Annick Teninge talks with the current director of Annecy, the granddaddy of all animation festivals, about how and why it has changed over the years. [
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Bruno Edera probes the history of international animation festivals, showing their origin goes back further than most people think.
Tom Knott, the former director of the Ottawa Festival, takes a look at how festivals have changed over the past few years, in terms of quality, independent filmmaking, and as a venue for the major studios.
Philippe Moins, the Festival's founder, presents the whys and wherefore's of the event which starts off each festival year.
Festivals are wonderful places to discover the like-minded and the like-minded wannabes. The debut of the Brisbane Animation Festival, cheekily entitled Celluloid Briefs, drew the vibrant Queensland animation community and the lovers of animation to revel in two days of flickering projected images. And, it appears from the success of this first time out, it will be, as the organizers have promised, a biennial event.
Brisbane, a city of about one and a half million has a surprisingly active animation group. With 260 members in the Queensland Animators Group, the organization is certainly on...
The International Animation Festival in Hiroshima is often referred to as the most organized animation festival in the world, and for good reason. Every screening, symposium, publication, party, exhibition, press conference and ceremony of the festival was expertly timed, translated and presented by a dedicated group of staff members and volunteers. For details on specific programs, please read Monique Renault's personal account of the week's events elsewhere in this issue.
What is really so unique about Hiroshima is its simultaneous dedication to the art of animation and the promotion of...
Cori Stern provides a test to see if you too can join the executive ranks at the animation company of your choice.
The 12th World Festival of Animated Films was held June 10-14, 1996 in Zagreb, where artists, journalists and lovers of animation from around the world gathered to watch more than 50 films representing the best in international animation. Although it is only one in a growing number of important international animation events, Zagreb is unique among festivals for several reasons. Most importantly, it represents not only the proud heritage of Croatia's famed Zagreb School of animation, but also a significant political and cultural institution for the emerging democratic Croatian society....