A chance to meet with some of the legends of animation who will be in
attendance. This year's sessions will feature:
Friday, September 24, 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Arts Court Library)
Stephanie Maxwell's colourful films lie somewhere between a beautiful
dream and an unforgettable nightmare – like abstract paintings brought
to life and hopped up on caffeine. A unique opportunity to meet and greet
with one of the best.
Saturday, September 25, 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Arts Court Library)
Robert Breer takes his minimalist drawings and sketches and transforms
them into fiery collages on screen. Involved in the “underground film” of the
50s and a unique experimentalist ever since, Breer's work delivers a powerful
punch. Come and meet the father of American experimental animation.
Saturday, September 25, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Arts Court Library)
Ranging from the classic Roger Ramjet series to his TV commercials to his
independent work, Fred Crippen's films are classic cartoons with an edge.
The comic mastermind will take you through the whole ride.
Sunday, September 26, 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Arts Court Library)
Legendary and innovative NFB filmmaker Co Hoedeman's timeless body
of work spans a career that is still thriving after 40 years. His gentle stories
and vigorous technique effortlessly captivate the imaginations of viewer both
young and old. Come and hear about a lifetime spent in animation.