16th Animation Show of Shows (Academy of Art University)
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Once again, Acme Filmworks producer and Animation Show of Shows curator and presenter Ron Diamond has returned from his festival travels with many great new shorts to share with animation professionals, faculty, students and fans of animation. The 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows features both studio and independent films from the US, Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, Poland and Russia.
Included in the program is Disney’s FEAST (with the animated feature Big Hero Six, November 2014) and Pixar’s LAVA (with Pete Docter’s animated feature Inside Out, June 2015). Also featured is 365 the film by Greg and Myles McLeod, composed of 365 one-second films chronicling a year of day by day filmmaking, veteran Animation Show of Shows featured director Torill Kove (Academy Award® winner for The Danish Poet and Oscar® nominated for My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts) who will personally share her new National Film Board of Canada short ME AND MY MOULTON at select Bay Area screenings. Other films include legendary Disney animator Glen Keane’s directorial debut with DUET, produced at Google’s ATAP unit along with Mikey Please’s stop motion tour de force MARILYN MYLLER, Hiroshima 2014 Grand Prix winner THE BIGGER PICTURE by NFTS graduate, Daisy Jacobs, Julien Bisaro’s haunting first professional film BANG BANG ! and (Academy Award® nominee for Lavatory Lovestory) Konstantin Bronzit’s WE CANT LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS. Show closer is veteran Animation Show of Shows Piotr Dumala’s (Crime and Punishment) transformative HIPOPOTAMY explores the bestial behavior of one of natures most dangerous creatures but in this allegory, the beasts are represented in human form. Additional shorts will likely be added to the program, which is estimated to run approximately 100 minutes.
Each attendee must be registered individually to receive their own confirmation. Please print and bring your confirmation to the screening. Seating is limited, so reserve early and please notify us immediately of any cancellations, as there will be a waiting list. You are advised to arrive a half hour early to be seating, though programs will be oversold by 10% to allow for no shows, seating is not guaranteed once capacity is reached. Shorts will be shown in some locations prior to the introduction of the program.
DVD’s of past Animation Show of Shows shorts will be offered for sale and credit cards will be accepted at select screenings. See clips from over 200 films including Academy Award® winners and nominees and other great animations at www.animationshowofshows.com.
For any questions or problems registering for this event, contact Ron Diamond at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you there!