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"Hate Preachers" to play Boston Int'l Film Fest

Congratulations to Dave Puls, whose Fresh Toone "Hate Preachers" will show at the largest film festival in Massachusetts and one of the largest in the United States: The Boston International Film Festival.

It will be shown on Saturday, June 10th right before Henry Selick's
short animation "Moongirl."

For more info on the festival, visit

For more about "Hate Preachers" visit


Student PSA Film Festival at the Little Theatre

We're happy to announce that one of our Animation Workshop students, Adam Markajani, has an animated short playing in the First Annual GVC-NYCLU PSA Film Festival. It's a PSA about the First Amendment, starring his character Flappy the Rabbit.

We encourage everyone to come out and support Adam and other Rochester youths this Sunday at the Litte Theatre.


Genesee Valley Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union

The First Annual GVC-NYCLU
PSA Film Festival

Featuring films from Monroe County
High School and middle school students
Juried Film Festival

Sunday MAY 21, 2006

Little Theatre
240 east avenue

Free and open to the public


Judges include:
George Grella, City Newspaper film critic, Professor of English U of R
Marla Schweppe, Computer Animation Professor at RIT,
Zena Collier, local novelist and author of "A Cooler Climate",
Van White, Esq. local attorney and director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights Laws
James Pappas, film critic, Professor, African American Studies, University at Buffalo
Mark Costello, Esq. local attorney, Boylan Brown Code Vigdor & Wilson


ManiaTV to play "Sharks in the Water"

Dave Puls' “Sharks In The Water” will be airing on Mania TV, Tuesday 05-09-06 during Too Short 4 Hollywood at 10pm. EST.

Watch it online and submit viewer feedback through!

Too Short for Hollywood provides a testing ground for aspiring filmmakers to find their big break and air their work. They show the hottest free animation, free cartoons, short films, viral videos and hilarious segments every weekday.

Find out more about "Sharks" at


The Animatus Playlist from YouTube

Anything and everything is now showing up on YouTube... including video clips from Animatus.

Here's a playlist of trailers we put together for Animatus products:

To embed the playlist on your own webpage or blog, follow the instructions here.