Arts & Events

Victoria FIlm Festival Preview: Mad Mayors Tea Party

The Mad Mayors
The Mad Mayors' Tea Party screens as part of Short Program: Ghost of the Feeling Mon., Feb. 4 at 9:45pm at Empire #5.
— image credit: provided

A ghostly history of the many men who have graced Victoria’s City Hall comes from the Victoria College of Art. Described as a 150th anniversary gift to the city (partially funded by the Greater Victoria Spirit Committee), this 14-minute short was created by students in VCA’s animation program.

Colour-blind art student Andrew Morris drew most of the ex-mayors in a series of poses before eight other students coloured, rigged, animated and rendered the short in the computer lab.

Morris has been approached to work on the next animated project by Cartoon Saloon (Kilkenny, Ireland), whose animated film Story of the Kells was nominated for an Oscar last year.

 

Mad Mayors' Tea Party

Peter Such, Victoria. 14 mins

Short Program:

Ghost of the Feeling

Mon., Feb. 4 • Empire #5 • 9:45pm

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Valternative celebration
 
Book Review: The Sister Brothers
 
UPDATE: Hwy 16 reopened near fatal crash site
Cat Stevens cancels New York show, blames scalpers
 
Fun on the run
 
Group wants council back in the saddle on South Langley Regional Trail
Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor
 
Students of the Game blog: T-Wolves QB Friesen looks ahead to big match-up with Mission
 
Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.