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ASIFA-Atlanta International Animation Day 2013 Screening: Best Shorts of 2013

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Screenings, Short films

ASIFA-Atlanta is celebrating International Animation Day tomorrow at the High Museum of Art, which is a bit late (it usually takes place on or about October 28th, to commemorate the opening of Émile Reynaud’s Théâtre Optique in 1892), but it is nevertheless always welcome. The screenings promise “an inspiring line-up of stop-motion, 3D, mixed-media and […]

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International Animation Day 2012 in Atlanta

October 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Screenings, Short films

This year’s celebration by ASIFA-Atlanta of International Animation Day, held in conjunction with Atlanta Film Festival 365 ,will be held this Sunday at the Plaza Theatre, at 7:30 pm.  As usual, the screening will feature films selected from films shared by other ASIFA chapters around the world. If that’s not enough, ASIFA-Atlanta will also present […]

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ASIFA-Atlanta’s 10th Annual Roll Yer Own

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments · American cinema, Animation Festivals, Screenings

ASIFA-Atlanta is celebrating 10 years of Roll Yer Own, perhaps its signature event, on July 16th, at the Plaza Theatre. A festival of locally-produced animated shorts this year also  joining forces for the decade celebration of Roll Yer Own, an independent “includes ASIFA-Atlanta’s favorites from the 2012 Atlanta Film Festival.”  The screening will be followed […]

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SCAD’s Atlantamation 2012

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Screenings, Student films

For those in Atlanta next Thursday, April 5th, check out Atlantamation, Savannah College of Art and Design’s screening of recent student animation, wc is being held this year at the Midtown Art Cinema. As someone who teaches in the Animation Department, I must admit to being a bit prejudiced, but it should be a really […]

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An Evening with Joanna Priestley

January 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Filmmakers, Independent animators, Screenings, Short films

For those in the Portland, Oregon area, the Northwest Film Center is hosting “An Evening with Joanna Priestley” on Saturday, January 28th. The event is part of the Center’s Northwest Tracking series celebrating its 40th anniversary.  Priestley is one of my favorite filmmakers who I’ve written about before. (See my article I wrote for Skwigly […]

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ASIFA-Atlanta’s Best Animated Shorts of 2011

November 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Screenings, Short films

For those in the Atlanta area, ASIFA-Atlanta will be hosting two programs of international animated films on Saturday, December 10th, at the High Museum of Art’s Hill Auditorium, 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta. The announcement says to Expect an outlandish assortment of stop-motion, 3D, mixed-media and claymation shorts from Atlanta and beyond. A  Q&A  with  […]

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International Animation Day 2011 in Atlanta

November 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Screenings, Short films

This year’s celebration of International Animation Day by ASIFA-Atlanta is being held this year on November 6th, at the Five Spot, in Atlanta’s Little Five Points Area. As usual, the screening, which is free, will include a selection of films from around the world, including works from Portugal, Australia, Brazil, and Korea. This year’s poster […]

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AtlantAmation Screening April 9th

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Screenings

The Atlanta branch of the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Animation Department will be having its first public screening of its student work on Friday, April 9th, at the the Earl Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta, Georgia. The program will feature the world premiere of Jaguar McGuire (and his Cat), a 4-minute short done […]

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Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre 70th Anniversary Celebration

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Film exhibition, Screenings

The Plaza which opened in 1939 is finally celebrating its 70th birthday in style with screenings of classic films from 1939, including 35mm prints of the Fleischers’ Gulliver’s Travels and Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, plus Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Planet Outlaws (the 1953 feature version of the […]

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Mary and Max in Atlanta

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Screenings, Stop motion animation

ASIFA-Atlanta will be hosting a special screening of Adam Elliot’s stop-motion feature Mary and Max at the Plaza Theatre, Wednesday Monday, November 16th, at 8:00pm. This is the much-anticipated followup to Elliot’s Oscar-winning short, Harvie Krumpet and has not yet been given a theatrical booking in the Atlanta area. The film was made available through […]

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International Animation Day 2009 in Atlanta

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Screenings

On October 28, 1892, Émile Reynaud opened his Théâtre Optique at the Musée Grévin in Paris, using a version of his Projection Praxinoscope; in addition, to being the first theatrical presentation of a motion picture (though it did not use film), it also represented the public presentation of the first animated movies. Though cinema historians […]

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Atlanta/L.A. Screenings: Bizarro Sat Morning & Christine Panushka/Alberto Araiza

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Independent animators, Screenings

This Tuesday, October 20th, at 7:30 pm,  in conjunction with ASIFA-Atlanta, C. Martin Croker returns to the Plaza Theatre, in Atlanta with the second of his Bizarro Sat Morn! shows this season, featuring a program of cartoons on 16mm, which has been described as "An oddball mash-up of nostalgia and bits of o’ weird-o coolness," […]

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SCAD Stop-Mo Films at Center for Puppetry Arts

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Screenings, Stop motion animation

Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts is presenting a program of “Stop Motion Films from the Savannah College of Art and Design” tomorrow, Saturday, October 3rd, at 8:00 pm. According to the Center, the program, curated by SCAD Professor Hal Miles features … a collection of award-winning stop motion animated short films created by students and […]

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Georgia Animation on My Mind Q&A

September 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Filmmakers, Independent animators, Screenings

On Friday night, July 10th, ASIFA-Atlanta put on a screening of locally-made animated films at the Woodruff Art Center’s Rich Auditorium. The event, which was made possible by the High Museum of Art, was put on as part of the 21st Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference being held that weekend at the Atlanta campus […]

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ASIFA-Atlanta’s Animation Attack! 2009

August 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Screenings

  Starting Wednesday, August 26th, ASIFA-Atlanta, in conjunction with the Atlanta Underground Film Festival, will be putting on Animation Attack! 2009 . Most screenings will be at the Midtown Art Cinema, in addition to a special screening of Bruce Bickford’s 47-minute, psychedelic clay animated Cas’l (see excerpt below), accompanied by a live soundtrack performed by […]

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