Student Filmmakers and Animators to Showcase Top Work at 12th Annual ARTimation Festival

The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg welcomes community with complimentary tickets

Oct 26, 2011, 10:32 ET from Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to fill up on popcorn, candy, soda and entertainment at the 12th Annual ARTimation Digital Arts Festival presented by The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg. The college's annual juried showcase of top student work in digital filmmaking, animation and visual effects has become a Halloween week tradition over the last decade. This year's ARTimation will be held at AMC South Barrington 30, 175 Studio Dr. in South Barrington, on Wednesday, Oct. 26 with screenings at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are complimentary.

This year's show contains 46 pieces created by 32 students from The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg. Judges are industry professionals from Digital Kitchen, Cartoon Network, AREA 51, Backflip Studios, Leviathan, Threadless and Killer Minnow. They will receive reels in advance to judge the student work and will come in from around the country for the awards presentation and ARTimation Festival. Three of this year's judges are graduates of The Illinois institute of Art - Schaumburg.

"We are so thrilled to give our students the opportunity to showcase their best work at this festival," said Jeremy Schulz, ARTimation Festival chair and digital filmmaking instructor at The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg. "Participating in a juried show gives our students real-world experience and gives our community a chance to see the kind of talent we have right here in the Northwest suburbs."

Attendees can pick up tickets to ARTimation at the AMC South Barrington 30 box office starting at 4 p.m. on Oct. 26.

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