April 26, 2007

James Burke: Confirmed!

Street War - James Burke

Made in 1991 and salvaged from VHS, "GI Joe Street War" is a B&W stop-motion action film put together when filmmaker James Burke was only 17. James used a Fisher Price PXL-2000 and 2 VHS VCRs. Another fantastic addition to the festival.

April 19, 2007

Jon Daniel Ligon: Confirmed!

Jon Daniel Ligon

Director Jon Daniel Ligon uses his childhood friends to bring the madness of war to the big screen. "The Real Adventures of GI Joe" is an award winning post-9/11 film set in a San Francisco backyard. Very taunting.

April 18, 2007

Animation Creation: Confirmed!

Animation Creation

Another fabulous addition to the festival's line up is "Operation: Last Broadcast" by filmmakers Kevin Jones (animator) and Derek Moench (editor). The film was originally created for Episode 6 of Animation Creation, an animated variety show on cable television in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.

April 10, 2007

Johnson & Johnson: Confirmed!

The adventures of GI Joe

Filmed in Los Angeles, CA between 1978 and 1982, "The Adventures of GI Joe" by filmmaker Mark L. Johnson is a classic stop-motion animation that we are thrilled to confirm. Mr. Johnson's film features some awesome vintage figures and an action packed story line.

April 2, 2007

Minor schedule change...

Bug Theater - Denver - CO

The 1st GI JOE Stop-Motion Film Festival is going to be held Thursday, September 20th 2007. Just a week earlier than previously posted. Deadline for submission is still the same (Postmarked 20th July 2007). Conflicting event schedules are to be blamed for the changes. Write it down on your calendars: September 20th 2007.

Bug Theatre
Cotswold Collectibles

29th of March - La Luz de Jesus Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

TBA - Bug Theatre - Denver, CO

If your film or video organization wishes to host/screen the GI JOE FEST, please contact us at: gijoefest@gmail.com