FULL SCHEDULE: “Animation Is Film” In L.A. Oct. 20-22 – Animation Scoop

FULL SCHEDULE: “Animation Is Film” In L.A. Oct. 20-22

Here is comes. The inaugural year of Gkids Animation Is Film festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, commences in two weeks.

Gkids has teamed with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Variety magazine and ASIFA-Hollywood to launch Animation Is Film, an annual animation festival in Los Angeles. The first edition will showcase feature films in competition, special presentations, retrospectives, and short film programs. Complete schedule below.

WHERE:
TCL Chinese 6 Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

WHEN:

Friday, October 20, 2017
7pm: Breadwinner (Q&A): U.S. PREMIERE
9:30pm: Fireworks

Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:00am: Outlandish Lands
1:30pm: The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales (Q&A)
1:30pm: Three Snow Whites
4:15pm: Zombillenium (Q&A)
4:15pm: Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Q&A)
7:00pm: Mutafukas
7:00pm: Virus Tropical (Q&A): WORLD PREMIERE
9:30pm: Mind Game

Sunday, October 22, 2017
11:00am: Big Fish and Begonia
11:00am: The Incredibles (Q&A)
2:15pm: Lu Over The Wall
2:15pm: The Lego Batman (Q&A)
5:15pm: Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Q&A)
5:15pm: Tehran Taboo (Q&A): NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
8:00pm: Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
8:00pm: Songs of Love and Death (Q&A)

IN ATTENDANCE:

Filmmakers: Nora Twomey (THE BREADWINNER ), Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (THE BIG BAD FOX & OTHER TALES), Hiromasa Yonebayashi (director) and Yoshiaki Nishimura (producer) (MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER), Alberto Vázquez & Pedro Rivera (BIRDBOY: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN), Arthur de Pins & Alexis Ducord (ZOMBILLENIUM), Santiago Caicedo (VIRUS TROPICAL), John Walker (producer, THE INCREDIBLES), Chris McKay (THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE), Ali Soozandeh (TEHRAN TABOO), and other film festival luminaries.

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Jerry Beck

Jerry Beck

Writer, cartoon producer and author of more than 15 books on animation history. A former studio exec with Nickelodeon and Disney; currently on the faculty at both CalArts in Valencia and Woodbury University in Burbank.
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