FIAF’s event will be held in-person February 11-13, followed by an online edition from February 14-21; highlights include film premieres, a glimpse at highly anticipated works in progress as well as panels with leading animators.
Kosovo’s only animation festival, running July 11-17, is now accepting film entries through March 31.
Films are now being accepted in multiple categories for the animation festival to be held in Helsinki, Finland May 19-22; deadline for submissions is January 15, 2022.
2021 conference brought together over 3,000 computer graphics industry attendees from 41 countries, overcoming significant obstacles to attend the live program at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan.
The Grand Prize goes to ‘Les Chaussures de Louis,’ with Special Achievement Awards going to Simone Giampaolo’s ‘Only a Child,’ and India Barnardo’s ‘Cat and Moth;’ the conference’s 2021 online edition is now available on demand.
Claude Cloutier takes home awards for Best of the Fest and Best Comedy Short, while Best Director and Best Character-Based Short honors go to Joanna Quinn; live awards ceremony honored both 2020 and 2021 winners.
Top winners at festival’s 25th edition include ‘The Game Catchers’ for Best Preschool TV Series; ‘Mila’ for Best Short Film; and Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Wolfwalkers’ for Best Feature.
With a comprehensive range of onsite safety and hygiene measures in place, event will welcome attendees in-person at the Tokyo International Forum from December 14-17; international attendees will join virtually from all over the world.
The Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual event showcases Canadian and International animation; winners include ‘My Head Aches When I Look Too Long’ named Best Canadian Short Film and ‘Boxballet’ honored as Best International Short Film.
‘Le Retour des Vagues’ and ‘Les larmes de la Seine’ each awarded Best Student Project in first-ever tie; ‘Only a Child,’ a visual poem created by over 20 animation directors, wins Jury Special award.
Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s film takes top honors alongside Best Short ‘Navozande, The Musician’ and Best Student Film ‘BusLine35A;’ Industry Excellence Awards also announced.
Selected pitch projects receive unique opportunities including meeting with and access to key players in the animation sector; submission deadline set for February 8, 2022; Annecy Festival runs June 13-18, with Mifa running June 14-17.
‘The Mechanical Dancer,’ ‘A Tiny Tale,’ and ‘The Ocean Duck’ take top animated short honors at the 24th annual event; 29 films were awarded from 104 chosen to compete across a host of categories.
The organization’s ongoing initiative recognizes individuals, films, and organizations working to expand diversity; Rebecca Sugar, ‘All Those Sensations in My Belly’ by Marko Dješka, and the University of Southern California Annenberg Inclusion Initiative all honored; taped ceremony with WIA president Marge Dean now available online at the festival website.
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.’
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.
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.
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 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.
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.’
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.