Animation is Movie (AIF) has introduced the slate of movies for its upcoming sixth version. The pageant will begin with an IMAX presentation of The Boy And The Heron, the most recent movie from legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki on the TLC Chinese language Theater on October 18. The five-day occasion which can exhibit theatrical displays, particular occasions, and shorts showcases will shut with the Los Angeles premiere of Hen Run: Daybreak Of The Nugget, adopted by a Q&A with Oscar-nominated Director Sam Fell, and Peter Lord, the director of the unique Hen Run (2000) film.
This has been yr for animated films and AIF has a lot of good ones in retailer from across the globe. As a part of the function movie line-up, Annecy Worldwide Animation Movie Pageant Prize Winners, Robotic Desires and Hen For Linda! will make their West Coast and US debuts, respectively. Additionally within the lineup is Japanese function Phoenix: Memory Of Flower which can make its North American Premiere, whereas Dreamworks Animation will host a particular presentation for its upcoming Trolls Band Collectively.
One other attention-grabbing venture is Sony’s The Spider Inside: A Spider-Verse Story, a brand new Spider-Verse quick movie, which can see Miles having a panic assault and realizing that reaching out for assist could be simply as courageous an act as defending his metropolis. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ may have a particular theatrical presentation for its narrative quick, As soon as Upon A Studio, which options iconic voices from Disney Animation’s previous, together with Dwayne Johnson, Paige O’Hara, Jodi Benson, and Josh Gad. Attendees may even witness a “Work-In-Progress” sneak peek of the studio’s upcoming Want.
The competitors part additionally options animated movies from throughout the globe like Artwork Faculty 1994, The Concierge, Mars Categorical, Phoenix: Memory Of Flower, Sirocco And The Kingdom Of The Winds, and lots of extra. Matt Kaszanek, Govt Director of AIF, mentioned of the lineup, “‘Animation Is Movie’ isn’t just the title of our pageant, it’s its mission. New movies from Studio Ghibli and Aardman are seismic cinematic occasions and a cause for film lovers of any medium to rejoice. Becoming a member of these titles is a set of a number of the most audacious, genre-defying, and critically acclaimed movies of the yr.” Additionally, the pageant’s fashionable shorts showcase introduced in partnership with Annecy and Ladies In Animation will spotlight the perfect of female-directed animated movies, the annual scholar movie program, and an Aardman Animations-hosted workshop the place children could make their very own clay fashions.
Animation Is Movie will happen over 5 days, October 18-22, in Hollywood.