The NW Animation Festival is Coming Up: May 12-18


May 12-18, 2014 

Join us next month for the biggest animation festival in the United States


Northwest Animation Festival

Where: Portland, Oregon USA
Venue: Hollywood Theatre
Tickets: $5-$15 single shows
$60 all-festival pass ($114 value!)
on sale soon

International Shorts
Friday-Sunday May 16-18
See 174 of this year’s best short films from around the world. Hilarious, dramatic, strange and inspiring… Have you ever watched the Oscars and wondered where those nominees for Best Animated Short are coming from? This is the place to find out!

Oregon Industry Showcase
Thursday May 15
See a selection of excellent music videos, commercials, and special effects from Oregon’s powerhouse animation industry. Anne Adams of Oregon ArtsWatch interviews a panel of creatives & innovators, including Mark Gustafson, director of Fantastic Mr. Fox. Featured guest: LAIKA, the studio behindCoraline and ParaNorman, offers an hour-long glimpse into the making of their newest film,The BoxTrolls.

Guest Shows
Monday-Wednesday May 12-14
Discover Portland’s local animation scene.

  • Best of SIGGRAPH 2013 Computer Animation
  • Billygoat live music / animation performance
  • DMTV festival from Floating World Comics
  • Experimental Film Fest animation highlights
  • Gridlords #22


Late-night after-parties. “Meet the Animators” panel discussion. Animated installation art in the theater lobby. A family-friendly show on Saturday afternoon. A special “Strange & Sexy” block on Sunday afternoon.

Got your calendar out? Save the dates: May 12-18

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