Everything but the feature film category has been announced for Annecy 2008.
This year, 43 short films, 41 TV series, four TV specials, seven educational, scientific or industrial films, 31 advertising films, six music videos, 75 graduation films and 56 short films in panorama made the cut.
The International Animated Film Festival and Market will be held in France from June 9-14, 2008.
Go to www.annecy.org
for a full list of the selections. Feature films will be announced soon.
Among the shorts are JOHN AND KAREN and OPERATOR by UK's Matthew Walker. Oscar-nominee I MET THE WALRUS (directed by Josh Raskin) will be shown alongside James Braithwaite's BIOLOGY MADE UN-EASY. Others include American Gregg Spiridellis' IN 2007 and Japanese film KODOMO NO KEIJIJOGAKU from Koji Yamamura.
TV series include episodes of AVATAR, MAKING FIENDS, POCOYO, RICK AND STEVE THE HAPPIEST GAY COUPLE IN ALL THE WORLD, TAK AND THE POWER OF JUJU, THE ADVENTURES OF BAXTER & MCGUIRE and THE BUNJIES.