We are happy to announce that the next Animation Volda Festival will take place from the 14th to the 17th of September 2017! This year our focus will be on women in the animation and film industry, celebrating the influence and creativity they bring to the growth of animation. Hope to see you there!
NAC/Galleriet Norwegian Animation Center (NAC) is an institution for animation that works to increase the use of, knowledge and understanding of animation as a medium of entertainment and artistic expression. It was opened in September 2012, in conjunction with the AnimationVolda festival. Andres Mand, Gunnar Strøm and Dave King, from the animation program at VUC, … Read more
Saturday 19. Sept @ 22:00 Samfunnshuset Living in the past is the time machine driven by visual and sound engines which are melting the reality into strange energy that is used to transport you into the time where everything seems possible and where music could change the world.
Mysterious magic and a GIANT MUSTACHE Working as a part time magician for over ten years he is back in Volda with a whole new family show! There will be 50 minutes of magic and mystery, fun and fantasy, mime and mischief. But most of all it will be… A GIANT MUSTACHE. Are you ready … Read more
Thursday 17. Sept @ 22:00 Samfunnshuset Be prepeard for some funky drum beats. Dj SouthViolence will start our journey in the 60/70s and take you all the way to the magical electronic universe.
This year we will be doing special screenings Friday and Saturday in our Cafè at Samfunnshuset. On Friday, we’ll show films picked out by PROMOFEST. The films shown will not be a part of the nordic-baltic competition, and are therefore sent in from all around the world. On Saturday we’ll present a diverse selection of … Read more
You are hereby invited to this years very extraordinary opening ceremony. We’ll have a special screening of the italian animation Bolero (1976) and the norwegian-american Peter and the Wolf (2006). Both will be orchestrated live by the Symphony Orchestra of Volda University College! Founded in 1947 by Ingmar Fottland, who was a teacher at Volda … Read more
Get ready for an amazing adventure at Volda Filmteater this Sunday! From the oscarnominated director of The Secret of Kells we’ll get an early screening of the british animated feature Song of the Sea. An adventure about a brother and sister’s marvelous journey through myths, magic and the forgotten secrets of the past. The film … Read more
Tom works as a professional sound designer, based in London. Since first visiting Volda in 2013 he has made several visits to Norway and Volda. He is a guest lecturer on the 4th year of the animation degree at HiVolda, as well as working on the sound for several student films. In addition to this, Tom has been … Read more
He was here last year and he’s back again because we just can’t get enough of him STEFAN ERIKSSON He’s the Gandalf that occasionally come back to visit our little Shire to show us his awesome magic and glorious mustache. The animator and illusionist from Sweden will on Sunday have a show filled with humor … Read more