Thursday, March 25, 2010

Animation Student Film Festival

SCAD animation department presents festival of shorts April 9

The university will debut an animated short titled “Jaguar McGuire”

ATLANTA – The Savannah College of Art and Design animation department announces its first animation film fest, AtlantAmation, to be held Friday, April 9, 7 p.m., at the historic Earl Smith Strand Theater, 117 North Park Square, Marietta, Ga. The event features the screening of animated short films by some of the university’s most talented student animators.

AtlantAmation showcases independently animated films and group projects from SCAD’s undergraduate and graduate animation programs in Atlanta. Among the featured shorts at this year’s event is the world premiere of the student and faculty collaborative piece, "Jaguar McGuire.”

“SCAD prepares students for professional careers through collaborative initiatives,” says Tina O'Hailey, associate chair of animation. “The film ‘Jaguar McGuire’ is the result of a 2D/3D collaborative project between classes that promoted a cooperative team spirit among animation students.”

Tickets can be purchased at the door and online at For more information, visit Media inquiries may be directed to 404.253.2759.

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