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ASIFA-Atlanta’s Roll Yer Own 2014

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · American cinema, Animation Festivals, Independent animators, Student films

The 12th Annual Roll Yer Own, ASIFA-Atlanta’s showcase of local, independent short films will be screened Monday, July 14th at 8:00 pm at the Plaza Theater, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. Admission is $5.00 at the door and  $3.00 for ASIFA-Atlanta Members and students with ID. For more details, including a […]

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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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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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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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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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