Devoted solely to student work, the festival is the brainchild of well known animator, illustrator, and renaissance man Rastko Ćirić in conjunction with Vuk Maksimovic, master wood carver and furniture maker, who is the representative of the Fortress for this project.
Category: Short Films
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 40th Anniversary Student Academy Awards competition in 2013.
When unscripted audio is met with the appropriate animated imagery, the results are often hilarious, heartwarming and highly entertaining.
Red Giant Software’s Trapcode commissions “Exodus,” an animated short film by director/designer Magnus Östergren of Stockholm-based production studio Potemkin.
The 2013 VIEW Award issues a call for entries for animated shorts with 2D/3D animation and VFX made in the last two years.
The National Film Board of Canada receives 14 Canadian Screen Awards nominations, dominating the Best Animated Short category with three out of four nominations.
ShortsHD will release The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013 in theatres across the United States, Canada and Europe on February 1, 2013.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now allowing its entire membership to vote for Best Animated Short.
New Rosto film, “Lonely Bones,” to premiere at the Film Festival Rotterdam on Monday, January 28, 2013.
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.