Programme:
Friday, September 24, 7:00 pm (National Gallery)
Saturday, September 25, 11:00 am (NAC Southam Hall)
Running time: 80:49 mins.

Tired Out Tom [2004]
Andreas Hykade
Studio Films Bilder / Germany / Betacam SP / 5:00
C. Television Series for Children
Flash

Tom craves a slice of bread with strawberry jam and honey…

Andreas Hykade studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart and animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg. His commercials and short films for such companies as Nickelodeon and BMG have garnered many international awards and recognitions. He conducts workshops and teaches at several art and film schools while preparing his first animated feature film. His short films have won numerous awards at the OIAF and SAFO including the SAFO 1997 Grand Prize for his student film We Lived in Grass, as well as, the Grand Prize at OIAF 2000 for Best Independent Film for Ring of Fire.
   

Nicktoons 'Kat Id's' [2004]
Nathaniel Akin
Global Mechanic / USA / Betacam SP / 0:20
C. Station-Programme Identification / Title Sequence
3D computer

"Kat" station identification sequences.

Nathaniel Akin is a graduate of the Emily Carr Institute and has worked in a full range of media production.. He began freelance animating with Global Mechanic in 2002 and continues his work with the Bell Mobility Campaign along with creating and directing a network ID package for Nickelodeon's: Nicktoons.
   

Desmond's Trashed Apple Tree (Desmonds trashade äppelträd) [2004]
Magnus Carlsson
The Thin Baron AB, Film I Väst, Funkhauser Film A/S / Sweden / Betacam SP / 13:00
D. Films Made for Children
Clay, animated objects

A fox is blamed for trashing Desmond's lovely apple tree. Desmond and his friends attempt to discover the shocking truth behind the vandalism.
Magnus Carlsson has made several animated tv-series and has been nominated for the Guldbaggen, received the Chaplin Award and won the first prize at the Oslo Animation Festival. He was also nominated at the MTV Music Awards and received an MTV Europe Award and others. The TV-series De tre vannerna…och Jerry and Lisa have sold well in many countries.
   

Helping Little Kitten [2003]
Jennifer Oxley
Sesame Workshop / USA / Betacam SP / 1:20
C. Educational, Scientific or Industrial Film
Cut-outs, 2D computer

 

Jennifer Oxley has worked in the film and television industry as a director and animator, recently receiving an Emmy award as a director. She has directed specials and films for Sesame Workshop and Nick Jr. She is the Creative Director for Power Pets, a pilot being produced by Little Airplane Productions for Nick Jr.
   

Codename: Kids Next Door ‘Operation: Support' [2003]
Mr. Warburton
Curious Pictures / USA / Betacam SP / 11:15
C. Television Series for Children
Cel

The Kids Next Door discover a "secret weapon" - B.R.A. - in a girl's dresser.

Mr. Warburton went to college to be a graphic designer and became a production designer for Buzzco Associates. He is the creator of Cartoon Network's Codename: Kids Next Door, co-director of Sheep in the Big City, and character designer for Disney's Pepper Ann.
   

Bruno ‘Hats' [2004]
Warren Brown
Cuppa Coffee Animation / Canada / Betacam SP / 1:00
C. Educational, Scientific or Industrial Film
Cel

This playful little monkey inspires preschool learning with lively activities.

Bruno ‘Marching' [2004]
Warren Brown
Cuppa Coffee Animation / Canada / Betacam SP / 1:00
C. Educational, Scientific or Industrial Film
Cel

This playful little monkey inspires preschool learning with lively activities.

Warren Brown has an honours degree in Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario and a diploma in Interpretive Illustration from Sheridan College. Brown has illlustrated and animated for Cuppa Coffee's Crashbox. Brown became Creative Director and is now a Senior Creative Director at Cuppa Coffee's Broadcast Design Studio.
   

A Musical Shop [2003]
Sonya Kravtsova
Animose Studio / Russia / Betacam SP / 12:30
D. Films Made for Children
Cut-outs

A fairy tale about two crickets and an importunate fly.

Sofia Kravtsova graduated from Kemerovo Art College from the art department of The All-Union Institute of cinematography. She worked as an assistant art designer and as an art designer on films such as Timun and Narval. Her director's debut was in 2002 with the film From Robber's Life.
 

