Animated features entered into competition at this year’s Annecy International Festival of Animation are announced.
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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.
The Annecy International Animation Film Festival issues a call for submissions for the 2013 competition.
As part of the International Animation Film Market (Mifa), the Creative Focus is a special place where dreams can become reality!
Elastic director Andy Hall takes top honors in the Advertising/Promotional Film category at the Annecy International Film Festival for his work on the Red Cross holiday gift donation campaign.
Canadian producer, director and author Marcel Jean has been named Artistic Director of the 2013 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Tonight’s closing ceremonies brought more than the jury selections of prize winning films as Serge Bromberg announced that after 14 years at the helm, he was stepping down as Annecy festival director.
The Annecy International Animation Festival just concluded its 36th edition this evening, June 9, 2012. “Tram” by Michaela Pavlátová took home the Annecy Cristal as the top short film, while “Crulic – The Path to Beyond,” by Anca Damian, took the top prize for feature film.
“Wolf Dog Tales,” an animated short film from director Bernadine Santistevan, will have its world premiere on June 4, 2012, at this year¹s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking the official competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival by storm with four films: “Le grand ailleurs et le petit ici” (“Here and the Great Elsewhere”) by Michèle Lemieux, “Bydlo” by Patrick Bouchard, “Edmond était un âne” (“Edmond Was a Donkey”) by Franck Dion and “Kali le petit vampire” (“Kali the Little Vampire”) by Regina Pessoa.
Toei Animation has been nominated for Feature Film in Competition at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival for their dramatic new feature film, “Asura.”
The Annecy Festival announced the official selections for the 2012 edition of the festival, comprised of 49 short films, 55 graduation films, and 60 TV and commissioned films, including 21 TV series, two TV specials and 37 commissioned films. 40 short films were also selected outside of competition.
Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.
The Annecy International Animation Festival just concluded its 51st edition this evening, June 11, 2011. Patrick Jean’s PIXELS Took home the Annecy Cristal as the top short film, while THE RABBI'S CAT, by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux, took the top prize for feature film.
The International Animation Film Festival and YouTube are launching the second edition of the Annecy/YouTube competition.
With a 20% larger exhibition space, 16% more visitors (2,300 accredited delegates and 450 registered companies compared to 350 in 2009) and over 200 buyers, the 2010 edition of the International Animation Film Market is showing some very positive figures, which confirm those of the sector in general despite the still difficult economic situation.
The 50th Annecy Int'l Animation Festival will show the first images from Luc Besson's pet project THE MECHANICS OF THE HEART, reports VARIETY.
WATCHMEN and CORALINE make their DVD/Blu-ray bows, along with the "complete experience" Blu-ray of 300 and the DVD/Blu-ray debut of season two ABC's whimsical series PUSHING DAISIES.
300: The Complete Experience on Blu-ray
Experience 300 in a whole new way when the cutting-edge, heart-pounding visual masterpiece from filmmaker Zack Snyder (WATCHMEN) marches onto home screens as 300: The Complete Experience in Blu-ray July 21, to coincide with Snyder's WATCHMEN and WATCHMEN Director's Cut DVD and Blu-ray debut. All are from Warner Home Video.
Press Release from Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 6 -- Filmmaker Chris Landreth's latest animated short film, "The Spine", was shaped with Autodesk, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ADSK) Autodesk Maya 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. Having used Maya to shape his 2004 Oscar-winning short "Ryan", Landreth once again chose Maya to express his creative vision.
U.S. Premiere of The Secret of KellsNew York, New York, USAJuly 18-19, 2009
NYICFF is honored to present the US Premiere of THE SECRET OF KELLS, the highly anticipated new animated masterpiece from the producers of KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS and TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE. Hailed by international critics as one of the most beautiful films of the year and winner of the audience award at the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival. The film blends fantasy and mythology, folding traditionally Celtic influences into a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes.
Press Release from TV-Loonland
Munich/London, 18 June 2009 -- The brand new PAT&STAN series (39 x 7-minute) was awarded the Jury's Special Prize for Best TV Series at the Annecy Animation Festival 2009 last week. This hilarious show is produced by highly-acclaimed French production house, MacGuff and is now fully delivered and lined-up for launch on TV-screens in more than 170 territories worldwide this coming Autumn.