*October 15 : A really big win at a ridiculously cool festival. Last night Schirkoa won ‘Best Animated Short Film’ award at Oaxaca Film Festival.
*Saturday – October 22, 5:00 PM
Schirkoa will be premiering in Canada at SPARK Animation Festival – Vancouver. Schirkoa will be sharing screen with the some big animation features and shorts of the year including KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY X.
(Formed in 2008, first as an arm of the Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH chapter and as of late 2011 on its own, the Spark Computer Graphics (Spark CG) Society has been working behind the scenes of Vancouver’s computer graphics community, organizing and hosting events that foster community, ignite the imagination and advance technology.)
*Screening at Atlanta (US) at ASIFA Atlanta Animation Festival. At Scad Show theatre, November 06, 7:30 PM
(ASIFA is a growing animation society with 34 chapters around the world. As the only chapter in the Southeast, ASIFA-Atlanta advances the art of animation by promoting local animators,providing free international screenings open to the public and educational opportunities for all.)
A glimpse at the selected films :
*October 13th: Schirkoa won “Best Animated Short‘ at Boston’s Somerville Film Festival
(The Somerville Film Festival is an annual film festival meant to showcase innovative independent cinema from around the world by up-and-coming artists. Aiming to inspire, motivate and award new talent, The Somerville Film Festival is a first-year event that will take place on October 10 – 13, 2016 in the bustling Davis Square neighborhood of Somerville (MA))
And an Indian premiere, that too in the Himalayas!
Between 27-31 October Schirkoa will be screened at “McLeod Ganj International Film Festival“ (also known as ‘Free Spirit Film Festival’)
(The 12th edition of the Free Spirit Film Festival, will take place in McLeod Ganj, India, from 27 to 31 October 2016. Being the first and original yearly film festival of McLeod Ganj, and now considered to be one of the leading film festivals in the entire Himalayan region, the Festival has grown in importance and prestige over the years.)