American Cinematheque “Animation for Adults” series brings Fritz the Cat, Heavy Metal, Tokyo Godfathers & more cult classics back to big screen

American Cinematheque begins its “Animation for Adults” screening series today, which runs through January 25th, 2014 at the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles. Box office juggernauts from Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks have turned entertainment for children into a multi-billion dollar global business, but as the new film from Studio Ghibli founder Hayao
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Commemorative poster for 15th Annual Fantasia Festival

When the Fantasia International Film Festival returns to set Montreal ablaze this summer, the fantastic film festival – one of the largest and most influential of its kind in the world – will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with an astonishing three week showcase of international genre cinema. The full line-up of over 120 feature
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Animator Bill Plympton to appear at Tromadance fest

Tromadance founder Lloyd Kaufman announced that Academy Award nominee, veteran animator, and director Bill Plympton (The Cow Who Wanted to Be A Hamburger, Your Face, Idiots and Angels) will be a guest panelist at the 12th Annual Tromadance Film Festival, which runs from April 22-23, 2011, in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Plympton will be appearing
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SIGGRAPH 2010 wrap up and animation screenshots

SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, welcomed 22,549 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 79 countries around the globe to Los Angeles this week. In addition, more than 160 industry organizations exhibited at SIGGRAPH 2010. In all, more than 900 speakers participated in
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