In honor of International Women’s Day 2021, WOW Women’s Film Club is hosting a free screening curated by Eiko Meredith of the Kotatsu Festival; a free drawing workshop by Japanese animator and illustrator Chie Arai will also be offered.
Jonas Rasmussen’s intimate and powerful 2D film tells the untold story of his long-time friend Amin’s life as a gay child growing up in Kabul before his escape via Russia to Denmark.
Premier CG conference is looking for innovative works in computer graphics-based storytelling for its second-ever virtual Electronic Theater showcase; the submission deadline is March 23.
Photographer and filmmaker Gerco de Ruijter’s residence will take place in July, prior to the festival program, which runs from August 11-14.
AWN’s resident Miscweant, adorned in an Oculus Quest 2 headset, shares his report on Animation Nights New York’s cutting-edge webXR virtual animated shorts screening.
Check out 12 animated short films though the video game’s Party Royale mode starting February 20th, 2 PM EST.
The virtual event plans an Expo, film festival, business forum, and Pitch Boot Camp and Competition; this year’s theme explores diversity in animation.
Director Jesse Cowan takes a dark journey into Native American mythology with his tale of a young boy, his wolf totem, and their fight with monsters of the forest.
The festival's 60th edition is planned as a live and virtual event being held June 14-19, 2021.
The all-virtual 9th edition’s theme is ‘Limitless Creativity;’ event features various talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals.
COVID-19 forces another delay in Lisbon’s annual animation event, now scheduled to run July 21 to August 1, 2021.
Get your work entered without delay; the film submissions deadline is February 15, with project submissions due by February 7.
Studio’s first interactive episode, part of the festival’s New Frontier Gallery, uses interactive cloud streaming technology to enable seamless interaction and high-end graphics on mobile platforms.
Directed by Erick Oh and inspired by his grandfather, the studio’s new immersive animated film premieres today at the Sundance Film Festival; the narrative poem thoughtfully reflects on the meaningful moments in one man’s life.
An international celebration of woman in animation, the digital program will include ‘ANIMATED HIGHLIGHTS: 2021’ curated by the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, and ‘Animated Womxn,’ a woman-led showcase of stop-frame and VFX work from the animated film industry.
The 16th edition of the festival, being held October 8-17, is accepting submissions in the following competitive categories: feature film, short film, anidoc, student film, music video, children’s film, and VR film.
February 5 opening night will feature the Annecy Crystal winning film’s US premiere; the festival will also feature two recently announced special programs highlighting animation from Africa.
The 40th edition moves completely online; over 250 movies will be available on demand during the festival, which runs February 12-21.
Based on ‘My Life in Versailles,’ the acclaimed 2D film inspired by the 2015 attack, new series will follow the film’s main character, 8-year-old Violette, who after losing her parents, is sent to live with a relative where she must face and conquer her traumatic past.
Submissions now being accepted in International Competition, National Competition, Junior Competition, Experimental Competition, and Documentary Competition; deadline for entries is January 31, 2021.
Program highlights include US and New York premieres of 69 feature length and short films; animated selections by special guest Wes Anderson; a tribute to French animator Paul Grimault; and shorts program including the best of Annecy International Film Festival; and an inaugural student short film competition.
Deadline for submissions is February 7, 2021 - selected MIFA pitch projects receive unique opportunities with access to and meetings with key players in the animation sector; June 14-19 event will be run both online and in-person.
Prestigious festival set to end as city dissolves partnership with ASIFA-Japan in move to establish more commercially oriented event.
Special program will feature Korean independent shorts and animated features including ‘The Shaman Sorceress,’ ‘Motel Rose,’ and ‘Beauty Water.’