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FRI 10/26 7:30pm

Ladislas Starewitch: 
A rare screening of 35mm archival short films by the influential surrealistic stop motion pioneer; Polish born, Starewitch lived most of his life in Paris. Program: L'Epouvantail (The Scarecrow), Amour Noir et Blanc (Love in Black and White), La Reine des Papillons (Queen of the Butterflies), and LesYeux du Dragon (Eyes of The Dragon). Silent, with live music.
with thanks to Mme Beatrice Martin Starewitch

For more information on Ladislas Satrewitch, and information on dvd purchase, please visit www.starewitch.fr

FRI 10/26 10:00pm

Best of World Student Animation: Highlights of Annecy 2012
Screening of selections from Annecy 2012 representing a broad spectrum of schools from all over the world.
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SAT 10/27 12:00pm

Streaming: A Conversation about animators on the Web     
Panel discussion to help answer the questions that today’s animators face, considering the bewildering array of options and platforms for getting their work out to an audience. Panel including Jason Sondhi (Vimeo) and Aaron Simpson (Mondo Media). Other panelists TBA. 

SAT 10/27  2:00pm

The Art of Walt Disney Studios' Paperman   
Members of the small, innovative group at Walt Disney Animation Studios that created “Paperman” screen the film and share their insights about the art, design, and technology of this innovative project. Panelists: Director John Kahrs, Art Director Jeff Turley, and Animation Supervisor Patrick Osborne.
All attendants will receive a copy of The Art of Paperman book

SAT 10/27  4:30pm

Best of World Animation: Highlights of Annecy 2012
Screening of selections from Annecy 2012. Films include Michaela Pavlátová’s Annecy Cristal winner Tram and experimental artist Stephen Irwin’s Ottawa 2011 Grand Prix winner Moxie. Other award-winning films include Hisko Helsing’s Junkyard, Grand Prize winner Ottawa 2012, and Oh, Willy by Emma de Swaef and Marc James Roels, which won the European Cartoon d’Or, and Grand Prix at the Holland Animation Festival.
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SAT 10/27  7:00pm

PES: a retrospective  
The director and animator of numerous witty short stop-motion films and commercials, PES has a huge following at festivals and on the internet. PES will screen and discuss a selection of his work.
In person: PES

SAT 10/27 9:30pm

Platform Lifetime Achievement Award: Katsuhiro Otomo
The renowned manga artist and anime director pays a rare visit to Los Angeles to receive the first PLATFORM Lifetime Achievement Award. A screening of Otomo’s stunning new short film Combustible will be followed by an interview with animation historian and journalist Jerry Beck. In person, Katsuhiro Otomo. Moderator, Jerry Beck.
With thanks to Walt Disney Feature Animation and ASIFA Hollywood.

SUN 10/28 12:00pm

"Awesome” Cartoon Network:
Screening and panel. A selection of shows and creative interstitials that exemplify an influential trend in TV and internet animation, appearing first in the network’s Powerpuff Girls. Reaching its height with the pioneering Adventure Time, the culture of “awesome” emphasizes a clean and bubbly aesthetic, positivity, and distinctive, random humor. The screening will be followed by a panel with Rob Sorcher, (Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network); Pendleton Ward; JG Quintel; Pete Browngardt and Rebecca Sugar. Moderator, Ramin Zahed
All attendants will receive limited edition Cartoon Network poster
With thanks to Cartoon Network

SUN 10/28  2:30pm

CalArts: A 40 Year Evolution (Program 1)
A retrospective of CalArts animation first presented at Annecy 2012. Examples from four decades of Character and Experimental Animation featuring student films by John Lasseter, Henry Selick and Steve Hillenburg, as well as more recent graduates.
All attendants will receive a copy of The Animation Show on DVD
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SUN 10/28  5:00pm

Life After College
A distinguished panel that spans several generations of Cal Arts graduates who have been successful in various fields of the animation business or as independent artists, will discus their paths from graduation to their current success. Panelists include: Craig McCracken, creator of Powerpuff Girls and Wander Over Yonder; Lauren Faust, creator of the new My Little Pony series; Michael Patterson, experimental film artist, teacher and commercial filmmaker; Miwa Matreyek, animator, designer and multi-media artis; JJ Villard, artist and animator; and Kirsten Lepore. Moderator: Jerry Beck.
With thanks to Disney Television Animation.

SUN 10/28  8:00pm

CalArts: A 40 Year Evolution (Program 2)
The second of two programs in a retrospective of CalArts animation first presented at Annecy 2012
All attendants will receive a copy of The Animation Show on DVD
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