Search form

Events: Screenings

Festival Events

Red Stick International Animation Festival 2009

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

Red Stick International Animation Festival, the largest event of its kind in the United States, is now accepting entries for its fifth annual 2009 "Best of the Fest" competition.

Red Stick highlights the intersections among art, technology and computational science. Each year, the festival draws renowned animators, video game developers and other digital media industry professionals to Baton Rouge to host lectures, workshops and other events for aspiring artists, programmers and entrepreneurs.

Animation Events

The Animation Madness of Max Fleischer

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2009

This wonderful collection from the animation pioneer collects his most popular creations in one fantastic program. Headlining is the 70th Anniversary of GULLIVER'S TRAVELS (1939, Original 3-Strip Technicolor Print), preceded by the shorts BETTY BOOP IN BLUNDERLAND (1933), SUPERMAN'S MECHANICAL MONSTERS (1941), and POPEYE MEETS ALI BABA & HIS FORTY THIEVES (1937) (Total program runs 109 minutes, all 35mm).

Screenings at 2:30, 5 and 8 p.m. All seats $5 all day.

The Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street San Francisco, CA 94114

World Events

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2009

There are seven animated shorts and one feature-length film at IFFLA 2009. For full synopsis and festival schedule, visit www.indianfilmfestival.org.

BATTLE OF THE ALBUM COVERSDirector: Rohitash RaoUSA/2007/3min/Digibeta LA Premiere

CURIOUS TODD AND THE MYSTERY DREAMDirectors: Ganesh Gothwal, Rahul JogaleIndia/2008/7min/Beta World Premiere

KEY TUMI?Director: Kunal SenCanada-India/2008/7min/Digibeta LA Premiere

THE PASSION OF CRICKETDirector: Shyam A. Salunke

Animation Events

Joanna Priestley: Fighting Gravity

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 20, 2009

Dubbed "the queen of independent animation" by Bill Plympton, Joanna Priestley unveils her new short MISSED ACHES, a humorous rant about the need for proofreading. This can't-miss program for animation buffs also includes a series of animated gems representing the range of the artist's techniques: VOICES, GROWN UP, ALL MY RELATIONS, STREETCAR NAMED PERSPIRE, UTOPIA PARKWAY, CANDYJAM, SHE-BOP, PRO AND CON, and DEW LINE.

College Events

Hudson Valley College Tour Featuring Bill Plympton

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 20, 2009

Bill Plympton will be presenting a selection of some of his favorite work and following each screeening with a Q&A. Screenings are free of charge and open to the public.

In addition to his many shorts, Plympton has made seven feature films, (five of them animated) including THE TUNE, MONDO PLYMPTON, I MARRIED A STRANGE PERSON, MUTANT ALIENS and HAIR HIGH. His most recent feature IDIOTS AND ANGELS won two prizes at the Fantasporto Festival in Oporto, Portugal for Best Film and Best Screenplay. Visit www.plymptoons.com for more information.

Films Events

Ground-Breaking Films of D.W. Griffith and Early Pioneers Return to NYC

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 20, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "Monday Nights with Oscar" will celebrate the motion picture highlights and advances of 1908, D.W. Griffith's first year as a director, with the presentation of "A Century Ago: The Films of 1908," on Monday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy Theater in New York City.

Animation Events

Jules Engel Centennial Celebration

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

Some of today's most inventive practitioners in the art of animation come together to honor the far-reaching legacy of Jules Engel (1909–2003) -- animation pioneer, fine artist, and one of the most beloved educators in CalArts history.

The Jules Engel Centennial Celebration begins with a roundtable discussion entitled "The Influence of Jules Engel on Contemporary Animation."

The distinguished panelists are all former students of Engel at CalArts:

Jorge Gutierrez, creator of EL TIGRE Steve Hillenburg, creator of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Mark Kirkland, director on THE SIMPSONS

Events

Mary Poppins Family Matinee at the Aero Theatre

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

Julie Andrews is God's gift to nanny-dom as MARY POPPINS in this classic musical comedy/fantasy. When Poppins comes to work for the Banks family in their turn-of-the-20th-century London household, she uplifts everyone and brings magic to their lives. Dick Van Dyke is Bert, the good-natured chimney sweep and the great Jane Darwell, in her last screen appearance, plays the bird lady.

Animated Events

NY Children's Film Fest Screenings: The Secret of Moonacre & Shorts for Tots

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

THE SECRET OF MOONACRE UK, Gabor Csupo, 2008, 97 min In English - recommended ages 5 to 12

Sat, April 18 at 1:00pm Sun, April 19 at 12:30pm Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)

Events

Xanadu Las Vegas

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

Sin City now has its own convention dedicated to the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, imaginative art in all its guises and influence on technology. From rockets-to-the-moon to your garage band podcast, traditional art to CGI and digital graphics, movie magic, independent film to imaginative literature old and new. Robert J. Sawyer is the author guest of honor and internationally known master of gothic art Brom is the artist guest of honor. Oscar-winning vfx technician Joe Viskocil will be the media guest of honor.

Festival Events

F5 Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 16, 2009

F5 is a new two-day creativity festival coming to New York City April 16 and 17. F5's eclectic lineup is built around "creative collisions" -- moments of lasting insight and inspiration that come from venturing outside your comfort zone and smashing into other ?elds.

Festival Events

Purple Violet Student Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 16, 2009

Kean University in Union, New Jersey is currently seeking student submissions for the Purple Violet Film Festival, an innovative new festival that provides student filmmakers with cash awards and an opportunity to have their work seen and embraced by a large audience. The 2009 Festival also features renowned filmmaker, Emily Hubley, who will screen and discuss her film “The Toe Tactic”. Ms. Hubley is best known for her award-winning short films and her animated sequence in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” (2001).

