Sponsored by ASIFA Central, the conference features speakers who focus on various aspects of animation production. The emphasis for many of the presenters is the personal and artistic influences in their work. Another feature of the conference is screenings of various animations as well as open screenings for attendees to show their work. The winning student entry of the HVH World Peace Storyboard and Animation Competition is screened and the new winner is announced.
Fanime Con, located this year at the beautiful Santa Clara Convention Center, is a leading convention for fans of anime and manga (Japanese animated cartoons and comic books), and related popular culture. Guests of honor include: producer and director Hiroyuki Yamaga of Studio Gainax, Takemi Akai of Ninelives, Kunihiko Ikuhara- director of Sailor Moon and Revolutionary Girl Utena, singer/songwriter Mari Iijima, manga translation publisher Steve Bennett, anime scholar Gilles Poitras, former child star Taliesin Jaffe, and a plethora of voice-over actors.
Following its hugely successful second year in 2001, the Animated Encounters Film Festival returns in April with a third helping of inspired animation. Based at the Watershed Media Centre on Bristol Harbourside, 25th April 2002 will see the start of four days of brilliant animation including screenings, seminars, networking events and parties. Showcasing the very best in world animation, Animated Encounters is the premier animation festival in the UK and an international meeting place for all those who make, buy and enjoy the animated arts.
Bill Plympton's newest film "Mutant Aliens," will be opening in New York City on April 19, 2002 at the Cinema Village Theater, 22 East 12th St., New York. "Mutant Aliens", Bill Plympton's fourth animated feature, was an Official Selection of the 2001 Sundance Film Festival and the Grand Prize winner at the 2001 Annecy Animation Festival. In support of the film's premiere, Bill Plympton will be signing his "Mutant Aliens" graphic novel on April 17th at Jim Hanley's Universe, 4 West 33rd St., between 5:00-7:00 pm. And on April 19th, Bill will
Ishu Patel from India, will be doing a retrospective of his work on April 18th at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design at 6875 E. Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80224 or call 800-888-ARTS
Women In Animation NY is very excited to host a special evening with award-winning filmmaker Emily Hubley!
Wednesday, April 17th at 7:30 pm The Gene Stavis Theater at School of Visual Arts- NYC 209 E. 23rd Street, Room 502
SHORTS SPOT: EVAN MATHERTuesday, April 16, 7:30PM Plestcheeff Auditorium, Seattle Art Museum 100 University Street, Seattle
Reaching out to the new generation of animators.Whitespace Studio at Kingston University is holding a conference on animation and special effects, aimed at industry and educators. The event is being hosted by Shelly Page, European representative of DreamWorks skg, and will have representatives from many of the UK leading animation an post production companies, such as The Frame Store, The Moving Picture Company, Beryl Productions and Rushes.We will be looking at where the next generation of animators will come from and what they will need, to get from here to there.
The West Coast Student Film Festival invites all college, university and graduate student filmmakers around the globe to submit original work into the competition. There is no entry fee. Categories for entry are: Animation, Fiction and Non Fiction. This year's theme is "Overcoming Obstacles." Entries may be shot on any format but must be submitted in 1/2 inch VHS format. The festival will be featuring several winning films from each category, as well as top films in areas of cinematography, editing (sound/visuals), directing, acting, screenplay and soundtrack.
The 35th Annual WorldFest is one of the oldest film & video festivals in America and the world. WorldFest gave first honors to Spielberg, Lucas, David Lynch, Randall Kleiser, Oliver Stone, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, Ang Lee, Michael Cimino and hundreds of others. WorldFest offers more than $25,000 in cash and equipment awards, including the $2500 Kodak Raw Stock Award. There are 6 production seminars presented by top industry talents, such as cinematographers Vilmos Szigmund and Laszlo Kovacs,special effects director Richard Edlund, and director Robert Wise.
SAG INDIE & Griffith Place Films presents HOLLYWOOD SHORTS 4th WOMEN IN FILMMAKING Film Festival.Program #1
Join us at the beautiful campus of DreamWorks Studio and celebrate the women featured in the new book "Great Women Of Film" by Helena Lumme and Mika Manninen with a panel of animation directors:Brenda Chapman ("The Prince of Egypt")
Vicky Jenson ("Shrek")
Lorna Cook ("Spirit: Stallion of The Cimmaron")
ASIFA-SF PRESENTS A GREAT LAST MINUTE EVENTCORDELL 'CAT CAME BACK' BARKER PRESENTING IN-PERSON STRANGE INVADERS Nominated for Best Animated Short Sunday, March 3, 11:30 AM At the Red Vic Movie House, 1727 Haight St, Free.Shown in 35 mm on a big screen along with his hilarious The Cat Came Back and possibly some surprises. "Is it a gift from the heavens or
MISSING PERSONS, a new 3D animated feature film by directors Dan & Matt O'Donnell, will premiere on Friday, March 1st at the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, CA. The film will be projected digitally from a Panasonic state-of-the-art theatrical digital projector. Screening details and tickets available at http://www.cinequest.org
Screening dates:Friday, March 1 - Camera 3 Cinema Saturday, March 2 - San Jose Repertory Theater Tickets: http://opal.he.net/cgi-bin/suid/~cquest/cq/event.cgi?event=Missing_Persons Synopsis:
February 28, 2002, 7:00pm, San Francisco, California. Women in Animation, SF Chapter, presents Victoria Livingstone's short film, "Window".
