CG animated short film with a stop motion sensibility is inspired by Czech filmmaker Jan Svankmajer, Russian filmmaker Ladislas Starevich, and The Brothers Quay.
Category: Short Films
Trunk Animation directors Layla Atkinson and Pete Mellor create a new animated music video for Blur’s latest single, ‘Ong Ong.’
‘Tangled’ animated TV series, based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ acclaimed feature film, begins production for 2017 premiere on Disney Channel.
Swedish VFX and animation studio Fido creates hundreds of 80s-tinged VFX shots with everything from green screen compositing to characters riding atop a Tyrannosaurus Rex for David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury.’
China’s most prominent independent animator is both frustrated and inspired by an indifferent and often troubled domestic filmmaking landscape.
Short film for DETAILS relates the stop-motion story of Gotham with a cast of paper cut-outs stomping their way through intricate miniature sets.
New interactive projects for Google’s Spotlight Stories to include work from ‘Wallace and Gromit’ producers Aardman, ‘Feast’ director Patrick Osborne, ‘Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends’ creator Shannon Tindle, and ‘Furious 7’ director Justin Lin.
Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Animation strand at the 69th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival to spotlight British stop motion animator Barry Purves and American cult-favorite Ralph Bakshi.
Croatia’s Museum of Contemporary Art unveils the 2015 edition of Animation Goes MSU! with site-specific animations from international artists such as Max Hattler, Simona Galizia and Nikki Schuster.
Cartoon Saloon also receives the award for best animated short with ‘Somewhere Down The Line,’ written and directed by Julien Regnard.
The deadline for submissions to The World Animation Celebration international short film animation festival hosted by Sony Pictures Animation is September 18, 2015.
Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha, John Donkin and Tom Cardone talk all things “Blue Sky” at the Motion Picture Academy’s New York event.
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.