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Category: Short Films

Xsens Mocap Headline News

Xsens Mocap Helps BYU Students Create Award-Winning Short ‘Owned’

Brigham Young University students celebrate their second first-place win for ‘Owned,’ a short film about a video game master who meets his match playing against a baby online.

Lord of Barbès Headline News

Jeremy Guerrieri Directs ‘Drogba vs Malaria’ for the UN

Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

‘Love Games’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb

Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.

AMPAS Headline News

‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB Issues Call for Emerging Animators for 10th Annual Hothouse

Oscar winner Chris Landreth serves as mentoring director for 10th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada’s acclaimed Hothouse program for emerging animators.

Magic Light Pictures Headline News

‘The Gruffalo’ Wins Special Prix Jeunesse International Award

Cementing its status as a true children’s classic, Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ wins a special Prix Jeunesse 50th anniversary award for Best Children’s TV Fiction Programme of the Last 50 Years.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Gentleman Scholar Brings Poetry to Life for Motionpoems

Gentleman Scholar releases a stunning visual interpretation of poetry in collaboration with Motionpoems, a non-profit that pairs up-and-coming poets with award-winning design, production and visual effects studios.

Animation Breakdown Headline News

Animation Breakdown Presents ‘Technicolor Toons’ May 29

Tickle your senses and amaze your eyes with Animation Breakdown’s ‘Technicolor Toons,’ a one-night-only screening of 35mm Technicolor cartoons from the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s presented by animation historian Jerry Beck.

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Releases New ‘Cars’ Short, ‘Radiator Springs 500 1/2′

Race into summer with the Disney Movies Anywhere premiere of Radiator Springs 500 1/2,’ an exciting first installment in the "Tales from Radiator Springs" series. 

Pixar Headline News

Pixar’s ‘Toy Story of Terror’ Available on Disc August 19

The ‘Toy Story’ gang’s frightfully fun adventure releasing for the first time on Blu-ray & DVD; never-before-seen bonus features include parody vintage toy commercials, deleted scenes, audio commentary, and more.