The french director Sebastien Laudenbach will be present at Imaginaria 2017 to present his first feature animated film The Girl Without The Hands (La Jeune Fille sans mains) animated film entirely hand-drawn from a fairy tale of Brothers Grimm. After Cannes 2016 and the special mention in Annecy, the film continues to raise prizes and nominations[…]
ANIMATED SOUNDSCAPE a masterclass by Andrea Martignoni Voices, noises, music and sounds are the element that make up the soundscape of any existing place. Those responsible for creating a soundtrack for an animated short film have the task of collecting sounds, capturing them from their original sources, removing them from their context and putting them[…]
Hybrid Animation with Igor Imhoff A masterclass where Igor tells us about his artistic and professional career. Possible alternatives to the moving image and visual experimentation. When the concept of animation, often linked to animation film circuits, also moves to other areas: video games, video art and interactive installations. When digital practice blends with craftsmanship and[…]
Regina Pessoa was born in Coimbra, but lived in a village near the city until she was seventeen. Without a TV, she spent her time reading, listening to the older ones telling stories and also painting her grandmother’s house doors and walls using charcoal, encouraged by her uncle. She graduated in painting from University of[…]
Imaginaria 2017 presents the book “Animated Conversations – Interviews with 12 Italian animation film artists” with the presence of the author Maria Pia Santillo. Is there an animation film industry in Italy? Through interviews revealing the exchange with filmmakers, the author Maria Pia Santillo makes us discover a diverse world that combines new technologies and[…]
“Fantasmagoria”, edited by Marsilio and curated by Davide Giurlando, deepens and explores aesthetics, history and techniques of animation film from the point of view of artists, directors and scholars. At Imaginaria 2017 will be presented the book Fantasmagorie – A century (and beyond) of animated cinema in the presence of the author Davide Giurlando. The[…]
Rotoscope Animation _ Workshop on creating animated video clips, conducted by Michele Bernardi, author of shorts, commercials video clips and video clips for contemporary artists such as Le Luci della Centrale Elettrica, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, Punkreas, 24 Grana, Umaan, Prozac, The Zen Circus and others. The professional workshop will be held in the framework[…]
Cartoon D’Or at the 15th Imaginaria festival! Thanks to the collaboration with CARTOON (European Association of Animation Films), it will be possible to attend the screening of the 5 finalists and the winner of the prestigious European prize awarded under the Cartoon D’Or awards.
The first and only one animated film festival of Apulia region.
Imaginaria is a festival of international level and fits into a groove of deep cultural innovation.
Imaginaria lives in the historical center of Conversano (city of art), in the former Medieval Monastery of St. Benedict, a place of absolute artistic and architectural value.