Welcome to 2012 with FFAF's very special Valentine's Day Special! Who, what, where, when, why, and how do Joel and Alan love? Then, animator/sculptor/toy-designer Gina Kamentsky joins the talk to discuss found-footage animation, kinetic esthetics, thorns in butts, and her new autobiography, Gloves and Goggles: The Gina Kamentsky Story.
Category: Short Films
A&E announced it has greenlit production on a new original unscripted real-life series, Animation Festival Jury Wars, a candid look into the vicious and cutthroat world of pre-selection jurying, where back-stabbing, chair throwing, hair pulling and name calling are common.
The Friday Five: Week of 4/13/12 - For the Remainder (Omer Ben David), MATATORO (Mauro Carraro, , Raphaël Calamote, Jérémy Pasquet), Solipsist (Andrew Thomas Huang), Remington Requiem (Jules Guérin), unnamed soundsculpture (Dan Franke, Cedric Kiefer)
The Polish Cultural Institute New York has partnered with UNSOUND Festival, BAMcinématek, Detroit Institute of Arts and The Cinefamily to present the U.S. tour of POLISH ANIMATION WITH LIVE MUSIC BY BAABA, with dates announced in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles.
Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
The San Francisco Bay Area-conceived stop-motion animation festival will travel to the Netherlands, Germany and Croatia for the world premiere of Stop & Go 3-D.
Cartoon Network Asia’s SNAPTOONS, a program designed to identify the next generation of cartoon heroes, announced three finalists from Singapore and the completion of two animated shorts from Malaysia.
French authorities claim four web portals aimed to “stifle the competition” by fixing the price of buying films online at €0.
Nancy Phelps discusses the 12 collected essays analyzing women and their history and involvement in animation.
Nice Shoes colorist and partner Chris Ryan recently donated his color-grading expertise to YARNANA, a short film by co-creators Gina Vecchione and Michelle Price, featuring the otherworldly crochet work of artist Olek.
AniMazSpot announces a “Studio Reel” to introduce some of the AniMazSpot entries to the major animation studios in the Los Angeles area.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is announcing its most crowd-pleasing lineup ever for the 2012 edition of North America’s premier animation festival.
“Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest,” animated by 11-year-old filmmaker and award-winning critic Perry Chen, received the award for Best Animation (age 8-13) at the 17th edition of the International Family Film Fest (IFFF).
Fred Patten reviews Dart's unusual but delightful first in the Yuki 7 Gadget Girls series that combines an original secret-agent novel with a Flash-animation “complete movie trailer” DVD.
The Danish Animation Society (ANIS), host of the Danish Animation Awards every year in conjunction with Odense International Film Festival (OFF), announced that its main award will be called “The Borge Ring Award.”
The AC Institute Satellite Space in New York City has curated an exhibit of Grella's "Notes to Self" project, running March 29 through April 28.
The venerable first lady of animation, June Foray, has narrated the latest video for AniMazSpot, with highlights of AniMazSpot 2011.
For me the New Year really starts when I go to ANIMA Brussels each year in the beautiful, historic Flagey. For ten days it becomes the center of the animation world.
The extended deadline for the submission to the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Animated Fashion Award is Friday, March 23, 2012.
An all-new exclusive Angry Birds short film, Angry Birds Space lands on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons on Wednesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) during SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon and Power Rangers Samurai on Nicktoons.
AniFest celebrates the centennial of Czech puppet Master Jiří Trnka with the dedication of AniFest 2012 to the magic of film puppets.
The Annecy Festival announced the official selections for the 2012 edition of the festival, comprised of 49 short films, 55 graduation films, and 60 TV and commissioned films, including 21 TV series, two TV specials and 37 commissioned films. 40 short films were also selected outside of competition.