SIGGRAPH Dailies celebrates excellence in computer graphics in a fast-paced event that gives each presenter two minutes to show an animation and describe their work.
Category: Short Films
The Ebeling Group animates an original music video, The Story of I, for Wendy’s and The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada.
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest announces festival winners, with the claymation Arts & Crafts Spectacular #2 receiving the prize for best animated short, and Harald by Moritz Schneider taking first prize for best student animation.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces category submission deadlines for 86th Academy Awards consideration.
Butterflies, the stop-motion animated short directed by Isabel Peppard and produced by Warwick Burton, wins the Sydney Film Festival’s Yoram Gross Animation Award, completing its qualifying run for an Oscar nomination in the category of Best Short Animation.
Bossa helps Coca-Cola thank their fans by animating The Wearable Movie, a short film shot on 600 t-shirts.
The Pixar senior scientist and lighting expert discusses the studio’s new physically-based lighting system, Global Illumination.
Cartoon Network receives a summer makeover with a new set of brightly colored images and a video seamlessly blending the work of top animators around the globe, including Australia’s Rubberhouse, France’s CRCR, the UK’s Alex Grigg and Eamonn O’Neill, and the US’s Impactist and Awesome Incorporated.
New Mickey Mouse comedic cartoon shorts make their television debut on Friday, June 28, on the Disney Channel.
SIGGRAPH 2013 releases the final lineup of 15 Production Sessions to be featured at this year’s conference.
Prizewinning films are announced at the 2013 edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, with Brazil’s Uma história de amor e fúria (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury) taking home the Cristal Award for Best Feature, and Chris Landreth's Subconscious Password taking home the Cristal for Best Short.
This year the Trickfilm Festival has taken its place at the top of world class animation festivals and once again I can honestly say that if I could only attend one festival a year it would be the Trickfilm Festival.
The National Film Board of Canada announces that its French Animation and Youth Studio will co-produce the latest film by world-renowned Estonian animation filmmakers Priit and Olga Pärn, entitled Pilots on the Way Home.
David Silverman, director of The Simpsons animated series and film, is slated to provide the keynote address at the 2013 Toronto Animation Arts Festival International.
Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the world are honored as winners at the 40th Student Academy Awards ceremony, with Ringling’s Dia de los Muertos bringing home the gold medal for animation.