The May Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! In this issue, find out what's happening in animation recruiting and jobs...
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The coveted short film grand prize at the 27th International Festival of Animated Film at Annecy went to Koji Yamamura's ATAMA YAMA, while Serge Elissalde's VERTE was honored with the grand prize for Best TV Animation Production. 295 films were screened in the "Annecy 2003" official selection. The awards were presented at the closing ceremony held on Saturday, June 7, 2003. Congratulations to all the winners!
The Short and Feature Fiction Films jury, made up of Susie Campbell, Mikhail Aldashin, Giannalberto Bendazzi, Gabor Csupo and Bill Plympton, has awarded:
The April Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! In this issue, check out what's happening in the business side of animation. Sandrine Pechels de St Sardos explains the ins and outs of the KirchMedia collapse that has impacted not only Germany's media market but the rest of Europe and beyond. Headquartered in Japan and representing more than 20,000 creative individuals, Creek & River has recently opened offices in New York. Rich Gorey speaks with Charlie Schroder to learn about the trends the company sees and its unique positioning for the future.
The May 2003 issue of the ASIFA-SF newsletter is now online. This issue includes animator updates on Nik Phelps and the Sprocket Ensemble, Bill Plympton, Trip Hawkins, "the godfather of game design", national news and announcements...
It's finally here! Another AWN exclusive -- AWN's 2003 Global Animation School Directory is your complete, indispensable reference guide to over 550 animation-related schools and educational programs, from 40 countries. This year, we've added more schools, more countries and more program types. A must have resource for anyone considering a future in animation! Over 50,000 people downloaded our previous edition.
The March Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! In this issue, check out tomorrow's technology.
The February Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! In this issue, check out what's going on in the world of gaming.
The January Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! The year in review and to come...
Joan Kim captures the flavor of the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2002 in pictures and quotes.
Three game designers working for Sucker Punch and SCEA discuss how they got to where they are today.
Joan Kim interviews Nina Paley, Miche Cournoyer, Stephen X. Arthur, Kirsten Winter, Mikk Rand and Richard Reeves about their filmmaking techniques and learns that there is more than one way to make a picture move frame by frame.
What are the most important elements to have on your resume? Hear some responses and insights from the folks that do the hiring about what's crucial to be a strong contender in this tough market. Joan Kim reports.
In the animation community, we hold high expectations for the animated feature film to break out of its "kid's only" realm. However, what do editors from papers across the U.S. have to say? Joan Kim surveys these hometown gurus on the status of animation.
Disneys Teachers Pet is all the rage, and Joan Kim finds it easy to understand why. The combination of unique style and great writing bring this crazy cast to life.
Joan Kim interviews David Bowers about Casper's Haunted Christmas' final challenge: finding shelf space and effective promotions.