Redmond's DigiPen Institute of Technology will host a from Sept. 21-28.
The festival will take place at the and at . Mediums ranging from animation and illustration to music and new media will be showcased.
Last year's event took place over two days in March and was organized and operated by the City of Redmond (). DigiPen is holding the 2012 festival independently and expanding its length to eight days.
Tickets to the festival are $20 for the Friday evening presentation, $40 for a full-day pass on Saturday or Sunday, and $65 for a weeklong pass. Single tickets for the weekday evening presentations at SoulFood Books will also be sold for $10 cash or check at the door. Discounted tickets are available for ages 12-18; kids 11 and younger are free.
More information is available on the festival's and website.