Explore the mad world of offbeat and strange hand drawn animations from the 70s & 80s. We’ll bring the VHS player, you bring the acid wash jeans. (Or maybe just the acid).
Curated by Heather Henson (USA), Handmade Puppet Dreams produces DIY puppet films focusing on real time puppetry performed specifically for the camera.
What do a lonely bus rider, microscopic puppets, and punk tumours have in common? The prairie, where “nothing ever happens.”
Calgary’s Bleeding Art Industries creates a whimsical Monty Python-esque stop motion animation to the song, River of Snot by the comedic musical trio The Arrogant Worms.
Using spray paint on a fence where Aboriginal mother and grandmother Gloria Black Plume was brutally murdered, AYAP graduate Jesse Gouchey paints a large-scale animation of a bluebird in flight.
A collection of brand new shorts created during the Quickdraw Animation Society’s 2013/2014 Aboriginal Youth Animation Project. Participants ages 18 to 24 learned animation techniques, and created films on issues related to youth, culture, and identity.