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KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2009

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

The third annual KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival has been scheduled for September 17-20, 2009. More details are forthcoming. 2008 was a success, with visitors freshly introduced to independent animation with a selection of great short films from Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy and Germany.

Information: http://www.klikamsterdam.nl/.

Entertainment Events

3D Entertainment Summit 2009

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

The second annual 3D Entertainment Summit will be September 16-17, 2009 at the Universal City Hilton in Universal City, California.

The 2009 3D Entertainment Summit will accommodate more attendees as it moves to a larger space designated for keynotes and panel discussions, film presentations and larger exhibitor area. In addition, the two-day summit will include a state-of-the-art 3-D digital cinema system for special 3-D studio sneak previews and full feature presentations.

Animation Events

SPARK Animation Festival 2009

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

With a mission to ignite creative and collaborative fire, Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH presents SPARK Animation '09. In its second year, this prestigious week-long speaker series, educational forum and film festival informs and inspires professionals, pioneers and enthusiasts in the world of animation.

Animation Events

Animation Dance Association Championships

Begins: October 7, 2009

Now for the first time in the history of animation ADA creates a professional league among animators, similar to those of NFL, NBA, and MLB.

ADA divided the planet into four divisions and each division will consist of 30 professional teams.

In order to select the best teams there will be held a 16-week Championship starting on October 7. The main prize is $100,000 but every week you will also have a chance to win $10,000.

Absolutely anybody who created an animated clip and uploaded it to www.adasport.com can take part in the Championship.

Film Events

Milano Film Festival 2009

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

The fourteenth edition of Milano Film Festival will take place September 11-20, 2009.

The feature film competition is open to first and second films of any genre, language, format and running time, provided that they were completed after January 1, 2008. The works will not be divided into categories.

The short film competition is open to films of any genre, language, format and running time, provided that they were completed after January 1, 2008. The works will not be divided into categories.

Japan Events

Evangelion 1.0

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 9, 2009

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS THE CORRECT INFORMATION FOR THE MOVIE EVANGELION 1.0.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Chris Wanamaker, (202) 262 2083 president@dcanimeclub.org

Evangelion1.0 to be screened at the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan.

DC Anime Club in collaboration with Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan Present screen Evangelion 1.0 Wednesday September 9, 2009 6:30 pm as part of inaugural showing for a new film series based on both Anime (Japanese Animation) and Manga ( Japanese Comics).

Films Events

Holland Animation Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, September 7, 2009 at 11:00am

Enter web competition HAFFTube!

For the second time the Holland Animation Film Festival presents an International competition for web animations. HAFFTube is our official channel within YouTube. That's where it all happens. Flash, Machinima, Brickfilms, this competition is open for all animation films available online!

Festival Events

10th Annual Woodstock Museum Film/Video Festival

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

The Woodstock Museum is hosting its 10th film/video festival with the theme of "Change." The festival screens completed features, documentaries, shorts and works in progress. All genres including animation and digital media; everything must be in English (or with English subtitles). Submission formats can be DVD (NTSC and PAL), DV, DVCAM, VHS, S-VHS, Hi-8 or BETA SP.

Festival Events

International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival-VAFI

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, September 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 9, 2010

Festival date: 9th – 11th April 2010 Submission deadline: 15th January 2010 (postal stamp) In order to participate, films must be produced after 1st January 2008 and made by children or youth. Festival has no entry fee. Films must be sent in DVD - PAL format. The number of submitted films is not limited. Every film has to be on a separate DVD. Festival has three categories: a)MINI (children under 10 years) b)MIDI (children from 11 – 14 years)

Animation Events

London International Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 31, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 31, 2009

The London International Animation Festival is Britain's premier showcase for independent animation screening annually, at the beginning of September, showcasing one of the largest collections of auteur independent animation gathered at any festival in the world.

LIAF is a weeklong event, screening up to 10 competitive programs, plus more than 10 curated, themed and retrospective programs. LIAF screens all formats and does not charge entry fees.

Festival Events

Asolo Art Film Festival 28th Edition

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

The festival is conceived and organised by the cultural association A.I.A.F. (Asolo International Art Festival).

Starting with the 28th edition A.I.A.F will work together with the Gallery San Fedele in Milano.

The contest is divided into six sections:

-- Films On Art for works on art; -- Artist's Biographies for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation on personalities from the world of art and music; -- Films On Architecture & Design for works on architecture, urbanism and design relating to history, movements, main personalities, works and projects;

Paper Events

Paper Bag Presents...The Opening of the 6th London International Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 27, 2009

Paper Bag Presents...The Opening of The 6th London International Animation Festival 2009!Thursday, 27 August, The Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB

To celebrate the opening of LIAF, Paper Bag bring animated delights and musical reverie to the inviting and wonderfully decadent Roxy Bar & Screen. To get into the festival spirit we’ve selected a distinctive collection of films we hope will fill you with rapture and glee...