Happy to be Nappy [2003]
Michael Sporn
Michael Sporn Animation / USA / Betacam SP / 1:30
C. Television Special
Ink on paper, 2D computer

Celebrating yourself in a world of diversity and difference.

Michael Sporn formed his own company in 1980. The studio produced a number of successful short films. Doctor Desoto was nominated for an Academy Award. He has also produced some 20 three-minute films for a PBS series.
   

My Life as a Teenage Robot 'Speak No Evil' [2003]
Rob Renzetti & Tim Walker
Frederator Studios, Nickelodeon Studios / USA / ? / 11:46
C. Television Series for Children
2D computer

While fighting a monster in Japan, XJ-9 (aka Jenny) loses a language disc, forcing her to speak nothing but Japanese.

Rob Renzetti studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts. He has directed and created storyboards for Hanna-Barbera Studios and helped develop, write, and direct Dexter's Laboratory. With the Cartoon Network he has directed and produced episodes on various shows. He created and directed My Life as a Teenage Robot which is currently in production on its second season for Nickelodeon.
"I started in animation in 1969 and when I last looked, I'm still here. That's 35 years. Thank you very much."
   

Teletoon ‘Chicken' [2003]
Frank Falcone
Guru Animation Studio / Canada / Betacam SP / 0:10
C. Station-Programme Identification / Title Sequence
3D computer

In a series of Teletoon promos, the teletoon logo appears in some very unlikely places.

Teletoon ‘Sheep Factory' [2003]
Frank Falcone
Guru Animation Studio / Canada / Betacam SP / 0:10
C. Station-Programme Identification / Title Sequence
3D computer

In a series of Teletoon promos, the teletoon logo appears in some very unlikely places.

Teletoon ‘Space Dinner' [2003]
Frank Falcone
Guru Animation Studio / Canada / Betacam SP / 0:10
C. Station-Programme Identification / Title Sequence
3D computer

In a series of Teletoon promos, the teletoon logo appears in some very unlikely places.

Frank Falcone graduated with an honours degree in Fine Art from the University of Toronto and is an alumnus of Sheridan College School of Animation. He led TOPIX as animation director, picking up many awards for his commercial campaigns. He led major projects for such companies as 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks. At OIAF 2002 his YTV Campaign won Best Station/Programme Identification.
   

Badger's Parting Gifts (Leb Wohl, Lieber Dachs) [2003]
Jürgen Egenolf & Theo Kerp
Jurgen Egenolf Productions, Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Germany / Betacam SP / 7:18
D. Films Made for Children
Pastel on paper, 2D computer

Old Badger is not afraid of death when he dies.

Jurgen Egenolf has an MA in Sociology and German from the University of Freiburg/Brsg. He has worked as an academic assistant, a cook, a journalist, and author, director, and producer of cartoons. He is the managing partner of Egenolf & Jeske GmbH and helped form the first European cartoon group. He is now a partner of Cologne Cartoon GmbH.
 

PBS 'Share a Story' [2003]
Warren Brown
Cuppa Coffee Animation / Canada / Betacam SP / 1:30
C. Educational, Scientific or Industrial Film
Cel, animated objects, 2d computer, rotoscope

A national campaign that helps kids develop reading and language skills.

Warren Brown has an honours degree in Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario and a diploma in Interpretive Illustration from Sheridan College. Brown has illlustrated and animated for Cuppa Coffee's Crashbox. Brown became Creative Director and is now a Senior Creative Director at Cuppa Coffee's Broadcast Design Studio.
   

Concert For A Carrot Pie (Kontsert Porgandipirukale) [2002]
Janno Põldma & Heiki Ernits
Eesti Joonisfilm Studio / Estonia / 35 mm / 11:00
D. Films Made for Children
Cel

Grandmother decides to bake a carrot pie while many unbelievable things occur.

Janno Põldma has worked at Tallinfilm Studio since 1973 and has filmed about twenty animated films. He made his directing debut in the Nukufilm puppet animation film department of Tallinnfilm Studio in 1991 with the film Brothers and Sisters and has written multiple screenplays.
Heiki Ernits graduated from Tallinn Pedagogical Institute as a teacher of art and manual training. He has worked as a photographer, art teacher, artist, art director, and film director. He has designed and illustrated for numerous publications and has garnered recognition for his commercials. Ernits has had three solo exhibitions.