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Headline News ‘My Mom is an Airplane’ Soars at TIFF Kids Awards

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.

Headline News Annecy Fest Redefines Conference Program

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.

Headline News Rejected at Annecy? Submit Your Film to Annecy+

Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.

Headline News Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Returns June 14-16

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.

Headline News SVA Announces Presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards

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.

Headline News First-Ever Gumby Fest Attracts Top Stop-Motion Artists

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.

Headline News 2014 Stuttgart Fest Boasts Talks, Workshops and More

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.

Headline News Campanella’s ‘Foosball,’ ‘Christmas Log’ Top NYICFF Winners

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.

Events BFX Competition 2014

Begins: July 7, 2014

The BFX competition is now open.  Good luck! 

Do you dream of a career working on blockbuster films such as SkyfallThe Pirates! or Gravity?

Headline News Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

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.

Headline News ‘Love Games,’ ‘The Labyrinth’ Top 2014 HAFF Awards

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.

Headline News Annecy Festival Announces Short Film Selections

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.

Events LA Shorts Fest

Begins: July 24, 2014

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

Events The London International Animation Festival

Begins: October 24, 2014

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.

Headline News Ottawa International Animation Festival Issues Call For Entries

The 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, taking place this year September 17-21, announces its worldwide call for entries.

Headline News FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘Gravity,’ ‘Spider-Man 2’ and ‘The LEGO Movie’

 One month before FMX transforms into the watering hole for the Art, Technology and Business communities, Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment announces enriching additions to its impressive lineup of speakers and media productions.

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