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Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Headline News

Stuttgart Fest Announces 2015 Animated Com Award Nominees

Animated Com Award offers prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.

School of Visual Arts Headline News

SVA Launches 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival

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.

Awards Headline News

‘Johnny Express’ Wins Short Film Award at NYCFF 2015

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.

Ireland Headline News

Irish Animation Stamps Go High-Tech

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.’

HAFF 2015 Headline News

HAFF Announces 2015 Dutch Grand Prix Nominees

‘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.

Awards Headline News

Michel Ocelot Named Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient at 25th Animafest Zagreb

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.

HAFF 2015 Headline News

HAFF Announces 2015 Int’l Selections

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.’

transmedia Headline News

Forum Blanc 2015 Spotlights Interactive Storytelling

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?”

ITFS Headline News

2015 Stuttgart Fest to Spotlight Spain

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.

Short Films Headline News

Vivement Lundi! Stop Motion Animation Returns to French Cinemas

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.’

Reports Blogs

World Animation and VFX Summit Turns Three

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.