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May 17, 2006

List of festivals is still growing!

The list of festivals that selected Rufus for screening is still growing! We made a summary in the "Official Selection" announcement.

Special mention for Rufus at Le Festival des Très Courts!

Rufus in Bouncin' Buddy received a "Mention Speciale" in the competition "Don't Stop The Party - Ils ont osé" of "le Festival des Très Courts" in Paris! We're very honored!

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March 30, 2006

Again four new festivals screen Rufus!

After screening in Berlin, Lleida, Brussels and Bologna with heartwarming response, Rufus will now visit four new places and festivals. The worldfamous animation festival in Annecy is one of them! Check for programmes and tickets the links below.

"Filmfest Dresden" in Dresden, Germany - starting at April 18, 2006

"Indie Lisboa" in Lisboa, Portugal - starting at April 20, 2006

"International Short Film Festival Oberhausen" in Oberhausen, Germany - starting at May 5, 2006

"Annecy 2006" in Annecy, France - starting at June 7, 2006

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January 14, 2006

Rufus can be seen at three new Film Festivals

After a successful screening at the Pictoplasma "Characters in Motion" festival in Berlin, the episode of Rufus entitled "Bouncin' Buddy" will now be shown at three more Animation Festivals. Check for programmes and tickets the links below.

"The Future Film Festival" in Bologna, Italy - starting at January 18, 2006

"Anima 2006" in Brussels, Belgium - starting at February 24, 2006

"Animac 2006" in Lleida, Spain - starting at March 2, 2006

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November 25-26, 2005

Rufus screens for the first time in 75 years!

The fully restored version of the second episode of Rufus called "Bouncin' Buddy" will be screening at the Pictoplasma "Characters in Motion" festival.

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October 1, 2005

Restoration of refound episode finished

After six month of hard work by a large group of experts the second episode of Rufus, entitled "Bouncin' Buddy" is now fully restored. Even the soundrecordings have been found and digitally enhanced.

The Deleo Animation trust is now trying to arrange screenings on festivals worldwide.

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April 3, 2005

The title of the refound episode

After examinating the film found on the 27th of March 2005, the title of the second episode of Rufus could be determined as "Bouncin' Buddy".

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March 27, 2005

Second episode of Rufus refound

Allthough 26 episodes of Rufus have been made, only one episode could be found untill today. However on the 27th of March 2005, Raoul Deleo junior found an old film storage box at a garagesale. This box contained a complete though damaged filmstrip with a second episode of Rufus on it. We will keep you posted....

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