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Denver Digerati launches the 4th annual Supernova Digital Animation Festival with a celebration taking place from 7-9 p.m. at the Next Stage Gallery in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Come meet an incredible lineup of artists, both national and Colorado based, including Jeron Braxton, Ryan Wurst, Julia Morton, Peter Whittenberger, Cassie Shao, Atomic Elroy, Michael Edwards, Gabriela Ilijeska, David Bennett, Brian Ng, Sara Shoshana Roth, Danou "Jenny" He, Christina Hibner, John R. Morrison, Michael Sperandeo, Tara Knight, Cyane Tornatzky, Lares Feliciano, Kendra Fleischman, Kristin Stransky, Matthew Langford & Jeremy Grant, Camila Galofre, Daniel Maw, Ben Windsor and others. We'll also have renowned Second life animator Tizzy Canucci with us from the UK! Pick up a copy of the Supernova schedule for screenings taking place all day Saturday from 2:30 - 10 p.m. Learn about the new streaming channel Supernova.video and use it to vote in this year's first ever audience vote award, featuring a $500 cash prize. Exclusive Supernova T-shirt goes on sale that night, plus lots of cool giveaways for those in attendance.

Denver Digerati launches the 4th annual Supernova Digital Animation Festival with a celebration taking place from 7-9 p.m. at the Next Stage Gallery in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Come meet an incredible lineup of artists, both national and Colorado based, including Jeron Braxton, Ryan Wurst, Julia Morton, Peter Whittenberger, Cassie Shao, Atomic Elroy, Michael Edwards, Gabriela Ilijeska, David Bennett, Brian Ng, Sara Shoshana Roth, Danou "Jenny" He, Christina Hibner, John R. Morrison, Michael Sperandeo, Tara Knight, Cyane Tornatzky, Lares Feliciano, Kendra Fleischman, Kristin Stransky, Matthew Langford & Jeremy Grant, Camila Galofre, Daniel Maw, Ben Windsor and others. We'll also have renowned Second life animator Tizzy Canucci with us from the UK! Pick up a copy of the Supernova schedule for screenings taking place all day Saturday from 2:30 - 10 p.m. Learn about the new streaming channel Supernova.video and use it to vote in this year's first ever audience vote award, featuring a $500 cash prize. Exclusive Supernova T-shirt goes on sale that night, plus lots of cool giveaways for those in attendance.

Denver Digerati launches the 4th annual Supernova Digital Animation Festival with a celebration taking place from 7-9 p.m. at the Next Stage Gallery in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Come meet an incredible lineup of artists, both national and Colorado based, including Jeron Braxton, Ryan Wurst, Julia Morton, Peter Whittenberger, Cassie Shao, Atomic Elroy, Michael Edwards, Gabriela Ilijeska, David Bennett, Brian Ng, Sara Shoshana Roth, Danou "Jenny" He, Christina Hibner, John R. Morrison, Michael Sperandeo, Tara Knight, Cyane Tornatzky, Lares Feliciano, Kendra Fleischman, Kristin Stransky, Matthew Langford & Jeremy Grant, Camila Galofre, Daniel Maw, Ben Windsor and others. We'll also have renowned Second life animator Tizzy Canucci with us from the UK! Pick up a copy of the Supernova schedule for screenings taking place all day Saturday from 2:30 - 10 p.m. Learn about the new streaming channel Supernova.video and use it to vote in this year's first ever audience vote award, featuring a $500 cash prize. Exclusive Supernova T-shirt goes on sale that night, plus lots of cool giveaways for those in attendance. Find out more about all of Supernova's upcoming programming and events at supernovadenver.com SUPERNOVA is presented by Denver Digerati with support from Denver Theatre District, Denver Arts & Venues, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, CU Denver College of Arts & Media, Colorado Office of Film Television & Media, Orange Barrel Media, Branded Cities and Kristin Stransky. Community hosts include Alamo Drafthouse, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, NXT STG Collaborative, Understudy, Denver Central Market, Zeppelin Station and the Source. Supernova will also present programming at the 2019 Momentum Festival Toledo, in a collaboration with The Arts Commission. Animation credit: CU Denver College of Arts & Media Student Sam Morgan Henderson, 2019

