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The Persistence of Animation: 21st Society for Animation Studies Conference

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

The Society for Animation Studies invites submissions of proposals for individual papers and panels for presentations at its 21st Annual Conference at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design, July 10-12, 2009.

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Anima Mundi 2009

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

The International Animation Festival of Brazil, Anima Mundi 2009 takes place from July 10 to 19 in Rio de Janeiro and from July 22 to 26 in Sao Paulo.

Submit your work for this year festival's edition. The deadline for entries is March 25.

Go to their website for an online entry-form, entry rules and transportation label at: www.animamundi.com.br. If you need additional information send email to: info@animamundi.com.br.

The categories in competition are: Short Films Feature Films Shorts for Children Brazilian Animation Student Film

There will also be awards for:

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2nd International Animated Film Festival Animator 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, July 6, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 6, 2009

Animator 2009 offers film retrospectives of renowned animators, premieres, concerts, meetings with artists, exhibitions, performances, workshops and a range of special and thematic screenings, including screenings with live music, outdoor screenings, screenings for children and the open international competition for animated films up to 30 minutes with Grand Prix of 60,000 PLN/12,000 Euros. The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from www.animator-festival.com

Final deadline is April 30.

Special guests of ANIMATOR 2009 include:

Animation Events

July at the NFB Mediatheque

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

The summer fun never stops at the National Film Board of Canada's Mediatheque, with a July programming lineup offering exclusive activities for all ages and interests. From animation aplenty and films both short and long, to weekly camps for kids and free access to unique digital viewing stations, the NFB continues to entertain and educate well into its 70th year. The NFB Mediatheque is located at 150 John Street, in the heart of downtown Toronto -- the perfect destination for visitors to Toronto and 'staycationers' alike.

Weekend Animation Workshops and Screenings

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Chris Landreth : Psychorealism and 3D Animation : Moving Beyond the Uncanny Valley

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

Oscar winning animation director Chris Landreth is one of the true legends of the contemporary creative animation scene. Landreth has been at the absolute forefront of computer animation development for a decade. His films -- THE END, BINGO and RYAN -- represented groundbreaking leaps in pushing technology to its limits to show the breadth of what animation was capable of depicting on the screen. Landreth was nominated for an Academy Award for THE END, with RYAN winning the Oscar for Best Short Animation in 2005.

Award Events

CON-CAN Movie Festival 2009

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

=Conditions-- Must be no more than 30 minutes in length?-- There are no limitations considering the applicant’s age?-- All genres and languages are accepted?-- Must have been made after January of 2006?-- Copyrights and any other rights of the movie to be submitted must be possessed or registered by the actual applicant?-- Must have never been submitted to a previous CON-CAN Movie Festival?-- Movies in a language other than English or Japanese must have either English or Japanese subtitles?

Application Fee

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Animation Club presents Secret Handshake -- Cupcakes Edition

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 30, 2009

ANIMATION CLUB!!! presents 'Secret Handshake', a monthly animation night at Loop Bar in Melbourne. Each month, animators from all around the world create a short animation upon a given topic which is then screened and voted upon by the audience. The winner receives fame and glory... and gets to choose the next month's topic.

All animation styles are welcome - from hand-drawn, flash, claymation, stop motion, pixellation -- or any combination of these. However -- it must be animated! No live action allowed!

Festival Events

Neum Animated Film Festival 2009

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

The Neum Animated Film Festival will take place from June 29-July 5 in Neum. The festival has two parts: a "working" festival where children can learn animation techniques, and the competition section of the festival where cartoons from all over the world are presented.

Cartoon selection is done by children who attend the working festival, and make decisions about all awards except for the Jury award.

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An Evening with Chris Landreth

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

CSU School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to announce that one of the true legends of the modern creative animation scene, Chris Landreth, is coming to Australia and heading to Wagga Wagga. This exclusive opportunity to meet the Oscar-winning director and see his work firsthand will simply leave anyone with the merest appreciation of the moving image astounded.

An Evening with Chris LandrethDate: Monday, June 29Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Forum 6 CinemaCost: $10

Shorts Events

BAMcinemaFEST shorts Sunday

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

BAMcinematek celebrates 10 years of innovative film programming with the launch of BAMcinemaFEST, a new film festival featuring new independent films. A festival highlight, Shorts Sunday is an all-day program of 29 short films hand-picked by BAMcinematek curators. These shorts by international and Brooklyn-based filmmakers include animated, narrative, documentary, and experimental work by established and emerging artists. Each program features Q&As with a selection of the filmmakers.

Schedule:

Shorts Program 1 -- Animation: 12:30-2 p.m.

Animation Events

The TAIS Animation Showcase 2009

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

Join us for an evening celebrating the best of recent animation from Toronto and beyond! Short animated films of all styles and genres will be screened, along with entries from our animated jam session, the Chicken Jam! Awards and reception to follow. An event not to be missed!

