Pretty much everyone thinks they can do selection better. I go to Annecy and other festivals and can't understand what the committees and juries are thinking. But...what you and me are doing is presuming there are good and bad ways of doing selection. Festival committees and judges are not these detached demi-Gods standing above and beyond us mortals. They are just everyday folks, as biased, passionate and flawed and well-meaning as you and your films.
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Cortoons, International Animated Film Festival, is opening registrations for its ninth edition, that will be held next March 2012 (14-18th) at Palladium Theatre in Rome (Italy).
The third Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is proud to announce the release of its official program for 2011.
FLIP International Animation Festival returns this October bringing an eclectic mix of experimental animation for all ages to the West Midlands.
The 1st edition of Children for Children International Film Festival will be held on November 22nd to 24th 2011 in Ghazvin in Iran.
At the close of the third UTS: Sydney International Animation Festival the winners of the Blue Egg and Teen Choice were announced.
The New York Television Festival was held September 19-24, 2011. Nashville animator Mike Salva left the festival with three development deals for his comedic animation work, more than any other artist received at the festival this year.
DOCartoon, the first festival in the world to be primarily dedicated to animated documentaries and non-fiction comics, will take place from September 24-30.
I recently was introduced to Action On Film International Film Festival located in Pasadena by my friend, Alex Ballar.
Hot on the heels of the hugely successful first edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, we are officially opening the Call for Entries for 2011.
Final Call For Entries for all of its categories and genres including features, documentaries, shorts, animation, drama, and comedy.
Short animated film ”Nullarbor” by Melbourne’s The Lampshade Collective received the Yoram Gross Animation Award at the Sydney Film Festival over the weekend.
The creator of classics Blinky Bill and Dot and the Kangaroo will judge the final section of Canberra Short Film Festival as part of a three member panel.
Happy animation week, dear fellow animators. I'm reporting live from the Annecy animation festival, which openned Yesterday.
The debut edition of BE THERE! CORFU ANIMATION FESTIVAL was the first animation festival to be held on this beautiful Greek Island. A large audience from throughout the island enjoyed a wide array of programs and workshops as well as the opportunity to meet Greek and international artists from the world of animation.
North America's largest animation event, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is reminding the animation community to get their work in before it’s too late.
Next, I saw several live-action short presentations. There were international and “domestic” offerings – some were themed. The international live-action program was extremely strong. Every film was a much deserved selection.
Due to public demand, the festival has changed its date: eDIT 14. Filmmaker’s Festival will begin October 30th in Frankfurt am Main.