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.
TIFF announces the lineup of special guests from around the world for the 2014 TIFF Kids International Film Festival.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.
The 18th Annual LA Shorts Fest is accepting film submissions. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences accredited. We are the only film festival with seven award categories recognized by the Academy. In the past, 44 films have received Oscar nominations with 13 winning the coveted Oscar statue. The Festival annually attracts more than 7,000 moviegoers, filmmakers and entertainment professionals looking for the hottest new talent.
Submit online www.LAshortsFest.com
The London International Animation Festival is Britain's premier showcase for independent animation screening annually, showcasing one of the largest collections of auteur independent animation gathered at any festival in the world.
LIAF is a weeklong event, screening up to 10 competitive programs, plus more than 10 curated, themed and retrospective programs.
LIAF aims to challenge and inspire audiences with thematic, aesthetic and technical diversity from award winners, outstanding industry veterans and those wonderful newcomers who are exploring their talent on screen for the very first time.
LIAF 2013 screened 250 films from 30 different countries, proudly showcasing the whole spectrum of creative animation, showing that animation is so much more than slick blockbusters and special effects.
The 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, taking place this year September 17-21, announces its worldwide call for entries.
Five short films from directors at award-winning mixed media production company Hornet Inc. are set to screen at Annecy.