Four Ottawa Programs

September 24, 2006 More
theater marquee

The Ottawa International Animation Festival, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, really kept us hopping.  We presented four hour-long programs of UPA films, hence the “UPA 3” on the marquee image above, and each program was shown twice, so there were eight introductions to give, with Q&As after each one.  Each of the four film programs focussed […]

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When Buba was Queen

June 16, 2005 More

At the request of Margit “Buba” Antauer, the longtime festival director of Animafest, the second oldest animation festival in Europe, held annually in Zagreb, Croatia, Adam Snyder and Jerry Beck assembled a pristine collection of UPA theatricals, through Michael Schlesinger, at Sony Pictures, plus we added the first edited sequence from the UPA documentary, then […]

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