Tips for Saturday
Pixilation as a masterpiece - 12:00 a.m., J. K. Tyl Theatre
Today, the Argentinian juror Juan Pablo Zaramella will introduce the visitors to his films. The author has won renown with his perfectly pixilated masterpiece Luminaris but the range of techniques used by this Latin American master animator is much wider and includes puppet animation, claymation and a combination animation with live-action shots.
Meet Adam Elliot - 4:00 p.m., J. K. Tyl Theatre
One of Anifilm’s star guests this year is the independent Australian director Adam Elliot, author of unique “clayographies” and the famous feature Mary and Max. You can meet him in person today at a friendly moderated meeting and learn a little about his art – for example how he breathes life into his charming clay outsiders.
Game stars galore
How hard/easy was it to make the animated film Plug & Play into a game? We’ll learn at 11:00 a.m. from its author Michael Frei. At 1:00 p.m., François Alliot from the British studio Nerial will talk about what writing the script for his hit game Reigns was like, and at 2:30 p.m., Luke Whittaker from State of Play will share his experience with the use of hand-made paper worlds in his games. The stars will be definitely out at the Zlatá Hvězda Hotel today.