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November 1, 1991 | DEBORAH STARR SEIBEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Starr Seibel is an L.A free-lancer who specializes in entertainment. and
The man with the award-winning "Golden Buns" is getting ready to defend his title. Two years ago, armed with nothing more than a couple of pieces of foam padding and a lifelong passion for cartoon characters, Los Angeles resident Edwin Austin, 33, sat through every single animated film during the Third Los Angeles International Animation Celebration; 650 films, to be exact. "I just happen to enjoy animation," said Austin.
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November 1, 1991 | DEBORAH STARR SEIBEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Starr Seibel is an L.A free-lancer who specializes in entertainment. and
The man with the award-winning "Golden Buns" is getting ready to defend his title. Two years ago, armed with nothing more than a couple of pieces of foam padding and a lifelong passion for cartoon characters, Los Angeles resident Edwin Austin, 33, sat through every single animated film during the Third Los Angeles International Animation Celebration; 650 films, to be exact. "I just happen to enjoy animation," said Austin.
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November 8, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Animation Prize: "Two Sisters," described as a short animated film about two sisters on a faraway island that tells a sensitive story akin to live-action filmmaking, was named grand prize winner at the fourth Los Angeles International Animation Celebration Thursday night. Writer-director-animator Caroline Leaf accepted the $2,000 award from "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, for whom the prize was named. The 10-minute film was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
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February 26, 1994
Lou Bunin, 89, puppeteer and filmmaker whose "Alice in Wonderland" was a special-effects classic. When Bunin's 1950 film was re-released in 1985, Times film writer Michael Wilmington noted that the film, "released the same year as Disney's and consequently buried, is probably the 'Alice' most faithful to Lewis Carroll's spirit." It involved mixing live action with animated puppets and stop-action filming.
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January 28, 1989 | CHARLES SOLOMON
Following are reviews of two of this weekend's screenings in the third Los Angeles International Animation Celebration. "New Voices From China: A Salute to the Shanghai Animation Studio"(China) 12:30 p.m. today at the Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 87 minutes. During the last decade, the Shanghai Studio has emerged as one of the creative centers of world animation. The artists capture not only the graphic styles of the traditional Chinese arts but their aesthetic content.
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August 23, 1985
The first Los Angeles International Animation Celebration, featuring several American premieres of international animation productions, will be held Sept. 25-29 at the Wadsworth Theatre in West Los Angeles. The festival, presented by the Hollywood chapter of L'Association Internationale du Film d'Animation and the Children's Film and Television Center of America, will present "Starchaser: The Legend of Orin," the first full-length 3-D animated feature.
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August 26, 1987 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
No Garbage Pail Kids, no questionable themes, no violence--at the Children's Film and Television Center of America, based on the USC campus, light entertainment with an international flavor is the house specialty. The public can sample the center's offerings Saturday at the "International Family Film Fair" sponsored by TRW, to be held at Aviation Park in Redondo Beach.
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September 25, 1985 | MARYLOUISE OATES, Times Staff Writer
MUCH MORE MEMORABILIA-- Restaurateur Peter Morton flies to London next month with a $150,000 contribution for Live Aid, the rock 'n' roll anti-hunger group. When Morton presents his check to Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof, he'll get some things in return--about 50 pieces of memorabilia used by the rock stars in the July 13 benefit concerts.
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