Sebastian Strasser wins the Animated Com Award main prize, awarded for the best applied animation in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology, with Vodafone “Add Power.”
The UK’s Through the Hawthorn…, by Anna Benner, Pia Borg, and Gemma Burditt, wins the Grand Prix award at the 2014 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
CGI feature Saint Seiya Legend of Sanctuary, directed by Keiichi Sato and executive produced by Masami Kurumada, will receive its worldwide premiere at the Annecy Film Festival on June 11, 2014.
The National Film Board of Canada brings nine short films produced or co-produced by the NFB to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Disney unveils a first look at Feast, a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne set to debut at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10, 2014.
Valiant, the new sci-fi epic from director Robin Phillips, will premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 28th.
Directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre in co-production with the NFB, animated documentary short Jutra is selected as part of the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival in the Directors’ Fortnight section.
The winners of the 2014 TIFF Kids International Film Festival are announced, with My Mom is an Airplane picking up the TIFF Kids Adult Jury Award for Best Animated Short Film.
With the goal of offering a more comprehensive program, organizers for the 2014 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival announce three conference tracks: creation, production and broadcasting/distribution.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
German animation studio FILM BILDER wins the Pulcinella award at Cartoons on the Bay for innovative new preschool series Patchwork Pals, created by award-winning indie animator Angela Steffen.
Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Winners are announced for the 2014 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, with France dominating the competition with six Pulcinella Awards.
THE USC SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS
JOHN C. HENCH DIVISION OF ANIMATION & DIGITAL ARTS
Presents our annual student showcase:
Adobe First Frame 2014
Featuring stop motion, CG, character, documentary, and experimental animated shorts!
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
Rai Fiction receives nominations for six titles across six categories for the 2014 Pulcinella Awards at Italy’s Cartoons by the Bay.
Several top stop-motion animation artists will head to Glendora on June 14 to celebrate Gumby, the world’s original clayboy and pop-culture legend, and stop-motion animation at Gumby Fest 2014.
The 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film offers numerous workshops and presentations by renowned industry experts and animation filmmakers, as well as events and receptions to network and exchange ideas.
Academy Award-winning director Juan José Campanella’s Foosball takes home the grand prize in the feature film category at the New York International Children’s Film Festival; the winning short film is A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log, directed by Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar.
The BFX competition is now open. Good luck!
Do you dream of a career working on blockbuster films such as Skyfall, The Pirates! or Gravity?
Italy’s Scratch! International Animation Film Festival seeks entries for the 2014 edition of the festival.
The fifth edition of the Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival, taking place October 15-19 in Lodz, invites filmmakers to submit a film for to the main Competition for the Best Stop Motion Animation.