2012 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL
17 - 24 JUNE, 2012
ACMI Cinemas, Australian Center for the Moving Image, Federation Square
400+ Films, 2000+ Entries, 40+ Programs and 30+ Countries
Now running for twelve highly successful years, the Melbourne International Animation Festival hits the big screen from 17 - 24 June, 2012. This popular festival boasts eight packed days of historical and recently released films, forums and the all-important Australian showcases. Not just for aficionados of animation, the Melbourne International Animation Festival has broad appeal with over 40 programs of this awe-inspiring artform. The most exciting news this year… for the first time most of our programming will be unclassified 15+!
THE FESTIVAL ROUND UP:
~ Opening Night Gala Screening:
The only way to kick start a MIAF – highlights and surprises from right across the festival line-up.
~ 13 x International Competition Programs & Panoramas:
The BEST brand new animation selected from over 2,000 entries, from 40 countries.
~ Celebrating Australian talent:
50 of the best new Australian films showing in three different programs and special forums.
~ Alex Stitt - An Australian Pioneer:
The pioneer behind the ground-breaking feature Grendel Grendel Grendel and iconic TV campaigns such as Life Be In It and Slip Slop Slap
~ Polish Studio Collection:
Four programs focusing on the four most important Polish studios established since 1946.
~ The Art & Times of Klasky Csupo:
A stunning collection of ‘unscreened pilots’ from the creators of The Simpsons and Duckman.
~ Halas & Batchelor Retrospective:
A showstopper program looking at the UK’s first successful indie animation studio.
~ New Japanese Animation at a glance:
Two programs that open a window on the young indie Japanese animation scene.
~ Country of Focus – Belgium:
Exciting new and historically varied animation from the home of Tin Tin and Asterix.
~ Best of the Next Graduate Festival:
A mini-festival focusing on the best graduate animation from all over the world.
~ Lee Whitmore Retrospective & Workshop:
Australian animator Lee Whitmore presents her gorgeously crafted ‘paint-on-glass’ films.
Late Night Bizarre, Kids Program, ‘Animation 101’ mini lecture series, forums, Animation Cabaret Club and the sell-out “Best Of Fest” Closing night Screening!
With over 40 programs on offer, it’s a veritable buffet of animated goodness!
For full details and complete downloadable program, please visit www.miaf.net
The Melbourne International Animation Festival is proudly supported by Screen Australia and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.
17 - 24 JUNE, 2012
ACMI Cinemas: Federation Square
TICKETS: Festival Pass: $90/$80 | Mini Pass (six sessions): $54/$48 | Single Sessions: $15/$12 Kids program, 101 forums, student and panorama programs: $7
Bookings: 03 8663 2583, www.acmi.net.au/ticketing.htm or in person at ACMI Tickets and Information Desk.