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Room 272/274 [clear filter]
Friday, April 1
 

12:15pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #1

Short films for all ages

Footprints
Greg Punch
So what is a carbon footprint? (A) (Australia)

The Little Things
Kayla Cooper
Stephanie is pretty, rich, and mean Her gigantic eyes are a gorgeous green This tale contains many lessons to be learned Especially as far as beauty is concerned. (A) (Canada)

Picture Window
Carolyn Swiszcz
What do picture windows say about our lives and the lives of our neighbors? (A) (USA)

The Smallest Thing
Yong Jin Kim
The smallest things are often the most important. (A) (Canada)

A World Without Numbers
Mitchell Rose
A numberless world through the lens of childhood melodrama. (A) (USA)

Chubbie & Cheesy -- A Very Special Umbrella
Frederico Pinto
A pet dog, a homeless cat, and a hamster travel around the world in a magic umbrella. (A) (Brazil)

The Locket & the Sea
Mariana Villegas Flores
While playing by the seashore, a little girl must muster up her courage to reclaim a most beloved object. (A) (Canada)

Sharing
Tony Dusko
Sharing can be rewarding as well as a nice thing to do. (A) (USA)


http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog1

Friday April 1, 2011 12:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 272/274

2:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #2
Short films for all ages

Sparky
Imogene Drummond
A little film about big ideas, Sparky is a conceptual exploration of "potentiality.” Seminal paper cut-out pieces playfully reconfigure themselves, creating surprising new images. (A) (USA)

The Gift
Shaun Kim
A chicken with a special ability escapes from a chicken cage. (A) (USA)

Electric Car
Ru Kuwahata
A music video from They Might Be Giants using mixed-media animation. Animals come out of hiding as an electric car rolls silently across the landscape. (A) (USA)

New Digs
Martin Sen
A little hamster, feeling neglected and unloved, decides to leave his home in search of something better. (A) (South Africa)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog2

Friday April 1, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 272/274

3:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #3
Short films for all ages

Tratado de Liligrafia
Fredrico Pinto, Camila Gonzato
A girl plays a game with her grandfather, inspired by a poem. (L) (Brazil)

League of Imaginary Heroes
Robby Sparks
Can any real heroes save the stolen tooth fairy? (L) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog3

Friday April 1, 2011 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 272/274

4:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #4
Short films for all ages

Best of Fest
Various
An (almost) nonstop reel of the best short films and animation from the last five years of the festival to close the day! (L/A) (Global)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog4

Friday April 1, 2011 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 272/274
 
Saturday, April 2
 

10:30am

Children's Film Festival - Program #5
Short films for all ages

Where, There, Here
Soyeon Kim
A playful visualization of Hide and Seek. Masked African characters dance to a pounding beat in this snappy and fluid animation using only sand. (A) (USA)

Airport Goodbye
Katie Maren
Childhood friends will enjoy good memories forever. (A) (USA)

Beans
Marly Reed
The whimsical adventures of one kid and a fistful of candy. (L/A) (Canada)

Luna
Javier C. Rivera
A young girl tries to cope with the loss of her mother and finds comfort by staring at the moon in the woods. (A) (USA)

Jellyfish Niche
Jenny Sherman
A little jellyfish has trouble finding his niche. (A) (USA)

Squirrel Tale
Jenny Sherman
Charlie the squirrel is tired of acorns but notices there is a new tasty snack just across the road. Trouble ahead, though. (A) (USA)

Hubo
Erick Oh
Hubo is a walking humanoid robot with a life-size bipedal frame, enjoying an encounter with an atypical bouncing ball. (A) (South Korea/USA)

Tah-Dah
Stacey Chomiak
One bug, one farmer, and the cello that brought them together. (A) (Canada)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog5

Saturday April 2, 2011 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 272/274

11:45am

Children's Film Festival - Program #6
Short films for all ages

The Girl, the City, the Magi (A Bedtime Story)
Greg Brehm
A girl with big dreams gets quite a surprise when she meets three magical pint-sized wise guys. (A) (USA)

Tableau
Chris Anderson
A man with a TV for a head uses his subconscious mind. (A) (USA)

Frogs, Toads, Love
Barbara Parks
What more do you need, really? (A) (USA)

Wanda
Barbara Parks
A little girl has a nonstop desire to get everything she can and more. Of course, having everything and more is not always wonderful. (A) (USA)

Summer
Marc Wiskemann
Love becomes a possibility on a warm summer evening. (A) (USA)

