2D OR NOT 2D

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Roy Disney will be one of the guest speakers at the 2D OR NOT 2D animation event in Everett, Washington, next month. This new animation festival hopes to revive interest in hand drawn animation with a series of screenings and lectures over a three day period. Roy Disney will present a screening of Disney short films from the past 75 years. Animator, author and festival organizer Tony White will screen ENDANGERED SPECIES, his new short film. Animator Nancy Beiman will discuss her new book, Prepare to Board, and show excerpts from films she’s worked on. Cartoonist Tom Wilson will show ZIGGY’S GIFT, and there are screenings of the restored 1955 feature film ANIMAL FARM, DREAM ON SILLY DREAMER and several other surprises. 2D OR NOT 2D Animated Film Festival will be held at the Historic Everett Theatre in Everett, Washington from November 17th thru 19th 2006. Check the website for more details.