Film classification regulations in Australia
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.
The Real Place | Cam Christiansen | Canada, 2007, 5'45
It's time to
dust off your favourite festival viewing hat, open your diary to
Wednesday 21 October, set everything aside and lock in your three
day blast (& of course the launch!) of unforgettable, awe inspiring,
independent animation goodness from around the world. No excuses.
Invite your friends!
tour of the Australian International Animation Festival includes
110 films from 26 countries to amaze, delight, amuse and confuse
you. From the heartwarming to the bizarre this collection covers
Each session runs approximately 1 hour, for
only $5 per session!
Or grab a festival pass to see all
8 programs for a tiny $30.
the 2009 programs from more than 2,000 submissions and 30 countries
- a remarkable response from filmmakers and producers right around
the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament
to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation. We’ve
worked hard to try and reflect that incredible diversity in our
final selections and to bring a true snapshot of the inspiring international
animation scene to the big screen, right here in Newcastle.