Six short films from Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland and United Kingdom will compete for the Cartoon d'Or 2011, the award for the best European animation short film.
Category: Short Films
The animated short, INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST, chronicling the experiences of the actress when she was a child during the Holocaust, will be playing at Comic-Con.
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This origin story of the Loch Ness monster is a sweet ode to Disney’s Silly Symphonies shorts of the 1940s and ‘50s. Narrated by Billy Connolly, the tale follows Nessie as she is forced out of her cozy pond by a loud mini-golf course developer named MacFroogle. She heads out with her best friend, the rubber duck MacQuack, to find a new home, but it’s not that easy. The whole incident makes her just want to cry, but she’s Scottish and she is supposed to keep a stiff upper lip.
Gnomon Studios, the creative destination for visual effects and animation students to work with some of the world's most respected industry talents, today announced that its latest project, the animated short film "Plus Minus," will be released in late 2011.
The Holocaust has been treated by almost every medium, but rarely animation – and never by a child animator, until now. Animation short “INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST” is truly a labor of love, and a cross-generational collaboration between a world-class animation master Bill Plympton, actress Ingrid Pitt, who narrated her last film about the horror of war as she experienced as a child during the Holocaust, and a first-time 10-yr-old animator & artist Perry Chen, who is also an award-winning child film critic.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has named Roddy McManus as the new Executive Producer of its Oscar-winning English-language Animation Studio.
Warner Home Video (WHV) brings consumers another exciting set of animated antics starring popular cat and mouse duo Tom and Jerry with the release of Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures V2.
The 2011 Annecy International Animation Festival was so full of films, business, friends, special events, and parties this year that it was impossible to do and see everything. Here's a breakdown of a crazy week by the lake...
It’s not easy to find love, especially if you’re falling apart, stinky and a little bloody around the edges. Welcome to Rotting Hill, where the extinction of humanity has led to the rise of a new species – zombies.
Short animated film ”Nullarbor” by Melbourne’s The Lampshade Collective received the Yoram Gross Animation Award at the Sydney Film Festival over the weekend.
CHARGED STUDIOS is proud to announce that ‘Falling Up,’ an independent animated short produced through its Artists In Residence Program, was honored this month with The Audience Choice Award at the 2011 Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF).
TOY STORY's story is not over. Pixar has decided to extend the franchise in a series of shorts, this one being the first. Woody and the gang are preparing for some R&R as their new owner Bonnie is headed off on a Hawaiian family vacation over the winter break. Stowed away in the little girl's backpack are Ken and Barbie, who are extremely disappointed when they discover they're at Bonnie's house and not a luau on the beach. So in order to rescue the couple's first vacation together, the rest of the toys team up to bring paradise to a preschooler's bedroom.
For the past 2 years, Bill Plympton has had a team of interns busy restoring Winsor McCay’s last short film, The Flying House. As work has progressed, Matthew Modine came onto the project as a producer and with assistance from business partner Adam Rakoff, has launched an online fundraising effort through Kickstarter.com.
SIGGRAPH announces the Computer Animation Festival's Best in Show, Jury Award, and Best Student Project recipients for SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, 7-11 August 2011.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
The governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted on Tuesday (6/14) to add a new twist to the 2011 Best Picture competition, and a new element of surprise to its annual nominations announcement.