Category: Short Films
The following six animated short films came out of the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, based in London.
The 84th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, Academy President Tom Sherak announced today.
After the great success of the first edition, Annecy 2011 and YouTube are proud to announce the participation of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in this animated film competition.
Tsvika Oren has been deeply involved in animation for the better part of 30 years - creating, teaching, writing, judging, jurying…
This year Anima Brussels (4 through 13 March 20) pulled out all the stops to celebrate the festival’s 30th Anniversary. In addition to the seven programs of World Shorts in competition and numerous feature films in and out of competition, there was an outstanding roster of who’s who from the world of animation. Read all about this great event!
52 entries from 32 countries, along with 523 entries from students representing 136 U.S. colleges and universities, are in competition for the 2011 Student Academy Awards.
The highly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will come pre-installed with a free app from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).
New York-based creative studio Nice Shoes is premiering two lyrical 3D short films conceived, shot and produced entirely in-house.
Two months from now I'll be on my way to France for the annual Annecy animation festival - one of the biggest and most important animation festivals in the world. I'm waiting for it for a few months now. Why is it such a big deal, you ask? Well, I guess I have a couple of months to convince you to come along. In the meantime, here's a small glimpse of this year's festival.
The 2011 edition of the New York International Children’s Film Festival began early in March and wrapped on the 27th with its Awards ceremony, classy post-ceremony reception and traditional goodie-bag giveaway. If the fifteen-years and counting Big Apple fixture needed any more legitimacy, its newly won status as an Oscar-qualifying festival (NYCIFF prize winners now have a shot at the Academy’s golden statue) surely kicked it up a notch.
Musician/actor Tom Waits and director Terry Gilliam are the singular names to join the voice cast of The Monster of Nix, the latest film by Dutch artist/filmmaker Rosto.
Rainmaker Entertainment, the multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada’ largest producers of CG animation, will launch a new channel on YouTube beginning today.
Special Guests: Michael Markman / Sheila Sofian & David Fain
The sounds of chewing, the sounds of music, the sounds of talking. Episode 22 of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum. Featuring: Joel, Alan, Sam Olschan, Computer, Guests, Alan's Cat, Beef Jerky, Sinatra, Elvis, Plucky Duck, Animated Documentaries, and Ricky Gervais. Enjoy.
The National Film Board of Canada is making app news once again with the release of version 2.0 of NFB Films for the iPad — selected by iTunes Canada as the iPad App of the Week.
Toon Goggles, a new cartoon website by ADC Licensing, lets kids stream endless parent friendly cartoons and boasts a special benefit for animators, rights holders, and network executives —a chance to see how these cartoons fare with millions of kid viewers.
Okay, so maybe it isn't really a full-blown sport, but if the proliferation of these videos of digital artwork screen-captured during the creation process is any indication, it's fast becoming a popular spectator event in any case.
No Oscar Tour would be complete without the famous Nominee Cake! As the 2011 Tour winds down, so do the nominees and assorted guests, at least for one evening. Held again this year at Ron's house, the party was fun, intimate and warm, despite the rainy weather outside. And of course, we all got sugared-up feasting on the nominated films - literally!