The 8th. Annual Not Still Art Festival is a forum devoted to abstract & non-narrative electronic motion imaging with music / sound design...Founded in 1996, the Not Still Art Festival screens international electronic motion art with music and sound design. New and old technologies are welcome. There is no restriction as to the date or number of programs submitted.
Direct from the hit screening room at the 2002 Ottawa Animation Festival, ASIFA-Hollywood will be presenting the 1956 TV series THE BOING BOING SHOW at the American Film Institute in the Ted Ashley Screening Room on Saturday, April 26, 2003 at 3 pm. The event will be hosted by ANIMATION BLAST Webzine editor Amid Amidi, and include special guest Fred Crippen, animator of MR. MAGOO and GERALD MCBOING BOING.
The Animation Department of Capilano College, North Vancouver, Canada, is hosting it's annual grad show, Saturday, April 26, 2003 from 1 pm to 5 pm. Work from both the classical and 3D character animation programs will be presented, as will student scholarships, sponsored by local studios. For more information, visit www.gradshow.com.
Radio Television Hong Kong is the only public broadcaster in Hong Kong. They are planning a TV series featuring independent animators from all over the world, which will lead into an International Animation Festival in mid July 2003.
Showcasing the *best* independent films and screenplays in the world - by the sea! (Easter Weekend, Annually)
FREE EVENT: Anime Rock Concert - Anime Screenings - Live Performances/Autographs - Cosplay Contest - Fashion Show - Prizes/Free Stuff - AND MUCH MORE!!
We're invading the campus off San Francisco State University and throwing the hottest and first ever anime rock concert!!
We've got awesome anime features that includes, live performances and autograph signings, fashion shows, video screenings, prizes and lots more!!
Dress up in cosplay! Come to our bash and tear the roof off and give SF State a 101 class lecture about anime!!
Oscar winning director Hayao Miyazaki's classic CASTLE IN THE SKY is having its only American theatrical presentation at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Saturday, April 6 at 8:30 pm at the Regency Lido Theatre, located at 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, California. Theatre box office: (949) 673-8350.
This special 35mm screening features an expanded score by composer Joe Hisaishi and the voice talents of James van der Beek, Andy Dick, Mark Hamill, Cloris Leachman, Anna Paquin and Mandy Patinkin.
Following the event is a reception at the Hard Rock Cafe.
The otaku odyssey returns...
ANCEA is proud to announce that the 6th Annual Sakura-Con will be hosted at the Seattle Airport Hilton and Conference Center. As the premiere Pacific Northwest convention devoted to Japanese animation, manga (comics), gaming, and Asian Culture, Sakura-Con is the destination event for fans to learn more about the anime, manga, & gaming industry, as well as the diverse history of Asian Culture.
Founded in August 1961, WorldFest is the 3rd oldest competitive International film festival in North America. We gave first honors and awards to Spielberg, George Lucas, Randall Kleiser, Ridley Scott, Ang Lee, The Coen Brothers, Robert Rodriguez and many more. We screen just 55 new features and around 100 new shorts, in 35mm and digital video DLP projection in a large commercial theatre complex. There is great networking as more than 450 intl filmmakers attend, and the general audience exceeds 25,000 in the 10 day event.
By popular demand, ASIFA-Hollywood will present an all-new tribute to eccentric animator Jim Tyer with 35mm Technicolor prints of his best cartoons at the American Film Institute in the Ted Ashley Screening Room on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 3:00P.M. Jim Tyer was best known for his exaggerated style of cartooning for East Coast animation studios Paramount and 20th Century Fox in the 1940s and 1950s. Some of the popular characters he brought to life included POPEYE and MIGHTY MOUSE.
Apollo Cinema, a company that exclusively distributes short films worldwide, has created a unique showcase for the third consecutive year that gives moviegoers the rare opportunity to see the slate of live-action and animated short films nominated for this year
The South by Southwest Film Festival and Conference is now accepting submissions for the 2003 Film Festival. For ten years, the internationally recognized conference and film festival has highlighted the best in new independent film to enthusiastic audiences in packed houses in Austin, Texas.To apply, please submit in one package a videocassette (VHS only), a synopsis of 50 words or less, director
Digital Days is an interactive High Definition Digital showcase and forum featuring screenings, presentations and seminars. The audience onsite and connected virtually to our Quicktime Live Webcast and Video Chats, provides an interactive dialogue between filmmakers, industry professionals, students and the public.
