In-person screening tribute to animator Ralph Bakshi coming to American Cinematheque

It’s been 50 years since Ralph Bakshi’s first X-rated cartoon, Fritz the Cat, blasted into public consciousness. Bakshi channeled the freewheeling spirit of underground comics with his controversial animated films as Heavy Traffic and Coonskin, battling protests and censors to open the doors to cartoons with adult situations. He tapped further into the zeitgeist with
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Submit your work to Star Wars Celebration Art Show

Star Wars Celebration will feature exclusive, limited edition art by official Lucasfilm Star Wars artists. The Star Wars Celebration Art Show will showcase some of the best artistic talent in the world. Want To Apply For The Celebration Art Show? At each Star Wars Celebration, there are far more submissions from qualified artists than its
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René Carson

January 9, 2014

American Cinematheque is accepting open entries from student animators for their “Animation for Adults Shorts Program.” This short series is part of an extensive animation festival that will include cult classics such as Fritz the Cat, Heavy Metal, Castle in the Sky, Waking Life, Paprika, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie and many more. Read my post at http://myfantasyart.com/?p=7863 for details on how to submit your work for possible inclusion in the series. If selected, your work will screen at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles.

American Cinematheque “Animation for Adults” series brings Fritz the Cat, Heavy Metal, Tokyo Godfathers & more cult classics back to big screen

American Cinematheque begins its “Animation for Adults” screening series today, which runs through January 25th, 2014 at the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles. Box office juggernauts from Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks have turned entertainment for children into a multi-billion dollar global business, but as the new film from Studio Ghibli founder Hayao
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