Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE)

The Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation presents a program of short films as part of the CAKE festival in Chicago. Titled Double Vision: Comics and Animation, this lineup showcases work from artists that cross over from comics to animation and vice versa. Filmmakers Jim Trainor, Jo Dery, Nate Beaty, Amy Lockhart and Marc Bell will be present to introduce the work, and to give insight on the parallel creative processes of comics and animation. Screening lineup:

Nicolas Mahler – Mystery Music
Stefan Gruber – Both Worlds
Peter Larsson – The People and the Whale
Sally Cruikshank – Quasi at the Quackadero
Amy Lockhart – The Collagist
Jo Dery – Chapter 3
Jim Trainor – Harmony
Jesse McManus – Buoy Boy
Trixy Sweetvittles – La Mujer Lagartija
Nate Beaty – Warble and Bleat
Dash Shaw – The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century AD
David O’Reilly – Please Say Something

Saturday June 16, 1:30 pm
Columbia College Chicago
1104 S. Wabash Ave.
Free and open to the public