Oscar-nominated animator Henry Selick and director Penelope Spheeris will present at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony on Saturday, June 12, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Category: Short Films
Animafest Zagreb 2010 - World Festival of Animated Film wrapped up its 2010 event on June 6th with the announce of its winners.
A world leader in animated film production, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has been busy at this year's Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market, notably signing an agreement with Argentinean company CT Producciones/Caloi en su Tinta to co-produce an animated short.
On a Full Forum Super-Seven-Student Panelpalooza, Joel and Alan survey animation students who study animation at Boston's extra-prestigious School of the Museum of Fine Arts about their likes, dislikes, and the future of future animation futures. During the course of the discourse, many fundamental life questions are questioned; what's the best way to animate glitter raining down on a stripping cat?, would you really give up your right pinky for the abilities of a changeling?, how can one take a shower in the classroom?, and most importantly, can Hamburger Helper help you to help yourself?
Attention aspiring film makers and writers. Here is your chance to put your creative talents to work. The grand prize: your work will be debuted at the world premiere of Kai-Ki: Tales of Terror From Tokyo at Club Nokia on July 1, 2010.
Welcome to The Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum's MemorRADdaycal Weekendture Hiatus-Restus Episode-Reload BBQ R'nR'n-Stravagastic Ameri"can-of-beer" Party-bration Party-storm Party-Down Get-away Club! Join Joel, Alan, Myself, and my new love, Sam Olschan, in a hearts-across-the-globe citizen-fest of remembering, eating, traveling, economy-boosting, and kick-off-summering while we all rest our ears and grow fond our hearts 'til the brand new Epsiode 9 posting of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum podcast next Sunday! Until then, check out episodes 1-8 while you wait in traffic.
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AMERICAN PIE star Seann William Scott and writer Steve Conrad have launched Elephant Pictures, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Joanna Quinn one of the UK’s most celebrated filmmakers whose animated films have received many international Awards including two Oscar nominations, BAFTAS and Emmys, is to receive yet another major award at the 25th Cinema Jove International Film Festival in Valencia, Spain.
Girls and Corpses Magazine, in conjunction with the animation company Pretend For Real Studios, will premiere a wild three minute animated music video at their ROCK 'N' COMIC-CON booth on MAY 28th - May 30th, 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center http://www.rockncomiccon.com/.
The 17th edition of the International Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film, May 4 through 9 in Stuttgart, Germany was definitely bigger and better than ever. The only problem I had was that there was so much to see and do that I had to make some difficult choices.
Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are the big stars of Warner Home Video’s (WHV) latest Looney Tunes releases available in stores August 10, 2010.
This week on the Frenzer Forman Animation Forum, Alan grills Joel about cheese, shoots the shot about pickles, and reveals his own unique down-home bathing technique. Joel blurts out starts to thoughts, pauses dramatically to think of what to say next, and concludes non-sequitarily. Then special guest, fan, animation motion maker, and high-seas adventurer, Sam Olschan, enlightens the discussion as she loquaciously elucidates on animation teaching philosophy, production practice, dance-fighting, the implausibility of Scrooge McDuck, Narwal Quick-Fire Challenges, and flirting with the FFAF Computer. Six-year-old animation entrepreneur Isaac Short then visits the studio to seek advice about his next very very very traditional stop-motion masterpiece.
Animation, Experimental, Narrative, Spec Commercials – and Stereoscopic 3D shorts; something for everyone at the Be Film Festival.
Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, two of the most popular Looney Tunes characters of all time, are returning to the big screen in three all-new animated 3D shorts.
Thirteen students from 10 U.S. colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) announced today in Cannes the winner of the 6th NFB Online Short Film Contest: Crash! Bang! Wallow? by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer of the United Kingdom.
Universal and Working Title have snatched up the rights to commercial director Gary Shore's THE CUP OF TEARS Internet short/trailer, reports HEAT VISION.
Today Atom.com launched a collection of animated shorts from legendary cartoonist Bill Plympton titled Plymptoons.
Eighteen children between six and twelve of Spanish and Jordan origin collaborated on an animated short film with the partnership of PDA (Pequenos Dibujos Animados-Small Cartoons) and the Cervantes Institute.
New, from the makers of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, it's the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum's Lucky Sevens Sunday Sweep-week Spectacular! Starring Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman! You'll be wowed by Joel's magical grievance genius! Thrilled by Alan's private area! And swept away by a beautiful wind! Your heart will soar as special guest Carolyn London waxes poetic about life as a soon-to-be mother, life as an independent filmmaker, and the future of inter-galactic voyeurism! But that's not all! If you listen now, you'll receive another Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum Super Saver Bonus Feature bringing you another highlight from the 2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival Animator's Picnic with special guest appearances by Robert Anderson, Gene Fowler, and the 32nd President of the United States of America... Franklin Delano Roosevelt!
Beast, one of the country's top editorial facilities, completed work on Xbox 360's "Bright Falls," a six-episode series created by agencytwofifteen to promote the psychological action thriller game "Alan Wake."
HEAT VISION reports that Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison is ready to bring Patrick Jean's viral hit PIXELS into a feature film.