Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha, John Donkin and Tom Cardone talk all things “Blue Sky” at the Motion Picture Academy’s New York event.
Category: Short Films
2D-animated diploma film by Gwenn Germain uses Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki, designer and concept artist Syd Mead, and French comic illustrator Jean “Mœbius” Giraud as influences.
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New York International Children’s Film Festival to take place February 26 through March 20, 2016; early deadline for short film submissions is September 9.
International jury members for the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival are Chris Dainty, Kaspar Jancis, Maral Mohammadian, Leah Shore, Yiorgos Tsangaris and Saschka Unseld.
Nate Theis wins Best in Show for ‘Driving.’ ‘Birthday’ by SVU’s Nick Tustin wins the first place student award, followed by ‘Religatio’ by Jaime Giraldo and ‘Panty Fairy’ by Junwei Chen.
Award-winning director and screenwriter working with Humble on the development of ‘Sydney Levy’s Sacred Things,’ a coming-of-age transmedia series that uses memory recall as a departure from linear storytelling.
Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film set to occupy Zrinjevac with outdoor screenings of ‘Approved for Adoption’ and ‘Azur & Asmar.’
Claire van Ryzin’s ‘Hotbod’ wins the award for Outstanding Animated Film at the 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival; Kyra Kupetsky and Elena Manetta awarded Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation.
British animator and filmmaker completed the BAFTA-winning 14-minute adaptation of H.R. Millar’s 1927 book, 'Dreamland Express,' in 1982.
The animation arm of the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center uses Shotgun Software to simplify remote project review processes with NASA scientists.
College students, independent and professional animators can submit their short films to be shown in a state-of-the-art theater at Dolby Labs at the 4th Annual ASIFA-SF Spring Festival on Thursday, June 11.
Nine feature film projects, 13 series, three game/app projects and 13 transmedia projects were presented at APD 2015, with a new co-production agreement signed with Jan Bonath and Mark Mertens for ‘Marnie’s World.’
France’s ‘Le sense du toucher’ (The Sense of Touch), directed by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, takes home the festival’s Grand Prix prize, while Daisy Jacob’s ‘The Bigger Picture’ (U.K.) receives the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film.
Animated Com Award is awarded to France’s Arnaud & Jérôme for the trailer for the World Championship of Free2Play Games, ‘League of Legends: Warriors,' produced at Passion Paris.
Spain’s ‘Cleo’ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón wins the Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series at the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film; ‘Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt’ by Jan Berger wins the award for best German Animation Screenplay.
Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation.
Five years in the making, 3D/VFX generalist Andy Lefton’s CG-animated short was created using Maxon Cinema 4D and the Adobe Creative Suite.
Animafest Zagreb 2015 spotlights games with a competition of the youngest generation of filmmakers, a presentation of the finest animation schools, a collaboration with the Croatian Game Developers Association, and a game jam workshop mentored by the Swiss indie game star Mario von Rickenbach.
‘Peanuts: Emmy Honored Collection,’ featuring 11 beloved ‘Peanuts’ specials in two-disc collection features is available in stores from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on September 15, 2015.
The U.S.’s ‘Bottomfeeders’ by Matt Reynolds wins the international competition; ‘Valvoja’ directed by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen and Inka Matilainen, is named the best Finnish animated short.
Independent animation director Juan Pablo Zaramella discusses his beginnings as a filmmaker making animated shorts, his inspiration and his creative process.
Entering retirement, humility and grace continue to define the FMX Conference founder and creator of the world-renowned Animationinstitut in Baden-Wuerttemberg.