Cartoon creator Mike Judge (Beavis & Butt-Head, King of the Hill) and Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfledt (Rejected, Billy’s Balloon) have posted the tour schedule for The Animation Show Year 3, the third incarnation of their traveling festival of animated shorts. The tour will kick off on Jan. 16 in Santa Barbara, Calif., at the Arlington Theater at 8 p.m. From there, the show will travel on to Seattle, Wash., Boston, Mass., Portland, Ore. , New York City, Austin, Texas and a host of other major cities across the U.S.
Having sifted through thousands of submissions and taken in plenty of festival screenings, Judge and Hertzfeldt have begun to make their selections for this year’s program. Films to be screened include Hertzfeldt’s own latest short, Everything Will be Ok, as well as Run Wrake’s Rabbit, Shane Acker’s 9, PES’ Game Over, Gaelle Denis’ City Paradise, Max Hattler’s Collision, Joanna Quinn’s Dreams and Desires, Remi Chaye’s Eaux Forte and Overtime by Oury Atlan,Thibaut Berland and Damien Ferrie. Other films will be announced closer to the tour kick-off.
According to the website (http://animationshow.com), some tour stops will feature a live preshow, while others will offer a Q&A with animators from the show or ‘something entirely different. To view the full tour schedule, go to http://animationshow.com/ScheduleHome.