Fantastic Animation

Fantastic Animation
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Thursday, June 21, 11:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
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Fantastic Animation
92 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Eight fabulous examples of contemporary animation serve to illustrate the art of animated storytelling and its ability to get to the heart of a story with inventive visual techniques.


Packaged Films...


The Boy in the Bubble   

The Boy in the Bubble
Ireland, 2011, 8 min.
Young Rupert Shelley utilizes magic to win the heart of his true love at school and save his own heart from breaking. The magic works, but not in quite the way that Rupert had expected.... more



Caldera   

Caldera
USA, 2011, 11 min.
In this new world, a young girl throws away the medication which allows her to exist in the muted shades of grey uniformity that surround her. When she is free of the psychotropic influences, a vibrant and unrestrained world emerges to her delight. But how long can beauty and light survive before be... more



Fraction   

Fraction
Canada, 2012, 9 min.
Hand drawn animation tells the story of an elderly artist who, caught in a battle of time, struggles to complete his body of work.... more



Here and the Great Elsewhere   

Here and the Great Elsewhere
Canada, 2011, 14 min.
Michèle Lemieux uses Alexeïeff -Parker pinscreen animation to take a mischievous and profound look at the mystery and hidden nature of things. His meditating man will never be able to see the pinscreen on which his life is unfolding. He lives, as do we all, in a universe far beyond his capacity to ... more



Maria Magenta   

Maria Magenta
France, 9 min.
On their weekly trip home from lessons, a father and daughter pick up a rather unique companion.... more



Rose & Violet   

Rose & Violet
Belgium, 2011, 26 min.
Siamese twin sisters Rose and Violet find themselves in love with the same Circus strongman in this deliriously entertaining animated film about love and togetherness under the big top.... more



Shattered Past   

Shattered Past
Belgium, 2011, 8 min.
Based on a family memoir written in 1975, this striking animated short tells the story of one family’s flight from Russia during the Russian Revolution, and the harrowing train journey they took along the way.... more



Transition   

Transition
USA, 2011, 7 min.
A girl who fancies herself a dancer finds her own self through life’s journey in this evocative animated short with haunting overtones. ... more



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