Film & Animation
Screenings of new and upcoming film and animation projects with creator Q&As.
We stumbled on Los Angeles-based animator Victoria Vincent’s work while randomly browsing related channels on YouTube, and were instantly floored by her animations, depicting the vulnerability of our digital selves. Don’t miss this up-and-coming talent.
When he’s not storyboarding and directing Oscar-nominated films at Laika, cartoonist and animator Graham Annable is the creator of Grickle, a darkly comic world of googly-eyed beings manifesting itself in several books, the Puzzle Agent series of videogames, and the Grickle Channel on YouTube.
BoJack Horseman production designer/producer Lisa Hanawalt returns to XOXO to show off Tuca & Bertie, her upcoming animated series for Netflix, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong as two bird women sharing an apartment building and their lives.
Demi Adejuyigbe is a writer for the Late Late Show by day, as well as a prolific musical parodist known for his fake Will Smith/Childish Gambino movie songs and musical comedy podcast Punch Up The Jam. In a comedic exploration of music and parody, Demi walks us through his own satirical tutorial on how to understand, create, and embody jazz music.
With a Master’s degree in film criticism and the support of her dedicated Patreon base, Lindsay Ellis creates thoughtful and in-depth video essays about film technique, feminist theory, and a whole lot of Transformers.
You may know Bill Wurtz for his absurdly-popular whirlwind histories of Japan and the entire world, netting over 89 million views on YouTube. With 2.6 million followers, the multi-instrumentalist gained an obsessive cult following for his uniquely Wurtzian styles of music and animation.
Grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show.