Be Here Now: First Annual Animation Festival @ Proctors, 7/10 – 7/16/10

The inaugural week-long Animation Fesival kicks off tomorrow (Saturday) at the Schenectady’s GE Theatre @ Proctors with a whopping smorgasbord of popular animated films, from family-oriented fare (Coraline, The Iron Giant) to more mature offerings (Beavis and Butt-head Do America, Fritz The Cat).

Animation geeks will be able to see a host of different animation techniques: rotoscoping (Guliver’s Travels), live action/animation (Space Jam), puppet animation (Coraline), claymation (Wallace & Gromit) as well as plenty of traditional and computer animation.

Here’s the list of films slated to be shown:

Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996)
Bee Movie (2007)
Charlotte’s Web (1973)
Coraline (2009)
Fritz the Cat (1972)
Gulliver’s Travels (1939)
Happy Feet (2006)
Iron Giant (1999)
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts (2009)
Persepolis (2007)
Secret of the Kells (2010)
Shrek (2001)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Space Jam (1996)
Wallace & Gromit in Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Here’s the festival schedule.

Tickets are $3 for individual films and $15 for for a week-long pass (some restrictions apply).

1 Comment
  1. BlueFern says

    Yay! I’ll be catching a few of these, not as many as I’d like… work has a way of being a priority. 🙂

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