Festival Stop Motion Montréal’s lucky 13th edition :
10 days of the best in stop motion animation
Online from September 10 to 19
Images, teaser, http://www.stopmotionmontreal.com/
Discover an original selection of 93 stop motion films, organized into 12 short competition programs, via the Cinéma Public website.
This year, the Festival is shining a spotlight on Indigenous artists and will offer a roundtable discussion entitled Indigenous Stop motion Productions?Voices and Images, which will be live streamed free of charge on Facebook, Saturday, September 18 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Presented in collaboration with Wapikoni, this event moderated by director Jani Bellefleur-Kaltush will feature Terril Calder (filmmaker), Melanie Jackson (director and producer), Zacharias Kunuk (director and producer, IsumaTV), and Neil Christopher (producer, Taqqut Productions Inc.).
A selection of films directed or produced by the guest panellists will also be part of the Festival program.
VIP FESTIVAL PASS: THE FULL EXPERIENCE – Presented by Tonic DNA
Take advantage of the Eventbrite pre-sale and receive full access to this year’s activities. –?ONLY 40$ + tx!
The Festival VIP Pass, presented by TONIC DNA, offers 13 hours of the best films in stop motion cinema, including
– six regular short film competition programs,
– two family-friendly Youth Film programs,
– two TNT ? Terrifying, Naked & Twisted programs (mature conntent),
– the Speak-Up program (documentaries),
– a special program showcasing films from Indigenous artists,
– a short film competition program exclusive to Canada viewers.
In addition, VIP pass holders will have access to exclusive content and perks such as
– behind-the-scenes studio tours and film production visits
– a private exchange group hosted on Facebook
– games & networking sessions
They’ll also get to attend a special Q&A session with Joseph Wallace, the British director of the highly anticipated 2022 film Salvation Has No Name.
Canadian audiences will have access to watch the short film Angakuksajaujuq (The Shaman’s Apprentice) by Zacharias Kunuk, which will have its Quebec Premiere at Festival Stop Motion Montréal.
A character animation workshop: From 2D to StopMo with Jean-Fran?ois Lévesque
Lead by?renowned filmmaker and multidisciplinary animator (2D, 3D, stop motion), the workshop will take place in person, in an intimate yet socially-distanced atmosphere at the Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM) in Outremont, on September 13?14, orr September 16?17. This two-day workshop is perfect for 2D or 3D annimators who wish to learn the stop motion technique, or for stop motion animators looking to improve their skills.
The participation fee ($250 + tx) includes a complimentary Festival VIP Pass which gives passholders unlimited access to the full program, including the latest short film by Jean-Fran?ois Lévesque, I, Barnabé (2020).
To reserve your place (limited availability): bit.ly/JFLstopmomtl
Full detail available?on Festival Stop Motion website?and Eventbrite event attached
How would you like a free overnight stay for two at our partner hotel, Hotel Monville*??
Keep an eye on the?Festival’s Instagram?feed today, September 1st, for an exciting contest launch and for your chance to win a free night’s stay at this 20-story hotel with a new age concept, ideally located in the heart of the business district and close to the Old Port of Montreal, the city’s tourist hub.
Winner will be announced September 13th, good luck!
*Contest closes September 10, 2021. Open to North American residents aged 18+.