Se-ma-for Film Festival expands. Now, except from visiting 15 towns in Lodz Voivodship Se-ma-for as part of Se-ma-for Film Festival On Tour, Se-ma-for will visit also… Odessa, Ukraine. Most famous Polish animation studio will present its films to all animation lovers (both children and adults) from 1st to 3rd July 2011 as SE-MA-FOR On Tour – Oscar Animation from City of Lodz.
On this 7th Edition Renderyard celebrates film exchange with other established Film Festivals (RUSHES SOHO SHORTS London, MADRID EN CORTO, Madrid) cooperation within the film industry and the creative use of film technology to inspire filmmakers and to provoke social awareness in the international film community.
The Toronto International Stereoscopic 3D Conference is a one of a kind international gathering of experts in the stereoscopic 3D art and entertainment arena. From June 11 to 14, 2011 major figures from Canada, Germany, Russia, UK and USA will meet to discuss, analyze and contextualize the “new era in 3D cinema.”
On June 12, 2011 I turn 65. Thought I would have been killed long before this.
Years ago a bank manager asked, with a sneer, if I had a goal.
I told him my goal was that if I lived to be 100 I wanted to be in my own home with people around me who love me. "I do not want to be ekeing out an existence in a home for senior citizens being spoon fed and sponge bathed by people who don't give a damn whether I live or drop dead." I told him.
ANIMACAMPUS TALLINN 2011
November 15-19, 2011 / Tallinn, Estonia
CALL FOR TALENTS
Deadline for application: August 1, 2011.
AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand new networking platform and training event for up-and-coming young filmmakers working in the field of animation. The five-day creative summit takes place in parallel with the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, the sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
The ninth Fantoche will be held in the town of Baden from September 6 to 11, 2011. The international show of animation film has become one of the world's most prominent animation festivals and is the only cultural event in Switzerland that is devoted exclusively to the full array of animation techniques, content and media
INDEPENDENTLY ANIMATED: BILL PLYMPTON
May 27 – 28, 2011
Bill Plympton may be the only major animator who still hand-draws every single image of his own films. Though his approach to filmmaking may be old-fashioned, his offbeat and inventive artistic sensibility is unique. This two-day program of screenings and discussions celebrates Plympton’s new book, Independently Animated.
All screenings are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted.
About eDIT 14 Filmmaker’s Festival
As a filmmakers’ platform the eDIT Filmmaker's Festival promotes the exchange of information about innovations and the tips and tricks of filmmaking.
International filmmakers use their most recent productions to discuss filmmaking in the digital era.
The festival programme consists of workshops, presentations, screenings and fringe events. Central themes are camerawork, animation, visual effects, editing and production.
Seventeen brand new animated shorts hand selected out of the Calarts Experimental Animation program will be screening in the state of the art Roy and Edna Disney/ Calarts Theater in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, May 5th 2011 at 8PM. In addition, DVDs of the MFA 2010 thesis films will be released that evening, and will be playing in the lobby. This evening promises to be an incredible one for anyone interested in the bleeding edge of the art of animated film today. Make reservations early to assure a seat.
Angura!, The Toronto Animated Image Society and CaRTe bLaNChe are pleased to present:
Have you made an animated short film in the last 18 months? Want it to screen to a packed house as part of the fantastic TAIS Showcase this June in Toronto? Then submit!
Video game creator Lorne Lanning (Oddworld Series including Oddworld: ABE’S ODDYSEE), and director/filmmaker Spencer Halpin of the controversial violence in videogaming documentary Spencer Halpin's Moral Kombat, will be joining founder/director Susan Johnston for the 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival, to be held May 20-21, 2011.
Wednesday, April 27 – Free Favourites at Four: The Strangest Dream
Directed by Eric Bednarski,
2008, 89 min.
The Strangest Dream tells the story of Joseph Rotblat, the history of nuclear weapons, and the efforts of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs - an international movement Rotblat co-founded - to halt nuclear proliferation.
NFB Mediatheque, 150 John St. (at Richmond St. W) 416-973-3012
Wednesday, April 20 – Free Favourites at Four: Margaret’s Museum
Directed by Mort Ransen, 1995, 115 min.
Wednesday, April 13 – Peaceflicks! presents Teaching Peace: In a Time of War and Raised to be Heroes
Wednesday, April 13 – Free Favourites at Four: Kanehsatake 270 Years of Resistance
Directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1993, 119 min.
Thursday, April 7 – Ciné-Jeudi presents Printemps fragiles (The Bell Jar)
7:30 PM$6, $4 for students, seniors, partners and Front Row passholders.Directed by André Melançon. 2010, 102 min. In French with English subtitles.
Wednesday, April 6 – Green Screens presents The Refugees of the Blue Planet
TAIS 2011 Bunny Jam - Call for Submissions
In honour of the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) mascot and this year’s Chinese zodiac sign, we are proud to announce that this year’s theme for the TAIS AniJam, ten second animations that will screen in rapid succession at the TAIS Showcase in June, is ... BUNNIES! (Rabbits, hares, Thumper and Bugs, bucks, does, energizers, playboys, and any other idea you may have related to voracious procreators and twitchy noses.)
CALL FOR ENTRY Participate in the 17th edition of the BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL AUDIOVISUAL FESTIVAL in November 2013.
Anima Mundi is the International Animation Festival of Brazil.
A festival that aims to inform, train, educate and entertain by using the infinite possibilities of the language of animation.
In 2010 Anima Mundi celebrates its 18th anniversary by promoting, beyond the annual festival in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, a series of activities that are reflected in this website.
Participate in Anima Mundi by entering your film, joining our virtual community and glancing through our windows the universe of International Animation.
We are a not-for-profit festival celebrating the wealth of talent working across all genres of short film including live action drama, documentary, animation, music video, and broadcast design including online or mobile content, title sequences, and idents.
The work of newcomers and established filmmakers is promoted by screening work at cinemas, screening rooms and cafes throughout Soho and London’s West End.