Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.
Category: Short Films
Four years in the making, two-time Oscar nominee trades in his familiar comedic 2D animation style for slow-paced storytelling in a brand-new stop-motion short film.
Director Sanjay Patel draws from his own experiences for the film’s story, which follows his journey from a California kid watching cartoons to a man respecting his father's Indian traditions.
London-based production company Agile signs Turkish directorial duo Luca&Sinem and Berlin-based design studio UHSLESS to its roster of animation talent.
Umberger amplifies live-action storytelling with dynamic effects to create a uniquely energetic visual extension of the music.
McLaren Award for Best New British Animation presented by acclaimed stop-motion animator Barry Purves at the EIFF Awards Ceremony held on June 28.
U.K. director Daisy Jacobs receives the Anča Student Award for her Oscar-nominated stop motion short film, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
What’s in the water at RISD that gives the school such a creative spark? A group of ex-students offers their opinions.
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg graduate Johannes Schiehsl uses Autodesk Maya, Chaos Group’s V-Ray, and Adobe After Effects and Premiere to create his award-winning diploma film, ‘366 Days.’
New York-based internationally recognized, award-winning animator, author and illustrator Jane Aaron designed, produced and directed more than 150 short animated films for ‘Sesame Street.’
The Academy invites 26 new members to join the Short Films and Feature Animation branch; 23 new members are invited to join the Visual Effects branch.
Winners of the 2015 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of Visual Effects named School of the Year for the second consecutive year.
Tributes created for Annecy 2015 recognize female animation pioneers Mary Blair, Alison De Vere, Evelyn Lambert, Claire Parker and Charlotte Reiniger.
Stop motion short film inspired by the works of Stephen and Timothy Quay and Jan Švankmajer employs puppets and sets made from found objects.
Deadline for submissions to the second year of the Toronto Animated Image Society’s four-month Research and Production Animation Residency program is July 31, 2015.
The Academy ups the number of eligible films in the VFX category to 20; Short films qualifying via a theatrical release must now have a theater run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day.
Immersive short from Portland-based experimental filmmaker Kurtis Hough combines animation and live action to create an awe-inspiring look at the universe.
High-concept short from writer and director Aaron Martinez mixes gritty live-action 16mm film and handcrafted stop-motion animation to build an uncanny vision of the future.
Award-winning CG-animated short film from Bent Image Lab director Joshua Cox explores the kitschy depths of love and betrayal between three porcelain figurines.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins Cristal award for best short film at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, while Franck Ekinci and Christian Desmares’ ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ awarded Cristal for best feature film.
VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Written and directed by Richard Keane and produced by Laura Roche with music by Darren Hendley, ‘Bird Food’ was commissioned by BSÉ/IFB Short Shorts.