Thursday, June 25th 7:00 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm at the NFB Cinema, 150 John Street $5.00 General Admission info: www.tais.ca email: tais@bellnet.ca

Films to be screened include:

DANCING WITH NORTHERN LIGHTS -- d: Jonathan Amitay, 2009, 2:33 min -- sand animation

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Hollywood's Greatest Year Travels to NYC for Summer Run

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

GONE WITH THE WIND, the 1939 Best Picture winner, will kick off the New York presentation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' latest screening series, "Hollywood's Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939," on Saturday, June 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the Academy's Theater in New York City. Robert Osborne, television host, columnist and Academy biographer, will host the event.

Festival Events

Los Angeles Film Festival 2009

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

The Los Angeles Film Festival, held annually for ten days in June, showcases the best of American and international cinema. Drawing on an expected attendance of 85,000, the festival provides films with the opportunity to be embraced by the public and discovered by the industry. More than 100 feature films -- narrative and documentary-are featured in the festival, alongside gala premieres, panels and seminars, short film programs, music video showcases, free outdoor screenings, live musical performances, and unique signature events.

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MoCCA Thursday: TYPHON Carousel

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

Please join the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art -- MoCCA for an evening of dazzling cartoon slide shows featuring work from the critically-acclaimed comics anthology TYPHON Volume One on June 18 at 7 p.m.

This exclusive event is brought to you by TYPHON editor Danny Hellman and Carousel host R. Sikoryak.

A select group of TYPHON contributors will be on hand to present their strips, including:

Gregory BentonRupert BottenbergVictor "Bald Eagles" CayroNick GazinHawk KrallHugoPshaw

Film Events

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009

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

Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to welcome American animator Don Hertzfeldt. He will introduce a retrospective of his work at the Cameo Cinema on the 21st of June at 6pm, featuring the UK premier of his latest film I AM SO PROUD OF YOU, the eagerly anticipated continuation of EVERYTHING WILL BE OK.

Following the screening, Hertzfeldt will speak about his films. In all they have won over a hundred awards, including Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Award.

Films Events

Kecskemet Animation Film Festival 2009

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

KAFF includes two different competitions: one for European animated feature films and TV specials and one for Hungarian animated short films.

In addition to the film screenings musical and theatrical shows, exhibitions and professional discussions will take place in town. Kecskemet is a small town with 100,000 inhabitants, with several arts workshops and with a lively cultural life, 80 km south of Budapest.

Entry works -- Feature (min. 52 minutes) and TV-Special (min.24 minutes) -- shall be made "frame by frame", including computer graphics animation.

World Events

WIA Los Angeles Annual Meeting

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

Place: Cartoon Network in Burbank, CA, Roof Top (Sweaters/jackets are recommended. No high or spiky heels, please.)

Time: 6:30 Check-in and Networking7:00 WIA Business7:30 One World Giving

Donation: Student Members $5. Members $10. Guests $15. All fees are donations to our new One World Giving Fund.

RSVP: No later than Friday, June 12th via wia@womeninanimation.org. Space is limited. RSVP early.

Speakers to be announced.

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NFB Toronto Open House

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

Saturday, June 13, noon to 10 pm Sunday, June 14, noon to 5 pm

Saturday at 1 pm & 3 pm - Luminato Reel Grab a seat in our cinema and enjoy a 48-minute selection of award-winning animated short films celebrating literacy (all films are based on stories) - THE GIRL WHO HATED BOOKS, TZARITZA, I WANT A DOG, BLACKBERRY SUBWAY JAM, THE FRIENDS OF KWAN MING and OMA'S QUILT.

FREE VIEWING on our digital viewing stations -- Try out our digital viewing stations to explore titles from the NFB collection.

Festival Events

CourtsFx 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2009

Le Festival, the first theater specialized in animation and special effects in France, is organizing a short film competition with fiction films using special effects.

This competition takes place from June 12-14, 2009, in the Le Festival theater in Begles, France. The deadline to enter is April 15, 2009.

You can enter your film using the entry form available at http://www.cinemalefestival.fr/telechargement/courtsfx-en.pdf.

Festival Events

CourtsFx

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2009

« Le Festival », the first theater specialized in animation and special effects in France, organize a short film competition with fiction films using special effects.This competition takes place from 2009, June 12th to 14th, in the « Le Festival » theater – Bègles (France)

You can enter your film using the entry form available on http://www.cinemalefestival.fr/telechargement/courtsfx-en.pdf

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The Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre Animation Festival

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

The Landmark Loew's in Jersey City will screen an animation festival June 5 and 6, airing SPIRITED AWAY on Friday, June 5 (8 p.m.), a medley of classic cartoons on Saturday, June 6 (3 p.m.) and WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT on June 6 (7:30 p.m.).

Admission is $6, $4 for seniors and children 12 and younger.

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Florida Supercon 2009

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

Now in its fourth year, FSC once again moves into a larger venue as the three day festival continues to grow. This year's event will take place June 5-7, 2009 at the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The three day festival will take place in the convention center's west hall and the convention centers entire second floor, making this the largest genre event to ever hit South Florida.

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Industry Giants 2009: Building a Community

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

Creating today's entertainment media demands community, collaboration and teamwork. Community is vital to artists struggling in the current economic landscape. The Industry Giants 2009: Building a Community, Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum features 2D artist/animator Michel Gagne, veteran of Warner Bros., Disney and Pixar, Jay Hawkins, Epic Games' Senior Concept Artist for Gears of War and many other creative professionals.

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