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Invited Screenings

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The newly expanded Computer Animation Festival adds a slate of curated screenings to the juried content: something new, something old, everything exceptional.

Studios: Eye Candy
Tuesday, 12 August, 4 - 5 pm
Wednesday, 13 August, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Thursday and Friday, 14-15 August, 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Nokia Theatre

A sampler from Disney, Pixar, Industrial Light & Magic, Digital Domain, the Orphanage, and others, including a sneak peek into the animated feature film, "The Fourth Magi," from a brand-new animation company: Lightstream Animation Studios.

Schools in Retrospect
Wednesday, 13 August, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Nokia Theatre

An hour-long compilation of retrospectives from some of the world's finest animation schools.

Games: The War Zone
Wednesday, 13 August, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Nokia Theatre

Real-time content has progressed remarkably. This hour overwhelms, entertains, surprises (with a premiere), and inspires.

Flash
Friday, 15 August, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Nokia Theatre

From the classroom to the desktop, from the gallery to the television, Flash makes animation accessible and entertaining. Here is a full hour of some of the best Flash work in the world.

DemoScene
Tuesday, 12 August, 1:10 - 1:30 pm
Wednesday, 13 August, 4 - 4:20 pm
Nokia Theatre

These stunningly mind-altering images originate as very tiny files. Operating in an underground subculture, thse artists are able to take advantage of vintage processors and cutting-edge graphics cards. The result: an entirely novel perspective on the world around you.

Polygon Pictures: A Studio Retrospective
Thursday, 14 August, 1:30 - 2:15 pm
Nokia Theatre

Polygon Pictures celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Here is a look back at a much-loved studio, and some beautiful work.

Japan Media Arts Festival
Tuesday, 12 August, 12:30 - 1 pm
Nokia Theatre

Curated selections from this year's festival.