Pixar’s latest animated feature is nominated in eight categories at the 40th Annual Annie Awards, including three separate nominations in Character Animation in a Feature Production.
Category: Short Films
Genndy Tartakovksy’s “Hotel Transylvania” leads with eight Annie nods including Feature Film, Director; animated short “Goodnight Mr Foot” and Imageworks’ Visual Effects on “The Amazing Spider-Man” also recognized.
Pulse Films director David Lewandowski directs Elijah Wood in “Tiny Tortures,” a VFX-laden music video for Flying Lotus.
August Trollbäck, son of Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) Executive Creative Director Jakob Trollbäck, wows TEDYouth attendees with his :30 animated opening.
Fred Patten reviews Robert McKimson Jr.’s richly detailed new book about the life and career of his prolific father and uncles.
Last month marked the third edition of the AniMazSpot Festival in Glendale, California. It’s a small, non-profit boutique festival that celebrates the best animated short films from around the world.
Beatrix Potter’s iconic character Peter Rabbit makes its return to television next month in a new holiday special, "Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Tale."
Bent Image Lab produces “Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star,” the sequel to the critically acclaimed stop-motion Christmas Special “Jingle All the Way,” for the Hallmark Channel.
The Annecy International Animation Film Festival issues a call for submissions for the 2013 competition.
Connecting the Animation Community with the public through a 30-minute program of the best short animated films to be produced in the UK over the past year.
G-Technology announces the winner of its Driven Creativity US 2012 Competition at a gala reception in New York City.
Surprise, surprise back at 30,000 ft flying from London to Los Angeles after a super quick trip to the UK and Ukraine.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards.
After a 5 year hiatus, Irene Kotlarz brought her Platform Animation Festival to the REDCAT in Los Angeles.
I had never thought of Peja, Kosovo as an ideal holiday spot but when I was invited to be on the International Jury of Anibar International Festival, the 22nd through the 27th of August, 2012, I discovered how wrong I was.
“Paperman” is an incredible film, the best animation short I have seen this year! The art is a seamless bend between CG and 2D animation, retaining the feel of fluid hand-drawn movements.
What makes an animation festival great? With OIAF recently past and CTN on the immediate horizon, it seems like a good time to ask this question, one I’ve been asking myself in the aftermath of every festival experience for so many years I’ve lost count.
Single malt whisky brand Ardbeg has ‘gone space aged’ in a new animated short directed by Kirk Hendry for th1ng.
As part of the International Animation Film Market (Mifa), the Creative Focus is a special place where dreams can become reality!