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.
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.
New Aardman Art exhibit running through August 30 at the Art Ludique-Le Musée in Paris stars 'Wallace and Gromit,' the fowl of 'Chicken Run,' 'Pirates,' and 'Shaun the Sheep.'
QR code-enabled stamp set features four internationally acclaimed animated properties from Ireland: Jam Media’s ‘Roy,’ Brown Bag Films’ ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Secret of Kells’ and Geronimo Productions’ ‘Nelly & Nora.’
‘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.
Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’
Highlights include a keynote presentation given by independent transmedia architect Michel Reilhac entitled “Interactive Storytelling, After the Excitation: Where is the Urge? Where is the Money?”
Expanded program includes ‘Producers Meet Producers,’ aimed at facilitating co-productions between German and international partners.
Paul Younghusband discovers the Thai’s keen to make their country not just a world-class destination for tourism, but for animation too.
Focus on women in animation to include an all-female jury, programs of films by women directors, and a tribute to female animation pioneers.
ITFS 2015 program highlights to include stop motion specialists Anna Solanas and Marc Riba, as well as an exploration of the work of Spanish stop motion pioneer Segundo de Chomón.
Directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Yoshiaki Nishimura, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is the first Studio Ghibli film to win an APSA.
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.
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.
Leading industry professionals share top-notch innovations at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.
Africa-themed short film program for young audiences includes the award-winning ‘Dimitri à Ubuyu,’ ‘Le Vélo de l'éléphant,’ ‘Tulkou’ and ‘Flocon de neige.’
AWN correspondent Heather Kenyon takes a working vacation in Los Angeles for the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit, including the Opening Night Gala and two days of panels and discussions.
‘The Looking Planet,’ directed by Eric Law Anderson, wins Best Animated Film at the 17th annual Savannah Film Festival.
Exhibit housed in The Old Operating Theatre in London Bridge features forty animations by students from the MA Character Animation program.
Tonko House Studio's ‘The Dam Keeper’ wins the inaugural award for Best Animated Short; Vancouver Film School short ‘Religatio’ receives special mention for Best Student Film.