hosted by Mulberry's Market -- Light supper -- Silent auction featuring UP limited edition merchandise

If you would prefer to purchase your tickets offline, contact Julia Burke in the Fundraising Office at 510-653-1816.

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Death Note: L, Change the World Screenings

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

VIZ Pictures is teaming with NCM FATHOM to present DEATH NOTE: L, CHANGE THE WORLD, a live-action two-night, multi-city event on April 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. local time. By popular demand, a subtitled version will be presented on April 29 and an English-dubbed version on April 30 with L's voice played by Alessandro Juliani from the anime series.

Film Events

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 28, 2009

IGN.com and Vue present the U.K. charity premiere of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION at Vue West End, Leicester Square on April 28, 2009.

Hailed as 'the greatest fan film yet', RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION is a 100-minute recreation of the classic film. Started in 1982 by Chris Strompolos and Eric Zala at the age of 12, it took all their pocket money, unwavering dedication, astonishing ingenuity, plus a basement fire and the loss of a pair of eyebrows before the film was finally 'in the can' seven years later.

Animation Events

Academy Celebrates Milt Kahl -- Animation's Michelangelo

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 27, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "Milt Kahl: The Animation Michelangelo, A Centennial Celebration," on Monday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Animator Andreas Deja will host the evening, which will include a panel discussion, moderated by animation critic Charles Solomon. Scheduled panelists include Kathryn Beaumont, Brad Bird, Ron Clements, John Musker and Floyd Norman. The event serves as the 2009 installment of the Academy's Marc Davis Celebration of Animation.

Show Events

Algonquin College Animation Program Grad Show

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 27, 2009

Algonquin College Animation Program in Ottawa, Canada is hosting its annual Grad Show on Monday April 27 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Observatory Pub on campus at 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario. Graduates of the three year traditional drawing and 3D digital streams will be showing their films and demo reels. Students from both streams are also trained using flash and Toonboom's Harmony software.

Studio copies of the "Fine Tooning" graduate art book are available to HR personnel upon request.

Events

Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention April 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 26, 2009

The Los Angeles Comic Book And Science Fiction Convention takes place at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, located at 700 West 32nd Street, right across from the USC campu, near Figueroa and Jefferson. Admission is $8; children 5 and younger are free. A large dealers room full of comic books, anime merchandise, toys, and other collectibles are also featured.

Six Hours Of Anime -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Film running times may start slightly earlier or later)

Animation Events

China International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

Sponsored by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television of PRC and Zhejiang Provincial People's Government, organized by Hangzhou Municipal People's Government, Zhejiang Provincial Administration of Radio and Television and Zhejiang Radio and Television Group, the 5th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival (CICAF) will be held in Hangzhou from April 25 to May 3, 2009.

April Events

CalArts Showcase 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

The California Institute of the Arts School of Film/Video will present their annual student showcase between April 25 and May 15.

Character Animation Open Shows: Saturday, April 25, 2 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Main Gallery at CalArts. Sunday, April 26, 2 to 10 p.m., The Bijou Theater at CalArts.

Film Directing Program and Program in Film and Video Long-Form Screening: Thursday, April 30, 8 p.m. REDCAT, Los Angeles.

Film Directing Program: Friday, May 1, 8 p.m. at REDCAT.

Program in Film and Video: Saturday, May 2, 7 p.m., REDCAT.

Events

Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) highlights and celebrates the diversity of the Jewish experience through film. With its focus on Jewish identity, LAJFF informs and inspires its audience.

By featuring films that deal with Jewish culture, history, traditions, challenges and characters, LAJFF deepens Jewish values, promotes ideas of tolerance and encourages a new dialogue within the greater Los Angeles Community.

Anime Events

CHS Otaku Fest 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

CHS Otaku Fest is brand new anime convention held at Centennial High School (4300 Centennial Lane) in Ellicott City, MD. Its designed to be a gathering ,celebration and promotion (for fans, by fans) of all thing related to Japanese animation, manga, and East Asian culture.The event will go from 9:30 am to 9:30 pm on April 25th, 2009. Our activites will include a dealer's room, discussion panels, anime screenings, artist's alley, video game tournament, an AMV contest, a masquerade and much more. For more information please visit our website (otaku-fest.webs.com).

Events

Otaku Fest

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

Website: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=40919049620 Where: Centennial High School 4300 Centennial Lane Ellicott City, MD 21042 When: April 25th, 2009 9:30 am to 9:30 pm What: Otaku Fest has many events, among which include: 1. Panels and Workshops* 2. Anime Screenings 3. AMV contest 4. Masquerade 5. Dealer's Row* 6. Artist Alley 7. Otaku Quest (like a scavenger hunt, but more epic) 8. Video Game Room and Tournament 9. Crazy Otaku Challenges (i.e. Ramen Eating Contest)

Anime Events

Shin Chan The Movie

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 24, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Chris Wanamaker, (202) 262 2083 president@dcanimeclub.org

Shinchan The Movie to be screened at the

Japan Information and Culture Center,

Embassy of Japan.

DC Anime club in Collaboration with Japan Information and Culture

Center, Embassy of Japan will screen Shin Chan The Movie

April 24, 2009 6:30 pm as part of inaugural showing for a new film

series based on both Anime (Japanese Animation) and Manga ( Japanese Comics).

Festival Events

Sixth Annual International Animated Film Festival ReAnimacja

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 24, 2009

Organizers of the sixth edition of International Animated Film Festival ReAnimacja - KinoForma Foundation and Agencja Pro-Cinema Kino-Galeria Charlie - invite all animation enthusiasts to another great animation adventure.

This year event takes place on April 24-26, 2009 in Lodz, Poland.

Animation Events

2009 Toronto Animation Industry Night

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 23, 2009

The Toronto Animation Industry Night is a social networking event for the Toronto animation community. The goal of the Toronto Animation Industry Night is to provide a platform for animation talent and offer the opportunity to network with industry leaders and professionals. The evening will showcase independent content and artistic diversity from some of Toronto's top 2D and 3D artists. Come out Thursday, April 23rd and enjoy the live animation jam, screening, networking and open bar.

Comics Events

Comics 4 Comix Benefit 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 23, 2009

Comics and comix collide as the funnies meet the funny in the fifth annual fundraiser and silent art auction for San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum. Join the Bay Area's funniest folk for a night of food, drink, and entertainment, and bid on original art by some of today's brightest stars in comics. This year Comics 4 Comix takes place on Thursday, April 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. Tickets are $20 per person for general admission, with 2-for-1 admission for Cartoon Art Museum members.

Events

Kansas City FilmFest

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

The Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee and FilmFestKC have agreed to combine their festivals into a single film extravaganza called Kansas City FilmFest. The new festival will be held in April each year, combining the programming strengths of each group. The joint venture will continue the Jubilee's strong focus on local and regional work as well as FilmFestKC's screenings of international feature films.

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