One of the two thematic backbones of this year's Animafest are the Oscars. Apart from the film programs dedicated to this this prestigious award, the American Film Academy will also be the topic of Animafest special events
Of sound and music in animation we will hear more on Friday, 10 June at 11.00, Zagreb Dance Centre, from another jury member, Normand Roger, who has in the past 45 years composed over 200 original scores. His films have earned several hundred awards, including 13 nominations and six Oscar wins. Through film excerpts, he will show examples of the variety of roles that music and sound in animated film.
‘Oscar talks’ continues on Saturday, at 12.00 at Zagreb Dance Centre with Marcy Page, a former producer at National Film Board of Canada and a member of Animafest’s feature film jury. She will be speaking about regulations and strategies of nominations for the Academy Award.
Marcy Page worked as a producer on the Oscar-winning short films Ryan by Chris Landreth and The Danish Poet by Torill Kove, as well as other Oscar-nominated films like My Moulton and me (Torill Kove) and Wild Life (Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis). Normand and Marcy have selected the films for the Oscar classics section.
Normand and Marcy chose the films for the Classics of Oscar programme, on schedule today from 15.30 Europa cinema!