New program of 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from eight countries includes Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s Annecy Grand Prix-winning ‘The Burden,’ David OReilly’s ‘Everything’ and Glen Keane’s interpretation of Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ poem.
Organizers of the Animation Show of Shows have released a brand-new trailer for the 19th annual edition, via Facebook, announcing a new program of 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from eight countries.
Offering an incredible array of beautiful, funny, insightful, inspiring, powerful and thought-provoking shorts, Including the work of nine women directors, the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows will feature Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s Annecy Grand Prix-winning The Burden, David OReilly’s Everything, and Glen Keane’s interpretation of Kobe Bryant’s Dear Basketball poem. Also included are Pete Docter’s 1990 CalArts student film Next Door, restored by the Academy Film Archive, and Paul Julian and Les Goldman’s 1964 Hangman, restored by The Animation Show of Shows, Inc. with grants from ASIFA-Hollywood and The National Film Preservation Foundation.
This past year, the 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows played in more than 70 theaters across North America and organizers are working to more than quadruple the non-profit org’s reach to colleges and universities in North America and around the world.
Stay tuned for more details as the 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows gets underway!