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Studio 1

9.30pm-4.00pm
Story Orgy Kevin D.A. Kurytnik (Canada)
presented in association with Autodesk/Digistor
Tickets: Full 80.00 / Conc $70.00
Kurytnik is one of Canada’s most inspiring animation teachers. In one intensive, free-wheeling day, he will present the fundamentals of story development with a back-up toolkit packed with literary and cinema references, short animated examples, and plenty of surprises. The PERFECT day out for artists, writers, animators & creators of comics and graphic novels.

5.15pm
Animation 104: Andrew Knight (AUS) - MACHINIMATING 'OPTIMISM BIAS' 15+
‘Optimism Bias’ is the pilot for a new – as yet unnamed – machinima show being created by Andrew Knight and his specialist production company Recycled Media. This promises to be a detailed examination of the machinima style in general and a peek into this exciting new project.
6.45pm
BLEND SYMPOSIUM #4: 3D Stereoscopic Animation 15+
MUNRO FERGUSON (CANADA)
presented in association with DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
In the animation universe, Munro Ferguson has a dream job! He runs ‘StereoLab’, the 3D stereoscopic studio at the renowned National Film Board of Canada in Montreal. This is a place where real magic is created. StereoLab is one of the few places in the world applying leading edge technology and best-practice technicians to purely creative, non-commercial animated short films. In this very special guest presentation, Ferguson will take us through StereoLab, his views on the possibilities that 3D stereoscopic filmmaking offers and the technical challenges that abound there.
Cinema 1
'Portlandia: "Zero Rats"':  Rob Shaw 6.15pm
International Program #4
15+
A diverse selection of the best new animated short films chosen from 2,900 entries!
MIAF’s international competition sessions are the backbone of the festival and screen almost daily throughout the festival, providing a comprehensive overview of the international indie animation scene.

'Mr Reaper's Really Bad Morning': Carol Beecher, Kevin D.A. Kurytnik 8.00pm
Quickdraw Animation Society: impact
15+
'Impact' showcases the incredible range of filmmakers who have, in one way or another, had their careers shaped and influenced by their experiences at QAS over the last thirty years. This program is about as mixed a bag as you are going to find and says much for what a gift QAS is to the international animation community.
 
       
 
 


   
       

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