Festival Saturday

12/11/2016

Get ready for a day filled with great films and events.

10:00 Student Film Competition
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of the 15 short films selected to be in the festival programme. They are in competition to win the Golden Gunnar for the best student film.

11:30 Commissioned Film Competition
Venue: Kino 5 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of the Commissioned Film Programme. The best film will be awarded with a Golden Gunnar.

11:45 Short Film Competition 1
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of 10 of the 18 short films selected to be in programme 1 and 2 in the short film programme. The films are competing for the Grand Prix and the Golden Gunnar for best Nordic-Baltic animated short.

12:00 Children’s Film Competition
Venue: Kino 3 / Fredrikstad Kino
A lot of animation is created for children. To ensure honours for films created for the youngest, the festival dedicates a special programme to children.

12:00 Family day
Venue: Fredrikstad Kino
Activities for the whole family; animation workshop, films for the whole family and Viritual Reality-glasses available to try.

13:30 Den magiske juleesken
Venue: Kino 3 / Fredrikstad Kino
This film is about Julius, an eight year old kid, who lives in an orphanage outside Fredrikstad, and still believes in Santa Claus.

13:30 Short Film Competition 2
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of 8 of the 18 short films selected to be in programme 1 and 2 in the short film programme. The films are competing for the Grand Prix and the Golden Gunnar for best Nordic-Baltic animated short.

15:30 Gunnar Wille Retrospective
Venue: Litteraturhuset
Throughout a long career in film and television Gunnar Wille has made a diverse resume. In this programme, we present movies and TV productions he has taken part in, while Gunnar himself will show things from his own perspective.

19:45 The Red Turtle
Venue:Kino 5 / Fredrikstad Kino
A man stranded on a desert island is trying to figure out his own life. A large turtle makes life on the island bearable. A magical film done with brilliant animation and artwork.

21:00 Award Ceremony
Venue: Litteraturhuset
To mark the conclusion of the Nordic-Baltic competition a grand ceremony will be held, where the Fredrikstad Animation Festivals award, the Golden Gunnar, will be presented to the winners of the categories best short film, best commissioned film, best student film, best children’s film and the Grand Prix.