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By Se-ma-for | Monday, June 27, 2011 at 5:23am
Begins: July 1, 2011

Se-ma-for Film Festival expands. Now, except from visiting 15 towns in Lodz Voivodship Se-ma-for as part of Se-ma-for Film Festival On Tour, Se-ma-for will visit also… Odessa, Ukraine. Most famous Polish animation studio will present its films to all animation lovers (both children and adults) from 1st to 3rd July 2011 as SE-MA-FOR On Tour – Oscar Animation from City of Lodz.

Film Events

Renderyard Short Film Festival Calling for Animations 2011

Begins: June 20, 2011

On this 7th Edition Renderyard celebrates film exchange with other established Film Festivals (RUSHES SOHO SHORTS London, MADRID EN CORTO, Madrid) cooperation within the film industry and the creative use of film technology to inspire filmmakers and to provoke social awareness in the international film community.

International Events

Toronto International Stereoscopic 3D Conference

Begins: June 11, 2011

The Toronto International Stereoscopic 3D Conference is a one of a kind international gathering of experts in the stereoscopic 3D art and entertainment arena. From June 11 to 14, 2011 major figures from Canada, Germany, Russia, UK and USA will meet to discuss, analyze and contextualize the “new era in 3D cinema.”

People Events

Celebrating Grim Natwick

By Reg_Hartt | Monday, May 30, 2011 at 8:08am
Begins: June 12, 2011

On June 12, 2011 I turn 65. Thought I would have been killed long before this.

Years ago a bank manager asked, with a sneer, if I had a goal.

I told him my goal was that if I lived to be 100 I wanted to be in my own home with people around me who love me. "I do not want to be ekeing out an existence in a home for senior citizens being spoon fed and sponge bathed by people who don't give a damn whether I live or drop dead." I told him.

Animation Events


Begins: November 15, 2011


November 15-19, 2011 / Tallinn, Estonia


Deadline for application: August 1, 2011.

AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand new networking platform and training event for up-and-coming young filmmakers working in the field of animation. The five-day creative summit takes place in parallel with the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, the sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. 

Animation Events

Fantoche International Animation Festival 2011

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 16, 2011 at 12:41am
Begins: September 6, 2011

The ninth Fantoche will be held in the town of Baden from September 6 to 11, 2011. The international show of animation film has become one of the world's most prominent animation festivals and is the only cultural event in Switzerland that is devoted exclusively to the full array of animation techniques, content and media

Film Events

Independently Animated: Bill Plympton

Begins: May 27, 2011


May 27 – 28, 2011

Bill Plympton may be the only major animator who still hand-draws every single image of his own films. Though his approach to filmmaking may be old-fashioned, his offbeat and inventive artistic sensibility is unique. This two-day program of screenings and discussions celebrates Plympton’s new book, Independently Animated.

All screenings are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted.

Festival Events

eDIT 14 The Filmmaker's Festival

Begins: October 30, 2011

About eDIT 14 Filmmaker’s Festival

As a filmmakers’ platform the eDIT Filmmaker's Festival promotes the exchange of information about innovations and the tips and tricks of filmmaking.

International filmmakers use their most recent productions to discuss filmmaking in the digital era.

The festival programme consists of workshops, presentations, screenings and fringe events. Central themes are camerawork, animation, visual effects, editing and production.

Animation Events


Begins: May 5, 2011

Seventeen brand new animated shorts hand selected out of the Calarts Experimental Animation program will be screening in the state of the art Roy and Edna Disney/ Calarts Theater in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, May 5th 2011 at 8PM. In addition, DVDs of the MFA 2010 thesis films will be released that evening, and will be playing in the lobby. This evening promises to be an incredible one for anyone interested in the bleeding edge of the art of animated film today. Make reservations early to assure a seat.

Media Events

Expert Game Designer Lorne Lanning and Director Spencer Halpin Join New Media Film Festival

Begins: May 20, 2011

Video game creator Lorne Lanning (Oddworld Series including Oddworld: ABE’S ODDYSEE), and director/filmmaker Spencer Halpin of the controversial violence in videogaming documentary Spencer Halpin's Moral Kombat, will be joining founder/director Susan Johnston for the 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival, to be held May 20-21, 2011.

Free Events

Free Favourites at Four: The Strangest Dream

Begins: March 22, 2011

Wednesday, April 27 – Free Favourites at Four: The Strangest Dream

4 PM


Directed by Eric Bednarski,

2008, 89 min.

The Strangest Dream tells the story of Joseph Rotblat, the history of nuclear weapons, and the efforts of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs - an international movement Rotblat co-founded - to halt nuclear proliferation.

NFB Mediatheque, 150 John St. (at Richmond St. W) 416-973-3012


TAIS 2011 Bunny Jam - Call for Submissions

By TAIS | Monday, March 21, 2011 at 3:18pm
Begins: March 21, 2011

TAIS 2011 Bunny Jam - Call for Submissions

In honour of the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) mascot and this year’s Chinese zodiac sign, we are proud to announce that this year’s theme for the TAIS AniJam, ten second animations that will screen in rapid succession at the TAIS Showcase in June, is ... BUNNIES! (Rabbits, hares, Thumper and Bugs, bucks, does, energizers, playboys, and any other idea you may have related to voracious procreators and twitchy noses.)

Animation Events

Anima Mundi 2011

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 12:50pm
Begins: July 15, 2011

Anima Mundi is the International Animation Festival of Brazil.

A festival that aims to inform, train, educate and entertain by using the infinite possibilities of the language of animation.

In 2010 Anima Mundi celebrates its 18th anniversary by promoting, beyond the annual festival in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, a series of activities that are reflected in this website.

Participate in Anima Mundi by entering your film, joining our virtual community and glancing through our windows the universe of International Animation.

Festival Events

Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2011

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 10, 2011 at 7:15pm
Begins: July 20, 2011

We are a not-for-profit festival celebrating the wealth of talent working across all genres of short film including live action drama, documentary, animation, music video, and broadcast design including online or mobile content, title sequences, and idents.

The work of newcomers and established filmmakers is promoted by screening work at cinemas, screening rooms and cafes throughout Soho and London’s West End.