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Encounters 2015 Programme Goes Live

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The programme for the 2015 edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now live, with tickets on sale as of today. As with prior editions the festival continues to champion animated film and this year’s line-up is jam-packed with screenings, events and opportunities too good to miss.

Messages dans l'Air (Dir. Isabelle Favez)

Messages dans l’Air (Dir. Isabelle Favez)

The animation competition screenings are grouped this year by six categories: Sensual Delights, The March of Time, Close to the Edge, Friends and Family, Rise and Fall and A Breath of Fresh Air. Films amongst the official selection include new work by Richard Williams (Prologue), Theodore Ushev (The Sleepwalker, Blood Manifesto), Andreas Hykade (Nuggets), Adam Elliot (Ernie Biscuit), Don Hertzfeldt (World of Tomorrow), Isabelle Favez (Messages Dans l’Air), Paul Bush (The Five Minute Museum) as well as an assortment of newer talents such as Nina Gantz (Edmond), Nicolas Ménard (Loop Ring Chop Drink), Ross Hogg (Scribbledub), Marcus Armitage (My Dad), Bexie Bush (Mend and Make Do) and Konstantin Bronzit (We Can’t Live Without Cosmos).

Prologue (Dir. Richard Williams)

Prologue (Dir. Richard Williams)

Animation events include a first-look at Nexus’ new virtual reality (VR) 360 degree project Rain or Shine, a session of vital advice for those pursuing a career in animation hosted by NextGen Skills Academy, an Aardman panel discussion on comedy writing for animation, a retrospective on the work of Mark Baker and Neville Astley and more!

For the full list of events and to buy tickets visit encounters-festival.org.uk

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