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animated short films Headline News

First Look: DreamWorks Animation’s Newest Short, ‘Marooned’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:22pm

Andy Erekson’s stylized look at a grumpy robot, C-0R13, set in the not too distant future, will debut next month during the studio’s expansive set of sneak peeks and work-in-progress presentations during the Annecy Animation Festival. 

Women in Animation Headline News

Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

Animation Festival Events

The Melbourne International Animation Festival Returns July 13-21

Begins: July 13, 2019

The world’s biggest window into Australian animation is back in Melbourne, featuring talks, screenings, and international programs that showcase the full range of animation.

call for entries Headline News

Ottawa Animation Festival Submission Deadline Coming May 31

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 17, 2019 at 4:19pm

Entries in all short form categories as well as features, VR and commissioned work must be received by the last day of May.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Tom McGrath Returns to Direct ‘The Boss Baby 2’ for DreamWorks Animation

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:02pm

‘Bird Karma’ and ‘Bilby’ producer Jeff Hermann will produce the ‘Boss Baby’ sequel, scheduled for a March 26, 2021 release by Universal.

Annecy 2019 Headline News

Disney Returns to Annecy with World Premiere of 3 New Shorts, ‘Frozen 2’ Presentation

Studio to debut Short Circuit experimental program’s ‘Just A Thought,’ ’Exchange Student,’ and ‘Jing Hua’ along with special inside look at highly anticipated upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel. 

film animation festivals competition Blogs

Take Part in the 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019!

The 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019, which will be held from November  28 - December 1 in Vilnius, Lithuania, is now open for submissions.

ITFS Headline News

‘Bloeistraat 11’ and ‘Mirai’ Take Top Prizes at Stuttgart

26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects. 

Annecy 2019 Headline News

Nine VR Works Selected to Compete at Annecy 2019

Organizers of the 43rd annual animation festival have announced their competitive virtual reality lineup chosen from 90 projects submitted from 30 countries.

FxF 2019 Headline News

Phil Tippett, Julie Pott and Priit Pärn Being Honored at Frame-By-Frame Animators Conference

May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos. 

BIAF Headline News

BIAF 2019 Reveals Official Poster by ‘Funan’ Director Denis Do

Annecy 2018 Cristal-winner and Gobelins graduate creates signature materials for upcoming 2019 edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival.

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Call for Entries: 2019 VIEW Awards Now Open for Submissions

Italy’s premier animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference is now accepting submissions for its film competition, with a €2,000 first prize.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Klaus’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ Sneak Peeks at Annecy Festival

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:55pm

Directors Sergio Pablos and Kris Pearn will share inside looks at their upcoming films, Netflix’s first two original animated features.

call for entries Headline News

Submissions Now Open for New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival

6th edition of Japanese festival, being held November 1-4, 2019, is now accepting short film submissions in VR, GIF animation and digital motion comics. 

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