Festival Stop Motion Montreal Uncovers Official 2016 Program
Popular features of the eighth edition, happening September 16-18, include Opening Night presentation from ‘Madame Tutli-Putli’ producers Clyde Henry Productions, a behind-the-moments take a look at LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and also the Two Strings,’ and indie stop-motion animation company Chris Hopewell, who directed the background music video for Radiohead’s ‘Burn the Witch.’
LAIKA Galleries marketing and brand manager Mark Shapiro to provide a behind-the-moments take a look at ‘Kubo and also the Two Strings’ in the 2016 edition of Festival Stop Motion Montreal.
MONTREAL, QC — Festival Stop Motion Montreal has introduced the discharge of their official program for 2016. This season the Festival is going to be happening September 16th – 18th within the J.A. de Sève Theater at Concordia College (1453 Mackay Street, Montreal). Founded in ’09, Festival Stop Motion Montreal may be the first festival on the planet to become entirely devoted to films using the method of stop motion animation. The Festival will show 48 short films competing during its weekend and three master classes.
The Festival continues its mission for making the method of stop motion openly available by providing family-friendly educational workshops throughout the days of Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th. Also, a brand new screening dubbed Discovery Program is free of charge and available to any age, backed by La Régie du Cinéma (10:30AM September 18th).
Movie magic, an expression frequently used, resonates with designers of Stop Motion animation. Much like magicians from the image, they have to cope with a 1000 and something physical obstacles during production. May it be the fabrication of puppets, sets or filming constraints, animation company frequently a spark of resourcefulness which will solve the puzzles of the projects. The general public is asked to 3 master classes to uncover three different visions and techniques of creation.
Clyde Henry Productions, a Montreal production company founded by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, will open the eighth edition from the Festival Friday, September 16th. Known worldwide for that film Madame Tutli-Putli (NFB, 2007), the happy couple will let us uncover their creative world through many productions that they directed.
Mark Shapiro will show behind the curtain of KUBO and also the Two Strings LAIKA Studio’s latest creation (Coraline, ParaNorman). Happening Saturday, September 17th, with exclusive behind the curtain footage and movie elements, you’ll achieve a brand new knowledge of the scope of labor needed for producing this lately launched feature film.
Chris Hopewell, prolific independent Stop Motion artist and director of Radio Head’s latest music video for Burn the Witch, brings to light his career being an independent filmmaker Sunday, September 18th, and can present numerous productions he has directed.
Mr. Hopewell will be among the 3 (3) jury people whose task is to determine a champion in the official choice of animated shorts presented throughout the festival. He’ll be became a member of by Mrs. Sylvie Trouvé, co-founding father of See Creature, an animation studio situated within Montreal, and Mr. Claude Robinson, creator, designer and author of Robinson Curiosity.
The Festival Very important personel Pass, presented by Studio Pascal Blais, enables use of all activities and screenings and therefore are presently on purchase here until September 15th. Individual tickets is going to be available to buy in the door before each screening.