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The DPAC Screen is located in the expansive entry corridor of the Denver Performing Arts Complex, which has covering overhead in case of inclement weather, and bar-service adjacent to our information table and seating. It’s the place to be for Supernova Fans interested in a comfortable setting in order to enjoy our full slate of programs. The official lineup begins at 2:30pm with digital animation running through approximately 10:15pm. The Supernova DigiLounge is just a few steps away from our screen, for those who want to take a break and learn more about Supernova’s history, the new streaming service and decompress. Our schedule below shows the full lineup for those who want to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of digital motion-art.

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All feature programs are also on display from 2:30 until 10pm on the magnificent public LED screen located at 14th and Champa, where all things related to Supernova first developed between 2010 and 2016. Viewing animations on this screen is still one of the most awe-inspiring experiences, with sound.

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This year Supernova brings the full program lineup to the heart of the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall. All feature programs will be shown on the screen on September 21st without sound. Unfortunately our trials to figure out integrating sound with this screen did not meet with success, but the visual dynamics will add abundant pizzazz to one of the most trafficked corridors in all of Denver.

The 14th and Arapahoe screen is a high-caliber, well situated public screen just one block from the DPAC. Take a stroll over during the afternoon to view a special selection of animations that will be looping all day from noon-8pm, offering the greatest opportunity for public viewing. The 14th and Arapahoe screen will feature the following:

Disintegrants by John Harlan Norris

Digital Conglomerate by Sarah Groff Hennigh-Palermo

Faces Masked by Justin Lincoln

Lebron 2300 Ballin by Jeron Braxton

Like Kobe by Jeron Braxton

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The 14th and California screen was one of the first LED screens implemented in the Denver Theatre District, and still one of the most dynamic. Just a hop skip and jump over from the DPAC and 14th and Champa feature screens, the viewing position captures the broadest area in the hub of downtown Denver. Supernova engages this screen for the first time in 2019 to showcase the following artworks:

Where to go ? Where to come from? V.4.0 by Hung Keung

in the blue by Anabela Costa

Liquid Time - Jelly

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The 15th and Champa screen is located one block away from the feature screens at 14th / 16th and Champa, easy to access with a simple stroll through the district. The 15th and Champa screen will feature the following artworks looping throughout the day:

Untitled by John R. Morrison

from my garden by Anabela Costa

El Mar by Camila Galofre & Jon Portman

Excerpt from Conversation Starters by Jeremy Couillard

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Supernova Supports Exclusive Education Partner CU Denver and their College of Arts & Media with a very special presentation of Student works created at the start of the fall semester 2019 under the guidance of professors Travis Vermilye and Bryan Leister. The artworks have been composed specifically to fit the elongated format of the 16th and Arapahoe LED screen, one of the most dynamic and visible in downtown Denver. All 34 student animations will be presented in two special 15 minute programs throughout the day on September 21st on this screen.

PLAYLIST V will air at the top of each hour at Noon, 2pm, 4pm and again at 6pm.

PLAYLIST L will air at the top of the hour at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm, capped by three additional shorts selected for this screen:

Seasonal Pulse by Jullian Young

Shifting by Ana Carolina Estarita Guerrero

Liquid Time - Jelly

Come see what the future of animation and motion-art looks like in the exquisite public setting that makes SUPERNOVA the most singular festival in the world.

The most recent addition to Denver’s public LED infrastructure are two dynamic screens located outside the DPAC along Speer Boulevard. Though exceptional in quality and design, these screens are primarily visible to traffic flowing along this major corridor. Supernova will nevertheless being lighting them up with sporadic interjection of festival promotions and two short animations by Daniel Maw: WIndow Blinds and The Train. Both offer the perfect respite from the advertisements that populate the screen, and offer another example of how Digital Animation is the future of Public Art.