Wednesday March 7th 2012
|Welcome to the FREE Opening Night Party – celebrating the start of LAAF 2012. After a short mixer, there will be a 45 minute show in the theatre. Our MC, Tom “Spongebob Squarepants” Kenny will introduce special guests, clips and trailers of films to be screened, in-between songs from our guests, all-girl band NYLON PINK (www.nylonpink.tv).After the show, it’s back to a fun mixer event, with music from local DJ TUNA.This event is brought to you by Los Angeles Film School and One Plus Hub Productions.|
Thursday March 8th 2012
SEAN LENNON Presents
|For the first time in many years, a very rare public screening of the highly acclaimed “father of all anime” – AKIRA – personally selected by this year’s Artistic Director Sean Lennon. A special video introduction will precede the screening of the film.A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.|
ANIMAYO Presents DOS ROMBOS
|From Europe and 2011′s ANIMAYO Festival, comes the smash hit DOS ROMBOS. A collection of funny and erotic films, all directed by women. Because of the nature of this program, this is absolutely FOR ADULTS ONLY.
Damian Perea, Director of the ANIMAYO International Film Festival will personally introduce the film. (Adults Only)
Friday March 9th 2012
Charity Screening -IRON GIANT
The all-time classic THE IRON GIANT comes to the big screen for one very big, very special celebration. All ticket sales go to charity. Cast & crew reunion – featuring dir. BRAD BIRD (schedule permitting) and a panel hosted by well-known Animation Director Tom Sito including, (as of press time), Brad Booker – animator, Steve Markowski – storyboard, Mark Whiting – production designer, Eddie Rosas – animator, Alan Bodner – art director and Tad Gielow – computer engineer. With actor CHRISTOPHER MCDONALD (voice of the very nasty Kent Mansley). More names TBA
MTV’s LIQUID TELEVISION
|MTV’s groundbreaking LIQUID TELEVISION spawned a host of outlandish and now very familiar figures – from Beavis & Butt-Head to Aeon Flux. Now that LIQUID TV has been re-shaped into a brand new online destination, we are celebrating both its amazing legacy and future. Plus stay for the LIQUID TELEVISION/TITMOUSE sponsored after-party, featuring live music from all-girl rock group NYLON PINK (www.nylonpink.tv), ace DJ TUNA, and a TONGUE AND PENCIL comic event with Eric Andre, Andre Hyland, Katie Crown, Drennon Davis, and live animation.|
Saturday March 10th 2012
Sunday March 11th 2012
Selected Films from the Contests will play as lead-ins to the main programs.
All guests and schedule subject to change.