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Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 04

This week on the Forum, Joel attempts to summon the wisdom of ghosts while Alan has an identity crisis of historical proportions and unwittingly reveals one of Hollywood's best-kept summer blockbuster secrets. Then, Dave "David B." Levy stops by to talk about how to juggle animation multitasking, authoring books on pitching and job-getting, Ben Franklin, industry infestation, Mad Men, and popping one's bubble. And, you actually can rewind a clock, not that hard.

Headline News Slightly Fishy Student Short Makes It To Festival Circuit

The 3D live action/cg integration short Slightly Fishy made by students from Auckland's Media Design School has been selected for screening at both the London and Melbourne International Animation Festivals.

Headline News Animated Films from Germany Coming to Turkey

“Animated Films from Germany”, a new touring exhibition and film show has opened its world tour in Israel. After a month at The Israel Cartoon Museum, Holon, the exhibition is about to move on to Ankara, Turkey, where it will open on May 26.

Blogs Reading Between The Lines: Select Words, Vivid Interpretations & The Online Community Unite In Philips' Campaign

Philips and ad agency DDB approached RSA Films to commission five films under the banner Parallel Lines. 45 RSA Directors submitted concepts surrounding a single script supplied by the agency. From those, five diverse concepts were chosen for production; the result is a testament to both directorial interpretation and social media promotion.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 03

Author, animator, and 80's cartoon voice reenactor, The Definitive Tim Finn, stops by to discuss coffee-table books, animation based on colors, and 3D Chess. Joel and Alan then engage Tim in a very brief but colossal battle of capitalism in FFAF's newest radio game, "Two Minute Monopoly". All is then put classier when the beautiful, the insightful, and the ever effervescent Lorelei Pepi reveals her unorthodox recipe for Italian Wedding Soup, her thoughts on animation and art, and why FFAF's other newest radio game, "Brain Cloning", is a good excuse to beat up on Joel's face.

Headline News Egypt’s 'Honayn’s Shoe' crowned Best Animation at African Movie Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 16, 2010 at 12:45pm

Honayn's Shoe, an animated tale about a lost nomad’s search in the desert, with his camel, for his lost shoe, was named Best Animation at this year’s African Movie Academy Awards.

Headline News 213 Films in Competition Headline Annecy’s 50th Anniversary

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 4:37pm

Featuring an announced program packed with conferences, presentations, exhibitions and 6 days filled with screenings of the world’s best animation, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival celebrates its 50th Anniversary from June 7-12 in Annecy, France.

Headline News Comic-Con Closer to Staying in San Diego

Every year fans and industry insiders alike wonder whether Comic-Con’s days in San Diego are numbered. VARIETY reports that San Diego has made a big move to keep the Con right where it is.

Headline News Ottawa International Animation Festival: Call for Entries

North America's largest animation event, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is now accepting film submissions for the 2010 edition.

Headline News VES Student Winner Uses Autodesk Software to Bring Inspiration Alive

In an effort to inspire and equip students to create film projects that exceed their goals, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, sponsored the Visual Effects Society (VES) Second annual award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project".

Blogs Exploring “One Square Mile of Earth” with Filmmaker Jeff Drew

Jeff Drew (http://www.jeffdrewpictures.com) is an independent animation director, illustrator and designer whose recent project, “One Square Mile of Earth,” has charmed audiences at numerous film festivals, including Sundance and SXSW. I caught up with Jeff to ask about the uniquely populated “One Square Mile of Earth” and his festival run.

Headline News Plympton, 10-Year-Old Blogger Team on Holocaust Short

Ten-year-old award-winning artist and film critic Perry Chen has a very unique task. He will be using his talents to help other children learn the importance of the Holocaust.

Headline News Chris Volckmann named Executive Producer of Superfad/Seattle

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 26, 2010 at 2:32pm

Superfad has named Chris Volckmann Executive Producer of the Seattle office. Volckmann has been a senior producer with the company since 2008 and has been instrumental in numerous projects including the recent Sony "Make.Believe" film series, Voila featuring Wyclef Jean and the award-winning Sprint campaign for Goodby, Silverstein and Partners.

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