Newcastle International Animation Festival
TOWER CINEMAS, 183 KING ST, NEWCASTLE – FRIDAY 25 - SUNDAY 27 AUGUST 2017
THE WORLD'S BEST ANIMATED FILMS ARE COMING!
The Newcastle International Animation Festival returns with a fresh selection of the world’s finest bite-sized animated films!
This year the Newcastle International Animation Festival, thanks to The University of Newcastle, extends across three days of animated glory from the 25-27 August 2017. With 5 sessions spread over the 3 days, there is no reason to miss your dose of quirky animation goodness!
The world’s best animators have gathered stories from this universe and the next! This year’s festival will bring you hilarious gags, quiet moments from the everyday, bizarre creatures, acts of human kindness & mind-bending brain food. There will be fun for the kids and even more for the grownups!
The festival will also include a Q&A session with local animators and a premier film screening.
The festival will also be running its annual animation competition with winners announced on opening night! Don’t miss it!
You can catch all this + more at the Newcastle International Animation Festival at Tower Cinemas, King St, Newcastle from Friday 25 -Sunday 27 August 2017.
Tickets are only $10 per session or $25 for a weekend pass. Tickets on sale late July. Check out the program below. More juicy news to come, just you wait!
BITE SIZED ANIMATIONS FOR ALL
WHEN: Friday 25 – Sunday 27 August 2017
WHERE: Tower Cinemas, 183 King St, Newcastle.
COST: $10 per session
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
The Newcastle stop on this national festival roadshow will include five sessions of animated glory.
Global greatness. Prepare to have your mind bent by animation masters from Russia, UK, Poland and Estonia.
Friday 25 Aug 6pm
Let’s kick off with a bang! Outdoor projections and a red carpet event on opening night for the most thought-provoking and entertaining films from countries across the globe including Germany, China, Estonia & Switzerland.
Then join us for the after-party at the FogHorn Brewhouse!
Saturday 26 August 7:00pm
Local goodness - Australia’s best animations! Newcastle has delivered with two films from our very own UON students + another from local filmmaker Tim Cannt.
++ the Australian cinema premiere of ‘Blair & the Sea Pancake’ by Dan Smith
Followed by Q&A session w/ local animators Tim Cannt and Dan Smith
|Saturday 26 August 9:30pm||Late Night Bizarre|
Prepare for things to get a little weird in this mind bending adults-only after-hours session. Bring your freakiest self and get ready to melt into another reality or two.
Sunday 27 August 10:30am
There are lots of laughs and plenty of cute moments in this session for people aged 2 and up. You’ll travel to curious worlds with some of the cheekiest characters. Guaranteed giggles for the whole family!
Sunday 27 August 6pm
More global greatness. To wrap up the festival, in true international style, we bring you stories from the UK, Germany, Latvia, France, India, Taiwan and Belgium.
Edison: Adventures in Power - Pierce Davidson
Looks - Susann Hoffman
Spinny Headed Guy - Nigel Clark
Late Night Bizarre Summer's Puke Is Winter's Delight - Sawako Kabuki
Catch It - Paul Bar, Marion Demaret, Nadege Forner, Pierre-Baptiste Marty, Julien Robyn, Jordan Soler
Flies In May - Caroline Jiang
How Are You Today - Sophie Markatatos
Hypertrain - Etienne Kompis, Fela Bellotto
Konigiri-Kun - Mari Miyazawa
Giraffe Soup - Anatola Howard
Forever - Zhong Su
Cookies - Leah Shore
Orange - Juan Salas
Fractured - Jocie Juritz
Bump Classique - Ben Wheele