Eight feature films are selected to screen in competition at Annecy 2015, including three films from France, two from Japan, a French-Dutch co-production, and films from Spain and Columbia.
Including work from nine of the biggest names in animation, The Prophet,’ directed by Roger Allers, is set to premiere as the opening film at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Top industry professionals in animation, effects, games and transmedia share their thoughts on the success of the FMX Conference, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015.
CG/stop-motion hybrid adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved book directed by Mark Osborne of ‘Kung Fun Panda’ fame to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
‘Inside Out’ director Pete Docter, producer Jonas Rivera and co-director Ronnie Del Carmen will attend the Cannes premiere, along with members of the all-star English-language voice cast.
Inaugural celebration for comic fans and pop culture lovers will take over Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing on May 16 & 17.
Till Nowak’s ‘Dissonance’ (Germany) wins Best Animation at the Oscar-qualifying short films festival held in Aspen.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’
FMX 2015 conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to spotlight ‘Minions’ and ‘Assassin's Creed 4.’
Animated Com Award offers prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.
Running April 24 - May 29 in New York City, ‘Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI’ to include panel with LAIKA and sneak peek of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Inside Out.’
Held in Batumi, Georgia October 5-10, the deadline for submissions to the 7th International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI 2015 is June 30.
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.