World Festival of Animated Film /
short film edition 3 - 8 June 2014
World Festival of Animated Film / short film edition 3 - 8 June 2014
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ANIMAFEST PRO | Animafest Scanner


Date and time: June 4 and 5, 10:00h-17:00h
Venue: Large Hall of Školska knjiga, Masarykova 28, Zagreb

Animafest Scanner 2014 Program

  • Wednesday June 4th 2014

Keynote and Panel 1: Poetics of Yuri Norstein
Moderation: Nikica Gilić (University of Zagreb)

10:10 – 10:20 Daniel Šuljić (Animafest Zagreb)
Welcome & Introduction

10:20 – 11:20 Marcel Jean (Annecy International Animation Film Festival) 
Keynote: Film Theory And Film Festivals, An Odd Couple?

11:25 – 11:55 Mikhail Gurevich (Independent Scholar, Chicago)
Dream of Eternity, Lullaby of Re-birth: Notes on Re-reading Yuri Norstein’s Tale of Tales

12:00 – 12:30 Nobuaki Doi (Tokyo Zokei University)
Starting from Re-Experience: Connecting the Theory of Yuri Norstein with some Tendencies in Contemporary Animation Production

Panel 2: Expanding Animation
Moderation: Franziska Bruckner (ASIFA Austria/AG Animation, Vienna)

14:45 – 15:15 Chi-Sui Wang (Taipei National University of the Arts)
Tangible Illusion – the Performance of Animation in the Spatial Aspect

15:20 – 15:50 Dirk de Bruyn (Deakin University in Melbourne) 
Sculpting the Memoric Trace: Neil Taylor’s Experimental Animation

15:55 – 16:25 Zabrina McIntyre (Middlesex University)
Animation in the Art Museum: The History and Challenges

16:30 – 17:00 Andriana Ruzic (Independent Scholar, Milan)
There is More Than One Way to do Animation – John and Faith Hubley and their
Adventures of an Asterisk

  • Thursday June 5th 2014

Panel 3: Spotlights on Puppets
Moderation: Irena Paulus (Academy of Dramatic Art/Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb)

10:00 – 10:10 Nikica Gilić (University of Zagreb)
Welcome & Introduction

10:10 – 10:40 Midhat Ajanović-Ajan (University West, Trollhättan) 
The Puppet-Actor in Virtual Environment

10:45 – 11:15 Barbara Laborde (La Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris)
Animation of a Woman’s Madness: In Absentia, Quay Brothers (2002)

11:20 – 11:50 Fatemeh Hosseini-Shakib (Teheran Art University) 
Clay Puppets ‘Performing’ Live-Action Documentary: The Hybrid Nature of Realism in the Aardman Studio’s Early Animated Shorts

12:00 – 12:30 Paul Wells (Animation Academy at Loughborough University) 
‘Mackinnon & Saunders: A Model Studio’ – Theories of Practice, Practices of Theory, Documentary as Practice-Led Research

12:30 – 13:30 Film ‘Mackinnon & Saunders: A Model Studio’

Panel 4: Currents and Trends
Moderation: Holger Lang (Webster Vienna Private University)

14:45 – 15:15 Giannalberto Bendazzi (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
A Historian’s History’s Story

15:20 – 15:50 Anna Ida Orosz (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest) 
‘Aura of Realness’ Lost and Regained: Under-the-camera Animation in the Age of Digital Post-production

15:55 – 16:25 Madi Piller (Independent Filmmaker and Curator, Toronto)
Contemporary Explorations in Animation

16:30 – 17:00 Tomislav Mikulić (Monash University, Melbourne)
Can Computer Animation Run in Real Time?

More information about Animafest Scanner 2014 can be found HERE.

World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, ASIFA-Austria, Hulahop Film & Art Production

Organizing committee:
Mag.art. Daniel Šuljić, World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb 
Mag.phil Mag.art. Franziska Bruckner, ASIFA-Austria 
Dr. Nikica Gilić, Assoc. Prof. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Univ. of Zagreb
Prof. Holger Lang, Webster Vienna Private University
Prof. Dr. Hrvoje Turković, Prof. in retirement

Austrian Cultural Forum in Zagreb 
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb 
AG Animation of the Society for Media Studies (GfM) 
Department of Theater, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna
Webster Vienna Private University