International jury members for the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival are Chris Dainty, Kaspar Jancis, Maral Mohammadian, Leah Shore, Yiorgos Tsangaris and Saschka Unseld.
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.
Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film set to occupy Zrinjevac with outdoor screenings of ‘Approved for Adoption’ and ‘Azur & Asmar.’
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Filmmaker Nicolas P. Villarreal earns the Best Short Film award from a juried panel of young judges at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The deadline for submission to the 10th edition of the Bucharest International Animation Film Festival is June 20, 2015.
Children’s Film Competition comprises 40 short titles; other events include a ‘Retrospective of Animated Film School from Čakovec’ and ‘Animafest in Your Neighbourhood.’
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.
Director Gerald Potterton answers questions about his animated classic at the Montreal International Film Festival.
CSU Animation and Visual Effects present the 12th Anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival, running Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17.
Multinational festival programmer served as the main programmer for South Korea’s ANIMPACT Animation Festival and the Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Film Festival.
‘Inside Out’ director Pete Docter, producer Jonas Rivera and co-director Ronnie Del Carmen will attend the Cannes premiere, along with members of the all-star English-language voice cast.
2015 Pulcinella Awards to be held on April 18 in Venice at the 18th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay.