Animation director Frédéric Back, who won two Oscars for his short films, dies Tuesday, December 24, at his home in Montreal.
Category: Short Films
Animatricks Festival issues a call for entries for its 2014 edition, taking place in Helsinki April 25-27.
A witch, a cat and a host of new friends learn to share in this gentle and engaging animated Christmas special.
The prolific experimental animator discusses his latest film and the message, or lack of one, behind his musical and visual decision-making.
Trussardi taps NY-based illustrator and SVA instructor Yuko Shimizu to draw the characters and scenery for Sky Watcher, an animated short marking the 40th anniversary of the Italian fashion brand's greyhound logo.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
The eleventh annual Animation Block Party film festival is now open for submissions, with prizes including software from Toon Boom, DigiCel, Dragonframe and much more.
Feeling displaced, like a stranger in a strange land, lies at the heart of the directors' poignant and expertly crafted short film.
The 2014 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference will be held October 14-17; submissions for the 2014 VIEW Award and VIEW Social contest for short films employing animation or visual effects are now being accepted.
The Powerpuff Girls are set to save the world before bedtime again in all-new special airing Monday, January 20; Beatles legend Ringo Starr joins original voice cast Catherine Cavadini, Tara Strong, E.G. Daily, Roger L. Jackson, Tom Kane and Tom Kenny.
Chris Robinson’s candid interview with the longtime producer, hard at work charting a new studio course in an increasingly digital world.
Croatia’s International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin issues a call for entries to VAFI 5, to be held April 22-27, 2014.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a three-week intensive workshop, ANIMATION: HOW TO UNLEASH THE IMAGINATION, at the International School of Film & TV (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba January 27-February 14, 2014.
ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2014 ASIFA-East Animation Film Festival; the deadline for submissions is January 3, 2014.
Chris Landreth’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Subconscious Password is selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.
Tom Perlmutter announces his decision, effective December 31, 2013, to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner; Assistant Commissioner Claude Joli-Cœur is named interim Commissioner.
Super villains, fast cars, and magic nannies all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
To celebrate what would have been Norman McLaren’s 100th birthday in 2014, the National Film Board of Canada and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership are inviting artists from around the world to respond to a call for projects entitled McLaren Wall-to-Wall.
Swarm, a new Lexus short film, takes flight with KMel robotics quadrotors powered by OptiTrack motion capture technology.
Disney Interactive brings families around the world together with original online series, it’s a small world: the animated series.
Sydney, Australia-based production house Sticky Pictures is awarded Best Children’s Production at the 2013 Screen Producers Australia awards for season three of the animated comedy The Dukes of Broxstonia.
Ink announces a new animated TV series in development based on Subway Surfers, the smash-hit app that is one of the hottest new brands in the gaming sector.