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Congratulations to Drew Christie, whose short ‘The Man Who Shot The Man Who Shot Lincoln’ won best short at this year’s Local Sightings Film Festival, held at the NW Film Forum. Drew will receive a $500 cash prize as well as $500 of studio time and equipment rental. Woo!
A slew of SEAT animators have pieces in this year’s Local Sightings Film Festival, a showcase of work from the Northwest organized and held at the NW Film Forum here in Seattle. It runs from Oct 1-6, and the most animation is in the ‘Drawn to Moving’ program on October 2nd at 7PM. Here are the films by SEAT filmmakers:
OCTOBER 2, SATURDAY AT 7PM
Drawn To Moving
A Program of Animated Short Films
(Clyde Petersen, Seattle, 2010, 1 min) The Brontosaurus family enjoys lunch with the Stegosaurus and prehistoric moths.
The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln
(Drew Christie, Seattle, 2010, 5 min) An animated interpretation of the strange life of Boston Corbett.
(Britta Johnson, Seattle, 2010, 7 min) Castaways perform strange tasks on a deserted shore. Are they gods, or have they been driven mad by their predicament?
Celluloid Heroes Never Really Die
(Salise Hughes, Seattle, 2010, 6 min) What a celluloid hell might be like…but celluloid heroes never feel any pain.
I’m sad to say I’ll be out of town for this but I am super excited to see The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln eventually.
There are also two of Clyde’s Petersen’s works in the music video program on October 3:
OCTOBER 3, SUNDAY AT 7PM
A Program of Music Videos
Belly of June
(Clyde Peterson, Seattle, 2010, 4 min) Mixing a sweet live performance by Horse Feathers with stop motion bees, honey is everywhere.
Laizzes Les Bon Temps Rouller
(Clyde Peterson, Seattle, 2010, 4 min) A film of titanic proportions, animated paint on an Ikea-dresser constructs a multi-plane, music video for Northwest rockers Quasi.
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