Cogswell to Host Animation Show of Shows

Cogswell College is pleased to host the traveling event 'The 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows'.

Animation Show of Shows - Ron Diamond - Cogswell College

Once again, Acme Filmworks producer and Animation Show of Shows curator and presenter Ron Diamond has returned from his festival travels with many great new shorts to share with animation professionals, faculty, students and fans of animation. The 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows features both studio and independent films from the US, Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, Poland and Russia.

Included in the program is Disney's FEAST (with the animated feature Big Hero Six, November 2014) and Pixar's LAVA (with Pete Docter's animated feature Inside Out, June 2015). Also featured is 365 the film by Greg and Myles McLeod, composed of 365 one-second films chronicling a year of day by day filmmaking, veteran Animation Show of Shows featured director Torill Kove (Academy Award® winner for The Danish Poet and Oscar® nominated for My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts) who will personally share her new National Film Board of Canada short ME AND MY MOULTON at select Bay Area screenings. Other films include legendary Disney animator Glen Keane's directorial debut with DUET, produced at Google's ATAP unit along with Mikey Please's stop motion tour de force MARILYN MYLLERHiroshima 2014 Grand Prix winner THE BIGGER PICTURE by NFTS graduate, Daisy Jacobs, Julien Bisaro's haunting first professional film BANG BANG ! and (Academy Award® nominee for Lavatory Lovestory) Konstantin Bronzit's WE CANT LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS. Show closer is veteran Animation Show of Shows Piotr Dumala's (Crime and Punishment) transformative HIPOPOTAMY explores the bestial behavior of one of natures most dangerous creatures but in this allegory, the beasts are represented in human form.

Cogswell is excited to present this exclusive showing to the Cogswell community. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

September 4, 2014