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Anything sponsored by ASIFA locally, nationally or internationally

ANIMATED SHORTS FOR ADULTS AT BY THE SFFILM FEST

DON’T MISS AN EXCEPTIONAL PROGRAM OF ANIMATED SHORTS FOR ADULTS PRESENTED BY THE SF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL by Karl Cohen  Their not-to-be-missed show goes under a boring name “Shorts 3 – Animation,” but boring it isn’t!  This is an excellent selection of … Continue reading

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NW Animation Festival

A major USA animation festival is happening next month in Oregon: PORTLAND: May 12-18 EUGENE: May 23-25 More info at their website Share on Facebook

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Persistence of Vision

Striving to make the best animated film of all time, visionary and acclaimed animator Richard Williams (three-time Oscar-winning animation director of Who Framed Roger Rabbit) spent nearly three decades of his life toiling away on his masterpiece, The Thief and the Cobbler – only … Continue reading

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Best Indie Animation

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 7:15 pm Dolby Labs, 100 Potrero Ave. SF, free “THE BEST OF THE TOURNEE OF ANIMATION” For almost 30 years The Tournee of Animation gave American audiences a chance to see outstanding animation from around the world. … Continue reading

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Persistence of Vision — the untold story of visionary animator Richard Williams

Persistence of Vision – the untold story of visionary animator Richard Williams and the greatest animated film never made — will be having its highly-anticipated Northern California premiere at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael on Thursday, November 21st, 7:00 PM, for one … Continue reading

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Bruno Bozzetto at Walt Disney Family Museum

  Italian director and animator Bruno Bozzetto converses with curator Fedrico Fiecconi, film historian John Canemaker, and animation directors John Musker and David Silverman about Bozzetto‘s fascination with early Disney films and contributions to the art of animation. Sat, Nov … Continue reading

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NW Animation Fest

NW Animation Fest announces FREE entry until Dec 1 The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting film entries for 2014. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Dec 1. Send films via online transfer using wetransfer.com, vimeo, or … Continue reading

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Our own Karl Cohen will be presenting a talk and screening of WWII Propaganda

THURS OCT. 10, NOON – 1:50 PM, WORLD WAR TWO PROPAGNDA: HOW ANIMATED SHORTS AND DOCUMENTARIES MADE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE WAR TAUGHT US WHAT TO THINK A presentation by Karl Cohen, SF State, Coppola Theatre, Fine Arts building, … Continue reading

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Another screening coming up for International Animation Day

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like this is the season for animation screenings.  We’ve recently gotten word of another screening coming up at the Exploratorium for International Animation Day.  You’ll find details at the Exploratorium’s site: http://www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar/cinema/october-30-2013 Share on … Continue reading

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Animation Show of Shows coming up soon…

The Animation Show of Shows screening is Monday, September 23 at 7:00 at Dolby Labs in San Francisco.  The address is 100 Potrero Avenue.  This is always a great show, and is open to members only.  The flyer below will … Continue reading

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