International Events

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2009

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

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) is calling for entries. The fesvial is one of the acknowledged international animation festivals in Asia, accredited by ASIFA International. This year, SICAF is celebrating its 13th edition, with more than 1,500 expected entries from Asia, Europe, the Americas and beyond.

Official site: www.sicaf.org.

Festival Events

Downtown Film Fest - L.A. - 2009

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

The second annual Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles (DFFLA), the only dedicated film festival in the historic core of the Entertainment Capital of the World, will be held August, 12-22, 2009. The festival doubles in size to 10 days from last year's inaugural event with a series of film screenings of Hollywood, independent and classic films, lectures, panel discussions, exhibits, and parties and receptions, all celebrating downtown L.A.'s renaissance.

Animation Events

Anim!Arte 2009 - Brazilian Student Animation Festival

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

Anim!Arte is an international film festival of animation movies with focus in the student public. It has as objective to stimulate the culture, as soon as the professional artistic grown, of the Animation Business in Brazil. This has been instrumental in the production of animation movies, mainly among students.

During the event, competitive film festivals of movies made by students assemblage prizes for the winners. Although, there is a parallel film festival with professional moviemakers, Brazilian and international, that complete this group of selected movies.

Festival Events

Fest Anca 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 31, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 31, 2009

The second edition of the International Fest Anca Animation Festival, established by the ANCA civic association, will be held on July 31-August 2, 2009 at the Stanica Zilina-Zariecie cultural centre in Zilina, Slovakia.

An international five-member jury -- renowned professionals in the animation field -- will grant three Anca awards to the best animations consisting of a trophy and cash prize. All awards will be announced at closing ceremony of festival on August 2, 2009. The decision of the juries are final.

Animation Events

Animation Club Presents 'Secret Handshake' -- Circus Edition

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 28, 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!

Animation Events

Animation Block Party 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 24, 2009

Animation Block Party will be open for 2009 submissions on January 9. The sixth annual ABP summer festival will run at Rooftop Films and Bam Cinematek from July 24-26.

A one of a kind Animation Block Comedy College tour is now available for college booking. For info about ABP cartoons and standup comedy, go to: http://www.talentplus-artists.com/?name=animationblock

Animation Block also has a new Metacafe channel, full of animator interviews, behind the scenes spotlights and festival films at: http://www.metacafe.com/animationblock/.

Festival Events

Rushes Soho Shorts 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

The entry form for this year's Rushes Soho Shorts Festival can now be downloaded at www.sohoshorts.com.

Celebrating the previous year's best director in each of the six competition categories Short Film, Animation, Documentary, Music Video, Newcomer and Broadcast Design, the festival has built a phenomenal following and maintains a significant bridge between the independent and commercial film making communities.

Film Events

Comic-Con 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

Comic-Con International is the largest gathering of comic book, science fiction, film and television fans in the nation. Featuring celebrity guests, seminars on breaking into filmmaking and near 24-hour film retrospectives. Comic-Con is the place for fans of all things pop culture. For more information, visit www.comic-con.org.

Festival Events

13th LA Shorts Fest

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

The 13th LA Shorts Fest is the largest short film festival in the world. Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences accredited. In past years, 33 participants have earned Academy Award nominations including 11 Oscar winning short films. The festival annually attracts more than 10,000 moviegoers, filmmakers and entertainment professionals looking for the hottest new talent.

Animation Events

ChromaColour Offers Summer Animation Camps

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

ChromaColour International, based in Calgary, supplies Hollywood animation studios including Disney, DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox Television with specialized equipment and animation material. For the first time, ChromaColour is offering summer camps and birthday parties at its new Creative Art Centre. Learn to use the same stop-motion technique that was used in the WALLACE AND GROMIT shorts and movies.

5-Day Animated Movie Making Summer Camps:

Ages 7-9 -- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- July 20-24 or August 10-14 ($249 per child)

Animation Events

Summer 2009 Animation Workshop, Film School Zlin

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

Film School Zlin Summer Animation Workshop is an intensive two-week program designed to provide English-speaking participants with an introduction to traditional animation techniques, Czech animation history and Czech culture. Participants do not need any prior experience with animation but we do look in participants the desire to work as part of a creative team and a curiosity to learn about this part of the world.

Animation Events

Summer 2009 Animation Workshop, Film School Zlin - prolongued application deadline

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

Film School Zlin Summer Animation Workshop is an intensive two-week program designed to provide English-speaking participants with an introduction to traditional animation techniques, Czech animation history and Czech culture. Participants do not need any prior experience with animation but we do look in participants the desire to work as part of a creative team and a curiosity to learn about this part of the world.

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