Program ReAnima 2018

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ReAnima is free of charge because we want as many people as possible to be able to enjoy the best of international animation.

The programs of this year’s international short film competition are named with positive sentences that are connected with hugs because we love hugs.

Check and download our catalog with all the films in competition ReA2018

 

Day 1 ReAnima 2018 – Thursday 20th of September

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Masterclass with Thiago Calçado
Thiago is a director of animation and animator with an extense experience working in several productions, among others, Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” and the Oscar®-nominated and BAFTA winner “Kubo and the Two Strings” and “Flåklypa”. He will share his experience with all the people interested in the field of the sotpmotion animation. Your chance if you are wondered how these films are made.

15:00

KMD Screening room

Competition ReA 1 / Do you need a hug?

16:00

KMD Screening room

Competition ReA 1 / Do you need a hug?

17:00

Library Auditorium

Tribute to The Lady of Norwegian Animation: Inni Karine Melbye

“Reisen til planeten Nazar”

Norway, 1983. 18 min. Norwegian without subtitles.

18:30

Library Auditorium

Opening Feature Film

“Un homme est mort”

Director: Olivier Cossu.

France, 2018. 60 min.

19:00

Library Auditorium

In post-world war 2 France, the reconstruction effort leads to over exploitation of the working class. Labour unions demand better working conditions and decent salaries. During a demonstration in Brest, the police shoots at the crowd. Edouard Mazé is killed.
Opening of the festival – Performance by Fredrik Rysjedal

“Close, closer, closest”

20:30

Library Auditorium

Fredrik Rysjedal Norwegian comic artist, and illustrator (1980) from Leirvik in Sogn, live and work in Bergen (Norway).

Fredrik work as an independent comic artist, making selfpublicated fanzines and digital comics. His fanzine production has been from small experiments to short stories. Since his studio collective, Pamflett, got a Riso printer in 2017, his zines have been made as riso prints.

In 2017 Fredrik published his first digital comic for the reading tablet, Close, Closer Closest. Both Sound of the Aurora and Close, Closer, Closest are results of his artistic research project at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Art, Music and Design, 2012–2015.

Opening Party

22:00

Dwell

Day 2 ReAnima 2018 – Friday 21st of September

 

Competition ReA 2 / Give me a hug

14:00

Library Auditorium

Workshop ReAnima Kids In this workshop the Professor Tom Brudvik will teach kids how to make different styles of animation.

15:00

Library Urom

 
Special program Fredrikstad Festival

15:30

Library Auditorium

The most important festival of animation in Norway and Scandinavia, brings us the best films of its history. A great selection curated by Anders Narverud Moen, Director of Fredrikstad Animation Festival.
 

Competition ReA 3 / If we hug without a reason

17:00

Library Auditorium

 
Exhibition IN BETWEEN the tables PT.2

18:00

Amalies Hages (Library)

Kira Nafikova & Zaneta Drzymala, ex-students of the Faculty of Art, Music and Design, will introuduce their Project: IN BETWEEN the tables PT.2

The projection emphasize the time as untouchable and many dimension aspect of our existence and capture the history of an object- a table, and user. Merging together past, presence. The future happens at the moment of The Library coffee guests comes to meet around the table and add a new “live” layer to the history of the table. Projection is showing the possibilities and boundaries of a screen surface and manifests non traditional ways of visualize- ways that in authors opinion should be reconsidered and discuss around the table.

The project made by post graduate students of the old Bergen Academy of Art and Design, on Visual communication dept. is a continuation of the In between project they have made during BA course “In between” guided by prof. Charles Michalsen.

Raftostiftelsen: Animation can change the world.

19:00

Library Auditorium

In this session we will watch 6 films together created by animators around the world. They all want to change the world for the better, to mobilize for positive change. Comments from human rights and arts specilists in a panel chaired by ReAnima Festival. In this session we work together with the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights to address the topic of how animation can change the world.
Feature film

“Ana and Bruno”

20:30

Library Auditorium

Director: Carlos Carrera
Mexico, 2017. 96 min Ana is a curious girl who escapes from her bedroom in search of her father to save her mother. With the help of strange and funny fantastic beings, Ana embarks on a journey full of exciting and intense adventures.

Day 3 ReAnima 2018 – Saturday 22nd of September

 

Workshop ReAnima Kids Day 2

11:00

Library Urom

ReAnima Kids competition program The kids will enjoy our selection of international films and they will vote for their favorite film.

