Canadian producer, director and author Marcel Jean has been named Artistic Director of the 2013 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Category: Short Films
Polish director and writer Alek Wasilewski depicts a dystopian future in the animated short film “Lucky Day Forever.”
The Annecy International Animation Festival just concluded its 36th edition this evening, June 9, 2012. “Tram” by Michaela Pavlátová took home the Annecy Cristal as the top short film, while “Crulic – The Path to Beyond,” by Anca Damian, took the top prize for feature film.
Wes Anderson has released an animated short that delves deeper into his latest film, “Moonrise Kingdom.”
Since I’m finding time so scarce this week, I have not yet finished any of my formal write-ups. So for now, I'm posting some initial images from the first couple days of the festival.
Czech filmmaker Rudolf Smid’s animated short, “The Chronicle of Oldrich S.,” has been selected by the SilverDocs Documentary Film Festival.
Registration is now open for competitive screenings in Brazil's Animage - IV International Animation Festival of Pernambuco.
Director John Kahrs and Producer Kristina Reed take us inside Disney’s new 2D-CG hybrid animated short.
Tickets for the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI), celebrating the best of animation arts from around the world, go on sale June 1, 2012.
“Wolf Dog Tales,” an animated short film from director Bernadine Santistevan, will have its world premiere on June 4, 2012, at this year¹s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Hornet has released a making of video for the short film, The Eagleman Stag, the 2011 BAFTA Award-winning Royal College of Art thesis film of director Mikey Please.
During Sunday’s season finale of “The Simpsons,” Fox announced that Maggie Simpson will star in her own stand-alone 3D animated theatrical short.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking the official competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival by storm with four films: “Le grand ailleurs et le petit ici” (“Here and the Great Elsewhere”) by Michèle Lemieux, “Bydlo” by Patrick Bouchard, “Edmond était un âne” (“Edmond Was a Donkey”) by Franck Dion and “Kali le petit vampire” (“Kali the Little Vampire”) by Regina Pessoa.
The 19th International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima 2012 in Krakow, Poland, has opened its call for entries to the ANIMA COMPETITION.
AniMazSpot announced the top two short films from the Third Quarter entries selected to go on to vie for Best of Festival prize at the fourth annual AniMazSpot 2012 Festival, September 10-16, 2012.
Animation Spotlight announced that Kaj Pindal (Denmark/Canada) and Cinzia Bottini (Italy/Singapore) have joined the AniMazSpot international jury panel.
The National Film Board of Canada’s pioneering role in short filmmaking will be showcased once again at the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, taking place in Toronto from June 5-10, 2012.
NCircle Entertainment will release “The Gruffalo’s Child,” the highly anticipated follow-up to the Academy Award-nominated animated short, “The Gruffalo,” on DVD on August 14, 2012.
Production company Hornet announced that it has signed 2011 BAFTA Award-winning director Mikey Please to its talent roster.
This weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s “The Last Airbus” (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s “Atlas” (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ “Wrinkles” (Spain) were among the big winners.
Week of 5/11/12- ROSA (Jesús Orellana), The Gift (Carl E. Rinsch), RUIN (Wes Ball), GAMMA (Factory Fifteen), Ducked and Covered: A Survival Guide to the Post Apocalypse (Nathaniel Lindsay)
The world's best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Animated Com Award held at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
Red Giant announced that its short film, “Plot Device,” has won the 16th Annual Webby Award in the Best Editing category.
James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announces the reappointment of Tom Perlmutter as Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada for an additional five-year term.