Tommy T Bone
David Icely
An animated T-bone steak runs from his hungry nemesis. (A) (USA)

The Pumpkin Gatherer
David Icely, Lucas Gonzales, Matt Cullen
Strangeness lurks in the role of the pumpkin gatherer. (A) (USA)

The Plant
Jennifer Oxley
A girl devises a creative solution to get her kite from the branches of a tall tree. (A) (USA)

Out on a Limb
Daisy Yu, Chuan Lin
A young bird reaches out, vulnerable to the unknown, craving freedom. (A) (Taiwan/USA)

Gallery Girl
Andrew Marshel
Tired of her flat existence, a girl painted on an Egyptian hieroglyphic wall decides to explore the other paintings. (A) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog6

Saturday April 2, 2011 11:45am - 12:45pm
Room 272/274

1:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #7

Short films for all ages

A Day at the Beach
Douglas Williams
An adventurer does not hesitate. (A) (USA)

One Small Step
Graham Ross
An alien descends on a new planet to call his own. Unfortunately, his size leads to some difficulty in staking his claim. (A) (USA)

Li'l Emo's HallowEmo
Craig Lew
A candy-obsessed Emo Girl disturbs a huge winged creature in her quest to gather the most goodies on Halloween. (A) (USA)

The Ingredient
Tad Patterson
A stop-motion animated film wherein Lucky the beaver must stop an unscrupulous wizard and his pet monster. (A) (USA)

Anna's World
Shu Low, Simon Cheu
A five-year-old girl casts a spell to counter an oddball invader. (A) (Australia)

Karma Café
Eben Kostbar
A lonely young man finds words of wisdom from a coffee server. An all-time festival favorite. (L) (USA)


http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog7

Saturday April 2, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 272/274

2:15pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #8

Short films for ages 6 and older

Topi
Arjun Rihan
A young Hindu boy in 1947 India has a chance encounter with destiny. (A) (USA)

Alex & Alex
Eric J. Huber
A comedy about two children who, after learning the sun is expanding every day, seek to find a way to protect themselves. (L) (USA)

Foursquare Day
Jeremy Teichner
A shy fourth-grader makes new friends (and encounters new adversaries) when he plays foursquare after school. (L) (USA)

Flight Training
Mark Montefiore
A young Muslim boy's dream of becoming a pilot comes true when he takes a private plane on a joyride with his best friend. (L) (Canada)

Shpourky & Ombra
Mike Hollenbeck
A magical coming-of-age tale about a baby skyscraper monster who must decide between helping the injured Evil Crow who stole his mother,- or living in a lonely world with an inanimate friend he creates out of rooftop rubbish. (A) (Canada)


http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog8

Saturday April 2, 2011 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 272/274

3:30pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #9

Short films for ages 5 and older

The Wishing Well
Rod Maxwell
One woman’s quest for love takes her to a wishing well. An all-time festival favorite. (L/A)

Test Anxiety
Bob Deaver
A young boy tries to pass exams—but these are no ordinary exams. (A) (USA)

Alex & the Ghosts
Eric Warin
A story of childhood magic and wonderment surrounding a legendary hockey team. (A) (Canada)

One Small Step
Damien Slevin/Nathan Jones
600 million humans saw a man walk on the moon for the first time. They were not the only ones watching. (A) (Australia)

Skylight
David Baas
An animated mock documentary about the ecological plight of penguins in the Antarctic. (A) (Canada)

Hey Guy
Ben Shetrit
The sci-fi fantasy adventure of a little girl and her pet toad. (A) (Israel)

Thom Cat
Mike Gray
Thom G. Cat is a genius inventor, a brilliant scientist, and a fashion trendsetter . . . not bad for a cat! (A) (7:00) (USA)

The Infinite Goliath
Mike Gray
The alleged master of evil meets his match in neighborhood children. (A) (USA)

Abridged
Arjun Rihan
Two pieces of the Bay Bridge work together and fall in love. (A) (USA)


http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog9

Saturday April 2, 2011 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Room 272/274

5:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #10

Short films for all ages

Animation Showcase!
Various
A reel of short animation from around the world; some of the best and most creative all-ages animation on the planet, including films from Germany, Canada, UK, Denmark, France, Italy, Croatia, Japan, Singapore, and more! (A)

Best of Fest
Various
A handful of the best short films and animation from the last five years of the festival to close the day! (L/A) (Global)


http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog10

Saturday April 2, 2011 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 272/274
 
