Real-time animated version of the popular content creator turned Vtuber will host an interactive watch party today, October 29, featuring the first two episodes of streamer’s all-new animated comedy about four middle school best friends and their never-ending quest for clout on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.
Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s ‘touching and innovative’ film shares the personal history of an Afghan refugee; ‘Belle’ awarded special jury prize, with the audience award going to ‘The Crossing.’
New categories for the event’s 43rd edition include Hybrid Events, Workplace Culture, and Sustainability; early entry deadline is December 10; winners will be announced in May 2022.
Festival, which runs June 13-18, 2022, issues call for entries in short film, TV film, commissioned film and graduation film categories; submission deadline set for February 15, 2022.
The tech giant’s free virtual conference runs November 8-11, featuring 500+ sessions with industry leaders; highlights include founder and CEO Jensen Huang’s keynote, a discussion on the potential of USD for 3D creators, and how the Omniverse, USD, and real-time rendering are transforming global film production and workflows.
Just in time for Halloween, the third edition of Fortnite’s hugely popular Short Nite film festival features 7 ‘spooktacular’ animated shorts screening continuously from October 28 - November 1; ‘The Eye’ and ‘We Will Be Monsters’ to make their world premieres.
Simone Giampolo’s short takes the top award at the 12th Annual SPARK Animation Film Festival, which runs October 28 to November 7.
The competition challenges student teams to create a 30 second film; 208 teams submitted films, with 7 teams winning prize packs worth over $200k.
The free event, running October 26-28, features masterclasses with industry leaders in animation, games and VFX; join Epic Game’s Arvind Neelakantan, DNEG, India’s Jigesh Gajjar and master of classical animation Glenn Vilppu for free online sessions.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were presented by Oscar-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Academy Award winner Pete Docter at a virtual ceremony now available to view.
Don’t miss the Academy’s Science and Technology Council tour of the latest virtual production technologies and innovations; Jon Favreau, Rob Bredow, Caleb Deschanel, Dana Glauberman, and Rob Legato share their experiences October 21 at 1 PM PST.
The virtual gala and online auction support UNICEF’s Refugee Relief - evening will feature comedy and music by award-winning Tom Kenny; tickets are now on sale and bidding on auction items is underway.
Entering it's 6th year, Festival of Cinema NYC has quickly developed a reputation for being the premiere NYC film festival for Worldwide Independent Films; event offers amazing media and press coverage, and is proven to get the work of emerging filmmakers in front of the biggest and best audience by showcasing films at the majestic Regal UA Midway in Forest Hills.
Celebrating 25 years, the Oscar-qualifying event aims to promote a more intelligent and diverse film culture for kids; submissions are now being accepted in shorts, features, animation, and live-action.
The in-person and virtual conference is off and running - highlights include SideFX’s software reveal, talks by Epic Games, educational workshops and coming Friday, a virtual making-of panel about Walt Disney Animation Studio’s latest animated feature – and registration is free.
DC Kids FanDome kicked off this past Saturday with exclusive looks and announcements about ‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis,’ coming to HBO Max October 21, Batwheels coming to HBO Max and Cartoon Network in 2022, ‘DC League of Super-Pets’ coming to theaters in May 2022, new apps, digital experiences, and new streaming series all for the youngest DC fans.
Tune in for five days of free sessions with the studio’s directors and creative experts; Q&As follow all talks.
For the second year in a row, we can’t attend the famed Turin conference in-person, but we’ll be glued to our screens, wearing dark turtlenecks and dreaming of agnolotti and chocolate pudding thicker than Bay Area fog, for a week of diverse, compelling, and inspiring presentations on the latest and greatest from the world of computer generated visuals.
The free online program, part of the 17th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival, runs October 14-17; panel features TMS producer and ‘Megalobox’ creator Minako Fujiyoshi and producer Jinko Gotoh.
Centered on the theme ‘Changing the Game,’ storied event heads back to Haus der Wirtschaft this coming May 3-5, with a virtual program following on May 6; director and producer Hasraf 'HaZ' Dullul joins as first ever program chair.
Don’t miss this great competition where student teams create a 30 second film on a given theme in a designated 24 hours; registration deadline is October 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
The free two-day global virtual event, set for November 12-13, will host panels and watch parties featuring fan-favorite animated series including ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Squidbillies,’ ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force,’ and highly anticipated new series ‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ and ‘Smiling Friends.’
DC’s free, virtual fan-first experience will be filled with epic content from the studio’s biggest movies, games, shows and comics; just released teaser trailers give fans a sneak peak of what’s in store for kids, families, and audiences of all ages.
Taking place October 22-24, the festival kicks-off with the North American premiere of Netflix’s feature, ‘The Summit of The Gods;’ virtual program will be free to view during the event – tickets are now available.