Special presentations on the future of video games and ‘Everest’ planned for remarkable gathering of talent in Turin, Italy.
Guest speakers include ‘Song of the Sea’ director Tomm Moore, Aardman animation director Will Becher, and U.K. comedy animation director Tim Searle.
Finland’s Animatricks Animation Festival will take place in Helsinki on April 22–24, 2016; deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016.
Animation Experts and VFX Luminaries behind ‘Minions,’ ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Paddington,’ ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ and more will be guests at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.
The 23rd edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs April 26 - May 1, 2016; deadline for entries is December 1, 2015.
VFX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic to present two special sessions, ‘40 Years of Creating the Impossible’ and ‘The Park Is Open: Journey to Jurassic World,’ during the 2015 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Three films from the Dutch artist and filmmaker -- ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime’ -- will be screened during the Japanese festival taking place October 7-12, 2015.
Key crew members of Pixar's 'Inside Out' will be in attendance, including camera and staging DP Patrick Lin, lighting DP Kim White, and camera and staging lead Adam Habib.
Animation director Frank Gladstone to deliver keynote address for MIA Animation Conference running Oct. 16-17 at Miami Dade College.
Atomic Cartoons teams up with legendary animator behind ‘Bambi Meets Godzilla’ to present ‘Kooks & Legends: Animated Motion Pictures’ on October 8 as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Canadian Images series.
Titles include one of Australia’s leading preschool series, ‘Sydney Sailboat,’ and CBeebies' hit live-action series ‘Teacup Travels.’
German brand management and media company will introduce its new production ‘Wissper, a co-production with Absolutely Cuckoo, Telegael, Discreet Art Productions and BASTEI Media, at BLE 2015.
Superights receives Cartoon Forum’s Cartoon Tribute as investor/distributor of the year; pitch session for Benjamin Renner’s ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’ ranks as most popular session of the animation co-production marketplace.
Nina Gantz’s ‘Edmond’ wins the NextGen Skills Academy Best of British Award, and ‘I Got This’ by Tom Gran & Madeline Grossi receives the 2015 Anijam Award.
Student thesis film ‘Small People with Hats’ by Sarina Nihei wins the grand prize for short animation at the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival; Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries ‘Over the Garden Wall’ is awarded the grand prize for best animated feature.
Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.
Legendary animator Richard Williams joins the Fredrikstad Animation Festival with screenings of The Academy’s work print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler - A Moment in Time’ and his latest short film, ‘Prologue.’
Collection of animated crossings in color motion by Bay Area artists Emily Alden Foster, Mel Prest and Leah Rosenberg will be on view 24/7 September 21 through November 1.
‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ co-director Alessandro Carloni to present a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the next installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise at Italy’s leading computer graphics conference.
Animated documentary by New Zealand-based, Canadian-born director Leanne Pooley recreates the infamous 1915 Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest and costliest blunders of the First World War.
MAXON teams with Greyscalegorilla and X-Particles to bring 3D and 2D artists, animators and designers together at Half Rez 2015 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL on September 9.
Screening series for Oscar-winning stop-motion animator and Puppetoons creator runs September 10-13 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
‘World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’