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Eye. Fish. Beholder – The Surrealist Exploratorium that is Estonian Animation

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Surrealism A movement in art and literature seeking to express the subconscious mind by any of a number of different techniques, including the irrational juxtaposition of realistic images, the creation of mysterious symbols, and automatism; art or literature produced by or reminiscent of this movement. (Oxford English Dictionary Online) Arts and Literature Projects, trying to remember to sleep, ...

Quickdraw Animation Society: Retrospective… An Extended Introduction

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At The Horse Hospital book tickets This extensive retrospective of some of the best films to come from within the QAS stable shows just how important it has been to nurturing the true independent spirit of the Canadian animation scene. Fun, anarchic films happily rub shoulders with sublime abstract works. Hand-drawn cartoons share space with cameraless ...

Quickdraw Animation Society: Impact… An Extended Introduction

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At The Horse Hospital book tickets To fully understand the extent of the contribution that the Quickdraw Animation Society has made to the art of animation requires more - a lot more - than lining up a roster of the best and most screened films that emerged blinking into the light with a QAS tattoo stamped ...

LIAF Co-Director Malcolm Turner on Quickdraw Animation Society 30th

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Hotel Awesome, Lasagne With A 100% Chance Of Meatballs & No Place Like Home LIAF Co-Director Malcolm Turner on his visit to Quickdraw Animation Society, which morphed into two incredible programmes celebrating 30 years: QAS 30th Anniversary: Impact and QAS 30th Anniversary: Retrospective Dateline, Calgary, September 14th, 2013. Walking through the door of the Quickdraw Animation Society - for ...

3 Days in Paris by Malcolm Turner

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LIAF Co-Director Malcolm Turner shares his 3 days in Paris... 3 Days in Paris - New programme 3 Days in Paris - Historical programme I’m a city lovin’ guy that doesn’t really like cities that much. I love wide open spaces but I hate the fact that there is nothing in them. As habitats, cities offer their inmates ...

An appreciation of Steven Woloshen by Janet Blatter

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Steven Woloshen is an award-winning Montreal-based cameraless animator who has been making animated films since the late ‘70’s. He studied film at Concordia University, where he initially made documentaries and collage films, but the freedom and accessibility of cameraless animation won him over. Woloshen is heavily inspired by music, particularly jazz, and has made numerous ...