Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation To Make Wizard World Debut At Portland Comic Con
Animation shorts are among the most creative and entertaining film genres. Now fans in the Pacific Northwest will have the opportunity to enjoy three new screenings at the award-winning Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation during Wizard World Portland Comic Con on Friday, January 23 (6-9 p.m.) and Saturday, January 24 (7-10 p.m.).
The unique presentations during the event include “Spike & Mike’s 30th Anniversary Celebration”(11+ recommended), “Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation” (18+ Only) and the “Pop Culture Animation Festival” (18+ Only).
Featured within the three Spike and Mike screenings are over 60 award-winning animated short films from 11 different countries. Highlights include Oscar, Cannes and Sundance festival winners, videos banned from Europe, and spikes personal best from the fest.
Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation requires a separate ticket purchase ($20 for Wizard World Portland Comic Con attendees; $30 for non-attendees), which includes a free “Spike and Mike Sick and Twisted” DVD.
Spike and Mike’s and Wizard World will conduct a similar event at Sacramento Comic Con, June 19–21 at the Sacramento Convention Center.