Animation director discusses pertinent issues including the art of animated filmmaking, careers, mentorship and the reality of working under a “woman” animator label.
Schoolism.com founder and Imaginism Studios producer / designer shares his insights on design challenges, artistic tools, working with directors and how filmability impacts his creative decision-making.
26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects.
Capacity crowds help one of the world’s most important animation and visual effects conferences fully embrace its theme of 'Bridging the Gap' between people and projects from around the world.
Stuttgart’s 13th annual business conference, held as part of ITFS and FMX, honors several projects from 50 selected for competition.
With a production panel and a project announcement at this year’s Beijing International Film Festival.
Cinanima celebrated its 42nd anniversary in 2018 making it one of the oldest and most prestigious animation festivals in the world.
‘Endgame’ screening, in cooperation with Trickfilm Festival, will cap four packed conference days starting April 30 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Karen Disher, Signe Baumane, Anna Samo and Peggy Stern share insights and realities at Women in Animation New York chapter March event; AWN’s Miscweant reports.
Italy’s premier animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference is now accepting submissions for its film competition, with a €2,000 first prize.
Signe Baumane's Feature WIP 'My Love Affair With Marriage' is coming together and to promote a couple of work-in-progress presentations in May, they made a 2-minute trailer from completed footage of the film.
CARTOON SPRINGBOARD gives young European animators who have graduated from school within the last 5 years an opportunity to test out their new animation project on a team of animation experts and receive valuable feedback.
Anibar the International Animation Festival in Peja Kosovo will have its 10th edition this year July 15-21. Submit your films today!
On 7 March 2019 noted Dutch filmmaker, artist, and musician Rosto left this planet much too soon at the age of 50. On 8 April, the three remaining members of Thee Wreckers Band, Wrecker Folley, Wrecker Wally, and Wrecker Rooney, gathered at the Eye Film Institute in Amsterdam along with Rosto’s many friends and admirers to celebrate his life and work which were intertwined.
Additional animation highlights include ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ as well as production sessions featuring Commercials and AAA Game Design.
AWN’s Miscweant examines the increasing sophistication of the technology powering the stop-motion studio’s fifth animated feature film, a globe-trotting adventure directed by Chris Butler.
The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (June 3-8, 2019) will collaborate with the Cineuropa Training Programme GoCritic! with a workshop dedicated to emerging film journalists and critics.
Running October 21-26, 2019, the Tofuzi Animation Festival in Batumi, Georgia is the opportunity to see films and relax on the Black Sea coast.
International conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media running April 30 through May 3 sets additional speakers on VFX for television & global animation production.
In the absence of talking animals, director Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ works in plot points and references to the original film in very clever ways that fans of the original will recognize without feeling forced.
Held October 25-28, 2018, the Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the only opportunity to see a wide variety of Nordic/Baltic animation that does not often get shown at other festivals, meet the people that create it, and learn about what is new in the region’s animation community.
Leaders on the team behind famed effects like ‘Bullet Time’ will share insights on their seminal cinematic innovations; ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Lego Movie 2’ and ‘Alita’ sessions also added.
Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.