FILMS AT THE VANCOUVER ART GALLERY
See a wonderful selection of short films curated by R2R for the Family Fuse Weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The November theme was “Tell Me a Story.”
Directors: Katarina Launing, Roar Uthaug
Norway/2009/82 minutes * Rated: G *
This magical Christmas story is about courage, friendship and Gnomes. One mountain’s secret, and everyone’s life, is in grave danger unless Princess Bluerose can overcome her worst fear.
Lotte and the Moonstone Secret
Directors: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits
Latvia, Estonia/ 2011 / 73 minutes / In English * Rated: G *
When her uncle brings back a mysterious stone from a secret temple in the mountains, Lotte the dog must outrace a pursuing pack of moon rabbits to unlock its magical secret. One night, two small hooded moon rabbits try to steal the magical and mysterious stone that Lotte’s Uncle Klaus brought back from a secret temple in the mountains. Lotte thwarts the theft and vows to uncover the moonstone’s mystery by encouraging Uncle Klaus to track down his old friends, Fred and Ville, who own stones exactly like his. With the moon rabbits in hot pursuit of their stone, Lotte and her uncle must unlock the moonstone secret before it’s too late!
A free animation workshop was offered during Theatre Under the Sky on July 20, 7:00-9:00 pm
iPad Animation Workshop
Richmond Media Lab, Richmond Community Centre
During this workshop, participants explored iPad photography and video editing techniques, as well as a few essential skills that form the basic craft of animated films. Participants created unique animated shorts inspired by the theme of “Book.” Developed in partnership with Cinevolution Media Arts Society, R2R, and the Richmond Public Library.
Here are the films made on Thursday:
Here are the films made on Friday:
Here are the films made on Saturday:
Thanks to Modo Car Sharing for getting us there!
During this year’s Festival, R2R served up some yummy breakfast foods before kids and parents watched Saturday morning cartoons in the comfort of their PJs.
Photo credit: Matthew Coughlin
In partnership with Cinevolution and the Richmond Arts Centre, R2R offered an animation workshop July 9-13. Completed films from the workshops were shown at the Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival on July 20, 2012.
This screening was part of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Family Fuse program, and was curated by R2R’s Director of Programming Jody Kramer. For a list of films click here.
Get Animated! 2011
Get Animated! served up some of Canada’s finest (and funniest) animated films. From boldly experimental to flat-out hilarious, there was something for everyone! All events are FREE. For complete programming information and to view trailers, visit nfb.ca/getanimated. Get Animated! is brought to you by: in collaboration with:
Ever wanted to fly through the air or float across the floor? Working with animator Scott Kiborn, participants learned how to use their body to create animations through a process called Pixilation. For more information about upcoming Family FUSE Weekend events call 604.662.4700.