List of films curated at Moscow Film Festival Canadian Focus


First Name

Last Name

Project Title

Gerald

Potterton

Heavy Metal

feature

Clive

Smith

Rock n’ Rule

feature

Laurie

Nicola

Gordon

Zavaglia

Ryan’s Renaissance

documentary

Ryan

Laurie

SHORTS BELOW:

Larkin

Gordon

Spare Change

short

Kate

Reid

I’m Afraid

Fraser

Wrighte

Storage Space

Paul

Johnson

Begone Dull Care 2015

Kaho

Yoshida

Michi

Katia

Truong

Mourning Morning

Taqqut

Productions

Little Folk of the Arctic

Taqqut

Productions

Ogress of the Gravelbank

Robin

Tremblay

There Is Still Life

Samuel

Cabanac

Fiasco

Maude

Oswald

ZAP!

Benjamin

Gagné

Cosmos Joe

Samuel

Cabanac

Fiasco

Pierre

Grenier

L’air de la lune

Louise

Petit Truchon

Meringue

Pierre

Grenier

Prise de Bec

Juan Francisco

Valdivieso

1996

John

Graham

Move

Adam

Ciolfi

BROKEN

Mathieu

Guimond

MTL Rush

Greg

Doble

False Allegory

Aristofanis

Soulikias

Last Dance on the Main

Alexandre

Dostie

A girl named Elastika

Christopher

Angus

the Urge 2 – It Lies Within

Alisi

Telengut

Tears of Inge

Elle-Maija

Tailfeathers

Rebel

Alisi

Telengut

Nutag-Homeland

Steve

Woloshen

Casino

Tom

Tassel

Cigare

Canadian Focus – an eclectic animated film program of shorts, experimental, First Nations, WAPIKONI, documentary …read more

Montreal International Animation FIlm Festival premieres JUNOD Japanese Swiss Story of a Hero


Junod

Montreal International Animation FIlm Festival annual edition August 17 – 20 2017 (MIAFF) is thrilled to announce the official North American premiere of JUNOD to take place August 19th.

Junod produced by Shizuko Tsuya with direction and storyboards by Shinichiro Kimura, is also based on a true story, with a time traveling twist. In 1945, a Swiss doctor named Marcel Junod is appointed head of the Red Cross delegation to Japan. Shocked by the …read more

Laurie Gordon MIAFF director presents Canada Animation Focus @MOSCOW 2017


Laurie Gordon presents Canada focus with Kirrill Razlogov director of Moscow Film Festival.

A successful first year at Moscow FIlm Festival. Montreal hopes to curate virtual Reality in 2018 and will bring in Russian animation for Montreal festival August 17- 20 2017

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Clive Smith at MOSCOW Red Carpet interview in Purple – Rock ‘n Rule!


Clive Smith interveiwed by animation fan and Rock ‘n’ Rule afficciado.

A few sideways head bobs a merited due to a mysterious unknown film called “Heavy Traffic”

Does anyone know?

English to Russian translator name unknown, Clive SMith, Laurie Gordon, Mellee Fresh at Rock ‘n Rule screening Moscow Film Festival 2017

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All you can eat Animation Moscow Film Festival – Canada FOCUS


Marina programmer of MIFF, Laurie Gordon director of MIAFF, Clive Smith director Rock ‘n Rule, Melee Smith singer and voice actress, Kirrill Rozlogov MIFF director

Montreal International Animation Film Festival presented 10 full hours of wonderfully eclectic animation with five dedicated programs.

Enthusiastic Russian animation fans excited to ask Clive Smith some questions Rock n Rule rock n’ roll. MIAFF is Introducing a whole new generation of animation fans to a Canadian cult classic.

Film programs included:

Montreal International Animation gets Animated at Animation Day in Cannes – SUCCESS!


Laurie Gordon of Montreal Internatioal Animation Film Festival and Yvonne Grzenkowicz of Animation Nights New York

Since it’s inception Animation Day in Cannes brings together “animation orphans” as Laurie Gordon director of the Montreal International Animation Film Festival refers to the films that used to get lost at larger film festivals typcially catering to live action features. Having noticed the “lost” animation films at major festivals including Cannes proof is in the pudding as the event …read more

Animaze at Berlinale 2017 Montreal also seeking films for Animaze Channel VOD with SHIFT 72


Everything is animated in Berlinale 2017. Animaze festival director attended the Berlin festival seeking animation from all over the world for inclusion at Animaze August 17 – 20 2017.

Meetings with Moscow Film Festival director Kirill Razlogov to German Animation Association Animaze festival director Laurie Gordon is curating the films for the latest in the world of international animation.

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Animaze Montreal seeking films for 2D ANIMATION 360º VR


Animaze is excited to program your short or feature animation film for consideration to the 2017 edition in Montreal Canada August 17-21. With a partnership at the McCord museum and a new VOD platform Animaze – Montreal International Animation Film Festival is growing at an exciting pace. More announcements and wonderful news to follow up here on filmfestivals.com blog.

With new partners like the McCrod Museum (announcements to follow) Animaze is pushing the …read more

Animaze curates 12 hours of Canadian Animation Programming at Moscow Film Festival 2017


Laurie Gordon and Kirrill Razlogov confrim a collaboration between Animaze – Montreal International Animation Film Festival and the Moscow International Film Festival June 23-29 2017.

Razlogov will curate a special Russian focus and present a masterclass during Animaze in August 2017.

Gordon will curate 12 hours of Canadian animation program during one of Russia’s oldest and most prestigeous film festivals in the world held annually in Moscow in the early summer.

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Animaze 2017 submission now OPEN – Top 100 festivals voted 5 STAR


Animaze volunteers Craig Heinrich and Ségolène Lémbémé

Animaze – Montreal International Animation Film Festival is proud to open it’s submssions for 2017. Looking for shorts and features as well as experimental and 360 content. We are also hosting a TV pitch forum for one – offs and TV series.

Opening night dance troupe from China

From virtual reality to 360 for Dome and gear Animaze had a fantastic edition festival and conference.

Producers and voices of Arthur the PBS …read more