Singapore Film Society’s (SFS) ANIMATION NATION 2009 is happening at the National Museum of Singapore from 14 Oct to 21 Oct. Every year, the SFS endeavours to show case animation that are equal to or top what were screened in previous festivals – animated films that push the limits of imagination and possibilities of animation.
Animation Nation 2009
Fans of anime can look forward to Production IG x Mamoru Oshii’s latest animated feature “Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai” 「宮本武蔵 ―双剣に馳せる夢―」. Fans of Studio 4 Deg’s Genius Party will be treated to “Genius Party Beyond“. Both parts of the classic anti-war story “Barefoot Gen” 「はだしのゲン」will be screened back to back. Besides Japanese animation, fans of animation can also delight in the international selection of outstanding works, such as the haunting war dispatch “Waltz with Bashir” from Israel, the magical Celtic feature “The Secret of Kells” from Ireland, the adult-oriented stop-motion animation “Mary & Max” from Australia, and the kids-oriented Chinese animation “Pleasant Goat and Big Bad Wolf: The Super Adventure” 《喜羊羊与灰太狼之牛气冲天》are among those screening at the festival. Animation Nation will be holding workshops & seminars conducted by industry professionals.
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
Genius Party Beyond
The Secret of Kells
Waltz with Bashir
Max and Mary
Skan Srisuwan @ Tokyo Game Show 2009
The Wanzer Zenith action-figure from Square Enix, based on design by Skan Srisuwan
Check out the latest trailer of Square Enix’s FRONT MISSION EVOLVED:
FRONT MISSION EVOLVED – Tokyo Game Show 2009 teaser