Festival report - Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival

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I was lucky to spend two days at the wonderful Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival this week, and saw a bunch of shorts, two features, and a great studio presentation.

On my personal blog I have a full report with embedded videos and reviews, but here I will give a list of things covered so you can see if you're interested:

The Thief and the Cobbler - amazing unfinished animated masterpiece by Richard Williams.

The Congress - new, trippy, half animated, half live-action feature from Ari Folman.

Buck - Ryan Honey from this LA/NYC studio presented about their work and there was a lot of inspiring stuff.

Plenty of short films, including two sand animations (Braise by Hugo Frassetto and A Tangled Tale by Corrie Francis Parks), a silhouette cut-out animation (They Both Explode by Matthew Stephenson) and The Tender Game, a beautiful abstract cel animation by John Hubley from the 1950s.




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Tess Martin is an independent animator who works with back-lit paper cut-outs, ink, paint, sand or objects. She is the recipient of three 4Culture grants, two City of Seattle grants, and numerous others in support of her films, including The Whale Story, animated on a 16 foot high wall in…

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