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.
Category: Short Films
Join the January 30 free online conversation with Baobab Studios founders and creative leads when they discuss insights and challenges of the studio’s first five years; team will also discuss ‘Baba Yaga,’ a VR exploration of the Eastern European legend.
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.
Blinkink director Sam Gainsborough unleashes Supercell’s hit game characters to wreak havoc on Leith’s perfectly constructed gingerbread village.
Check out the second of two animated shorts from Fox Entertainment and the famed comedian, based on Icebox’s ‘Poker Night,’ about five dog friends playing cards and shooting the sh@t about sports.
SoKrispyMedia’s hilarious and slickly produced ‘Stick Figure Battle’ sequel skillfully displays their innovative and cost-effective use of virtual production, 3D tools, CGI, and real-time rendering.
Former FX executive, who helped launch network’s ‘Cake’ animation and live-action anthology series, will oversee animated feature and short film slate for J. J. Abrams' production company, including Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’
Organization strengthens recommendations based on new government regulations issued in response to the more infectious coronavirus strain recently discovered in the UK.
Taz makes his full-length short debut; Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and other fan favorites return as a new batch of 10 shorts drops January 21.
Leading interactive studio’s latest VR experience is released today; first-ever live virtual reality red carpet premiere for the short was the ultimate socially distanced event, with attendees using Oculus Quest headsets to interact in real-time as avatars.
Director and designer, known for his fun, playful aesthetic, employs a diverse array of creative animation techniques to tell stories; his work include projects for MTV, TED-Ed, and Lyft.
Fleischer Studios taps Global Icons for worldwide representation as the studio seeks new, creative, and strategic opportunities to expand their iconic brands.
Streaming giant announces projects from Aardman, DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, and Sony Pictures Animation, among others, set for release this year.
Agency spot, ‘The Wheel,’ for the upcoming Volkswagen vehicle launch was produced in a single shot and uses real Zoetropes to beautifully illustrate progressive stages of transportation.
Go behind the scenes with filmmakers discussing their animation projects; scheduled sessions include the production of Netflix’s first three animated shorts ‘Canvas,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ and ‘Cops and Robbers;’ Baobab Studios’ VR Exploration Baba Yaga; and PaperBoat Animation Studio’s ‘Bombay Rose.’
Check out the first of two animated shorts from Fox Entertainment and the famed comedian, based on Icebox’s ‘Poker Night,’ about five dog friends playing cards and shooting the sh@t about sports.
Fox Entertainment and the famed comedian team up on new animated shorts, based on Icebox’s ‘Poker Night,’ about five dog friends playing cards and shooting the sh@t about sports.
Actress and YouTuber Anna Akana voices an animated hard rock version of the ‘Amphibia’ theme song as Anne’s best friend Sasha takes the stage in the Disney Channel series’ latest episode, ‘Theme Song Takeover: Sasha Conquers.’
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.
Prestigious festival set to end as city dissolves partnership with ASIFA-Japan in move to establish more commercially oriented event.
ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; excellence in 10 production categories and 22 achievement categories, along with a number of honorary awards, will be recognized at April 16 virtual ceremony.
Jurors consists of a talented and diverse team of professionals, ranging from the world of animation, the video game industry, contemporary art, and the sustainability and environmental sectors; deadline for SAR’s submissions is January 10.