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CINEMASPORTS: SHADOW ART FAIR EDITION 2011

Cinemasports at Shadow Art Fair 2011 Cinemasports is the "Iron Chef of filmmaking" in which self-assembled filmmaking teams are challenged to include assigned "ingredients" into 3-minute movies produced in 10 hours or less. This free event is Saturday, July 16th during the Shadow Art Fair at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti, MI. This event is hosted by Donald Harrison, Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, for a return of last year's popular Cinemasports competition (video of one of the prize winners here: http://youtu.be/erWvhNknjlA). The kick-off meeting with ingredients announced will take place at 10:30am at the Corner Brewery. Completed films are due back at the Corner Brewe

CINEMASPORTS AT SHADOW ART FAIR - WINNERS ANNOUNCED AND ONLINE

On Saturday, July 10, 2010 the Ann Arbor Film Festival hosted a Cinemasports event at Ypsilanti’s biannual Shadow Art Fair. Cinemasports is a free, fun filmmaking challenge where self-assembled teams are required to include assigned "ingredients" into their 3-minute movie made in 10 hours or less. The day started at 10:30 am when all participating teams arrived at the Shadow Art Fair’s main venue, the Corner Brewery, for the ingredients announcement: 1) a silhouette 2) an unresolved mystery 3) making a pass and 4) instructions. Following the announcement the dozen teams went scrambling with just 10 hours to make their best film possible! By 9pm that evening the completed films were submitted

CO-RESPONDENTS: RECENT WORK BY LORI FELKER & ROBERT TODD

Co-respondents: Recent work by Lori Felker & Robert Todd Thursday, July 14th @ 8pm (doors at 7:30) 60 min program This Is My Show- Lori Felker, 14 min (HD) Mere Mystery- Lori Felker, 12 min (16mm) Imperceptihole- Lori Felker & Robert Todd, 14 min (16mm) Golden Hour- Robert Todd, 16 min (16mm) Weapons Expert Demonstration- Robert Todd, 3 min (16mm) Friday, July 15th @ 8pm (doors at 7:30) 56 min program The Mirrored Curtain- Lori Felker, 10.5 min (HD) Across & Down- Lori Felker, 13 min (S8 - HD) Imperceptihole- Lori Felker & Robert Todd, 14 min (16mm) Groundplay- Robert Todd, 12 min (16mm) Seeking Sunlight- Robert Todd, 6 min (16mm) To Co-respond, or “respond” together, implies a match, which

AAFF SHORTS @ TOP OF THE PARK III

It's your last chance to catch AAFF shorts at Top of the Park! This week we will screen two animated films from the 49th Festival, Accumulonimbus from Brooklyn, New York and from Tokyo, Japan we'll present The Mechanism of Spring. Accumulonimbus Andy Kennedy (Brooklyn, NY) 2010 5 minutes Natural and man-made objects on a spin cycle accumulate, disintegrate, and multiply. Created by stop motion animating clay on glass, this independent film is a meditation on motion and the life cycle of matter. The Mechanism of Spring Atsushi Wada (Tokyo, Japan) 2010 4 minutes An expression of the itchy feelings everyone experiences when Spring comes. -AW

AAFF NEWSLETTER: JULY 2011

50th AAFF Call for Entries - Now Open Traveling Tour Launches for 49th AAFF AAFF Founder George Manupelli - Video 50th AAFF Call for Entries - Now Open The Ann Arbor Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 50th season. We are seeking recent independent and experimental works (films completed no earlier than 2010) that advance the art form of film. We consider all genres, lengths, styles and formats, including 16mm, 35mm, Super-8mm, video and HD video. Artwork: George Manupelli The 50th AAFF will provide at least $18,000 in cash awards to more than 20 filmmakers, serves as a qualifying festival for Academy Award® nomination in the short film category and provides touring opportunit

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