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TAKE A LOOK BACK AT CARDIFF ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2018...

MEET THE TRAMPIRES

EXHIBITION | Chapter First Space

11:00am - 8:00pm | Free

Meet the stars of brand new stop-motion feature film Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires, made in Bridgend.

KOTATSU FESTIVAL PRESENTS:
JAPANESE ANIMATED SHORTS

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

11:10am | 80mins | Adv12+ | £4/3

Cardiff's very own Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival brings you a programme of brilliant new animated short films from Japan.

COLLABORATING ACROSS THE CONTINENT: CAPTAIN MORTEN AND THE SPIDER QUEEN

TALK | Chapter Cinema 1

2:30pm | 45mins | £7/5

Co-Director Henry Nicholson, Producer Robin Lyons and Head of Puppets Emily Nicholson talk Irish/Estonian/Belgian coproduction.

SHORTS 4: SPEECHLESS

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

4:30pm | 76mins | Adv12+ | £4/3

These carefully selected animated short films in competition are masterpieces of visual storytelling, to be enjoyed in any language.

ISLE OF DOGS

FILM | Chapter Cinema 1

6:30pm | 101mins | PG | £7.20/5.10

A boy’s odyssey to find his dog in a dystopian future Japan in which canines have been quarantined on the remote eponymous island.

FESTIVAL PARTY

PARTY | Porters, Cardiff

10:00pm - late | Free

Party like it's 1986 and you've just finished saving LA from the Trampires. Dance to live 80s covers or have a drink with new friends.

ANIMATOR'S BRUNCH

Q+A + BRUNCH | Chapter Cinema Foyer

10:30am | Free

Join us for coffee, croissants and a relaxed Q+A with filmmakers whose films are screening in our competition programmes. 

COFFEE AND COLOURING

GET INVOLVED | Chapter Cinema Foyer

11:30am - 12:45pm | Free

Got a gap between morning screenings? Have a coffee on us and contribute a frame to our collaborative festival animation.

BRING YOUR OWN ANIMATION

GET INVOLVED | Chapter Media Point

3:00pm | 90min | Free

Bring along your animation work in progress, get feedback, and meet like-minded people who are making animation too!

WELSH BAME ANIMATED SHORTS

SHORT FILMS + Q+A | Chapter Cinema 1

4:45pm | 60mins | £7/5

Cinema Golau presents a vibrant archive animation programme, part of an exciting new platform for Welsh BAME filmmakers.

MAKING ISLE OF DOGS

TALK + Q+A | Chapter Cinema 1

8:45pm | 60mins | £10/6

An exclusive Q+A with some of the talented team behind Wes Anderson's new animated feature film Isle of Dogs.

EARLY MAN + Q+A

FILM + Q+A | Chapter Cinema 1

11:00am | 100mins | PG | £7/5

Another chance to see Aardman's prehistoric feature on the big screen, followed by a Q+A with Animation Director Merlin Crossingham.

SHORTS 5: MIXTAPE

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

1:00pm | 60mins | Adv12+ | £4/3

An eclectic programme of music videos, animated music documentaries, and short films that tell stories through music.

CLOTH CAT ANIMATION PRESENTS:
ANIMATED FAMILY SHORTS AGE 7+

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

3:00pm | 60mins | Adv7+ | £4/3

A brilliant selection of family-friendly animated short films. Followed by a drop-in animation workshop aimed at children 7+.

SHORTS 2: CLOSE QUARTERS

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

6:30pm | 73mins | Adv12+ | £4/3

This diverse animated shorts programme examines our beautiful differences and, crucially, our fundamental similarities.

SHORTS 6: UNCANNY VALLEY

SHORT FILMS | Chapter Cinema 2

8:30pm | 76mins | Adv15+ | £4/3

Venture with us into the darker side of animation - this provocative programme shows animation definitely isn’t just for kids.