295 films across animation, live-action, and documentary were selected from over 5,500 entries; in-theatre screenings of 49 curated programs run June 22-28.
Category: Short Films
Celebrating Pride Month, new episode recognizes kidsand families in the LGBTQIA+ community and how they express themselves and their individuality through various creative outlets.
Works from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, Mexico, and Portugal are honored across nine categories at May 29 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.
New sponsorships have enabled larger awards for 2021; applications being accepted from U.S.-based individual filmmakers/artists through August 1.
Kid-centric network offers fun activities and resources for the hot summer months; special weekend programming kick off June 4, followed by fan favorite specials ‘Molly of Denali: Molly and the Great One’ on June 7 and ‘Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs’ on July 12.
AccessVFX and ScreenSkills launch Young Animator of the Year club and award program for aspiring young animators ages 13-18; teens will complete hands-on challenges set by UK animation studios with chance to compete for prizes.
8 shorts will be featured at the LA Latino International Film Festival’s debut day-long animation event, set for June 4, which includes premieres, panel discussions, an animated shorts contest, and masterclasses; festival runs June 2-6.
Non-profit School on Wheels releases new animated short, created by the CBS Leadership Pipeline Challenge, to support ABC Literacy Program that helps unhoused K-3 students catch up in literacy and develop a love of reading.
Produced with 72andSunny Los Angeles, ‘Fantastic Voyage | Premiere Pro’ follows a creator’s escapist adventures spotlighting endless possibilities in storytelling.
Studios behind ‘Hair Love’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ will produce a kids’ series, interactive titles, and online community based on the story of a young prince determined to step out from the shadows of her brothers.
Don’t forget to enter your film by May 31st; North America’s leading animation festival runs online September 22 – October 3.
The event, running September 10-19, is accepting short film projects using puppet animation, object animation and/or pixilation; deadline for submissions is July 2.
Leading VFX studio provides cutting-edge AI and art support that brings back to life a young football prodigy tragically killed in a 2006 stabbing, showing him 15 years later at age 30.
At Annecy 2021, first time screenings, masterclasses, and keynotes include a look back with ‘Mémoire d’une minute,’ a shorts collection for Annecy award-winning directors; a masterclass presented by Walt Disney and Kugali animation studios; and a keynote by Terrence Malick about VR ‘Evolver – Prologue.’
Short films from Pôle 3D, Weta Digital, and ESMA are the big winners among 37 works, including two world premieres, selected for this year’s virtual Electronic Theater, coming August 9.
Industry leading market’s new, flexible format encourages attendee participation from anywhere; extensive program line-up includes pitches, on-line targeted meetings, and career recruitment; Annecy 2021 runs June 14-19.
Virtual ceremony held this past Friday evening celebrated outstanding creative talent in Irish animation, VFX, and gaming.
Studio’s latest animated theatrical short, about a raccoon whose frustrated parent tries to keep them both safe, will run alongside upcoming musical comedy, ‘Encanto,’ later in 2021.
Indie animation legend teams with Danny Leonard and Lorena Hernandez Leonard on animated short about a young Latina professional living in NYC whose nightmares foreshadow the coming storm.
The acclaimed producer’s new music video, animated by FISE and GASOLINE, captures the experimental bass and exciting, Daft Punk-like melody from the track off his new ‘Parallel:S’ EP.
Minor characters from network hits ‘Rick and Morty,’ ‘Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell,’ ‘Robot Chicken,’ and ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ get their own shows, coming globally on digital platforms starting later this year.
May 22 virtual event will celebrate start of production on 12-minute film, based on a Donna Decker poem, from Pixar co-founder Ralph Guggenheim, Oscar and Emmy winner James ‘Andy’ Moorer, and Caitlin Hargarten and Sam Blake Thompson of Squawk Productions.
Program sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England aims to support four black-identifying animators living in the UK by providing project development help, mentorship, and financing; applications deadline is June 22.
Moving away from videography during the pandemic, members of the company’s inhouse creative group embraced new digital tools, including After Effects, to produce captivating video content that often provided fans their first visual representation of a new song.