9 ANIMATED SHORTIES: From Manual to Digital
Join the Father of Malaysian Animation, Hassan Muthalib takes us on a journey from the first created animation in Malaysia to current day styles. This programme of 9 Malaysian animation shorts from the manually-animated to that of the digital as well as stop-frame animation. This programme showcases the wide range of styles, techniques & stories of Malaysian animation filmmakers from the 1980s to the present day.
- Sang Kancil & Buaya (Hassan Abd Muthalib, 1987, 2D)
- Short Cut to Hell (Along. 1996, 2D)
- Singapura Dilanggar Todak (Alan Aziz. 2000, 2D)
- Grey Avenue (Eugene Foo. 2003, 2D)
- Flower of Guernica (Sokhooi Teng. 2008, 3D)
- Timun Mas (Gatya Pratiniyata. 2009, 2D)
- Bawang Putih Bawang Merah (Glue Studios. 2012, 3D)
- Ulek Mayang (Hajar Aznam. 2012, 2D)
- Alfie & the Prometheus (Mahathir Buang. 2014, Stop-frame)
About Hassan Muthalib
HASSAN MUTHALIB is a self-taught artist, designer, animator, film director, writer & sometimes, actor. He has been involved in the film industry for a half century, working on short animated films, commercials, public service ads, documentaries & Malaysia's first animation feature film. As a creative writer, he has written texts for universities & for Malaysia’s National Theatre.
As a part-time lecturer, Hassan has conducted training sessions and workshops on film & animation in Malaysia at top universities, colleges & animation studios, including being a syllabus moderator. He has also been invited to be a lecturer & trainer in Brunei, Singapore, Sudan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India & Norway. He is a recipient of many awards for his films, including a Jury Award in Jakarta for his first documentary. He is acknowledged as an Asian Animation Pioneer by NTU Singapore, Father of Malaysian Animation by the Malaysian Prime Minister & awarded an Honorary Masters by UiTM. He has been on numerous film festival juries internationally & has curated film & animation programmes for Malaysia, Singapore, Germany and Hungary.
He is currently a film critic & film historian. His papers have been published in books & academic journals, among them: British Film Institute, Cornell University Press, MacMillan India, Southeast Asia Research, Journal of Asia-Pacific Communication and Cahiers du Cinema. He has presented original research into the traditional performing arts as the roots of Malaysian cinema at international conferences. He has written two books: Malaysian Cinema in a Bottle (2013) & From Mouse Deer to Mouse: 70 Years of Malaysian Animation (2016). Both books include film, animation & visual effects in early Singapore cinema.
Date: Saturday, 2 September 2017
Venue: Screening Room @ The Arts House
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