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Howie Shia

Canada / Website

Biography

Howie is a Toronto & New York-based illustrator, writer and animation director & producer. He is co-founder of the music/design/animation studio PPF House which produces both independent work and commercial products for clients as varied as Nike, The National Film Board of Canada, Disney and UN-Habitat. Howie's short films have won several awards around the world including the Grand Prix at the 2007 Tokyo Anime Fair, and he is currently developing Television series with Disney and Disney XD Europe. “Gods & Greens,” a collection of comic strips about ancient mythology and food (co-created with Lillian Chan) was recently published by Animator Made Publishing in Los Angeles.


Filmography:
Peggy Baker Four Phrases (5', Canada, 2009)
Flutter (7', Canada, 2006)

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases (Orig.) / 2009 / Canada / 5 min

Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker Four Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels through a variety of techniques to celebrate Baker's work and legacy.

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CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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- 8.12.2016 -

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

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