SEAT at Short Run!

The Seattle Experimental Animation Team was represented at the Short Run Comix & Arts Festival at the Seattle Center on November 5th last month. Animations by Britta Johnson, Chris Looney, Clyde Peterson, Drew Christie, Guinness Waller, James Webber, Nelly Goniodsky, Stefan Gruber, Tess Martin, Webster Crowell, as well as Joe Garber, Aubrey Nehring, Lydia Fu, and Alex Chiu were all displayed inside the SEAT tent, while James Webber, Stefan Gruber and Read More …

SEAT at Bumbershoot!

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 Gallery 4Culture, and we’re happy more people Read More …

Animanima report!

  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, Chel White and Kurtis Hough. Program 2 was a mini-retrospective of the work of Read More …

Haptic presents PNW films in Serbia!

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 be making the trip to present the programs and give a lecture elaborating on the Read More …

Thank you, Seattle!

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 the Haptic site with newly added resources, thank Read More …

GiveBIG to Haptic on May 3rd!

The Seattle Foundation‘s annual GiveBIG event is happening next week! This special community fundraiser is an exciting way to show your support for Haptic Animation Amplifier, and to be part of an extraordinary day of giving in our city.  This year, you can schedule your donations ahead of time! If you want to help Haptic meet and exceed our goal of $1,000 for Read More …

Animator selected for first Cue Northwest commission!

Seattle animator Neely Goniodsky has been selected for the first Cue Northwest Residency. This is a partnered project between the Northwest Film Forum and Brick Lane Records, where one filmmaker makes a short film based on a pre-selected song. Neely will receive $5,000 and will make a short animated film using music from Benjamin Verdoes’ record, “The One & the Read More …