Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Video Games LIVE! this looks like another great night out at the national concert hall

Video Games Live

29 November 2009 08:00 PM - MAIN AUDITORIUM

World Famous Video Game Composers, Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, The Lombard Philharmonia and Choir

To include scores such as: Mario, Zelda, Halo, Final Fantasy, Warcraft, Sonic', Metal Gear Solid, Kingdom Hearts, Chrono Cross, Myst, Tron, Castlevania, Metroid, Medal of Honor', God of War', BioShock', Civilization IV, Tomb Raider, Harry Potter', Beyond Good & Evil', Advent Rising, EverQuest II, Monkey Island, Earthworm Jim, Pac-Man, Conan, Headhunter, Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon', Rainbow Six, Jade Empire, Metroid, Contra, Guitar Hero' and a special Classic Arcade Medley featuring over 20+ games from Pong to Donkey Kong including such classics as Dragon's Lair, Tetris, Frogger, Ghosts 'n Goblins, Gauntlet, Space Invaders, Outrun and MANY MORE!

Video Games Live is the largest and most successful video game concert in the world. An immersive concert event featuring music from the greatest video games of all time. Created by world famous video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall the concert delivers live action and unique interactive segments creating an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen footage visuals and on-stage interactive segments dazzle audiences of all ages gamers and non-gamers alike.

just in case people havent gone out to see this.......do!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

An evening with John Canemaker

An Evening With John Canemaker
Nov 12th, 2009 (Thu) 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Event Type: Film - Scannáin
County: Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Venue: Irish Film Institute, Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2


The Moon and the Son: An imagined Conversation//

NOVEMBER 12 (6.30)

Animation historian, educator and Oscar-winning filmmaker John Canemaker will answer questions following the screening of two of his films. Professor Canemaker, whose numerous books on Disney history are essential reference material, is Chair of New York University's Animation Programme. He is also the first National Film School Visiting Fellow at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. The Fellowship is supported by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Visiting Artists programme.

The Moon and the Son: An imagined Conversation won the Academy Award for Best Short Film (Animated). This autobiographical work explores the difficult emotional terrain of father-son relationships as seen through Canemaker's own turbulent relationship with his father. It features the voices of Eli Wallach and John Turturro.

U.S.A. • 2005 • Colour • 28 min

In Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood, which was produced by Canemaker, an 84-year-old Jones talks about his life, particularly his childhood, his going to art school and studying the human body, his success as a Hollywood animator, and old age. As Jones talks, we see clips from his work and watch him draw. Simple animation illustrates parts of his story.

U.S.A. • 2009 • Colour • 30 min