Stewie, Lois, and Peter & Chris among characters and shows voted fan favorites as the streamer awards its best in adult animated TV.
‘Hilda,’ ‘The Adventures of Paddington,’ ‘Elena of Avalor,’ and ‘Baba Yaga’ also take home multiple awards at the 48th annual awards ceremony.
New categories for 2021 include ‘Best Supporting Kid’ and ‘Freshest Fan Fave;’ vote now through July 22, winners will be announced July 26!
5 participants chosen for first-of-its-kind paid one-year program, in partnership with DreamWorks and Illumination, to develop underrepresented voices in film and TV animation through workshops, seminars, sponsorship, and roundtable discussions.
‘Big Mouth,’ ‘Bob's Burgers,’ ‘Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ and ‘South Park: The Pandemic Special’ are nominated for Outstanding Animated Program; ceremony will be held Sunday, Sept. 19 on the CBS Television Network and streamed live and on demand on Paramount+.
‘Polka-Dot Boy’ by Sarina Nehei named best animated short; eight other films honored as 14th edition concludes with July 4 closing ceremony.
Recipients of the Founders Awards and/or Designated Lifetime Members include VFX producer Mike Chambers, business/marketing consultant Rita Cahill, VFX historian Gene Kozicki, and cinematic director Richard Winn Taylor II, VES.
Festival announces 12 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Films by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney among 20 winners at the 45th festival edition, held both on-site and virtually, finally able to celebrate its 60th anniversary postponed from 2020 when the event was forced online due to the pandemic.
Sponsored and special festival prizes will be awarded Friday, June 18; YouTube Award and CANAL+ Junior Jury Award top the list.
295 films across animation, live-action, and documentary were selected from over 5,500 entries; in-theatre screenings of 49 curated programs run June 22-28.
Works from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, Mexico, and Portugal are honored across nine categories at May 29 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.
Short films from Pôle 3D, Weta Digital, and ESMA are the big winners among 37 works, including two world premieres, selected for this year’s virtual Electronic Theater, coming August 9.
Virtual ceremony held this past Friday evening celebrated outstanding creative talent in Irish animation, VFX, and gaming.
The event kicked off May 10 with a full slate of online and onsite events including meetings, conferences, workshops, and presentations; the Best Shorts finalists will be available for home viewing through May 23 via the Retiana Latina and Filmin platforms.
The awards honor the best in German animation and screenplay, animated games, and innovation in business; awardees included ‘Butterfly Tale’ by Heidi Foss and Lienne Sawatsky, ‘Endzone – A World Apart’ developed by Gentlymad Studios, and Mitmalfilm UG with Uli Seis.
As part of LALIFF 2021, LXiA is presenting a day of premieres, panel discussions, an animated short contest, and master classes, featuring speakers like Jorge Gutierrez, Sherley Ibarra, Carlos López Estrada, Phil Lord, and Lindsey Olivares.
International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes six-day virtual event that provided a global audience with live streaming access to more than 400 shorts and features; entire ITFS media library will stay available to accredited users until May 16, 2021.
KingstOOn Festival and Sesame Workshop announce winning pitch team; UWI animation students, Chevon Irving and Tajha Winkle chosen to animate their ‘11 Robot Reggae Band’ film for iconic show’s Season 52, with local animator George Hay set to mentor and advise.
The Clip Studio Paint software developer’s illustration competition received 3,800 entries from across the globe; prizes include cash and an NVIDIA RTX 3070 GPU Graphics Card.
Indian animation pioneer, Ketan Mehta and filmmaker, artist, and academic Professor Nina Sabnani to be honored at this year’s virtual summit; registration is open and free for the event, which runs May 4-8.
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.
‘Soul’ also wins for Best Musical Score, while ‘Mank’ wins for Best Cinematography, in the final ceremony of the 2021 awards season.
In addition to the competition and screenings, the virtual event will explore women and animation, freedom of speech, social criticism, and satire; the conference will run online from May 20-23.
Digitized shots of Icelandic snow, glaciers, and misty weather, coupled with real-time camera tracking and Unreal Engine, meant high-resolution environment projections, and lighting, could be captured in-camera to provide unprecedented realism for onstage shooting, in George Clooney and Netflix’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama.