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Ottawa Animation Fest Unveils 2012 Lineup

Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival, along with poster art from Koji Yamamura, winner of the 2007 grand prize for his film “A Country Doctor.”

Humor Blogs

SATIRE: Screening of Films by Future Unemployed Animators Announced

Eastern Whittier State University will be screening a program of senior thesis films by graduating animation students, almost all of whom will never find jobs in animation.

Animation Blogs

Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 31

Special Guest: Dr. Janeann Dill

On this epic-sode, Joel discovers the vast musical range of a rubber band; Alan discovers his lack of interest. Then, Dr. Janeann Dill, physician to the arts, discusses the breaking of art history, animation balm, the deep south, and legendary animation artist, educator, and innovator Jules Engel.

Special Blogs

Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 30

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.

Humor Blogs

SATIRE: A&E Greenlights 'Animation Festival Jury Wars' Reality Series

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.

Blogs

The Friday Five - The Crowd, the Cloud, and the Chaos (Week of 4/13/12)

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)

Animation Headline News

Classic Polish Animation Tours the U.S.

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.

Animation Headline News

'Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest' Wins IFFF Award

“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).

Animation ANIMATIONWorld

Book Review: 'Kevin Dart’s Looks That Kill' by Elizabeth Ito

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.

Animation Headline News

ANIS Announces Borge Ring Award

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.”

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