Animotion Film Festival 2019

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Address: Via Cavour 50/r, Florence

Date: Saturday 2 February 15:00 - 23:00


Saturday 2 February 2019 returns Animotion Film Festival, the first film festival in Florence entirely dedicated to the cinema of 2D, 3D animation and stop motion technique. The second edition of the event, after the success of critics and public of the first, will be held at the Cinema La Compagnia in Via Cavour 50 / R in Florence.

Two of the works scheduled for the second edition of Animotion Film Festival are candidates for the Oscar 2019. This is the short film "Weekends" scheduled for 4:00 pm, nominated for the "Best Short Film" category and the "Mirai" feature by maestro Mamoru Hosoda. Scheduled at 6 pm in the squad for the 5 Academy Award nominees in the category "Best Animated Feature Film".

From 16:00 to 17:30 "THE TOUR OF THE WORLD IN 69 MINUTES" or a review of short films by the Animation Schools of Europe, Asia, America and Oceania.

From 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm 20.15 MIRAI by Mamoru Hosoda, former director of Wolf Children, "The girl who jumped in time" and "The boy and the beast". The protagonist of the feature film is Kun, a child convinced that his sister Mirai stole his parents' love. The two brothers will live fantastic surreal adventures.

From 21.30 to 23.00 "BEST OF ANIMOTION" the best of the films entered in the festival in the competitive section divided into categories, 2D-3D and Stop Motion. The evening will be presented by Gaia Nanni.

The guests and jurors of the second edition of Animotion are: Arianna Papini Florentine illustrator and writer, teacher and art therapist recently awarded the Andersen Prize "for long been one of the best and most aware personalities of Italian illustration"; Marino Guarnieri animator, illustrator and director of the animated film Gatta Cinderella in competition at the Venice Film Festival and winner of two statuettes at the David di Donatello; Federico Frusciante YouTuber and film critic; Dario Moccia - Public page King of nerd culture, expert in anime.

In the foyer of the cinema - with free admission - there will be ToscanaBricks - the LEGO Users Group of Tuscany with some of their best dioramas dedicated to the world of animation; Panini Store Florence; the Sarita graphics known for their original t-shirts depicting football heroes of yesterday and today; Florence Toy Museum with a vintage collection of fantastic action figures by Francesco Ristori; Cultural Association Leiji Matsumoto named after the creator of Captain Harlock.

During the festival the publishing house Gonzo Editore will promote its books and comics with the new releases of 2019.

Afternoon or evening admission ticket: € 9.00
Daily ticket valid for all projections: € 18.00
Reduced ticket for disabled or under 18s: € 5.00

Tickets can be purchased in advance on-line on the La Compagnia website at the following link: Buy the ticket online and secure a front row seat!

Animotion Film Festival 2019
Saturday 2 February, 4 pm-5.30pm // 6.00 pm-8.00 pm // 9.30 pm-11.00 pm

Cinema The Company
via Cavour 50 / R


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