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New Poster, Short Film Selections Unveiled for Annecy 2016

Official selections include 54 short films in competition -- 34 percent of them made by women -- out of nearly 2,700 submissions, with France, Belgium, Canada and Germany leading the pack.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

HAFF Unveils 2016 Dutch Grand Prix Nominees

Films nominated for the Grand Prix for Best Dutch Animation at HAFF 2016 are ‘Andrej’ by Julia Veldman c, ‘De Staat: Witch Doctor’ by Floris Kaayk/Studio Smack, and Professional Award for Dutch Animation winner ‘Zeezucht’ (‘Jonas and the Sea’) by Marlies van der Wel.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Studio Ghibli Adapts World’s Oldest Manga for Conservation Project

New 30-second commissioned animation created for energy company Marubeni Shin Denryoku is based on ‘Choju Jinbutsu Giga’ (‘Scrolls of Frolicking Animals’), 12th and 13th century drawings that are widely considered to be the earliest examples of manga in Japanese history.

Faceware Headline News

The Sequence Group Gears Up with Faceware for ‘Halo: Fall of Reach’

The Sequence Group harnesses Faceware to deliver the emotive performances for animated ‘Halo’ series, ‘The Fall of Reach.’

Luma Pictures Headline News

Luma Brings Virtual Reality to Multiple Sclerosis Campaign

Santa Monica and Melbourne-based VFX studio teams with John X Carey at Tool of North America to brings to life an immersive VR campaign by Wieden + Kennedy for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Shannon Tindle’s ‘On Ice’ Now on YouTube

Created in collaboration with Google ATAP’s Spotlight Stories and Evil Eye Pictures, animated short made for mobile and VR devices contains hidden surprises, including a musical homage to Queen.

BAAs Headline News

‘Shaun The Sheep’ Tops British Animation Awards

‘Shaun The Sheep: The Movie’ wins Best Long Form Animation; Martin Freeman wins Best Voice Performance for ‘Stick Man’; ‘Stick Man’ and ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ pick up two awards each.

Festivals Headline News

‘Sunday Lunch’ Tops 2016 GLAS Animation Festival

French animated short directed by Celine Devaux wins Grand Prix Award at the inaugural edition of the GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA.

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CIFF Animation Festival Unveils 2016 Program

Competition program at the Cardiff Independent Film Festival’s Cardiff Animation Nights to feature 21 animated shorts from 10 different countries, including Rory Waudby-Tolley’s ‘Mr. Madilla,’ Rhiannon Evans’s ‘Fulfilament,’ Claudius Gentinetta’s ‘Islander’s Rest’ and Simon Cartwright’s ‘Manoman.’

Moonbot Studios Headline News

Moonbot Taps Google Cloud Platform for ‘Taking Flight’ Short

Colorful animated short combining 2D and 3D techniques relies on Google Cloud Platform and its Compute Engine solution to help the concept truly take flight.

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Ottawa Int’l Animation Fest Issues Call for Entries for 40th Anniversary Edition

OIAF40 runs September 21-25, 2016; deadline for submissions of short films, features, TV series, music videos, PSAs and commercials made after May 29th, 2015 is Friday, May 13.

Festivals Headline News

TAAFI Announces 2016 Official Film Selections

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International to open its 2016 edition with the world premiere of Toonbox Entertainment’s CG-animated feature, ‘Spark,’ directed by Aaron Woodley and featuring the voice talents of Jessica Biel and Hilary Swank.

Short Films Headline News

Watch Sound Pulse Through a House of Objects in Atmospheric Film by Aggressive

A combination of live-action footage and CGI from Grammy-winning directors Alex Topaller and Dan Shapiro, ‘1976’ is an exploration in the visualization of sound.

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Backstage at the 2016 Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 29, 2016 at 1:12pm

AWN editor-in-chief Dan Sarto reports on the backstage antics at the 88th Academy Awards, talking to Oscar winners Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala, ‘Inside Out’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, and ‘Ex Machina’ VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst.

Awards Headline News

‘Inside Out,’ ‘Bear Story’ Win Big at the 88th Academy Awards

Oscar gold: Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’ wins best animated feature and Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala’s ‘Bear Story’ wins best animated short; ‘Ex Machina’ wins VFX prize.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

Nine Shorts Selected for Opening Night of HAFF 2016

Opening night selections include ‘Edmond,’ from Dutch director Nina Gantz, ‘Before Love’ by Russia’s Igor Kovalyov, ‘Ticking Away’ by Michael Sewnarain, ‘Six Portraits of Clara Schumann’ by the U.K.’s Stuart Pound, ‘Mirror’ by Chris Ware, ‘Chez Moi’ by France’s Phuong Mai Nguyen, ‘Little Girl’ by Steven Subotnick, ‘Velodrool’ by Estonia’s Sander Joon, and ‘If I Was God’ by Canada’s Cordell Barker.

Short Films Headline News

ShortsHD Announces Digital Release of 2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Gabriel Osorio’s ‘Bear Story,’ Richard Williams’ ‘Prologue,’ and Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ now available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Verizon, Xbox, Vimeo, and cable & satellite VOD platforms.

PipelineFX Headline News

Qube! Helps Platige Image Smash Creative Boundaries in Europe and Abroad

PipelineFX's render farm manager helps award-winning Polish animation studio tackle projects ranging from AAA cinematics to interactive video installations.

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