Film Events

Nippon Connection Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2009

Japanese cinema returns to Frankfurt this spring. From April 15-19, Nippon Connection will feature fascinating and creative Japanese films for the ninth time. With over 150 short and feature films, ranging from experimental and animation films to blockbuster movies and documentaries, the festival includes many German and European premieres. Approximately 20 directors will present their films in person.

Sound Events

8th School Of Sound

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2009

This special media event puts the spotlight on the soundtrack. First held in 1998, it has featured creatives working at the highest levels of media and the arts including Walter Murch, Ren Klyce, Lynne Ramsay, Graham Hartstone, Christina Kubisch, Ken Loach, Carter Burwell, Tom Holman, Lucrecia Martel, Gabriel Yared, Richard Leacock, the Brothers Quay, Manfred Eicher and many others.

Documentaries Events

Animated documentaries part 2 - Rendering the Facts

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

Monday April 13, 2009, 8:00 pm

Los Angeles Filmforum and Cinefamily presentAnimated Documentaries part 2 – Rendering the FactsA Cocoa ScreeningAt the Silent Movie Theatre611 N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, 90036 323-655-2510 Admission $12 general, $8 for Cinefamily and Filmforum membersTickets and more details for this show athttp://www.silentmovietheatre.com/calendar/events.html

Note change in day, time, and place!

Events

Quay Brothers at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

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

The independent Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts has chosen animation luminaries the Quay Brothers as the recipients of the 2009 Coolidge Award. The prestigious award is given annually to a film artist or artists whose work advances the spirit of original and challenging cinema. Previous honorees are film producer Jeremny Thomas in 2008, film editor Thelma Schoonmaker in 2007, actress Meryl Street in 2006, Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro in 2005 and Chinese director Zhang Yimou in 2004.

Music Events

Visual Music Marathon 2009

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

The MFA Computer Art Department at School of Visual Arts, the New York Digital Salon and the Department of Music and Multimedia Studies at Northeastern University present the New York premiere of the Visual Music Marathon, a 12-hour festival showcasing 120 works by contemporary digital artists and composers from around the world. The event offers an encyclopedic look into the burgeoning practice of visual music, which combines animation and musical composition.

Events

Kawaii Kon 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 10, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 10, 2009

Kawaii Kon, held at the Hawaii Convention Center, will have an expanded dealer's room this year, along with more focused video rooms, and more video gaming. They have lined up guests in the anime and manga industry from both the United States and Japan. Belt out your favorite song in the various karaoke events, or take a seat in the manga library and find yourself a new book.

Kawaii Kon has announced the following guests so far: Laura Bailey, Robert and Emily DeJesus, Caitlin Glass, Illich Guardiola, Vic Mignogna, Monica Rial and Travis Willingham

Festival Events

Animate the World Festival 2009

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

Be recognized as a top animator. As part of their renowned Animate the World Festival, the Barbican is launching an Animator of the Year competition this year to recognize undiscovered talent in the U.K.

As a highly respected animation forum we'd appreciate your support in helping us to spread the word about this competition -- as well as perhaps entering yourself.

What's up for grabs:

Animator of the Year Winner: -- Winner's name and animation will be posted on the Barbican Animate the World website on Friday, April 3.

Animation Events

Stoke Your Fires Festival of Animation 2009

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

The Stoke Your Fires Festival of Animation will return in 2009. This year's animation festival builds on the success of the 2008 event by hosting a month of animation themed events at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

The festival itself takes place on April 2-3, 2009 and will see professional animators come to Stoke-on-Trent to take part in seminars, lectures and masterclasses to share and develop their understanding of the industry.

Cartoons Events

Cartoons on the Bay 2009

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

The 13th edition of Cartoons on the Bay, the International Television and Multimedia Animation Festival promoted by Rai and organized by RaiTrade in cooperation with RaiFiction and with the contribution of the Sistema Turistico Locale Terre di Portofino (Local Tourist System - Lands of Portofino), will be held from April 2-5 in the Tigullio Gulf of Italy for the first time.

Film Events

Aspen Shortsfest 2009

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

Aspen Shortsfest invites submissions of live-action, documentary and animation short films and videos for the 18th annual edition of its Oscar-qualifying competitive showcase. Aspen Shortsfest 2009 will be held April 1-5, 2009.

Entries will be accepted beginning September 1, 2008. Early bird entry (reduced entry fee) deadline is November 1, 2008. Regular entry deadline is December 15, 2008. Instructions for entering are available online at www.aspenfilm.org.

Time Events

National Cherry Blossom Anime Marathon 2009

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

On Saturday, March 28, 2009 the Freer Gallery hosts the seventh annual "National Cherry Blossom Anime Marathon" in cooperation with the Japan Information and Culture Center and Otakorp Inc. The day-long event, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Meyer Auditorium, features a costume show, exhibition and dancers courtesy of the DC Anime Club.

Special guest Frederik Schodt, author of the book MANGA! MANGA! THE WORLD OF JAPANESE COMICS, will also be in attendance.

Films to be shown are:

ANIMAL TREASURE ISLAND 11:30 a.m.

Events

The Matrix 10th Anniversary Marathon

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

Saturday, March 28 - 5 p.m.

Ten years ago, with only an independent cult hit (BOUND) and a script for a Sylvester Stallone action flick (ASSASSINS) on their resume, brothers Larry and Andy Wachowski embarked on one of the most ambitious science fiction trilogies of all time. The MATRIX movies combined elements from varied genre classics and added a healthy dose of original thought to become a beloved (and heavily discussed and analyzed) series of contemporary entertainments.

Pages