New Rosto film, “Lonely Bones,” to premiere at the Film Festival Rotterdam on Monday, January 28, 2013.
Category: Short Films
Strong character development is the foundation of any animation, of course, but contemporary animators might run into copyright infringement issues when they borrow heavily from existing characters in other creative properties.
The 30th anniversary celebration of Spike & Mike's Festival of Animation runs February 9 through March 30 at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, California.
ASIFA Egypt organizes a workshop for African animators during the second edition of the Luxor African Film Festival, to be held March 15-24, 2013.
Pixar unveils footage for its newest short film, “The Blue Umbrella,” set to hit theaters in June, ahead of CG animated feature “Monsters University.”
AniMazSpot 2013/14 announces its Call for Entries beginning on January 1, 2013, along with the appointment of Festival Director Jim Keeshen.
We thank those AWN readers who contributed their thoughts on the passing of legendary Russian animator Fyodor Khitruk.
Acme Filmworks releases a third set of award-winning animated shorts as part of its “Animation Show of Shows” DVD collection.
The Sundance Institute announces eight animated shorts as part of the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.
The iheed Institute announces a new winter animation competition, “The Signs of Meningitis,” for its online animation platform, iheedCrowd.
Walt Disney Records releases the original song by Christophe Beck for the animated short film, “Paperman,” as a single available for digital download.
The short film "Combustible," by Otomo Katsuhiro, wins the Grand Prize for animation at the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival.
Tim Burton and Mercury Records team up with th2ng to produce the video for “Here With Me” by The Killers.
Aardman Animations unveils a quirky, gothic new online film featuring the classic TV character, Morph.
DreamWorks Animation gives a sneak peek at its accelerated 2013 slate with new distribution partner Fox, including a new “Rocky & Bullwinkle” short to be voiced by June Foray.
Karl Cohen discusses the art of Ben Ridgway, Zeitguised, Max Hattler, Andrew Jones and PES as examples of a new aesthetic in animation.
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.