animation

Womanimation Film Festival At AS220

(7.8) ‘Womanimation!’ a showcase of international women’s animated short films, returns for the ninth year, for one day only, to the AS220 main stage. These shorts, each under 12 minutes, present compelling narratives with distinctive points of view. (Details at MergingArts Productions.) Exhibiting a select program of twelve short films from Europe and Asia, the […]

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Oscar Shorts At Cable Car Cinema

The Cable Car Cinema will be screening the 2017 Oscar nominated shorts through February 16th. For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films . . . With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary. Most animated shorts run from 5-9 minutes. The live action from

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‘Animation Breakdown Roundup!’ Saturday At Columbus

The Columbus Cooperative and Peter Glantz present ‘Animation Breakdown Roundup!’ an originally-commissioned shorts festival presented in conjunction with the RI Print Expo. Says Glantz, I saw Animation Breakdown Roundup! at it’s premiere at the wonderful Cinefamily in Los Angeles and I couldn’t pull my eyes away the entire screening and I had to bring it

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RISD Senior Film/Animation/Video Festival

The Rhode Island School of Design will present its Film/Animation/Video Festival from May 13th through 19th.  This year’s festival premieres the work of 49 RISD seniors. The show opens on Monday, May 13th at 7pm with a gallery exhibit of interdisciplinary works downtown at 77 Eddy Street, 3rd Floor. The film screenings will occur at

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Providence Children’s Film Festival

(2.14) It’s the teeth isn’t it. I’m not sure why I picked this particular image (from The Maker by Christopher and Christine Kezelos) but not to worry, the fourth annual Providence Children’s Film Festival has a wide range of films, both animated and live action, appropriate for all age groups. The festival opens Thursday at

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Oscar Nominated Shorts At The Cable Car

Starting tonight the 2013 Oscar Nominated Short Films at the Cable Car. The New York Times describes two of the animated entries. Of the animated shorts the cleverest, Timothy Reckart’s “Head Over Heels,” is a diabolical exercise in stop-motion animation in which an estranged, long-married couple occupy the same house in an upside-down world. One

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RISD Film/Animation/Video Senior Show

The Rhode Island School of Design will present its Film/Animation/Video Festival from May 16 through May 19 (opening reception on Tuesday, May 15). This year’s festival premieres the work of thirty RISD seniors. The festival kicks off with a gallery exhibition with live performances at 204 Westminster, 3rd floor, on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30pm.

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“The Illusionist” At The Cable Car — Starts Friday

Something new from the director of “The Triplets of Belleville” a movie with a devoted, verging on fanatical, following. “The Illusionist” details the story of a dying breed of stage entertainer whose thunder is being stolen by emerging rock stars. Forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theaters, garden parties and bars, he meets

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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Darwin

[youtube]2qkGoqAZrqI[/youtube] I’m probably the least into the Low Anthem of all the people here on the Dose staff, so I have no idea why it took a blog in another country to alert me to this extremely lovely new stop-motion video for the song “Charlie Darwin”.  The video was created by Glenn Z Taunton and

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Animation Elation

 Yay for another cool RIC event! The college’s film studies program has organized a big ol’ Festival of Contemporary Animation, which is co-curated by Maya Allison, director of Five Traverse Gallery, and Jo Dery, curator of the Magic Lantern cinema project, to showcase animated films by contemporary artists both near and far. Tonight, catch some

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Karin Andersson To Release Solo Album

The exciting news that Karen Dreijer Andersson of Swedish duo the Knife will release a solo album early next year is as good as reason as any to spend this whole dreary day watching Knife videos.  The reclusive, camera-shy Swedish duo put out some of the most consistently weird and awesome videos of the last

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Providence as Horror Hub

Cool. Don’t think I’ve seen any local press on this: PROVIDENCE, R.I.—A local animation studio is teaming with students from the Rhode Island School of Design to create a first-of-its-kind computer-animated horror movie. The Providence-based studio, The Story Hat, is planning to begin preproduction this week on the movie called Bloodline, according to the Providence

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