Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
Special Event: Annecy
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.
Five short films from directors at award-winning mixed media production company Hornet Inc. are set to screen at Annecy.
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.
The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.
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.
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.
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.
France's 37th Annecy International Animation Film Festival hits the ground running with the largest market attendance in its history.
Mediatoon signs a worldwide distribution agreement with French production company 4.21 Productions for animated series The Crumpets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gaumont Animation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Calimero” by hosting the opening night party of MIFA on June 12.
The Annecy International Animation Festival announces this year’s lineup of professional conference panels.
Animated features entered into competition at this year’s Annecy International Festival of Animation are announced.
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.
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.