About Platform Program Guide Buy Your Tickets Today! Getting There Sponsorship Press Contact

Platform 2012

Thank you for making our REDCAT event a weekend to remember! Stay tuned to this website for upcoming news on the Platform Animation Festival.

Our last event at REDCAT October 26th-28th included: Presentation of the Platform Lifetime Achievement Award to renowned manga artist and anime director Katsuhiro Otomo, who will be present to screen his new short film Combustible in a rare visit to the United States, Best of Annecy shorts and graduation films including many US premiers, an archival screening of films by surrealistic stop-motion pioneer Ladislas Starewitch; a special preview screening of Walt Disney Studios new short film Paperman, and more. This event will be a collaboration with CalArts animators at REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, October 26th -28th 2012.

Platform is a US based International Animation Festival founded in 2007. We are a multi-platform event showing animation in theaters as well as installations and on mobile devices.


-Katsuhiro Otomo in person to receive a Platform Lifetime Achievement Award
-Stopmotion Pioneer Ladsislaw Starewicz ; screening with live music
-Best of World Animation and Graduation Films: Annecy 2012
-A special screening from PES
-Cartoon Network "Awesome" Screening with panel including Pen Ward, creator of Adventure time, JG Quintel, creator of Regular Show, and many more
-A special preview screening of Walt Disney Studios much-anticipated short film Paperman
-A conversation about animation on the web with Aaron Simpson of Mondo Media and Jason Sondhi of Vimeo
-CalArts Retrospective and Life After College panel with many of CalArts' most notable alumni

Click here for full program information


Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | © 2012 Platform Animation, Inc, a 501[c]3 non-profit organization

Connect with Platform on Facebook Connect with Platform on Twitter