GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL
Friday, March 31, 2017 ~ Sunday, April 2, 2017
Screenings of over 200 films. See the best of the best independent films from across the globe at both Dante Hall Theater and several theaters inside Resorts Casino Hotel.
Join us for behind the scenes workshop on Stop Motion!!
- 300,000 Clicks Of A Camera: How LAIKA Makes An Animated FilmClick for video
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes of a major stop-motion production? Join Mark Shapiro from LAIKA, the Hillsboro, Oregon-based animation studio. Mark will take us through the comprehensive handmade process that has created three Oscar-nominated feature films: Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014). Building entire worlds by hand, piece by piece, learn how LAIKA creates life, in 24 frames per second.
- ABOUT LAIKA:
Oregon-based LAIKA is an animation studio specializing in feature films. Travis Knight serves as President and CEO of the company, which is owned by Nike co-founder and Chairman Philip H. Knight. Highlighting the artistry of award-winning filmmakers, designers and animators, LAIKA has produced three Oscar-nominated stop-motion movies: Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014) as well as the all-CG short Moongirl (2005) and the studio’s fourth feature, Kubo and the Two Strings (2016).
For Weekend Passes that get you access to all of the fun, or for individual screening passes and information about meeting the filmmakers, galas, parties, panel discussions and more visit www.gsff.org
LUCAS BOHN-"Lesson Plans to Late Night"
Saturday, April 22, 2017
LESSON PLANS TO LATE NIGHT is a one-man comedy show about Lucas' transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. “Lesson Plans to Late Night” is truly a one of a kind comedy experience combining live stand up comedy and visual images. This show has been compared to "Defending the Caveman" and was called "A Comedic Multimedia Masterpiece" and "Hysterical" by Parade Magazine. “Lesson Plans to Late Night” is one of the highest rated main stage shows on Norwegian Cruise Lines and was called “Truly Innovative” and “A total crowd pleaser” by cruise directors and entertainment coordinators. If you’ve ever worked with children or have kids or grandkids, you don’t want to miss this hilarious show.
MOZART’S MAGIC FLUTE
Performance by Opera Seabrook
Sunday, May 7, 2017
TONY MART PRESENTS CLASSIC ROCK AT DANTE HALL
Presented by Carmen Marotta
Thursday, June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 2017
$12 for General Admission tickets $25 for VIP tickets that get you treated like a rock star! International, award winning artists and the very best regional performers will be presented, Tony Mart Style, at a new series June and September 2017 at the gorgeous and acoustically excellent Dante Hall Theater in Ducktown, Atlantic City. Classic rock tribute shows, hot jammin’ contemporary roots rock ‘n roll, New Orleans rhythm & blues, funk, soul and blues rock will all be presented at shows featuring world renowned, premier talent at amazingly low ticket prices. The shows will be presented on Thursdays, June 1, 8, 15 and 22nd and an end of the summer celebration on Thursday, September 7, 14 and 21 with Atlantic City style food, beverages and fun available Tony Mart Style before, during and after the performances. As Maria “Mary Mart” Marotta was born and raised in Ducktown and Antonino “Tony Mart” Marotta went there when he came to America in 1932, the Tony Mart Family is eminently proud and honored, beyond words, to present this affordable series of classic rock and soul and rhythm and blues in Dante Hall next to St Michael’s Church where they were married in 1936. Celebrate the Legacy of Tony Mart’s! Let the Good Times Roll!
For more information, visit www.tonymart.com
FOR COLORED GIRLS
Presented by Just Right Productions
Saturday, June 3, 2017
500 CLUB SUMMER SERIES
Featuring Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra
Friday, June 30, 2017 (*And EVERY Friday & Saturday throughout July)