Category: Short Films
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.
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."