Call for entries for the 7th International Animation Film Festival - Golden Kuker in Sofia, Bulgaria, held from May 9 - 15 May, 2016.
Before there was TED, there was Eranos.
A PUPPET IS A HUMAN TOO - When most people think of puppets they think of films and performances for children, but the International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films is different.
Over the years animators have asked me “aren’t you afraid to go to Russia?” and “what would happen if you got seriously ill there?” The answer to the first question has always been no,...
Let's be really clear, it's all about absolutes
My only previous encounter with Belarus was when I was thrown off the train in Minsk and sent back to Poland because I didn’t have a Belarus travel visa on my trip from Belgium to Moscow. This...
Final reflections on the power of impartial and broad-minded ideation on dissimilar domains, disciplines or objectives, as well as how such can be inspired by most unlikely Muses.
Last Call deadline for film submissions is 15 January for the Anifilm festival in Trebon in the Czech Republic.
The best way to watch ‘Boy & the World’ is to think of it as a non-narrative exercise and just enjoy the visuals.
Ongoing reflection on the power of impartial and broad-minded ideation on dissimilar domains, disciplines or objectives, as well as how such can be inspired by most unlikely Muses.
Civita di Bagnoregio is a step back into the past, with stone houses and narrow passages leading to hidden gardens. Except for the numerous tourists, you feel that you time has passed this town by. Luca Raffaelli, one of Italy’s top experts on comics and animation, conceived the idea of La Cittá Incata, bringing together, there, over fifty of Italy’s most distinguished animators, designers, cartoonists, storyboard and visual artists to demonstrate and talk about their work. The meeting was promoted by Regione Lazio with Roma Capitale, realized by Progetto ABC (Arte Bellezza Cultura) together with Nufactory.
Esteemed animation historian Giannalberto Bendazzi has just completed a 3 volume set of books titled Animation – A World History.
This comprehensive animation history took Giannalberto 9 years to write and is a greatly expanded and more detailed addition to his 1994 book Cartoons. The three volumes treat animation as the serious art form that it is, deserving of its own place in film history.
A mismatched couple traverse a succession of breathtaking, naturalistic environments on their journey home.
A teaser for Bob Godfrey's Great has been released as part of the crowdfunding campaign for new documentary.
A fascinating and thought-provoking roundtable discussion tackles the notion that animated short films may be getting too “talky.”
There's nothing more frustrating than getting an email from a producer asking if I’m interested in writing a screenplay and then, when I email back and convey my interest, all I hear are—
Change in dates for The International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker in Sofia, Bulgaria: May 9 -15, 2016.
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.
Veteran animator Kevin O’Hara makes the rounds of NYC animation schools to showcase Disney and Pixar’s upcoming Thanksgiving release, ‘The Good Dinosaur.’
Imagination and ‘gravity free & reality independent’ ideation are critical to unlocking the true potential of AR and VR.