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Mike Plante, Sundance brings films to Salinas

October 1, 2020

6:00pm8:00pm

CSUMB at Salinas City Center

FREE

UPDATED 3/11: DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTION THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSPOSTED TILL OCTOBER 1ST, 2020.

6 - 8 pm, Thursday, October 1st, 2020 CSUMB Salinas City Center, 1 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901 http://csumb.edu/artscenter (831) 772-7020. Event is Free and open to the public. Refreshments are provided

Did you know that you can study animation at CSUMB? At this event, you not only get to see short animated films from the Sundance film festival - you get to learn try creating animations, learn about the film industry and how you can become a part of it.

Event attendees will:

  • watch a program of Sundance animated shorts
  • enjoy a conversation with Mike Plante, who (in addition to being an award-winning filmmaker) picks the short films that play at the Sundance Film Festival)
  • experiment with stop motion animation on portable systems guided by CSUMB Cinematic Arts Faculty and students
  • meet Professor Timothy Orme, CSUMB Cinematic Arts and Technology's new leader in animation.

Mike Plante is a filmmaker and festival programmer. He directed the feature documentary Be Like An Ant (2011) and many shorts including The Masque (2012) and The Polaroid Job (2016), which is available on the New York Times' Op-Doc website. He has produced feature documentaries by other directors, including Scrap Vessel (2009) and Giuseppe Makes A Movie (2014), which was released by Cinelicious Pics to theaters, Blu-ray and streaming. Plante started working for film festivals as a programmer in 1993, and is currently a Senior Programmer for Short Film at the Sundance Film Festival, where he has worked since 2001. In 1998, he started writing and publishing the film zine Cinemad, which continues today as a blog and podcast. Event end: 8:30pm

Timothy David Ormer is a writer, filmmaker, and animator. His short films have won international awards and shown at film festivals all over the world including Big Muddy, European Media Arts Festival, Ann Arbor, and many others. He is the new Assistant Professor for Animation and Visual Effects at CSUMB.

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