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publicCartoon Club XXXIV edition - July 2018

Since 34 years hosts Rimini Cartoon Club, the International Festival dedicated to animated films, comics and games. This year, the heart of the event will take place July 16 to 22 2018, in Piazzale Fellini.
A week full of events with film screenings, concerts, meetings with authors, filmmakers and publishers, workshops, enriched 16 to 22 July with Riminicomix, the exhibition-market that welcomes publishers, antique comic books and the Cosplay Convention , one of the most anticipated events of the sector at national level, involving thousands of young people who wear the costumes of their heroes in comics, the kind of the big screen, but also of the most popular TV series and this year leaves more room for games in all the various types.
Non ultime, poi, le premiazioni dei diversi concorsi, che grazie a varie giurie internazionali, consegnano riconoscimenti ai migliori corti di animazione prodotti nel mondo a: disegnatori, scuole, autori e fumettisti. Si parte ampliando le aree dedicate al Festival, un villaggio diffuso, in un’area pedonalizzata in piena marina centro tra Piazzale Fellini e il lungomare Tintori, dove si svolgeranno tutti i principali spettacoli: musica, proiezioni e convention, circondata dagli spazi adibiti alla mostra mercato, ai media partner che animeranno l’evento, sino agli eventi proposti in spiaggia.
At the exhibition-market, large specific areas dedicated to children will be supported, with games and food, which will be traditional, American and Japanese. In preview, starting from July 1 until the end of the month, there are a number of side events, in various locations, both in town and in the hinterland: exhibitions, meetings with authors, programs for children and fun for everyone .

110,000 visitors expected, cosplayers 5000, 3500 square meters of exhibition market, 250 animated shorts, over 100 Italian and international guests, 7 awards, 4 exhibitions. Such figures Cartoon Club, the International Festival of Animation Cinema and Comics held in Rimini 16 to 22 July. Arriving at the 34th edition of Cartoon Club is the most colorful event of the summer and animated: in a real village, in the green of the square named after Federico Fellini, overlooking the beach in front of Grand Hotel all'onirico, meet annually thousands of collectors, fans dressed to perfection as their heroes, artists, enthusiasts of all ages and from all over the world.

The program of the XXXIV edition offers the best of the competition in the international animation film, in a frame of meetings with authors, exhibitions, workshops, debates with critics and artists, musical and theatrical performances. The highlight of the event will be July 16 to 22 with the screening of monographs, TV series, short films and auteur films (over 250 short films animated, from all over Europe, USA and Asia, animated feature films, anime Japanese, diploma films produced by film schools of European animation. There will be a selection of animations Around the World in 80 courts in collaboration with Amarcort Film Festival.
There will be over 100 guests in the world of cartoons and comics: authors, illustrators, writers, writers and producers from all over Europe.


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