Interdisciplinary symposium at St Mary’s University: Beasts of the Sky: Strange Sightings in the Stratosphere

Taking place in the drawing room of Horace Walpole’s Gothic mansion in Strawberry Hill, this symposium will discuss the sky as space, as well as the creatures associated with it, whether monstrous or mundane, in popular culture. The sky is a privileged locale in popular genres, from science fiction, horror and dystopian film; in animation as well as live action; to natural history programming on...

Call for Imagination from 2018 SIGGRAPH Asia

  Contest: Your Imagination, Our RealitySIGGRAPH Asia is now 11 years old! We would like to do a special call for submission: “Call for Imagination”. SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 is calling out to all artists, designers and friends of SIGGRAPH Asia! Submit your most imaginative character to us and you could have your masterpiece transformed into a three-dimensional, huggable, one-of-a-kind SIG...

Under the Radar 2018: The 8th International Festival & Symposium in Vienna

The 8th international festival & symposium is again taking place in Vienna, Austria. Our emphasis is on the intersection of animation, experimental media, art, exploratory filmmaking and digital culture. This event is combining the inspiring opportunities of an academic conference with the possibilities of a film festival. Since 2011, Under the Radar has been focused on  transcending concept...

Ecstatic Truth 3rd edition: MAKING SENSE Between Fantasy and Fact

ECSTATIC TRUTH III: MAKING SENSE: Between Fantasy and Fact, 2018 Wednesday 27th June, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon Ecstatic Truth is a one-day symposium that will explore provocative approaches to the factual - from the poetic, personal and autobiographical through to 'objective' documentary - through animated filmmaking. Animation is considered in an expanded form, as a spectrum of acti...