Sunday, April 3
 

11:30am

Children's Film Festival - Program #11
Short films for all ages

Tah-Dah
Stacey Chomiak
The cello is the perfect instrument for like-thinking minds. (A) (Canada)

Kunugi Tree
Carolyn Downie
A music video about a very special tree. (A) (USA)

Orange City
Qingywan Wang
Strange and delightful doings in a mythical bug world. (A)

Turning Gears
Chia-Chi Tseng
Gears go round and round, making things work better. (A) (USA)

Bird Reunion
Ming-Yun, Marie Chou
Even birds enjoy a lively reunion. (A)

Three Times Me
Wendy J.N. Lee
A little girl hiding under the dinner table imagines growing up in three pairs of shoes that have caught her attention. (L) (USA)

Fishing with Sam
Atio S. Blakseth
Catching fish at the North Pole can be challenging. (A) (Denmark)

Mr. Shape
Motohiro Shirakawa
In this Japanese animation, we learn all about shapes. (A) (Japan)

Roxy's Dream
Kelly Shon
Roxy the fox takes us to new places. (A) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog11

Sunday April 3, 2011 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 272/274

12:45pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #12
Short film for all ages

Be Good to Eddie Lee
Kaileigh Brielle
When forced to choose between what she knows and what she knows is right, Christi learns a valuable lesson in friendship and acceptance. (L) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog12

Sunday April 3, 2011 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Room 272/274

2:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #13
Short films for all ages

Abridged
Arjun Rihan
Two pieces of the Bay Bridge must work together to get the job done. Could love follow? (A) (USA)

Propose
Dan Racusin
A lively music video for a popular Japanese band. (A) (USA/Japan)

A Long Day for Mr. Calpaccio
Uruma Delvi
Mr. Calpaccio enjoys, mostly, a hectic day. From one of Japan's leading animators. (A) (Japan)

Magnetism
Nye Warburton
Two space machines looking for love, only science is in the way. (A) (USA)

Gallery Girl
Andrew Marshel
A lonely girl inside a painting longs to know what else is out there. (A) (USA)

Garpenfargle
Bill Kersey
Can one little dog stay out of the trash? An all-time festival favorite. (L) (USA)

Junior Extra-Terrestrial
V. Sassmannshausen
A little extra-terrestrial's extraordinary journey. (L/A) (USA)

After Hours Marshall
Fels Elliott
An overworked animator is haunted by one of his characters. A comedy love story with elephants, and a playful look into the (exhausting) creative process. (A) (Canada)

Where, There, Here
Soyeon Kim
A playful visualization of Hide and Seek. Masked African characters dance to a pounding beat in this snappy and fluid animation using only sand. (A) (USA)

Airport Goodbye
Katie Maren
Two friends say hello and goodbye on a fun day in the countryside. (A)

Grampa Kevorkian
Claire Almon
What do you think of when you remember your grandparents? A love letter to those precious memories we have about the ones we love. (L) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog13

Sunday April 3, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 272/274

3:00pm

Children's Film Festival - Program #14
Short films for all ages

Life Magic
Maria Kubysh
A little girl tries to connect with her busy father. Outside her window a street magician struggles to find an audience. Will the magic find a way to her father's heart? (L) (Canada)

Boy vs. Japan
David Berrade
Can a boy transferred from Canada to Japan hold on to his hockey-loving traditions? (L) (Canada)

The Lift
Robert Kohr
An elevator interaction teaches a good lesson in civility. (L) (USA)

Love Bug
Kat Candler
Nine-year-old Turtle Thompson thinks his bug-loving best friend Maddy is the coolest girl in the whole wide world. If only he had the guts to ask her to the Spring Fling Dance. (L) (USA)

Gift of the Magi
Toshikazu Iishi
Jim, an apprentice magician, and Della, his wife, find their lives changed on Christmas Day. (A) (12:00) (Japan)

Santa Girl
Sage Drake
A girl makes a difference in life when she assumes the role of Santa. (5:00) (USA)

Murphy's Shorts
Todd Hemker
Careful what you lose when you jump in the pool. (A) (USA)

Cesar's World
Mark Sanders
Cesar has a very innocent crush on his teacher. Love can be a complex mystical abstraction. (L) (Canada)

Decklin and the Dentist
Lance Dumais
Follow Decklin as he battles his fears in an imaginative world of darkness, ghoulish assistants, and the mad dentist Dr. Fright. (L) (USA)
http://www.comic-con.org/wc/wc11_sficff.php#prog14

Sunday April 3, 2011 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 272/274