It’s Day Four and, as I’m told is the norm in Ottawa, the weather here has changed completely. The city is now dotted with umbrellas and bathed in a beautiful sheen of water.
The Animation Conference (TAC) has wrapped up and we are now in our third full day of festing. And I still have to fill you in on all of yesterday’s events. Here we go…
It’s the end of Day Two of The Animation Conference (TAC) and the festival proper is in full swing, so let me get you caught up…
This year the Trickfilm Festival has taken its place at the top of world class animation festivals and once again I can honestly say that if I could only attend one festival a year it would be the Trickfilm Festival.
Each year I look forward to Anima Brussels because it is my first festival of the year and an opportunity to see a large number of new Belgian animated films. Over the ten days of ANIMA there are also many noted guests and old friends.
The Motion Picture Academy hosted a special 25th Anniversary screening and discussion of Who Frame Roger Rabbit.
Italy’s largest computer graphics conference is now ready to accept applications for entries in four contests: VIEW AWARD, VIEW SOCIAL CONTEST, VIEW AWARD GAME, and ITALIANMIX.
Special programs that include 149 movies are featured at Anifest coming next month in Teplice, Czech Republic.
René Windig, famous for Heinz, drawn with co-drawer Eddie de Jong, has created a programme for the Holland Animation Film Festival with his favourite Felix the Cat films.
Devoted solely to student work, the festival is the brainchild of well known animator, illustrator, and renaissance man Rastko Ćirić in conjunction with Vuk Maksimovic, master wood carver and furniture maker, who is the representative of the Fortress for this project.
Nancy Phelps travels to Changchung, China to attend the The International Animation, Comics and Game Forum.
After a 5 year hiatus, Irene Kotlarz brought her Platform Animation Festival to the REDCAT in Los Angeles.
Nancy Phelps shares her ordeal of being denied passage into Serbia from Kosovo and being left on the side of a dusty road.
I had never thought of Peja, Kosovo as an ideal holiday spot but when I was invited to be on the International Jury of Anibar International Festival, the 22nd through the 27th of August, 2012, I discovered how wrong I was.
What makes an animation festival great? With OIAF recently past and CTN on the immediate horizon, it seems like a good time to ask this question, one I’ve been asking myself in the aftermath of every festival experience for so many years I’ve lost count.
VIEW Conference has announced their complete lineup of workshops, ranging from fighting robots to animation, product design to sound design, character creation to camera mapping, and game design to storytelling.
VIEW director Maria Elena Gutierrez announced that vfx supervisor Dan Glass will give a world premiere presentation on the feature film “Cloud Atlas.”