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.
Category: Short Films
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.
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.