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Florida Animation Festival

Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at All Saints Cinema, Tallahassee FL

Jun 16 - 19 2016
Florida Animation Festival

Featuring over 70 shorts by the world’s best independent animators, Florida Animation Festival is a 4 day animation festival at All Saints Cinema in TLH.

The Florida Animation Festival (FAF) is a 4 day animation film festival taking place in June 2016 at All Saint Cinema in Tallahassee Florida.  We will have several programs for you to attend.  Single day and multiday packages are available.  Multiday ticket holders will also get discount tickets to several of All Saints District businesses.

ADMISSION INFO

VIP Pass - $30.00

VIP pass includes: *1 admission to the Opening Night showing of Gravity was Everywhere Back Then  *1 admission to Animation Show of Shows  *1 admission to Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted  *1 admission to Oscar shorts  *1 admission to International Kids festival NYC best of screening  *1 FAF commemorative silk screened event poster (hand pulled 11x17 print)  *2  drink tickets (beer, wine or soda) that can be used at any screening *Your name listed in the weekend VIP credits ( If ticket is prepurchased by June 1st)

Weekend Pass - $15.00

Weekend pass includes: *1 admission to Animation Show of Shows  *1 admission to Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted  *1 admission to Oscar shorts  *1 admission to International Kids festival NYC best of screening  *1 FAF commemorative silk screened event poster (hand pulled 11x17 print)

Individual Screening Tickets - Prices Vary

Opening Night - Gravity was Everywhere Back Then (Limited seating),Animation Show of Shows, Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted, Oscar Animated Shorts Program

Kids Program - Free

Thanks to the generosity of Well Fargo, the Kids Program is free for all - including Song of the Sea and the International Children's Animation.  Seating is first come first served.  You may reserve a seat for $1 on the Tallahassee Film Society's web site.  www.tallahasseefilms.com

Contact: 850-386-4404

Email: filmnews@tallahasseefilms.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

A little more about each event:

Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, a Brent Green Animated Feature

Based on a true story and expressed through hand-drawn imagery, live action, live music, and stop-motion animation, Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then tells the tale of a man named Leonard who fought against reason and nature to create a miracle that would save his wife from a terminal illness. The film often serves as a backdrop to live music performed by the director and his band, with sequences contributed by award-winning American filmmaker Jem Cohen. Romantic, darkly humorous, and philosophically challenging, Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then contemplates everything from the power of human will to the existence of God.

June 16th, 7:00pm

 

The 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows

The Animation Show of Shows is a traveling selection of the year's best animated short films, curated and presented by Acme Filmworks founder, Ron Diamond. It began in 1998 with the aim of showing the most original short animated films from all over the world and presenting them at the major animation studios in order to inspire their animators and directors.

June 17th, 7:00pm

June 18th, 5:00pm

June 19th, 5:00pm

 

Animated Oscar Shorts

Every year an animated short wins an Oscar, but these films are often hard to find. Our Animated Oscar Shorts screening is a rare chance to see previous years nominees and winners from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts.

June 17th, 5:30pm

June 18th, 7:00pm

June 19th, 3:00pm

 

Spike & Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation

We’re very excited to bring Spike & Mike’s to Tallahassee. For over 30 years, Spike & Mike have curated the best of the best in edgy pop culture animation. Ever heard of a little show called South Park? Beavis and Butthead? Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and Mike Judge have all been featured in past Spike & Mike collections-- not to mention John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer of Pixar. The traveling festival began as “filler” at rock concerts and has grown into its own arena-sized event, becoming the central clearing-house for visionary filmmakers and radical artists in this medium. This event is 18+, so don’t bring the kids to this one!

June 17th, 9:00pm

June 18th, 9:00pm
Best of the New York International Children's Film Festival Screening and Song of the Sea*

It may be a kid’s fest, but adults are more than welcome! This event features award-winning short films hand-picked from the annual NYC International Children’s Festival such as Pik Pik Pik, Johnny Express, A Single Life, Mythopolis, 5.80 Meters, and more! Our feature, showing once on the 18th, is Song of the Sea, a beautifully hand-animated story about a 10-year old Irish boy, his selkie sister, and their quest to free faeries from a Celtic goddess. Song of the Sea was directed and produced by Tomm Moore, the visionary filmmaker behind The Secret of Kells.

Song of the Sea: June 18th, 2:00pm

Kid’s Fest:

June 18th 3:30pm

June 19th 1:30pm

*This showing is free

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • Trailer for the Animation Show of Shows + Oscar Shorts

LOCATION

All Saints Cinema

918-1/2 Railroad Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32310

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PARKING INFO

Free parking.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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