The UK’s Encounters Movie Pageant, based mostly in Bristol, has introduced that as a part of its upcoming 25th anniversary version, they’ve programmed an expanded lineup of animation-related actions throughout their six-day occasion, which runs September 24-29.
The area’s largest brief movie, animation and digital actuality pageant, Encounters supplies a singular platform for rising and established filmmaking expertise. Alongside its extremely regarded BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying annual worldwide movie competitors, Encounters provides year-round assist, customized coaching programs, and quite a lot of touring packages. This yr’s schedule of screenings, particular occasions, networking and extra consists of the next:
Wednesday September 25
Nadasdy Movies Masterclass – following their movie screening earlier within the day, Swiss animation manufacturing firm Nadasdy will ship a masterclass in co-producing movies between completely different nations. Specializing in the professionals and cons of this, Nicolas Burlett will use the movies screened within the earlier occasion as case research on this observe.
Single-shot movies offered by Administrators UK & Arri – this session will embody a screening of six single shot movies, and a dialogue with their administrators on the challenges they confronted creating brief movies in only one take.
BFI South West Works in Progress – throughout this occasion attendees can discover out extra about a number of the tasks popping out of the South West who acquired BFI funding final yr. Filmmakers may also be capable to discover out extra about funding, and business can hear from new expertise and catch a primary glimpse at a number of the new movies quickly to reach on the pageant circuit.
Doc Society – is a not-for-profit group, dedicated to enabling nice documentary movies. They are going to be becoming a member of Encounters this yr with a panel who will probably be discussing UK funding alternatives for UK documentaries.
Animation Right this moment – hosted by Alex Dudok de Wit this each day session will probably be an open discussion board for animators to debate completely different matters within the sector.
Thursday September 26
Locksmith Animation Masterclass – a presentation from Locksmith Animation, the UK’s solely high-end CG function animation studio devoted to creating movies for a world household viewers. Throughout this masterclass audiences will hear from key expertise working at this studio who will probably be discussing their careers and future plans.
Gutsy Animation Masterclass – the animation studio behind the current MoominValley sequence will probably be becoming a member of Encounters Pageant this yr.
New Creatives: Expertise Improvement – discover out extra in regards to the thrilling expertise improvement scheme delivered by South West based mostly group, Calling the Photographs. See some examples of the work created by this yr’s cohort and learn how to use for the scheme, coaching alternatives and commissions which might be at present out there.
Younger Audiences – a three way partnership from the BFI and BBC to create new broadcast content material for younger audiences, audio system will probably be discussing alternatives for functions to the fund.
Friday September 27
The Happiness Machine – an modern, Pan European venture that connects ladies animators and composers within the crafting of latest work. Twenty artists, together with Rebecca Bloecher, Eni Brandner, Vessela Dantcheva and Elizabeth Hobbs, have been requested to think about our present think about our present financial system in gentle of the Financial system for the Widespread Good social motion. Listed here are the ensuing ten animations that discover themes of consumption, greed, solidarity, equality, duty, and revolt. They think about how the machine we function inside might be destroyed and rebuilt. Starting from the summary and experimental, to fairy tales, documentary approaches, and the satirizing of society, this assortment brings collectively an unimaginable number of voices and methods.
The night program consists of treats for followers of Sci-Fi, Horror and Comedy whereas the infamous Late Lounge returns to shock and delight. The Awards Social gathering will happen this yr at Colston Corridor the place audiences and filmmakers alike will discover out who the juries have chosen to win the highest prizes, and which movies will go on to compete for the Oscars, BAFTAs and European Movie Awards. With a dwell efficiency of DJ Yoda’s ‘Tarantino AV Spectacular,’ don’t neglect to convey your dancing sneakers!
To have fun the 25th version, Encounters Movie Pageant are throwing it again to their roots with a 90s-inspired program strand, together with an exhilarating outside screening of David Lynch’s Hearth Stroll with Me at Boiling Wells woodland amphitheater the place the owls are usually not what they appear, offered by Compass Presents.
Take a look at the whole pageant program for extra particulars.
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