Feeling famished and deprived in the relative calm of the Green Desert, my journey back to D.C. and New York is a welcome, though not altogether pleasant reprieve.
Jon Sasaki is the Charlie Chaplinesque little guy struggling with his Sisyphean challenges. Only the things he’s trying to achieve fall more into the realm of the bizarre and ridiculous than the practical.
Nik and I love Portugal, the food, the wine, the people, so when I was invited to be on the jury of FIKE and Nik was asked to give a workshop we were very excited. We had never been to Evora before so we weren’t prepared for the unique beauty of the historic town.
The Animate Dubai Animation Festival, running April 22 - 25, 2015 is looking for submissions. The deadline is February 8, 2015.
Open call for animation directors, documentarians and creative producers:
For projects in development, creative research and for forming new collaborations.
Through a series of professional seminars, ANIDOX:LAB will offer talented documentary and animation filmmakers the opportunity to engage and combine their two worlds.
The coaching seminars and collaborative workshops are designed to progress from fine-tuning an initial idea, through narrative and visual development, to pitching sessions at our prestigious partner festivals.
KROK SAILS SMOOTHLY THROUGH TROUBLED WATERS - the KROK International Animated Film Festival took place 29 September to 5 October 2014 along the Volga River, Russia
BrickNerd Studios’ funny new stop-motion short begs us to consider the reason behind this superhero conflict.
Paul Younghusband discovers the Thai’s keen to make their country not just a world-class destination for tourism, but for animation too.
At times when I become this sweet and mellow, it makes me reflect and wonder whether I am a wishful and naïve dreamer, utopian or simply losing my marbles. I shall let you know in the forthcoming blogs.
Darth Vader is Luke’s father, Hans is the real villain, there is no Santa. Did this ruin your life? Not really, say some cognitive scientists.
Chris Robinson chats with the highly opinionated animator, director, teacher and long-time artist for The Animation Pimp articles and book.
Health officials announce measures to decrease the growing number of suicides among parents of manga artists.
With a special spotlight on projects from Latvia and The Netherlands, the 2015 edition of the Brussels International Animation Film Festival will be held February 13-22.
Adobe After Effects techniques from viral video appearing on Reddit, local news and national weather outlets unveiled in multi-step tutorial.
Animators around the world become part of the competitions in the 6th edition of Anibar Animation Festival! This year’s Anibar has four new crowns to award in the categories: Best Environmental, Best Music Video, Best Production and Best Children's Film.
ITFS - Extended submission deadline for the animated feature length film competition AniMovie until January 19, 2015.
Animated Com Award - awarding outstanding work in the areas of advertising, spatial communication and technology, and the special award of the Daimler AG. Films can be submitted until January 15, 2015.
While it’s often easier to lure studio executives to Annecy than to Burbank, there’s no excuse not to participate in such an important event right in your own backyard.
In an aggressive effort to tap into growing domestic and global marketplaces, China opens its first coal-fired animation studio in southern Guangdong province.
Joe Strike finally takes a look at Disney’s latest “reimagineering” following its release on Blu-Ray.