18th edition is now accepting animated work entries in multiple categories, including feature films, shorts, student films and a special kid’s competition; deadline is May 15.
Category: Short Films
Polish director Tomek Popakul’s Annie Award-nominated short film is a jagged, hypnotic Eastern European road trip viewed through a depressing but entrancing cartoon shaded daze.
Annie Award-nominated experimental animated short film marries slapstick and elegant avante-garde in an entertaining mix of short-cut image and sound editing.
French animation festival to feature 15 premieres, animated shorts, features and discussions with acclaimed filmmakers.
An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.
‘A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Klaus’ and ‘Toy Story 4' get nods in Animated Film category; ‘1917,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ nominated for Special Visual Effects.
‘Abominable,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ ‘Missing Link’ and ‘Toy Story 4’ to contend in animated movie category; ‘1917,’ ‘Ford v Ferrari’ and ‘The Irishman’ among top producer award nominees.
Matthew A. Cherry’s delightful and touching ode to a dad’s brave attempt at taming his daughter’s unruly hair shows that diverse stories can resonate with the “parent” and “kid” in all of us.
Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson’s heartwarming short, about an unlikely connection between a stray kitten and pit bull, deftly illustrates the inherent beauty and power of 2D animated storytelling.
Johannes Leonardo and Nexus Studios’ new film takes touching look at how a young boy spends a lifetime on the road with his Beetle.
24th edition of the noted children’s animation festival will take place from April 2-5, 2020 in Pescara, Italy.
Edinburgh Short Film Festival Now Open! International Tours & Cash Awards - A dedicated Animation Sunday and awards including Best Animation Award!
Submissions are now being accepted for the Croatian festival’s 10th edition taking place July 27 -31, 2020.
The animator and educator’s updated guidebook on animated filmmaking includes a new section on nonlinear, experimental films; AWN readers can get 35% off their purchase through Peachpit.
Can Rudolph, now a fallen hero, will himself back to former glory as the leader of Santa’s reindeer team?
Coming to major OTT platforms, content app will include over 1000 videos aimed at a broad audience, including popular franchises such as ‘LEGO Jurassic World’ and ‘LEGO Marvel.’
Michael Cawood’s just released award-winning story of equality, told through the adventures of a mushroom, was an international collaboration of hundreds of artists using the Artella online virtual platform.
Voting for nominations closes January 7; VFX and Animated Short Film categories whittled down to 10 films each.
25th Anniversary Edition will focus on visions of the future for media & entertainment; Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Volker Engel and Annecy Cristal-winning animation director Regina Pessoa among first confirmed speakers.
Latest release includes new features to empower visualization professionals across multiple industries.
Dutch filmmaker Floor Adams talks about her award-winning short film filled with the heartbreak and humor of living with Asperger’s syndrome.
Directors Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon discuss the challenges of staying true in the 3D world to the popular rhyming picture book about a bumbling but enthusiastic young dragon.
Don Iwerks talks about his new book, Walt Disney’s Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks, which celebrates the singular achievements of the irrepressible innovator.
Regina Pessoa talks about her moving short film, which won the Jury Award at Annecy and just received an Annie Award nomination.