The U.S.’s ‘Bottomfeeders’ by Matt Reynolds wins the international competition; ‘Valvoja’ directed by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen and Inka Matilainen, is named the best Finnish animated short.
Filmmaker Nicolas P. Villarreal earns the Best Short Film award from a juried panel of young judges at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.
Savannah College of Art and Design student collaboration recognized with Silver Cube at the 94th annual ADC Awards honoring the Art + Craft in Advertising and Design.
Amazon’s stop-motion series ‘Tumble Leaf’ receives five Emmys, including outstanding preschool children’s animated program; Netflix wins three awards for DreamWorks Animation’s ‘All Hail King Julien,’ and Moonbot’s collaboration with Dolby, ‘Silent,’ garners two awards for YouTube.
2D series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network is currently nominated for an Annecy Crystal for the season six episode, ‘Food Chain,’ directed by Masaaki Yuasa.
Disney Junior's ‘Doc McStuffins,’ produced by Dublin, Ireland-based Brown Bag Films, wins Peabody Award for excellence in children's programming.
Reel FX to present the 9th annual “Texas” Avery Animation Award to BAFTA winners and Golden Globe nominees Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the writers/directors of ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ‘Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.’
2015 Pulcinella Awards to be held on April 18 in Venice at the 18th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces he date for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in animation.
Submissions for the 10th annual ceremony now accepted for Engineering Excellence Award and Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation.
Till Nowak’s ‘Dissonance’ (Germany) wins Best Animation at the Oscar-qualifying short films festival held in Aspen.
Animated Com Award offers prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.
Animated short film collaboration between Moonbot Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Creative Artists Agency receives five Daytime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations; Individual Achievement in Animation honorees include Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf,’ ‘Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Peter Rabbit.’
Director Daniel Minahan and animator Alex Kupershmidt to be honored with Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards at the School of Visual Arts’ 26th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival.
Animated comedy action series pilot received the 2015 Kidscreen Award for Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie.
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
‘Descent’ by Johan Rijpma, ‘Ultrakort Leader’ by Patrick Raats, and a contagious music video for ‘Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go’ by Max Italiaander and Levi Jacobs are all nominated for the Grand Prix prize in Dutch Animation at the 18th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Ireland’s Brown Bag Films wins three awards at the Dingle Film Festival’s inaugural Irish Animation Awards.
Renowned BAFTA and César-winning filmmaker has previously been honored at Animafest Zagreb for best animated film for ‘The Three Inventors’ (Les Trois Inventeurs), in 1980, and ‘Azur & Asmar’ (Azur et Asmar), in 2007.
Winners to share US$50,000 as #VOFF5 launches with fully-curated showcase of more than 140 animated shorts from 37 countries.