12:30

Library Auditorium

Special screening of “Hopperen” animated film made by Animation Bergen. Introduced by Bjørn Bugge

15:00

Library Auditorium

Special program Volda Festival

15:10

Library Auditorium

AnimationVolda was founded February 5th 2007 by the innovative professors Gunnar Strøm, Joakim Pedersen and Andres Mand together with animation students Ida Westvang and Sylvia B. Clausen at Volda University College. From the beginning the festival has collaborated closely with Fredrikstad Animation Festival, the leading Nordic-Baltic animation festival. AnimationVolda focus on student films. International juries select the best Nordic-baltic films to compete for the Golden Gunnar in Fredrikstad. Distinguished international guests come to Volda each year to present their films, to lecture and socialize.

Competition ReA 4 / Hugs are better than argue

17:00

Library Auditorium

 

Competition ReA 5 / Let’s go for a hug

18:30

Library Auditorium

 
Special screening: Animation made by the students of the Faculty of Art, Music and Design

19:30

Library Auditorium

The first animated films made by the students for ReAnima Festival.

Screening on the wall of the library

An unusual task of not having a flat screen but a divided building with only eleven columns to work with. To fit the given grid of the construction we worked with geometric shapes. Opening the space, we played with dynamic movements embracing simplicity and vivid colors. 

by Katy Gens, Alexander Huber and Ráchel Pleesz

 

20:00-20:30

Outside the library, by the entrance to Amalies Hage

Festival Party – Choir: Korrkorr

21:30

Dwell

Korrkorr is a choir for young women. They sing catchy songs from the popular music and will sing some some of them at the festival party.

 

Day 4 ReAnima 2018 – Sunday 23rd of September

 

Screening of the animation made during the workshop by the participating kids + Special screening of animated films made by pupils of Bergen Kulturskole. Introduced by Professor Tom Erik Brudvik.

12:00

Library Auditorium

 
Special program “Molang” for kids

12:30

Library Auditorium

Molang is an affectionate and humorous perspective on the relationship between an eccentric, joyful and enthusiastic rabbit, and a shy, discreet and emotional little chick. Despite their many differences, these two enjoy a unique friendship. They have great times together ranging from the mundane to the extraordinary. Whether they’re flying to the moon or merely watering the vegetable patch, Molang and Piu Piu experience unexpected, even unsettling situations. Tricky incidents and misunderstandings are soon transformed into opportunities for fun moments and humor, which Molang’s friends are happy to come and take part in.
Special program Turku Festival

14:00

Library Auditorium

Turku Animated Film Festival is a fresh international film festival celebrating creativity and the art of animation. The third edition of TAFF took place in Turku, Finland, this autunm and presented dozens of events during five days.

TAFF seeks to promote animated film culture both in Finland and internationally. Their aim is to become one of the most important film festivals in Finland and to create a platform for encounters between filmmakers, industry delegates and local lovers of animation. They are also interested in extending the concept of film screening and bringing together cinema and other forms of creativity as well as entertainment.

Opla Festival Program – Poland

15:30

Library Auditorium

O!PLA 2018 – almost 22.000 Jury members, almost 90. festival venues located between Baltic Sea and Tatra Mountains, more than 100. shorts divided into 8 competition categories – these numbers briefly outline the specifics of the most unique and completely grassroots biggest Polish celebration of animated film. Now O!PLA is back with a new program entraining viewers from around the world into the newest and the coolest Polish animation (O!PLA means “Oh! Polish Animation”, but also: “Oh! People Love Animation”). And traditionally the program is created by “the biggest Jury in the world” – Audience. Starting in 2013 O!PLA consequently grows in strength, but one thing remains constant – independence and passion, which standing behind the O!PLA.
 

Closing ceremony

19:00

Main entrance KMD

The names of the winners of the 2nd edition of ReAnima Festival will be revealed. Don’t miss it!!!

Retrospective screening of the films

made by Qvisten Studios

19:50

Main entrance KMD

Prepremier of the feature film

“Kutoppen”

20:00

Main entrance KMD

Qvisten Studios is the most important studio in Norway, developing and producing films with the highest succes in Norway and abroad. Between the titles, you can find the «Pinchcliffe» films. Qvisten Studios gave us the opportunity to screen “Kutoppen” before its world premier in October.

 
Party

22:00

Dwell

 

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