For a festival noted for puppet and 2D animation, the emphasis on 3D this year was a big departure. Anifilm program director Pavel Horacek explained “Animators sometimes unjustly view 3D computer animation as a bad, cold, commercial technique, usually associated with mainstream entertainment.
ANIMARKT Pitching 2018 – submit a project of your stop motion short
Projects of animated shorts and TV special episodes made with the use of puppet technique can take part in the pitching organized for the second time during ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum. The deadline for submissions is July 31st.
The 25th birthday celebration edition of the International Trickfilm Festival in Stuttgart, Germany was bigger than ever with an expanded game zone and more than 200 individual events. Running concurrently with the Trickfilm Festival for four days, the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games, and Immersive Media provided an excellent over view of the industries’ present state and even more important its future. This year FMX was completely sold out with 4,000 visitors who listened to 264 speakers.
The DOK Co-Pro Market will take place 29 & 30 October 2018. We schedule 800 curated individual meetings with possible co-producers, co-financiers, broadcasters and other professionals in order to finance new ambitious creative documentaries.
This year is Cinanima's 42nd anniversary and we are very delighted to announce that entries are open for the 2018 Edition. CINANIMA is an OSCAR® qualifying Festival!
KROK festival 2018 is now accepting films for the selection. The deadline for submitting films is June 10th, 2018.
The 2018 edition of Anima Brussels was an exceptional mixture of special events and competition screenings. First and foremost was the salute to Estonian animation in honor of the 100 year anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Estonia.
Anifilm 2018 - the International festival of animated films - Třeboň, Czech Republic; May 1st - 6th 2018, announces that All Competition Categories are Complete!
On February 13th 2018 Inni Karine Melbye, the mother of Norwegian animation, became a glowing star in the Northern Lights when she passed away after a six month illness
Budapest is the perfect setting for the Anilogue International Festival which held its 15th edition from 29 November to 3 December.
The opening night ceremony began in true KLIK fashion with guests being given armfuls of blown up tube balloons. We were told to connect them to the people sitting on either side of us and in the end the theatre became one long chain of balloons with lots of silly balloon hats too.
Animakom, the second edition, is an international animation festival with live screenings and with awards that will take place in Bilbao from 11 to 15 April 2018. The submission deadline is 20 February 2018.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The VAF Třeboň (May 1 – 3, 2018, Czech Republic) is the leading pitching event for animated film in the Central and Eastern Europe.
ANIMARKT in Lodz, Poland is a 3 pronged event focusing on all things having to do with stop-motion and puppet animation.
Christmas is fast approaching so if you are looking for that perfect gift for the independent animator in your life or you feel like you deserve a treat, than look no further than Ben Mitchell’s new book INDEPENDENT ANIMATION Developing, Producing, and Distributing Your Animated Films.
You only have one week left to submit your film to MONSTRA – Lisbon Animated Film Festival on our website www.monstrafestival.com/submissions. Please send your films to MONSTRA’s International Competition until November 19th 2017.
World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb invites you to submit your films for the 28th edition of the Festival, taking place 4-9 June 2018 in Zagreb.
ODE TO SYROS => Hermoupolis, the capitol city of Syros. From the moment the ferry docked, I fell in love with the island!
Volda, Norway is home to the Volda University College Animation Department and the Volda Animation Festival. The festival is a completely student run undertaking and this year the four festival organizers were women as befits this year’s theme, Women In Animation.
In two days at the StopTrik Festival in Maribor, 5 workshop participants, a photographer, an editorial assistant and I put out a newspaper.