Nickelodeon announces the first ever “SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes,” and invites fans and filmmakers of all ages from around the world to create and submit original, SpongeBob-inspired short films.
Category: Short Films
The tenth annual Animation Block Party, taking place in Brooklyn from July 25 to 28, issues a call for entries.
Belgian film “Oh Willy...” is awarded the Grand Prix prize at this year’s AniFest, the Czech Republic’s largest international festival specializing in animated films.
For the first time, the entire voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is automatically eligible to vote in all 24 Oscar categories.
Animated in the style of a retro video game, “RPG OKC” tells the story of two minor video game characters who go on a perilous first date after meeting each other on an internet dating website.
Director Nico Casavecchia, 1stAveMachine, Ogilvy and the big brains at IBM Research create the world’s smallest stop-motion film, “A Boy and His Atom.”
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival issues a call for entries for the fifth edition of the festival, which will take place in October.
Thirty-eight students from 17 U.S. colleges and universities as well as nine students from foreign universities are selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition.
Leviathan wins the FITC Best Animation Award for “Wooden Toy,” and the WorldFest Platinum Remi Award for Visual/Special Effects for the short film “Lilith.”
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film announces the award recipients at the 2013 edition of the festival, with the International Competition Grand Prix going to Belguim/France/Netherlands co-production “Oh, Willy.”
Aardman, with Stephen Fry and Alistair McGowan, creates “The Lonely Dodo,” a short film for the international conservation charity Durell.
Brain Zoo Studios wins the Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival for its CG short film “Pepe & Lucas.”
From the folks who brought you “Plot Device” comes Red Giant's latest short film showcasing the company’s latest software.
Disney unearths a never-before-seen short starring the one and only Mickey Mouse in Get A Horse! featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse.
Some of Canada’s most award-winning and celebrated independent animators including Oscar® winners Alison Snowden and David Fine and Academy® Award nominees Cordell Barker, Janet Perlman, Chris Hinton, and Paul Driessen have come together to create a collaborative animated film....
Award-winning children’s book, “The Fearsome Beastie,” by Giles Paley-Phillips, is to be adapted into an animated short co-directed by Katie Steed and Jon Hunt in collaboration with the UK’s University of Creative Arts.
Program highlights are announced for the 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, which runs next week from April 23 through April 28.
Comedy website CollegeHumor releases a new episode of its original animated series, “The Adventures of Kim Jong Un.”
Geneva Film’s stop-motion animated short “Foxed!” will premiere in 3D at Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film on April 25.