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14th Edition of the Euganea Film Festival 2nd to the 19th of July 2015 Este/Euganea/Padova, Italy

The 14th Euganea Film Festival takes place over 3 different weekends  in 3 different Northern Italian cities where over 60 films were screened.  The first weekend in the beautiful city of Este was devoted to animation.  The documentary and short live action films were shown in two other cities on following weekends with different juries.

VIEW Conference ANIMATIONWorld

The VIEW Looks Great from Turin

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:56pm

Italy’s VIEW Conference 2015 is just around the corner, with a top lineup of industry leaders preparing for a memorable week of presentations and al dente agnolotti.

film animation festivals competition Blogs

Dok Leipzig Documentary Film Festival - 26 October - 1 November

Founded in 1955, DOK Leipzig is the oldest documentary festival in the world, and from its beginning, animated films were part of the program, which today extends into crossmedia art. Dok Leipzig 2015 will be from 26 Oct. until 1 Nov. this year.

book review Blogs

Book Review - Scratch, Crackle & Pop: A whole grains approach to making films without a camera, by Steven Woloshen

              Scratch, Crackle & Pop:  A whole grains approach to making films without a camera

                       by Steven Woloshen; 106 Pages published by Scratchatopia Books

Animation Festivals Blogs

Call for entries - 23rd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

23rd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film invites you to submit your animated films produced after October 1st 2014 for the competition categories International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids and AniMovie. Submission deadline is December 1st, 2015

The Animation Pimp Blogs

The Animation Pimp: Kaspar Jancis and his Motel of Fools

Can we ever realistically connect with the world around us for extended periods or are these moments of connection and small joys just fleeting, fading as fast as they appear?

Animation Festival Blogs

Puppet is a Human too 2015 - 10th International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films for Adults

Coming up soon I will be on the jury of an interesting festival for animation and puppet theater, in Warsaw, Poland.

The website is:

Here is their poster below:

Call for animation Blogs

Call for Animation - ReAnimania IAFFY Yerevan, Armenia

Call for Animation - ReAnimania IAFFY Yerevan, Armenia

Extended deadline for submitting entries to 7th edition of ReAnimania IAFFY, taking place from Oct. 28 to November 3 in Yerevan, Armenia.

Deadline for Feature film is September 15th, 2015

Deadline for all other categories is September 10th, 2015. 

Chinese Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Has the Chinese Animation Industry Finally Turned the Corner?

This year at Annecy’s MIFA animation marketplace, the conversation about Chinese animation was anything but the same old story.