Presentations of theatrical features, HD natural history films and cutting-edge rock music videos provide a stimulating full-sensory experience. Explore from outer space to inner space from Antarctica to the oceans
INDEPENDENT SPIRITS, a documentary on animators John and Faith Hubley by director Sybil DelGaudio and producer Patty Wineapple will be screened in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30 pm as part of the Motion Picture Academy's Contemporary Documentary Series.
R.O. Blechman's film The Soldier's Tale screens at the Royal Festival Hall with live musical accompaniment by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. For more information: http://www.lpo.co.uk/performances/rfh_feb9.html
When the original STAR WARS exploded across movie screens in 1977, audiences were dazzled as never before by some of the most astounding visual and sound effects in cinema history: the iridescent glow and sudden zzzap! of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, the adrenaline-stoked dogfights in space, the sound and fury of the Death Star's destruction.
The DIY Film Festival honors the top independent films in drama, comedy, animation, documenataries and best screenplays. Held Feb. 4-8, 2003 in Hollywood,Ca., the DIY Film festival is part of the 2003 DIY Convention in Los Angeles, a trade show featuring panels, exhibits and workshops on independent film, music and books.
The International Animated Film Society,ASIFA-Hollywood, is currently accepting entries for the 30thAnnual Annie Awards. Deadline to receive entries is Friday,October 4, 2002.
Entries submitted for consideration must be from productions that originally aired or were released betweenAugust 1, 2001 and December 30, 2002.
To see what's missing from the great films of Hollywood's Golden Age of Animation go http://looney.toonzone.net/ltcuts/. and the censored cartoons page at toonzone.
To see these films as the artists who created them meant us to come to Toronto. Screenings are Saturdays & Sundays at 7pm.
P.S. We take requests
Back before belching frogs and washed-up jocks were used to sell beer, breweries turned to cartoon characters like Fred Flintone and Mr. Magoo as pitchmen for their products. So if Super Sunday can't quench your thirst for beer commercials, come to the Rendezvous for a brew or two and watch an evening of '50s and '60s-era animated TV commercials for the likes of Schlitz, Blitz, Jax and Blatz--and even Seattle's own Rainier. Presented by the International Animation Association chapters, ASIFA-Northwest and ASIFA-Atlanta. Ages 21 and up. Admission FREE for members of ASIFA-Northwest.
Animex is now in its fourth year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The festival started life as Animation 2000, and has gone from strength to strength. Past speakers include Ray Harryhausen, Phil Tippet, Bob Godfrey, Paul Driessen and Michael Dudok De Wit.Animex will take place at the end of January 2003 and will once again bring the stars of the animation world to the people in a four-day extravaganza that will also include screenings, professional workshops and exhibitions. See the Website for details and booking information.
Animex The UK's brightest and best celebration of animation returns this January with presentations by leading animators AS WELL AS screenings, professional workshops and exhibitions.
Running from Tuesday 28 January to Friday 31 January 2003, Animex is organised by the University of Teesside in collaboration with Middlesbrough Council.
Tuesday 28 January - Wednesday 29 January Animex Fringe - a mix of eclectic and brilliant happenings in and around Teesside, with an exciting array of animation displayed in and around the town centre of Middlesbrough, including:
The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is proud to present an evening with Dan Philips, a 3D-CG veteran and friend of animation with 20 years' experience in the entertainment animation field. Philips will be presenting a series of selected still and animated 2d/3d images from his collection of work from 1987 to 2002. Philips recently left his role of VP of Production and Executive Producer at Big Idea Productions in Chicago, having completed work on the 2002 CG animated movie, JONAH.
To allow ASIFA members a chance to catch Cartoon Network's Annie nominated short films, THE GROOVENIANS and THE NIGHT OF THE LIVING DOO, the network is having a screening on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at 7:00 pm at their Burbank studios: 300 N. 3rd Street Burbank, CA 91502. THE GROOVENIANS is a fast-paced, campy CGI tale, featuring the voice talents of Dennis Hopper, Paul Reubens, Drena DeNiro, Ann Magnuson, RuPaul, Debi Mazar and Vincent Gallo, with music by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and The B-52s.