There will be a lot of events which celebrate the birth of animation from all over the world. From October 31st to November 2nd, Seoul Animation Center will open workshops and screening shows to view excellent animations.
This event will not only screen Korean animations but also rare animations from ten countries like Korea, France, Russia, and Croatia will be screened without admission fees. Also this event will be conducted by trial of animation producing programs and workshops by Korean animation producers.
Korean animations for this event will be 'A Millennium Giraffe' by Jong-Shik Won who won the short story division of 2008 Asian Youth Animation & Comics Contest in last July, Kim Geun-Yeong's 'There She Is' which is an exhibit of 2008 Ansi Festival, 'Raw Invader' by Jo Su-Ho, and Jeon Seung-Bae's 'What's Up?' which is an exhibit of 2008 Zagreb Festival.
The international animations will be collections of Producer Bordo Dovnikovic, works of Casa Da Animacao Festival, and works of Re Animacja Festival.
The animations will be screened in Seoul Ani Cinema without charge from 31st of October to 2nd of November.
The opening ceremony will be started at 6:30 pm on 31st. On November 1, principles of animation production will be opened out through a program called a Flip Boom from 1:00 pm. The last day of the event on November 2, 'Love is Protein' will be screened from 1:00pm and the producer, Yeon Sang-ho
, will be invited. He will reveal the hidden stories of his animation as well as methods of producing independent animations to the audiences.
The Animation Day is an international event day appointed by International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) in 2002 to celebrate the day when Emile Reynaud had screened Theatre Optique for the first time in Paris in 1892.
The Source : Koreacontent News Team