Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
Geographical Region: Europe
The Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary and will also pay tribute to animation from the African continent
The Oscar-winning couple, known for their distinct cartoon style and cutting humor, have been awarded this year’s Fellowship Award for their contributions to the animation industry; the award will be presented on the MAF platform alongside a retrospective screening of their work.
First ever digital edition will include previews, retrospectives, roundtables, and masterclasses; the Pulcinella Awards Ceremony will be available on December 20.
Animator’s diverse portfolio features a wide range of techniques including stop-motion, puppetry, and 2D and 3D animation; she is working with the studios’ original content team to adapt her BAFTA shortlisted ‘Meow or Never’ into an animated series.
Founded in 2000 by Tom Box, Oli Hyatt, and Adam Shaw, the animation studio is now 300+ strong; Hyatt was instrumental in helping create Animation UK in 2008, a collective that incentivizes and bolsters the fast-growing UK animation industry.
‘Freeze Frame’ by Soetkin Verstegen; ‘Yes-People’ by Gísli Darri Halldórsson; and ‘Pearl Driver’ by Margrethe Danielsen take home awards.
Winner of the 2020 Art Fund Museum of the Year award, Gairloch Museum presents the Scottish fairy tale ‘The Gille Dubh: The Last of the Fairies,’ inspired by the art of Abe Locke.
Winner of MIP Junior Best Pitch, the Croatian animated preschool series explores world issues such as diversity, culture, gender diversity and social-emotional challenges.
Celebrating the festival’s 10th anniversary, the event will include four short film programs featuring award-winning and emerging talent in Japanese animation; highlights include Koji Yamamura’s ‘Water Dreams/Dreams into Drawing.’
New partnership with NBCUniversal includes hundreds of hours of animated programming, including a number of first looks and exclusives for the network’s customers in Ireland and the UK.
Completing their separation from Framestore, the leading visualization company launches a new facility in the heart of Fitzrovia; company’s Pinewood Studios-based virtual production space also has re-opened.
28 animated projects in 4 categories were considered in the 2020 pitching event; ‘The Garden of Heart’ wins in animated shorts with a special mention to ‘The Pet Named Stress;’ ‘Igi’ wins in feature films, ‘No Happy Ever After’ takes the TV award.
Though we’ll miss out annual trip to Turin, Italy, we’ll pretend our stale pop tart is a pistachio biscotti as we sit back and gush over the stellar roster of talent set to teach, talk, and share over the next seven days; starting tomorrow, VIEW 2020 runs through October 23.
BBC Studios Digital will release a five-part mini-series centered on the greatest foes in ‘Doctor Who’ history this November 12 on YouTube, concluding the ‘Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious’ multimedia crossover.
Star-studded 21st edition of Italy’s premier digital media conference, with 125 planned talks, workshops, and panels, as well as special Business Innovation Summit, will be presented free of charge, coming October 18-23, online and on-site in Torino, Italy.
Award-winning animation studio teams up with the Scottish Government and The Leith Agency on a thoughtful animated commercial to provide a clearer understanding of autism to the non-autistic population.
Winners for the 30th World Festival of Animated Film include, ‘Just a Guy;’ ‘Freeze Frame;’ and ‘Symbiosis;’ the 31st edition of the festival will take place takes place June 7-12, 2021.
Dedicated kids’ channel will provide free 24-hour programming and feature popular series such as ‘Sissi the Young Empress’ and ‘Invention Story.’
Former head of studio's IP development takes on broader strategic role heading up Jellyfish Pictures’ children’s animation production division, as the company pushes to increase its international profile and expand its programming slate.
Popular kids’ animated series ‘Gecko’s Garage’ and ‘Digley and Dazey’ are among 10 new series coming to the digital platform in mid-October.
Award-winning director of Oscar nominated films ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’ will share an in-depth presentation of his latest folklore masterpiece, coming to Apple TV+ this fall.
European event will provide real-time feedback, input, interactive discussions and keynotes from industry experts in the digital market.