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Saturday, 05 May 2012 17:10

ASIFA Chile formal lunching Forum        In attendance of the Latin representative of ASIFA, the director of ASIFA Argentina, Mr Oscar Desplats, and the African representative, the director of ASIFA Egypt, Dr. Mohamed Ghazala, the organizing committee of Chilemonos International Animation Festival, in Santiago/ Chile, hosted a lunching forum for the newest chapter of the International Association of Animation Filmmakers (ASIFA) in Chile, to be the 5th chapter in the whole Latin America. The founder of ASIFA Chile, Mrs Vivienne Barry, opened the forum with a welcoming letter which was sent from ASIFA General Secretary, welcoming the new members in Chile.

The executive director of the Chilemonos festival, Mrs Margarita Cid Lizondo, welcomed the presence of ASIFA in her festival in its first edition, and looked forward for more cooperation between animators in Latin America and Africa through ASIFA. There were also a series of lectures by ASIFA Egypt director in Santo Tomás University and Universidad Católica de Chile, except for being a member of the international jury of Chilemonos festival.Chilemonos

The program of the festival was full of very interesting films, events, masterclasses with international animators, like Ryan Woodward (of Space Jam,  Spider-man) Carlos Saldanha, (of Rio, Ice Age), and many artists and curators from Latin America.

Carlos Saldanha, (of Rio, Ice Age)