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Anima Brussels Announces 35th Edition

International animation film festival in Brussels scheduled for February 5-14, 2016.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Preparation is well underway for The 35th Edition of Anima, The International Brussels Animation Film Festival. The festival program, scheduled to run February 5 to 14, 2016 at the Flagey building will also be presented simultaneously at various cities throughout Flanders and Wallonia.
For ten days, Anima will invade Flagey’s three floors for a celebration of animation film in all of its shapes and sizes. The 2016 program will include a variety of awaited novelties, previously unreleased short films and features for audiences of all ages.  There will be workshops for children, training sessions for adolescents, exhibitions on the art of animation, signings as well as encounters and talks with animation filmmakers from across the globe.
During Futuranima, which is scheduled February 10 to 13, renowned domestic and international professionals will examine and discuss the latest developments and trends in animation. They will focus on a variety of topics such as sound, storyboard, imagery, and work in progress through a series of sessions and lectures.

There will be a special focus on The United Kingdom and Japan, two countries incredibly prolific in animation. This will include some very special events.
Anima’s 2016 visual presentation has been designed by Dutch visual artist Sue Doeksen. She will plunge us into her sympathetic and uplifting universe with bright colors and simple shapes. Doeksen, attended Anima’s 2015 edition and hosted an animation cut out workshop. Examples of creations from the workshop can be seen here.

The complete festival program and tickets will be available as of January 13, 2016. Please click here for further informtion.

Source: The 35th Edition of Anima, The International Brussels Animation Film Festival

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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.