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  • PNW animation spotlight: Paper Circus by Luca Dipierro October 10, 2016uccellino_quote

    Luca Dipierro is an independent animator based in Portland, OR, who for years has been making short films one frame at a time out of paper and old book cloth. These have been called “a perfect balance between creepy and charming” (The Huffington Post) and “sad and beautiful” (L Magazine). His work has been ...

  • SEAT at Bumbershoot! October 9, 2016Zoetropes in action. Photo by James Webber.

    The Seattle Experimental Animation Team was in full force at the recent Bumbershoot festival. The team installed their three giant zoetropes sculptures which included some brand new animated loops with a ‘disaster’ theme, as well as other video/animation related installations.

    “The zoetropes were originally constructed for the month-long SEAT & Spin exhibit at ...

  • Animanima report! September 15, 2016



    Haptic director Tess Martin recently returned from Serbia, where she presented two programs of PNW animations at the Animanima International Animation Festival in Cacak. Program 1 included films from Britta Johnson, Laura Heit, Michel Gagné, Stefan Gruber, Devin Ensz, Drew Christie, Joan Gratz, Webster Crowell, ...

  • Haptic presents PNW films in Serbia! September 5, 2016


    Part of Haptic’s mission is to help distribute independent animations made in the PNW around the world. I’m happy to announce that we will be presenting two shorts programs at the Animanima International Animation Festival in Cacak, Serbia, next week. Haptic founder Tess Martin will ...

  • Thank you, Seattle! August 10, 2016Photo by Smarthouse Creative.

    Thank you all for coming to our Shot in the Dark event on Monday at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle. It was standing room only, great to see so many people interested in hand-made animation from around the world (see the full program here). We were also able to show off ...

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    Cinema 21, Portland, OR (616 NW 21st Ave)


    18th Animation Show of Shows will be screening from 10/7 - 10/12 @ CINEMA 21 in Portland.

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