Film, Animation

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16mm Animated Sound Workshops with Luigi Allamano

Luigi Allamano from Concordia University hosts these workshops offering participants the chance to create sound by making pictures directly onto 16mm film, a technique made famous by filmmaker Norman McLaren. Ages 16+.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 30 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

Stills, Edinburgh

Thu 26 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 622 6200

Part of McLaren.

Tolbooth, Stirling

Tue 24 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01786 274000

Part of McLaren.

Animation in Context: Screening and Discussion

An afternoon of screenings, discussions and guest speakers exploring the medium of animation. Celebrating Norman McLaren's centenary, this is the result of research and discussion between members of the group aiming to highlight issues of relevance for moving image practitioners, artists, writers and spectators alike.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

  • 14:00

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Platform, Glasgow

Sat 19 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £15 / 0141 276 9696

Part of East End Social.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

Analogue Adventures: Children's Direct-Animation Workshop

A chance for kids to make abstract animations on 16mm celluloid filmstrips. Learn how to draw, paint, etch and collage directly onto the celluloid to create a moving image. Ages 7–11. Booking is essential.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0131 622 6200

  • 14:00
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Animation from the Scottish Screen Archive

Dip into a century of Scottish animation with this collection, including work by famed Orkney filmmaker Margaret Tait, and award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 4 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 6535

Part of McLaren.

  • 15:00

The Art of Drawn Movements: Animation Films by GSA Alumni

A varied selection of animated films by GSA alumni, from Norman McLaren’s own abstract classic Lines Horizontal to recent graduate Ross Hogg’s The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 3 May

0141 332 6535

Introduced by Dr Sarah Smith and followed by a short Q&A with some of the included filmmakers. Part of McLaren.

  • 13:45

A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn

Exhibition on the life and work of Stirling-born award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 51 more dates until 22 Jun

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Ten events over two weekends, showcasing a selection of the best shorts by filmmakers from across the globe.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Jun

Times & prices vary

Sat 7 Jun

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Jun

Times & prices vary

…and 3 more dates until 15 Jun

Encounters Presents: McLaren the Musician – A Seeing Sound Salon

To celebrate the work of Norman McLaren, this salon features a selection of film screenings, live performances and informal talks from artists, musicians, filmmakers and experts from a range of relevant academic fields.

Arnolfini, Bristol

Tue 16 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Wed 17 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Thu 18 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

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Falmouth University Animation Open Studios

A look at the work of Falmouth University animation students.

Falmouth University, Penryn

Mon 9 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 10 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 11 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

Hand-Made Cinema

The main exhibition of McLaren 2014 celebrates the filmmaker's creative process, with screenings alongside the physical materials that made them possible.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 31 May

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Tue 3 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Wed 4 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00
…and 23 more dates until 5 Jul

Living Colour

A group of artists' films, created between 1926 and the present day, that share a common interest in the potential of the moving image to capture and convey abstract form and colour. Including work from legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren.

The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

Sat 3 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 7 Jun

McLaren 2014

A programme of events marking the centenary of world-renowned Scottish filmmaker, artist, musician, and award-winning animator, Norman McLaren. Events include screenings, exhibitions and workshops.

Various venues, Scotland

Mon 21 Apr

Times & prices vary

Tue 22 Apr

Times & prices vary

Wed 23 Apr

Times & prices vary

…and 102 more dates until 3 Aug

Norman McLaren Centenary Film Tour

A selection of short films from the legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren including Opening Opening Speech, Blinkity Blank, Le Merle, Pas de Deux, Synchromy and more.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 25 May

0141 332 6535

Part of McLaren.

  • 13:00