Welcome
Friday 16 May
4:00pm
5:30pm
6:00pm

6.30pm
8.00pm

10:00pm
High School / Teen Program
Open Doors
Official Opening Speech
& Surprise Screening
International Program #1
International Puppet
Animation Panorama

Launch Party
Saturday 17 May
11.00am
4.00pm


5.00pm


6.00pm
8.00pm
9:30pm
Kids Program
Animation 101 Seminar:
International Animation
Overview

Animation 102 Seminar:
The Australian Scene &
Australian Panorama Intro

Australian Panorama
International Program #2
Late Night Bizarre
Sunday 18 May
4.00pm

5.00pm

6.00pm
7.30pm
9.00pm
Animation 103 Seminar:
Voice Wrangling

Animation 104 Seminar:
D.I.Y. Art + D.I.Y. Funding 2.0

International Program #3
Digital Panorama
After Party

Admission is restricted to 18+
(except for Kids & Teen programs)

IMPORTANT: Film classification regulations in Australia require
all films to either be formally classified OR restricted to an audience of 18 years of age and over. Most festivals do not have the resources to do this and it is for this reason alone that we are not able to admit any person under the age of 18 years to the main AIAF screenings.

Australian animation turns up in festivals all over the world and is recognised for its diversity and inventiveness. This program showcases that diversity – every technique, genre and style imaginable; classic tales, documentaries, abstract and comedies. It’s all here in this collection that will premiere here in Wagga Wagga before heading off for screenings around Australia and the world.
 

L'Animateur
Nick Hilligoss
2006, 3'45
On a desert planet, a medieval jester unfolds his portable stage and compels his puppets to perform an old story of transformation.

Underground
Audrey Lam

2007, 4'15
Rich, varied and raw images from the tunnels under our feet. An energetic and edgy rendition of the underground.
Monkeynaut
Snooze Animations

2007, 7'15
It takes a special monkey to take on these sorts of missions. A monkey with the right stuff; a monkey that has the right pedigree. A monkey that knows which button to push. And which button not to push – oh yes, that’s important too!
Burley!
Dave Edwardz, Gareth Cowen

2007, 8'45
Punk fish that discover the haphazard joys of body piercing and the screaming crazy rides upwards to the blinding white light.
Professor Pebbles
Pierce Davison
2007, 12'45
They say your 500th birthday is always the hardest. Professor Pebbles had hoped for a much more important role to play in hell than teaching basic evil to bored school kids. Is it his fault that he's a nice guy?
Global Warming
Sheldon Lieberman, Igor Coric
2007, 2'00
Utterly hilarious! This guy will have you rolling in the aisles until they fill up with glacier melt.
Kaulah
Sam Samai

2007, 6'30
Having finished the last of his water, Kaulahun presses on into the wind in search of water, unaware that there is someone else in this desert keeping a watchful eye on him.
1956
Annemarie Szeleczky
2008, 3'15
An animated reworking of the filmmakers drawings which formed an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution.
The Goat Who Ate Time
Lucinda Schreiber
2007, 7'00
A gourmet goat with an appetite for more more more stumbles upon the ultimate morsel.
Fish Getting Pissed On A Semi
Jeremy Austin

2007, 2’00
Sometimes the title is all you really need to know.
The Man With The Lonely Shadow
Thidang Chhor
2007, 3’15
A new life emerges for a man as his shadow takes the lead.
The Passenger
Chris Jones
2007, 6'00
A stunning technical achievement. Public transport isn’t without its dangers …. but giant slobbering fish??
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