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160+ Shorts & Features Selected for Animaze 2016

Program highlights include the Canadian premiere of Russia’s ‘Quackerz,’ Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ and a female director short film showcase with 11 countries represented.

Organizers of Animaze 2016 have announced that more than 160 shorts and features have been selected to screen at this year’s edition of the Montreal International Animation Film Festival & Industry Conference, to be held August 18-21.

While the program lineup is still to be announced, some of the selections have been posted here. Some of the program highlights include:

Rock and Rule (Canada, 1982), Landmark Canadian studio Nelvana's first full-length animated film featuring Iggy Pop, Blondie and Cheap Trick with writer/director Clive Smith in attendance.

Canadian premiere of Quackerz (Russia)

LA FEMME: Female director short film showcase, with 11 countries represented.

HE(ART): Twelve films exploring visual art, creativity, representation and the human condition. 

ANIMAZE KIDS: A fun-filled Sunday afternoon of wacky, crazy, funny and educational animation for kids 8-12.

Source: Montreal International Animation Film Festival & Industry Conference

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.