RSVP's appreciated to Shellie Fletcher at email@example.com.
Meeting hosted by the Academy of Art College at 79 New Montgomery, SF, Auditorium.
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A showcase of work by filmmaker Corky Quakenbush (Space Bass Films) will be presented at this year's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado (February 27- March 3, 2002). The program will consist of recently completed short stop-motion parodies such as "Bi-tanic" "Dirty River Dancing", "Castaway: A Woody Allen Film," and "Hannibal, You've Got Meal", as well as more well-known Quakenbush "classics" such as "Clops," "The Reinfather," and "Davey and Son of Goliath". Hailed for his dozens of stop-motion parodies which appeared on Fox's MAD TV,
The Australian Effects & Animation Festival 2002 is a unique opportunity for Australians to learn the creative and technical secrets behind some of the biggest VFX/animation projects from Hollywood and around the world. It provides an exclusive access pass to the leading personalities in the global VFX and animation community.
Leading industry figures from Australia, New Zealand, the US and the U.K provide the lowdown on projects such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Ice Age, Band of Brothers, Moulin Rouge & more ....
ASIFA EVENT: ASIFA-EAST FESTIVAL NORTHWEST PREMIERE! Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 pm
Animac 2002 is an international annual animation show that celebrating its 6th edition from the 14th to 17th of February 2002 in Lleida, Spain. Animac is a non-competitive event that is a platform for the best animation from all times to be screened and in which the animation cinema researches new ways of experimentation and dialog between the different artistic disciplines. Carolina Lopez is leading the project as artistic director and Animac image is created by Carles Porta. Lleida's culture department and a good qualified coordination team support this event.
Animated Exeter is an annual animation festival consisting of a fortnight of animated films, workshops, events and exhibitions every February. Tied to the British Animation Awards Public Choice - the festival hosts events for all ages and levels of professionalism.Screenings have been programmed by Jayne Piling of BAA. Events include careers day for budding animators, 3d, 2d and computer animation workshops, retrospectives, comic-book conventions, and cutting edge digital animations for the music industry.
BOOK SIGNING AND SCREENING with Hollywood Cartoons author Michael Barrier. Join animation historian Michael Barrier as he discusses HOLLYWOOD CARTOONS! Barrier (editor and publisher of the legendary animation magazine FUNNYWORLD) will sign copies of his acclaimed book (bring your own - limited copies will be available at the signing for sale). Barrier interviewed over 200 animators in the 1970's & 80's, many who are now deceased, and has spent over 25 years researching the history of American animation. Rare cartoons will be screened! Refreshments served!
Highlighting Emerging Artists from the School of Visual Arts' Film, Video and Animation Department.
February 4 - February 13, 2002 Reception: February 4, 2002, 5 to 7pm
The School of Visual Arts' Animation Dreams VII exhibition, curated by award-winning animation artists Don Duga, Howard Beckerman, and Irra Verbitsky, includes character models, storyboards, animation cells, background drawings,
LACMA presents a full retrospective of the animated classics of Walt Disney. Disney at 100 is a celebration of the gifts that that Walt left us in his animated feature and short films. (All programs begin at 7:30 pm in the Bing Theater at LACMA)
- February 1st:Snow White & The Jungle Book
- February 2nd:Peter Pan & Frank and Ollie
- February 8th:Pinocchio & The Three Caballeros
- February 9th:Bambi & The Hand Behind the Mouse
- February 15th:
Our indie cinema is seeking to expand our program to include shorts before each feature, but we need your contributions! if you have an independently produced short of 10 minutes or less on VHS, DVD, or 35mm, send it in for consideration. Although there is no monetary compensation for this exhibition, it is a great opportunity for free exposure in the Berkshires.
Animation 2002 will take place at the University of Teesside on January 31 and February 1 2002.
Following on from last years hugely successful events which brought together past-masters such as Ray Harryhausen and future stars like Michael Dudok De Wit, the 2002 event has a hard act to follow. However, it seems that organisers Chris Williams and Siobhan Fenton have managed to achieve the impossible. The line up of speakers and workshops is, to say the very least, impressive.