Fans of animation and short films take note – we have an absolutely LOADED program of shorts coming for our first Design Week Animated Shorts Showcase. This is shaping up to be a big night that we hope to repeat yearly. A screening of Mark Smith’s Two Balloons headlines, with behind the scenes presentation + Q&A. Another highlight will be looking back at our (AEPDX – Animate Everything Portland) Design Week animation invitationals over the past 5 years, as Jamal Qutub has put together a cool “best of” retrospective! Continue reading... “Coming for Design Week: The Portland Animated Shorts Showcase! @OMSI 4/10”
This short is currently screening at Portland International Airport through July in The Hollywood Theatre’s Micro- Cinema on C Concourse.
May 24, 2018 – From world-renowned animation studio HouseSpecial and Director Kirk Kelley comes Armor del Amor – a scripted nature ‘documentary’ that follows the mating rituals of Dasypus novemcinctus, to discover the dark underbelly of modern mammalian dating.
The narrative follows a nine-banded female armadillo as she emerges from her burrow and into the lonely Texas landscape. HouseSpecial researchers captured footage of this modern animal’s efforts to find a potential mate until finally, after several ill-fated opportunities, a match is made. Continue reading... “HouseSpecial Releases An Animated Investigation Into The World Of Armadillo Mating”
Klik, Amsterdam’s favorite animation festival, concludes their historic first-ever US tour with a stop in Portland. Join Klikkers Tünde Vollenbroek and Mathijs Stegink, and Dutch animation director Joost Lieuwma (Things You’d Better Not Mix Up, Leaving Home) at the Hollywood Theatre for two special screenings on June 1st:
7pm: DUTCH DELIGHTS is a Klik-curated overview of contemporary animation in the Netherlands, proudly presenting striking animated shorts and groundbreaking works. This program is family friendly.
9pm: Best of Klik! The best of the fest, featuring award-winning films from around the world. Continue reading... “Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival in Portland”