Guest speakers include ‘Song of the Sea’ director Tomm Moore, Aardman animation director Will Becher, and U.K. comedy animation director Tim Searle.
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Finland’s Animatricks Animation Festival will take place in Helsinki on April 22–24, 2016; deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016.
Manchester-based studio creates award for its inaugural event; unveils new website and ticketing information.
Dustin Grella’s Animation Hotline turns anonymous voice mail messages into compelling micro-animated shorts – each produced in a single day.
Walt Disney Animation Studios releases a detailed breakdown of its new in-house production rendering software used on ‘Big Hero 6’ and the forthcoming ‘Zootopia.’
New short film from award-winning animation studio for Bristol Ageing Better launches at the 2015 Celebrating Age Festival.
The 23rd edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs April 26 - May 1, 2016; deadline for entries is December 1, 2015.
Three-minute short, ‘The Seed and the Moon,’ employs photo-real CG environments and VFX to create the rich and organic texture of magical realism.
Three films from the Dutch artist and filmmaker -- ‘No Place Like Home,’ ‘Lonely Bones’ and ‘Splintertime’ -- will be screened during the Japanese festival taking place October 7-12, 2015.
Atomic Cartoons teams up with legendary animator behind ‘Bambi Meets Godzilla’ to present ‘Kooks & Legends: Animated Motion Pictures’ on October 8 as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Canadian Images series.
New animation program at CIFF to be managed by Cardiff Animation Nights screening series organizer Lauren Orme.
After 16 years of touring his annual animated short film program around the world, Acme Filmworks founder and producer Ron Diamond releases his latest program in theatres for the first time.
Directed by Brandon Oldenburg and executive produced by William Joyce and Trish Farnsworth-Smith, new CG-animated short is inspired by the life of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon.
Nexus director Felix Masse is in the Google Spotlight as he joins a stable of internationally acclaimed filmmakers creating 360-degree immersive storytelling experiences for mobile platforms.
Employing a team of dozens of animators and illustrators and over a thousand original drawings, Oscar-nominated animator PES delivers new stop-motion commercial, ‘Paper,’ for Honda.
Nina Gantz’s ‘Edmond’ wins the NextGen Skills Academy Best of British Award, and ‘I Got This’ by Tom Gran & Madeline Grossi receives the 2015 Anijam Award.
Student thesis film ‘Small People with Hats’ by Sarina Nihei wins the grand prize for short animation at the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival; Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries ‘Over the Garden Wall’ is awarded the grand prize for best animated feature.
Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.
Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’
Geneva Film Co. and Prospero Pictures developing a feature film, television series and Virtual Reality experience based on award-winning animated short from Toronto-based director and stereoscopic 3D pioneer James Stewart.
Paris Opera commissions a short film from Disney animation veteran Glen Keane for their new digital stage, ‘3rd Stage.’
Legendary animator Richard Williams joins the Fredrikstad Animation Festival with screenings of The Academy’s work print of ‘The Thief and the Cobbler - A Moment in Time’ and his latest short film, ‘Prologue.’