CINEMA ΜΑΚΕDΟΝΙΚΟΝ

Thursday 18/10

17:00 – 17:30
Launch of the Festival

17:30 – 19:30
1st TAF Short Film Animation Competition

19:30 – 21:10
KAFF SIGNAL (adult)
Kecskemét Animation Film Festival is Hungary's biggest animation film festival that takes place in the city of Kecskemét.
A special selection of animated short films from KAFF SIGNAL will be screened to TAF.

21:10 – 23:15
2nd TAF Short Film Animation Competition

Friday 19/10

17:00 – 18:00
3rd TAF Short Film Animation Competition

18:00 – 18:30
Gaia World in (stop)Motion is a project of an itinerant and participative animated series, entirely made in stop-motion. It is about Gaïa, a young woman who decides to go travelling alone around the world. Each episode of the series will show a step of her trip.

18:30 – 20:00
''THEOX'' a live action animation feature film by Giorgos Nikopoulos

20:00 – 22:30
4th TAF Short Film Animation Competition

22:30
TAF Festival Opening Party at “Δέντρο στο Μπαρ"

Saturday 20/10

17:00 – 19:30
5th TAF Short Film Animation Competition

19:30 – 20:50
Linoleum Festival
Anastasiya Verlinska will present the International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival which is the biggest showcase of short independent animation in Ukraine. A special selection of animated short films from LINOLEUM will be screened at TAF.

20:50 – 22:00
Mavka, The Unlimited Universe
Presentation of IP content, Q & A Oleksandra Lutsenko from the Animagrad Animation Studio will present to TAF audience their feature film MAVKA, a tale based on Ukrainian classic literature, Slavic mythology and ancient pagan legends.

22:00 – 23:00
6th TAF Short Film Animation Competition

Sunday 21/10

17:00 – 20:00
7th TAF Short Film Animation Competition

20:00 – 21:00
Human Rights Animated
A tribute where animated short films the Select Respect Network has selected, will raise or highlight issues of human rights through the art of animation. One of them will receive the Select Respect Award!

21:00 – 22:00
AnimEarth
This year, for the first time in its history TAF hosts a special animation unit on the environment as part of the 4th Thessaloniki Animation Festival.
This tribute is implemented by the Operational Program“ Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning” and its co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund) and Greek National Funds.
The “AnimEARTH” tribute is free of entrance and the venue has easy access for people with limited mobility.

22:00
Closing Ceremony – Announcement of Winners and Awards, followed by the Awarding of the Award Winners

CENTRAL MUNICIPAL LIBRARY OF THESSALONIKI

Thursday 18/10

18:00 – 21:00
Toons and Tunes
Masterclass from music composer in animation movies and animation journalist at AWN, Nik Phelps

Friday 19/10

18:00 – 19:30
Workshop: Visual Language – Color and Composition
Masterclass from illustrator, 3D artist and graphic designer, Nikos Deligaris.

19:30 – 21:30
“Greek scene of Animation” talk from: Aristarchos Papadaniel, Mikaela Kakaridi Deligianni and Irida Zhonga

Saturday 20/10

10:00 – 13:00
Board Game: Recycling Survivor
An Interactive Βoard game for children up to 10-12 years on recycling education and… a table!

11:00 – 12:00
KAFF Kids animated films
A special selection of animated short films for 10 years old kids and older with greek subtitles from KAFF SIGNAL will be screened to TAF.

12:00 – 13:30
Luz Anima Ação/Between Frames – The Art of Brazilian Animation
The documentary tells the story of the heroic Brazilian animation through interviews with animators such as Carlos Saldanha, Mauricio de Sousa and Otto Guerra among others. The film reconstructs the lost pioneer Kaiser (1917) with a collective animation done by 8 animators.

12:00 – 13:30
Workshop: Storytelling Animation
Stop Motion Workshop for children by Yannis Texis.
In this workshop we will create subgroups and learn about the stop motion animation technique with the help from tablets that we will bring with us.
Results such as animation movies will be created.
We will use child-friendly materials, learn how to give life and create small animated films, while learning to collaborate with other children in our group.

17:00 – 19:00
Masterclass: Toon Boom from Founder and Creative Director of Vallaround Creative Contents, Federico Vallarino

19:00 – 20:30
U“Unsung Women Animators” Masterclass from music composer in animation movies and animation journalist at AWN, Nancy Denney-Phelps.

Sunday 21/10

10:00 – 13:00
Board Game: Recycling Survivor
An Interactive Βoard game for children up to 10-12 years on recycling education and… a table!

11:00 – 12:00
TAF Kids
Animated films specially selected by TAF will be screened for children 4 year old and over without dialogues of complex and social nature.

12:30 – 13:00
Storytelling without Borders
This project is a creative collaboration between 5 organizations from Sweden and Greece, with coordinating partner Filmcentrum.
The program aims to approach as many refugees and children as possible and help them socialize and express themselves.
To this end, AddArt is setting up workshops to create stop motion animation films with refugee children.
Through narration and the art of short animation films with the stop motion technique, the project aims to spread the stories of children and youngsters of the refugees.
Part of this effort will be screened in TAF.

12:00 – 13:30
Workshop: I Make My Own Animated Character a workshop for children with Yannis Texis and creations with plasticine material

17:00 – 20:00
Masterclass: Stop Motion Film making from the key animator in Isle of Dogs by Wes Anderson, Tim Allen

20:00 – 21:30
Masterclass: How to produce your own Animation from Greek animation director specialising in stop motion animation, Irida Zhonga.