Bruce Bickford and Michèle Cournoyer set to present retrospective works at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, running September 16-20.
Eleven award-winning acclaimed animated shorts from around the world are highlighted in national theatrical showcase beginning September 24, 2015.
Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ and ‘Me and My Moulton’ receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts.
Light Chaser Animation and Alibaba Pictures reach agreement to distribute and co-finance animated feature ‘Little Door Gods.’
Two-day paper animation workshop in Milan, Italy to be led by Ové Pictures founders Veronika Obertová and Michaela Čopíková.
Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’
Daniel D. McClure Named President & COO of newly-reorganized company; CW Media Finance makes long-term commitment to Bron Media.
A star-studded list of animators is set to participate in this year’s festivities at OIAF 2015, including Bruce Bickford, Michael Kurinsky, Leah Shore, Patrick McHale, Sanjay Patel, Michèle Cournoyer and Kaspar Jancis.
Educational science series directed by BAFTA winner Liz Whitaker employs a hybrid of live-action, CG and 2D animation.
With the theme ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors,’ the 2015 KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival is to host special guests Tomm Moore, Johnny Kelly, PES and Johan Rijpma.
Thirteenth International Animation Film Festival Baden announces top-class competitions, Focus Poland and a host of international guests for Switzerland’s largest animated film festival running September 1-6.
Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
Intensive 10-week Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films to be taught by RSP senior compositor Paul Kirwan using The Foundry’s NUKE.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
Champion of Portuguese animation was instrumental in helping to bring the country to international cultural prominence following its return to democracy in 1975.
The Sundance Institute presents ‘Shorts Lab LA: Animation,’ featuring speakers Tom Kenny, Kirsten Lepore, Julia Pott, David OReilly and Kent Osborne, at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 23.
Panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes set for Thursday, October 8th at New York Comic Con.
From ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015.
Now in its fourth edition, the biennial Bristol Festival of Puppetry will kick off with The Quay Brothers Retrospective on Thursday, August 27; Barry Purves Retrospective to be held Saturday, August 29.
Selected from the largest showcase of short animations in the U.S., The Northwest Animation Fest is set to present 14 of this year’s best animated shorts from around the world.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
Created over the course of seven months, dialog-free animated short pairs sound design and a distinctive visual look and adventurous color palette to help tell the story.
North American premiere of Cordell Barker’s ‘If I Was God’ joins acclaimed new films by Sarah Van Den Boom and Randall Lloyd Okita.