Animated Shorts at DIFF 2016
by Alex Garcia Topete
Animated movies are usually associated with children’s films thanks to the legacy of Disney and Pixar. However, animation doesn’t belong only to the kids, and the 2016 DIFF Animated Shorts Block, presented by Reel FX, reminds us that fantasy and astonishing visuals can be for adults, too.
So why don’t you catch the animated shorts block, if only so that you can look at the world through the eyes of a child once again?
DALLAS STAR AWARDOscar-nominated cinematographer Ed Lachman’s selected credits as a cinematographer include the Emmy nominated HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce and films including DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, and the Academy Award nominated film, CAROL.
DALLAS MAVERICK AWARDOur inaugural honoree, director, editor and producer Monte Hellman, has a career that spans six decades. He has exemplified cutting-edge filmmaking across multiple genres, working with budgets, from high-to-low, and with casts featuring stars to complete unknowns.