In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, seven top creative professionals will participate in a panel discussion on creating community and fostering diversity in the animation industry.
Submissions now being accepted for the 2021 Córdoba International Animation Festival, running October 6-8; held every two years since 2001, the festival promotes and celebrates the artistic and technological aspects of the art form, and is the main animation event in Argentina.
Disney+ reveals poster for ‘Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens From Its Nap’ short that premieres tomorrow, May 4, to celebrate Star Wars Day.
16 WIP projects will be featured at the upcoming hybrid festival edition, with all selections accessible on the festival’s online platform; feature selections include ‘The Siren’ by Sepideh Farsi, ‘Unicorn Wars’ by Alberto Vázquez Rico, and ‘Princess Dragon’ by Anthony Roux and Jean-Jacques Denis.
Lisa Hanawalt’s critically acclaimed adult animated comedy series, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, gets a new lease on life with all new episodes debuting June 13; series centers on the friendship between two millennial bird women dealing with real life issues such as ghosts, sex buses, pottery fails, and therapy.
Groundbreaking, first-ever fully animated stand-up show, produced by Ellen DeGeneres and animated by Six Point Harness, will also stream on HBO Max.
Christine Fellows uses cut-out collage and stop-motion to animate Suzie Ungerleider's new song about releasing the hold traumatic events have on our lives.
Distinctively styled 2D, 3DCG, and live-action, integrated with a highly personal and relatable story, give Mike Rianda and Jeff Rowe’s new apocalyptic comedy adventure a uniquely ‘human’ touch.
Director shares how he produced and financed his film, including writing narrative that made his story stand out.
Animated by JJ the Icon and debuting today along with the DJ/jazz pianist’s new ‘Too Close to Love’ EP, 2D short envisions a tender dialogue between a woman and nature as they eventually become one.
Pulling from events surrounding the Arab Spring uprisings, powerful new 60-minute film envisions what the Middle East could look like in 30 years.
Using ‘Muundo,’ a new universal visual language created by artist Láolú Senbanjo, animation studio creates promotional spot with eye-catching lines, symbols, and patterns to inspire African youth to call on their leaders to end malaria within a generation.
Running May 4-6, the online even has announced additional talks and highlights, including ‘From 2D to 3D: The Craft of Tom & Jerry,’ more ‘Concept Art Track’ speakers, and a panel by the Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart.
Watch clips of ‘High Speed Hare,’ and Petunia Pig’s ‘Pigture Perfect;’ new batch of 10 shorts premieres April 29.
Director Enrico Casarosa used his cartoony sketches and storyboards to lead a ‘less is more’ move away from 3DCG realism in the studios’ upcoming tale about a life-changing summer for two teenage sea monsters living on the Italian Riviera.
With the pandemic still to be reckoned with, event will go virtual again this year, with an extended run set for September 22 – October 3; the best of the usual ‘in person’ activities will be featured and available from the safety and comfort of home; submissions still being accepted through May 31.
ZDF to bring the BAFTA Award-winning stop-motion animated series to Europe and Asia; other distribution deals take the series to Singapore, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and Croatia.
The streaming giants shares release dates, teaser trailers, and new images from their upcoming slate – including Lin-Manual Miranda’s ‘Vivo’ - that starts this Friday with Mike Rianda’s ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines.’
Elizabeth Banks to produce and star as Fred and Wilma’s now 20-something daughter in the continuing stories of everyone’s favorite modern Stone Age Family.
Seasoned creative development and acquisition exec is tasked with growing company’s slate of original and existing IP.
The reimagined story of the first African samurai - bound by honor, compelled to defend – debuts globally April 29; directed by LaSean Thomas, the anime series stars LaKeith Stanfield, with animation by ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ production studio MAPPA and music by Flying Lotus.
Martinique’s ‘TOL’ named Best Caribbean Short Film, South African ‘The Sugarcane Man’ named Best International Student Film, and Malaysian ‘Biji’ named Best International Short Film, as Jamaica’s premier animation conference and festival came to a close Sunday night.
Artist Yemi Faleti used Premiere Pro with Boris FX’s Sapphire and Red Giant’s VFX suite to produce the rapid cuts and melting colors in his CG piece for Universal Music Group’s °1824 division.
Program highlights include feature film animation competition, screenings, film talks, and free live-streams; notable speakers include Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers’ director Tomm Moore and David Silverman, director of ‘Extinct.’