ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival

From 25 October to 31 6th ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival will be held. During the festival the British Council will present animation films that were nominated to McLaren Award at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Established in 1990, for more than two decades this award is given to the authors of creative and innovative films in the field of British animation art. The award is named in honour of Norman McLaren, the renowned Scottish-born animator. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Norman McLaren. In honour of this event McLaren 2014 programme was made up.

This programme includes 22 short animation films which British Council will present in two parts during ReAnimania festival on October 26, 28 and 30.

Day Time Place Programme
26 October 13.00 Narekatsi Art Center The first part of McLaren 2014 programme will be presented. 11 animation short films will be screened.
26 October 17.30 Small Hall, Moscow Cinema In the scope of the festival the official opening of McLaren programme will be held.
28 October 15.00 State Institute of Theater and Cinema The first part of McLaren 2014 programme will be presented. 11 animation short films will be screened.
30 October 13.00 Narekatsi Art Center The second part of McLaren 2014 programme will be presented. 11 animation short films will be screened.
30 October 15.00  State Institute of Theater and Cinema The second part of McLaren 2014 programme will be presented. 11 animation short films will be screened.

The authors of films to be presented in Armenia are BAFTA award-winner Mikey Please, Stephen Irwin, the winner of the Grand Prize of Ottawa festival, and Victoria Mather, the author of “Stanley Pickle”, that received 33 different awards, and others.

Norman McLaren is known for his innovative approach to work. He worked in London and in New York, and then moved to Canada. In 1952 his film “Neighbours” won an Oscar award.

Source: Britishcouncil.am