Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.
Director Marcus Armitage wins the jury award for short animation for ‘My Dad’; Josh Shaffner receives an honorable mention for his short film ‘Flaws.’
Short Film Jury Award in Animation goes to the U.K.’s ‘Edmond’ from director Nina Gantz; U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing is given to Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski for animated documentary ‘NUTS!’
‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.
GLAS Animation Festival announces inaugural competition jury members, including Jeremy Clapin, Hisko Hulsing, Kirsten Lepore, Nobuaki Doi, Sara Gunnardottir, Gerben Schermer, Rachel Ho, Brooke Keesling, Linda Simensky, Tom Brown, Tom Fulp and Peter Millard.
Best Animated Feature contenders are ‘Adama,’ directed by Simon Rouby; ‘April and the Twisted World,’ directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci; and ‘The Little Prince,’ directed by Mark Osborne.
2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’
Dutch shorts ‘Ticking Away,’ by Michael Sewnarain, and ‘Löss,’ by Yi Zhao, join Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ in the Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 international shorts competition.
Five-minute VR film experience created by developers Jack Caron, Todd Bryant, Omer Shapira and Uros Otasevic and shot in 6K is rendered using the Unreal Engine 4 game engine accelerated by NVIDIA Quadro M6000 GPUs.
CarpeDiem feature is directed by Jean-François Pouliot and co-director François Brisson and produced by Marie-Claude Beauchamp; Ross Lynch, Sandra Oh, Angela Galuppo, Lucinda Davis, Sonja Ball, Don Shepherd, Jenna Wheeler, Heidi Lynne Weeks, Elisabeth MacRae and Holly Gauthier lead all-star voice cast.
The New York International Short Film Festival is now accepting submissions of live-action, documentary and animated short films and videos; the deadline for entries is February 13.
2016 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival to include the world premiere of Igor Kovalyov’s short film, ‘Before Love.’
With 55 projects from 19 European countries selected to date for European pitching event, more than 700 animation film professionals are set to gather March 2-4 in Lyon, France.
Fourteen animated shorts are selected to screen in competition, as well as U.K. filmmaker Ainslie Henderson’s stop-motion animated documentary short, ‘Stems,’ and Australia’s experimental VFX short, ‘Double-Blind No.1.’
Twelve animated shorts are selected to screen in competition, including ‘Bob Dylan Hates Me,’ ‘A Coat Made Dark,’ ‘Deer Flower,’ ‘Edmond,’ ‘Glove,’ ‘The Grandfather Drum,’ ‘The Itching,’ ‘Life Smartphone,’ ‘Limbo Limbo Travel,’ ‘Pombo Loves You,’ Shiny’ and ‘Waves '98.’
International animation pitching event runs alongside the Czech Republic’s Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films running May 3-5, 2016.
Forty-third International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will be held July 24-28, 2016 in Anaheim, California.
International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to 2016 pitch sessions.
Deadline for the International Competition at the 23rd Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is December 1; Animated Com Award deadline is January 15.
Animation Block Party to present its 13th annual edition July 28-31, 2016; submissions open on Friday, December 4.
Inaugural edition of the GLAS Animation Festival to spotlight filmmakers Paul Vester, Sara Gunnarsdottír, Hisko Hulsing, Satoshi Kon and more.