Newcastle International Animation Festival

Stand-out animated short films across a 3 day festival in Newcastle City

Newcastle (November 2021)

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Looking for something to do with the kids today? "Du Iz Tak" by Galen Fott presents a sprouting plant and a community of insects who offer a microcosmic view of the unstoppable cycle of life. Catch it along with over an hour's worth of entertaining short films  at the Kids session TODAY from 10:30am. Tickets available on the door or until 8am online  #animation #animator #newy #newcastle
The countdown is almost over! Only 1 day to wait until the coolest creative Newy festival kicks off. Get in quick! Limited tickets remaining! Book now  #animators #newcastleiaf #niaf #animation #filmmakers
Here's a snippet from Poland's Karolina Specht's piece "Squaring The Circle", featuring in the International 2 showcase on Saturday 16 November from 9pm. A gorgeously rendered semi-abstract story tracing the links between the chaos and evolving routine. Don't miss it. Tickets $10. Book tickets here  #animators #animation #animator #newcastleiaf #niaf #newy
Newcastle International Animation Festival returns this Friday 15 November 8pm! OPENING NIGHT will present the AUSTRALIAN SHOWCASE, a collection of stand-out Aussie animated short-films, in the stunning Conservatorium of Music’s Harold Lobb Theatre. Aussie films will be screened alongside two of Australia’s most talented ANIMATORS, Award winning Writer, Director and Animator ALEX WEIGHT (‘Happy Feet’, ‘Prank’, ‘Blinky Bill: The Movie’) and Animation Supervisor and Storyboard Artist SIMON ASHTON (‘Peter Rabbit’, ‘The Lego Movie’, ‘The Lion King 2’) who will share their journeys in taking animation to the world. Guests will have the opportunity to stick around for the Q&A to uncover how they did it. Not to be missed! Tickets on sale now #animation #animators #newcastle #newy
Geenie Reenie and Dozen order some food. If only life were that simple – or understandable. Don't miss Aussie Andrew Onorato's "Geenie Reenie 2" featuring on Opening Night Friday 15 November from 7:30pm. Book your ticket now at  . #animatorlife #animationdomination #Newcastle
It’s funny what you can make out of just lines. And Russia's Maria Koneva certainly shows us in her piece "Between the Lines", screening at the Kids session from 10.30am on Saturday 16 November. Pick up your family ticket now -  #animation #newykids #animators #animator
"Per Tutta La Vita" by Roberto Catani - Quite simply, one of the most beautifully crafted films we have ever seen. A journey to the origins of memory. Screening at the International 1 session on Saturday 16 November at 7.30pm at our secret cinema in heritage-listed University House. Tickets limited - book now  #animators #animator #newcastle #newy
Isn’t all love at least just a little mad? "Mad Love" by Japan's Ryoji Yamada will feature in the International 2 showcase this Saturday night at our secret cinema in University House. There's limited seats so be sure to pick up your ticket now! Book now  #animators #animator #animatorsofinstagram #newcastle
Late Night Bizarre is back. We dug deep to find the best and this is what you find when you go down that far. Our annual haul of the most pungent pieces that have been slid under our door in the last twelve months. So, sit down, put your hands where we can see them and take in the full bodied aroma of Late Night Bizarre 2019. Pictured here a shot taken from "(O)" by Mario Radev and Chiara Sgatti. Book tickets here #animation #animators #animator
"The Colour Thief" - A desperate battle to grab the most precious commodity from the clutches of those who would deprive others of it. Beautiful work by the UTS Animal Logic Academy under the direction of Chris Ebling, Matt Estela and Dan Flood. Don't miss it on Opening Night at the Australian Showcase Friday 15 November 7.30pm. Book your tickets now  #animation #Animators #Newcastle #Newcastleiaf #niaf