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Details on Academy of Motion Pictures tribute

posted on by Christopher Macdonald
More details on the The 2001 Marc Davis Lecture on Animation. Also a showing of "The World of Hans Christian Anderson" showing in Holywood today.

Source: Cartoon Research
Referred by: Fred Patten

Tonight, Wednesday October 24th a rare 16mm orint of The World of Hans Christian Anderson will be shown at the ASIFA at 7:30pm.

Cartoon Research presents:

Young storyteller Hans Christain Andersen, thanks to his magical Uncle Olie, has a series of adventures that inspire his most famous tales.
Released in 1971 by United Artists in the U.S., this rarely seen Japanese feature is made especially fun by the English dubbing written & directed by actor Chuck McCann and cartoonist Al Kilgore!
(Original Japanese Director: Kimio Yabuki) Don't miss this rarely seen animation feature • 16mm print!

WEDNESDAY October 24 2001 • 7:30pm
721 S. Victory Blvd. Burbank, CA
(818) 842-8330 Asifa Members $2.00 Non-Members: $5.00
Please call ahead - Seating is limited!

And on Wednesday, November 14th, The 2001 Marc Davis Lecture on Animation will take place at at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater at 8pm.

The subject of this year's lecture will be "Drawing from Japan: Anime and Its Influences"

Regardless of the fan's knowledge of Japanese animation from a passive SPEED RACER fan to full-fledged Otaku visitors are being asked to prepare theirself for a unique visual feast. This tribute to the Japanese animated feature film will examine the origins, history, and influences of this prolific art and industry. The tribute will include the running of over a dozen clips mostly in 35mm. Some surprise clips which should be quite interesting to fans are also being arranged for showing.
Clips from such Seminal Films as AKIRA, GHOST IN THE SHELL, PRINCESS MONONOKE, PERFECT BLUE, LAPUTA: CASTLE IN THE SKY and PON POKO will receive rare U.S. big screen presentation. The evening will illustrate the diversity of genres displayed in Anime, the specific Japanese approach to animation, the effect Anime is having on world culture, and highlight the work of several of Anime's most respected artists, writers, and animators.
The panel of commentators will consist of animation historians, distributors, and filmmakers from both sides of the Pacific. Confirmed participants (subject to availability) currently include:
Jerry Beck, animation historian and author
• Mark A.Z. Dippe, Director - SPAWN, ILM Visual Effects Supervisor
• Frank Gladstone, DreamWorks SKG Animation
Katsuhiro Ōtomo, Writer/Director - AKIRA, MEMORIES
Fred Patten, Streamline Pictures
Tickets will go on sale November 1st and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Best advice is to come to the Academy at 8949 Wilshire and buy them as they do not take credit cards. Mail order with checks are also accepted. There are 1100 seats in the theatre and most events sell out quickly.

Goldwyn Theatre • 8:00pm
8949 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA • www.oscars.org
Information - 310-247-3000 x111.

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