Animation Spotlight announced that Kaj Pindal (Denmark/Canada) and Cinzia Bottini (Italy/Singapore) have joined the AniMazSpot international jury panel.
Category: Short Films
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.
Cut&Paste London announced Colin Bigelow & Jay Harwood as the winning 2D/3D team and Steve West as the winner in Motion/Animation.
Week of 5/4/12- TOPO GLASSATO AL CIOCCOLATO (Donato Sansone), Vésuves (Kevin Manach), Cecelia & Her Selfhood (Adrien Merigeau), Bare Bones Volume 4 (Julia Pott), [BRDG007] PLMS_IV_D (SyncBody) (Daihei Shibata)
Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.
FotoKem's nextLAB collaborated with Canon on the design of the first end-to-end, 4K production-to-post file system for the Cinema EOS C500 demo film, “Man & Beast.”
Hide the children, put away your daughters, he is coming. That prevert of the Baltics, Priit Pärn. The barely-a-man looks like a dressed up caveman.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has added to its track record of innovation in interactive productions with Webby Awards for “BLA BLA” and “God’s Lake Narrows.”
Dell technology enables Toronto-based 3D animation studio ToonBox Entertainment to achieve high image quality.
AWN attempts to set the record straight and eliminate confusion surrounding the submission rules for short film Academy Award qualification.
Week of 4/27/12- Baby I'm Yours (Irina Dakeva), Excès de Caricature 2007-2012 (Paul Poutre), The power of x (Körner Union/WE ARE Pi), Insect Traps (Markos Kay), Mork (Phil Borst)
Buzzco recently animated a short film for TED’s new educational initiative, TED Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing, an open platform dedicated to providing high school and college teachers a new way to use video content on the web.
The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) hosts a retrospective the films of Maureen Selwood, in The Imaginary Voyages of Maureen Selwood, April 30th, 2012, 8:30pm
Through the use of a short story, the Animation Pimp delves into the issue of why short films continue to get bigger.
To many the “system” is the symbol of oppression, the foe to resist in almost any cause. To us, not understanding something is a challenge that motivates and inspires, it ignites our imagination, makes us restless until, if fortunate, we arrive at an answer, a climax, whether right or not.
The Canadian film, TV and digital media community came out in full force to join the Writers Guild of Canada in celebration of Canadian screenwriters at the 16th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards.