Thursday, July 14, 2011

19th ANIMA MUNDI Starting!

The 19th edition of ANIMA MUNDI is about to start! From 15 to 24 July, the festival takes over Rio de Janeiro, in Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Centro Cultural Correios, Casa França-Brasil, Odeon BR, Arteplex Botafogo and Oi Futuro Flamengo and Ipanema. Then it moves to São Paulo, from 27 to 31 July, in the Latin American Memorial, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Espaço Unibanco Augusta and Cine Livraria Cultura.

To resume, we have short and feature films for children, adults, art films in the Gallery, student films and even films made by big studios such as Aardman ( Shaun the Sheep show) and Pixar (with a special screening for its 25 anniversary!).

We have many international guests, beginning with the Animated Chat with Brazilian Carlos Saldanha the director of Ice Age 2 & 3 and RIO, then moving to David Daniels (inventor of the fantastic technique of clay animation, strata cut ) and the cult Japanese director of animes, Shinichiro Watanabe, author of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Shamploo.
RyanWoodward will give a masterclass on storyboards and animatics, and Tom Cardone will teach about the art and design of features such as Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Blue Sky's RIO.

We will be back soon with more info!

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