Welcome to the 2009 Red Stick International Animation Festival.
The festival has its roots firmly planted in the creative side of the animation business and acts to provide animators, directors, students, artists, designers, writers and educators with a forum in which they can share their knowledge and skills and promote the art of animation.
The 2009 festival will be April 22-25, 2009,
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Festival
Andreas Deja- A Life in Pictures, (and Sketches)
Friday, April 18 - 11:30 AM - Manship Theatre
Red Stick International Animation Festival
Andreas Deja is the recipient of the inaugural Red Stick Lifetime Career Achievement Award. Andreas is one of the world's leading animators, respected by his peers all over the world for his remarkable contribution to the art. Andreas is responsible for many of animation's most memorable characters, including Roger Rabbit, King Triton, Scar, Jafar, and most lately Queen Narcissa from Enchanted. Andreas will discuss several of his most memorable pieces of work. A must see!
Calendar of Events
The Red Stick International Animation Festival will host a luncheon for the local business community on Friday, Jan. 16 to outline the economic development benefits the festival brings to Baton Rouge and tell them how their companies can become part of the event.
The inaugural Red Stick Ink & Paint Club Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Heidelberg Ballroom of the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Lafayette Street downtown.
Emily Hoppe, an animation marketing and publicity professional with Walt Disney Feature Animation, will speak during the luncheon to detail the upcoming feature film, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
, which is set in Louisiana, and to describe Disney's ongoing relationship with Red Stick. Stacey Simmons, Ph.D., Red Stick director, will discuss the growing international reputation of the Red Stick International Animation Festival, and ways Baton Rouge businesses can capitalize on its success.