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Owen Rixon Headline News

‘Toonocalypse’ to Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Festivals Headline News

2015 Edinburgh Fest to Spotlight Ralph Bakshi, Barry Purves

Animation strand at the 69th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival to spotlight British stop motion animator Barry Purves and American cult-favorite Ralph Bakshi.

Festivals Headline News

Animafest Zagreb 2015 Kicks off with Site-Specific Animations

Croatia’s Museum of Contemporary Art unveils the 2015 edition of Animation Goes MSU! with site-specific animations from international artists such as Max Hattler, Simona Galizia and Nikki Schuster.

New York International Children’s Film Festival Headline News

NYICFF Announces 2016 Dates, Call for Entries

New York International Children’s Film Festival to take place February 26 through March 20, 2016; early deadline for short film submissions is September 9. 

Awards Headline News

ASIFA-EAST Announces 46th Annual Festival Winners

Nate Theis wins Best in Show for ‘Driving.’ ‘Birthday’ by SVU’s Nick Tustin wins the first place student award, followed by ‘Religatio’ by Jaime Giraldo and ‘Panty Fairy’ by Junwei Chen.

ASIFA-SF Headline News

ASIFA-SF Spring Festival Issues 2015 Call for Entries

College students, independent and professional animators can submit their short films to be shown in a state-of-the-art theater at Dolby Labs at the 4th Annual ASIFA-SF Spring Festival on Thursday, June 11.

ITFS 2015 Headline News

Stuttgart Fest Announces 2015 Animated Com Winners

Animated Com Award is awarded to France’s Arnaud & Jérôme for the trailer for the World Championship of Free2Play Games, ‘League of Legends: Warriors,' produced at Passion Paris.

ITFS Headline News

Spain’s ‘Cleo’ Tops ITFS Tricks for Kids Competition

Spain’s ‘Cleo’ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón wins the Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series at the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film; ‘Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt’ by Jan Berger wins the award for best German Animation Screenplay.

ASIFA-East Headline News

46th Annual ASIFA-EAST Festival Awards Ceremony to be Held May 17

Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation.

Animafest Zagreb 2015 Headline News

Animafest Zagreb 2015 to Spotlight Game Development

Animafest Zagreb 2015 spotlights games with a competition of the youngest generation of filmmakers, a presentation of the finest animation schools, a collaboration with the Croatian Game Developers Association, and a game jam workshop mentored by the Swiss indie game star Mario von Rickenbach.

Animatricks Animation Festival Headline News

Finland’s Animatricks Announces 2015 Festival Winners

The U.S.’s ‘Bottomfeeders’ by Matt Reynolds wins the international competition; ‘Valvoja’ directed by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen and Inka Matilainen, is named the best Finnish animated short. 

Awards Headline News

‘Nieta’ Wins Best Animated Short Award at TIFF Kids

Filmmaker Nicolas P. Villarreal earns the Best Short Film award from a juried panel of young judges at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

Annecy Festival Unveils 2015 Feature Selections

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.

Annecy 2015 Headline News

‘The Prophet’ to Open Annecy 2015

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.

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Headline News

ITFS 2015 to Spotlight Music & Animation

Twenty-second edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film to present, ‘Music & Animation,’ highlighting the “virtuous interaction between music and animation” presented by five teams of outstanding international artists from the music and visuals scene.

San Francisco Comics Fest Headline News

Inaugural San Francisco Comics Fest Kicks off Sunday, May 3

Week-long series of events presented by the California College of the Arts, the Cartoon Art Museum, Academy of Art University and the San Francisco Public Library runs Sunday, May 3 through Saturday, May 10.

Features Headline News

Watch: New International Trailer for ‘The Little Prince’

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.

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