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Category: Short Films

Headline News ‘Back to the Drawing Board: Animated Shorts’ to Air on TCM Oct. 6

Turner Classic Movie’s special evening of programming to feature 28 cartoon shorts from pioneering American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay, Bray Studios and Van Beuren Studios.

Headline News ASIFA-SF to Host Torill Kove, Nicola Lemay Oct. 3

In celebration of International Animation Day, ASIFA-SF, The Disney Family Museum and the National Film Board of Canada are hosting an in-person evening with filmmakers Torill Kove and Nicola Lemay.

Headline News 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows Now Underway

Curated by ACME Filmworks founder Ron Diamond, the 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows features both studio and independent films from the U.S., Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, Poland and Russia.

Headline News 24-Hour Animation Challenge Announces 2014 Winners

Student team from California State University, San Jose wins nationwide competition to create 30-second animated short in just 24 hours.

Blogs 5th Edition of the Anibar International Festival of Animation 5 - 10 August, 2014 in Peja, Kosovo

Anibar Animation Festival is truly unique.  No one involved with the running of the festival is over 26 years old, they have a strong ecological bent, and the festival is primarily organized for the 60,000 residents of Peja rather than for foreign guests.  The quality of the programing is good and included something to please everyone. I always find their Balkan Competition to be interesting, with many films that I don’t get to see at other festivals.

Headline News Phil Roman to Be Honored at 2014 Animation Summit

Honorees at the World Animation & VFX Summit in November to include Film Roman founder Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, director David Silverman, veteran voice actor Jim Cummings, Gotham Group founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, and RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studio.

Headline News Watch ‘Murphy,’ a Short Film by Bruno Leveque

An English paratrooper crash-lands in a forest, leaving him wounded. The injured soldier meets a creature that tries its best to help him, but his ordeal is just beginning.

Headline News Animation Breakdown to Present ‘The Hubleys: A Centennial Celebration'

The Cinefamily’s Animation Breakdown hosts ‘The Hubleys: A Centennial Celebration’ weekend, with three retrospective events celebrating the work of John & Faith Hubley.

Headline News Studio Ghibli’s ‘Princess Kaguya’ Tops 2014 Fantastic Fest

Fantastic Fest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with 80 exciting films, including 22 World Premieres, 43 North American & U.S. Premiere screenings, and 38 short films.

Headline News Nickelodeon Announces Int’l Finalists for 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program

Eight shorts selected from the U.K., Spain, Italy, Canada and Australia to be considered for long-form series production on Nickelodeon.

Headline News ‘Hipopotamy,’ ‘Seth’s Dominion’ Take Top Prizes at Ottawa

The 2014 Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature is given to ‘Seth’s Dominion’ by Luc Chamberland at the Ottawa International Animation Festival; ‘Hipopotamy’ by Piotr Dumala wins the Nelvana 2014 Grand Prize for Best Short Animation.

Events An Evening with the National Film Board of Canada

Begins: October 1, 2014

The National Film Board Of Canada in collaboration with ASIFA-East and The School Of Visual Arts present an in-person evening with two remarkable filmmakers of the National Film Board Of Canada, Torill Kove and Nicola Lemay.

Headline News Klik! 2014 to Spotlight Gender Stereotypes

With a theme of ‘Boys, Girls & Beyond!’, the seventh edition of the KLIK! Animation Festival includes six days of animated shorts from around the globe, master classes, premieres and parties.

Headline News Athena Studios to Produce Stop-Motion ‘Mermaids on Mars’

Based on a story by children’s book author Nancy Guettier, stop-motion animated short centers around a young boy named Julian who takes a fantastic adventure to Mars.

Headline News TAC Aims to Connect Industry Professionals in Ottawa

Running alongside the Ottawa International Animation Festival, The Animation Conference includes face-to-face business time, industry panels, one-on-one talks, and pitching opportunities.

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