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Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards Finalists Announced

Selections revealed in 9 categories including Best Feature Film, Best Short Film and Best Series; the winners will be announced May 14 at a ceremony in Madrid.

Competitive Festivals Headline News

2022 Cardiff Animation Festival Reveals Program

The event, taking place in-person April 7-10 and online April 7-24, will include a behind-the-scenes look at the popular BBC and HBO series ‘His Dark Materials, a discussion with Aardman animator Carmen Bromfield Mason, and a live animation demonstration by Multi-award-winning animator Joanna Quinn.

Festivals Events

Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2022

Begins: June 13, 2022

The festival's 61st edition is being held June 13-18 by the lake in Annecy, France.

2D Events

VIEW 2022 Set for October 16-21 in Turin, Italy

Begins: October 16, 2022

The VIEW Conference is the premier international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX.

Animated TV Series Headline News

SRFF 2022 Selects ‘The Adventures of Zizwe’

The 2D animated series about a young African girl and her three mystic friends will play at the 2022 Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York - running March 16-20 - and on the festival’s YouTube channel; check out the trailer.

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Annecy 2022 Official Short Film Selections Announced

Out of 1,347 short film submissions from 100 countries, 38 films were chosen to compete in the ‘Official’ category, 8 films were selected in the ‘Off-Limits’ category, 17 in the ‘Perspectives’ section, and nine in the ‘Young Audience’ section; the Annecy Festival runs June 13-18.

Awards Headline News

‘Flee’ Leads Anima 2022 Winners

Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s Oscar-nominated documentary takes home both the Award for Best Animated Feature and Audience Award for Best Animated Feature; Award for Best Animated Feature for Children goes to ‘Princess Dragon’ by Anthony Roux and Jean-Jacques Denis, with audience award in the same category going to ‘PIL’ by Julien Fournet.

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Trickstar Business Award 2022 Extended Call for Entries: New submission deadline: March 15, 2022

The submission deadline for the Trickstar Business Award – the award for the best innovative and groundbreaking business model – has been extended until March 15, 2022. It will be awarded during Animation Production Days (APD) 2022 by the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).

Events Headline News

ITFS 2022 Releases Program Highlights

Upcoming hybrid event runs in person and online May 3-8; event will feature ‘In Persona’ series featuring a line-up of internationally renowned animators, The Gamezone with nominated games and interactive projects, a special program dedicated to the events theme ‘Black is Back!’ and more.

Competitive Festivals Headline News

Cardiff Animation Festival 2022 Announces Shorts Selections

102 animated shorts representing 22 countries have been chosen for official competition; the hybrid event takes place in person from April 7-10 in Cardiff with online events held throughout the month.

Animated Short Film Grants Headline News

First-Ever LXiA Spark Animation Grant Recipients Announced

The inaugural program’s fellows, Cecilia De Jesus and Anthony Gallego, will receive a $10k grant, professional development sessions, and mentoring by an industry professional; the program is supported by Netflix in partnership with the Latino Film Institute.

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Iconic Zagreb Animator Borivoj Dovnikovic Passes at 92

The global animation community mourns the loss of the great Croatian animation director, author, founder of the Zagreb School of Animation, and former ASIFA Secretary General.

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The VFX Festival 2022 Goes Hybrid

Escape Studio will hold the event’s 10th edition both online and in person, featuring talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals; the festival runs March 8-10.

In-Passing Headline News

Visual Effects Legend Douglas Trumbull Dies at 79

From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ to ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ the VFX visionary created some of cinema’s most widely influential and iconic imagery, and the ground-breaking processes used to produce them.

SIGGRAPH Events

SIGGRAPH 2022 in Vancouver and Online

Begins: August 8, 2022

Scheduled for August 8 – August 1, the event will feature presentations and scheduled sessions, an exciting mix of the high-level cutting-edge research and education, as well as experiential content and events.

Festivals Events

OIAF 2022 Happening this Fall in Person

Begins: September 21, 2022

Scheduled for September 21 – September 25, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

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The 2022 London International Animation Festival

Begins: November 25, 2022

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2022) - the UK's largest, most eclectic and longest-running animation festival is now accepting films for our 19th edition. LIAF proudly showcases the whole spectrum of creative animation, showing that animation is for everyone.

 

Awards Headline News

‘Night Bus’ Wins Sundance Short Film Jury Animation Award

The macabre short from writer-director Joe Hsieh continues its festival circuit success since qualifying for this year’s Oscars and scoring an Annie nomination for best short subject.

Animation Festival Blogs

Last Call for Entries: AniMovie - Feature-Length Film Competition 2022

You can submit your animated feature film to the 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film for the AniMovie feature-length film competition only until January 17, 2022!

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