Wednesday, March 16, 2011

6th Annual ANIMFEST Celebrated in Athens

The European Animation Centre is organizing the 6th Athens ANIMFEST, International Animated Film Festival on March 17-23 at the Greek Film Archive. One hundred and forty six short animated films from 38 countries from all over the world have been selected to take part in the competition while more than 70 films will be screened on the non-competition program.

Those attending the festival will be able to enjoy a masterclass by director-animator Samuel Orti Marti and exhibitions by Babis Venetopoulos (artist and lecturer at the Thessaloniki School of Fine Arts) and Viky Betsou (lecturer at the Athens School of Fine Arts). The Almamanos Theater group will also present an animated puppet theater performance.

The program also includes a conference titled Audiovisual Means and Education: The visualization of the narrative: From Eugene Trivizas to Logicomix (March 19), masterclasses, exhibitions and lectures as well as a tribute to the Harvard University collection of the short animated films.

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Source: Greek News Agenda

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