2016 Programme

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FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER

Power House: Small Studios Making Big Films

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Screening and Q&A

8:30pm

Duration: 100 minutes

Small studios of young, talented animators are repeatedly creating some of the most engaging animated docs and bringing the medium to a wider audience. Here we showcase the year's best professional documentary films, as well as a Q&A with filmmakers.

SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER

For Science!

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Screening

3:30pm

Duration: 60 minutes

Filmmakers often use animation to approach science. Though not like this! These artists bring their curiosity and esoteric styles to that most factual of topics. Their playful inventiveness allows us to see science in novel new ways.

Onion Skins: Personal Stories

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Screening and Q&A

5:00pm

Duration: 100 minutes with interval

Animation allows filmmakers a limitless vision. This screening celebrates that singular obsession of filmmakers to make deeply personal films with their unique approaches to animation. This is the best of this year's personal docs. Also features Q&A with filmmakers.

SUNDAY 2ND OCTOBER

That's Edutainment!

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Screening

3:30pm Sunday 2nd October

Duration: 50 minutes

There's a misconception that narrated films that want to teach us stuff have to be conventional and dull. These films upend that with humorous, engaging animation and fresh voices, to make truly exceptional educational films.

Animated Reportage & FAFF Award

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Screening, Q&A & Award Ceremony

5:00pm Sunday 2nd October

Duration: 100 minutes

The last few years has seen more and more journalists collaborate with animators to marry their journalistic rigour with visionary animation. This screening showcases the cutting edge of this very modern medium. Q&A with filmmakers follows.

We end with the announcement of the AnimatedDocumentary.com Award for Best Animated Documentary.