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May 2010

mess japan

MESS JAPAN: Solo Exhibit by DAISUKE ICHIBA

04/05/2010 - 26/05/2010 04/05/2010 - 26/05/2010

The first-ever North American exhibit by Japanese illustrator, animator and photographer Daisuke Ichiba, curated by Naomi + Brandon Hocura of Toronto's Angura! Collective.

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introverts

Plastic Paper: HOW TO CARE FOR INTROVERTS

05/05/2010 - 08/05/2010 05/05/2010 - 08/05/2010

A new single-channel installation by Winnipeg animator Leslie Supnet.

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bubble process

Plastic Paper: THE BUBBLE PROCESS Poster Exhibit

05/05/2010 - 08/05/2010 05/05/2010 - 08/05/2010

The Bubble Process have created stunning posters for the likes of Broken Social Scene, Bon Iver, Electric Six, The Breeders, Jonathan Richman, Xiu Xiu and Black Lips, as well as this year’s PLASTIC PAPER poster. We will be showcasing their poster work in the Park Theatre mezzanine throughout the festival, with items available for purchase.

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seconds

Plastic Paper Opening Night: SECONDS UNDER THE SUN

05/05/2010

Curator Naomi Hocura has brought together the work of 13 established and up-and-coming Japanese animators whose work goes well beyond the realms of popular anime. Folllowed by a reception with a live performance by Toronto-based kosmische band VOWLS.

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rocaterrania

Plastic Paper: ROCATERRANIA

06/05/2010

When Renaldo’s father moved his family to a remote Colorado ranch as a child, Renaldo dealt with his isolation by escaping to his private fantasy world and fabricating the fictional nation of Rocaterrania. What began as the illustrated history of an imaginary world became a lifelong obsession. Plays with Jessica MacCormack's short film PSYCHIC CAPITAL.

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gabriella ferri

Plastic Paper: THE WORLD'S A MESS, IT'S IN MY KISS

06/05/2010

A series of short animated films about love and loss, curated by Clint Enns, Leslie Supnet + Kier-La Janisse, featuring the premiere of Priit Parn's LIFE WITHOUT GABRIELLA FERRI.

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henson

Plastic Paper: HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS with HEATHER HENSON in person!

07/05/2010

Curated by puppeteer Heather Henson (of the illustrious Henson family), this selection of short puppet films (and the occasional music video) by independent artists explores their handmade craft specifically for the camera.

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ponytail

Plastic Paper: PONYTAIL

07/05/2010

The premiere of Barry Doupé's PONYTAIL, which follows several inflicted characters and recounts the ways in which they find resolve. Plays with the short films ANNA'S DREAM and TOY by fellow Vancouverites Stuart Hughes and Eden Veaudry respectively .

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plague dogs

Plastic Paper: THE PLAGUE DOGS

07/05/2010

From the team who brought Watership Down to the screen – a poignant, beautifully animated adaptation of another Richard Adams best seller: The Plague Dogs. Plays with the short film THE HIDDEN LIFE OF THE BURROWING OWL. Partial proceeds benefit the Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter.

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plympton

Plastic Paper: ANIMATION MASTERCLASS with BILL PLYMPTON

08/05/2010

Oscar-nominated independent animator Bill Plympton (The Tune, Hair High, Guard Dog) will be offering an instructional animation master class at PLASTIC PAPER, a condensed version of the intensive 14-week courses he offers at his own School of Animation in New York.

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monster t

Plastic Paper: LINO-CUT MONSTER-T CHOP SHOP!

08/05/2010

A D.I.Y. workshop where participants make their own monster T-shirts from designs by local artists Leslie Supnet, Aaron Boissoneault + Reetbot!

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cartoon party

Plastic Paper: THE SATURDAY MORNING ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CEREAL CARTOON PARTY!

08/05/2010

The cereal will be all-you-can-eat and the cartoons will take you back to a younger, more innocent and yes, stupider time. Includes original retro commercials! Curated by Aaron Graham, Amanda Stefaniuk, Jay Van Deventer + Kier-La Janisse.

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secret of kells

Plastic Paper: THE SECRET OF KELLS

08/05/2010

PLASTIC PAPER is proud to present the Winnipeg premiere of this Oscar-nominated coming-of-age adventure set in the middle ages.

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summer wars

Plastic Paper: SUMMER WARS

08/05/2010

Mamoru Hosada continues where Hayao Miyazaki leaves off in this film loaded with action and emotion that combines beautiful tradition and humour. Plays with the short films ELECTRIC SUN and THE ORIGIN OF MASS.

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casl

Plastic Paper: Bruce Bickford's CAS'L with live score by MAHOGANY FROG

08/05/2010

Legendary animator Bruce Bickford's work-in-progress with a new live score by local progressive psych band Mahogany Frog. Plays with the short pieces BLACK CHALK by Irene Bindi (with live score by DEAF SQUAB) and SONTAINEN by Doreen Girard (with live score by SLATTERN).

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gsh

Outsider Asylum: GRAPHIC SEXUAL HORROR

15/05/2010

Back by Popular Demand! Graphic Sexual Horror takes a peek behind the terrifying facade of Insex.com, the most notorious of bondage websites, exploring the dark mind of its artistic creator and asking hard questions about personal responsibility.

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devo poster

BEFORE MTV: An Evening with Music Video Pioneer CHUCK STATLER!

20/05/2010

Chuck Statler, arguably the godfather of the music video, is a pioneer who directed music films for upstart record labels and emerging superstars like Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Madness, and DEVO before MTV's existence! He will be appearing IN PERSON for this event, so come join us for this rare opportunity to share company with a legend! This is also Kier-La Janisse's going-away party so all my friends better be there!

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