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Animation Festival Bristol ‘89 – Page 2

A stand representing ASIFA and also John Halas’s video collection of ‘Animation Classics’ was manned by Pat Webb. Pat managed to see a few films in between her stint on the stand and spoke enthusiastically about a programme entitled ‘The UK Corral’: “An excellent batch of new British films in contrasting styles: Richard Ollive’s lyrical… Read More »

Annecy Animation Festival 1989

For one week at the end of May the beautiful lakeside resort of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of France was taken over by a hoard of animators, animation enthusiasts and salesmen for the biennial animation festival. Report by David Jefferson. This was my third visit to the festival and each time it gets bigger.… Read More »

The International Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart ‘88

The 4th International Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart ‘88 has grown into an event worthy of our full recognition. David Jefferson went along as an official guest and reports on what he found. The Stuttgart Animation Festival, held between the 5th and 10th of February, is a relative newcommer to the international scene. It started in a… Read More »

The Bristol Animation Festival 1987 – Page 2

The person speaking on the public address system took great delight in announcing the performance of ‘Wayward Girls and Wicked Women’. This aptly titled programme paid tribute to the few female stars of the Hollywood cartoon, as well as showcasing new work by women filmmakers. Betty Boop, Olive Oyl and ‘Red’ from Tex Avery’s Red… Read More »

Annecy Festival 1987

In part two David Jefferson reports on more of the film-makers who attended the biannual International Animated Film Festival held in Annecy, France. This year, two Selection Committees screened 695 films coming from 39 countries. Kathleen Houston, Istvan Antal, and Thierry Steff selected short films. Robert Balser, Joachim Kreck and Francis Nielsen selected video shorts… Read More »

Annecy Festival 1987 – Page 2

Q: What do you think of the human characters in the present day Disney films? MD: Quite frankly, I haven’t seen that much of them. The last animation I did was Cruella de Vil in 101 Dalmatians. After that I began working for Disneyland, designing the three-dimensional animated things, I did the Pirate Ride, I… Read More »

Annecy Animated Film Festival 1987

The biannual International Animated Film Festival, held in June in Annecy, France, is regarded by many as the greatest animation show on earth. David Jefferson reports. Annecy ‘87 may become known as the year of the electronic invasion. Computer and video imagery were there in force, partly reflecting a change in the industry and partly… Read More »