Special Event: Annecy

Headline News Rejected at Annecy? Submit Your Film to Annecy+

Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.

Headline News Annecy Festival Announces Short Film Selections

Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.

Headline News Annecy Deadlines Are Here!

Submission deadlines for the Annecy International Film Festival and Market are here; MIFA’s Head of Projects, Géraldine Baché, discusses the special focus and new vigor of the MIFA Pitch Sessions.

Headline News 'Subconscious Password', 'Rio 2096' Win Cristal Awards at Annecy

Prizewinning films are announced at the 2013 edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, with Brazil’s Uma história de amor e fúria (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury) taking home the Cristal Award for Best Feature, and Chris Landreth's Subconscious Password taking home the Cristal for Best Short.

Headline News Capetown Travels to Annecy Festival

Cape Town-based animation training institution The Animation School represents South Africa at the 2013 annual Annecy Festival, with Michael Hlatswayo, one of the school’s top three performing students, selected to attend the event.

Headline News NFB to Co-Produce Priit & Olga Pärn’s 'Pilots on the Way Home'

The National Film Board of Canada announces that its French Animation and Youth Studio will co-produce the latest film by world-renowned Estonian animation filmmakers Priit and Olga Pärn, entitled Pilots on the Way Home.

Headline News Nickelodeon Launches Global Animated Shorts Program

Nickelodeon launches its first-ever global animated shorts program to identify and develop new animation creative talent from around the world, receiving over 100 submissions from artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians representing more than 20 countries across six continents at this year’s Annecy International Film Festival.

Headline News Rai Fiction Brings Mifa Star 'Calimero' to Annecy

Two titles co-produced by Rai Fiction have been selected for competition in the International Animation Film Festival held in Annecy, France, with a third title, Calimero, will be the star of the gala opening night at the Mifa animation film market.

Headline News Platige Image Unveils First Trailer for 'Another Day of Life'

Platige Image debuts the first trailer for its forthcoming animated feature, Another Day of Life, to be officially unveiled at the upcoming 2013 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

Headline News Annecy Festival Unveils 2013 Feature Film Lineup

The International Animation Film Festival in Annecy , France, unveils highlights of the 2013 edition of the festival, including screenings of Monsters University, Despicable Me 2, Oggy and the Cockroaches, the Movie, Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Aya de Yopougon.

Headline News Disney Unearths Classic Mickey Mouse Short 'Get A Horse!'

Disney unearths a never-before-seen short starring the one and only Mickey Mouse in Get A Horse! featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse.

Headline News Bruno Bozzetto Receives ASIFA Award

Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto will be officially awarded the prestigious ASIFA Prize 2012 at this year’s Annecy Festival for outstanding achievements in the art of animation.

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