Free registration is available for talks, conferences, and masterclasses on animation, video games, visual effects, and new media industries; guest speakers range from independent animators such as Jorge Gutiérrez (Book of Life, Maya and the Three) to strategic and creative managers from DreamWorks Animation TV and Sony Pictures Animation.
Category: Short Films
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In time for the holidays, bring home the fully restored groundbreaking stop-motion animation by George Pal, created between 1932 and 1947; new collection features 18 shorts, bonus features, and a 6-panel color booklet, ‘Liner Notes’ by producer Arnold Leibovit.
Longtime National Film Board of Canada development and marketing officer brings vast industry and creative experience to role of helping guide current and future slate of projects.
10 years in the making, and completed with the help of ‘The Addams Family’ production studio Cinesite, the powerful CG short, about a young girl’s witness to the WWII bombings of Trento, Italy, offers a compelling message about hope and perseverance.
Nina West and Dan Lund team up again on an animated short inspired by their love of musicals; the made from home film asks people to ‘Mask up, Stay home, and Watch a Musical.’
Festival recognizes creators and game developers in XR; ‘The Devouring’ awarded ‘Best Immersive Game’ and ‘Best Immersive World;’ ‘Dr. Crumb’s School for Disobedient Pets’ awarded ‘Best Multiplayer Experience’ and ‘Outstanding Achievement In Design;’ and ‘The Under Presents: Tempest’ for wins for ‘Best Narrative Experience.’
Top winners at yesterday’s virtual awards ceremony also included ‘Pearl Diver’ for Best Student Short, and ‘Biplane Model Kit’ for Best Commissioned Film.
Berlin-based 3D animator Stacie Ant takes a minimalist approach to capture the Swedish alt-pop star as an avatar in a state of unbalance and overwhelming emotion.
New reciprocal partnership promotes expansion across advertising and entertainment projects; first collaboration creates stunning teaser for Riot Games’ latest effort.
UK feline charity’s animated Christmas campaign, inspired by the true story of a boy and his missing cat, reminds people to chip their pets.
Toy robots Cozmo and Vector destined for stardom; new YouTube channel launches with the Cozmo’s first featurette, ‘Hello Cozmo: Favourite Penny.’
In Will McCormack and Michael Govier’s animated short, estranged parents of a child killed in a school shooting try to overcome their heartbreak and find each other again; now showing on Netflix.
Collector’s set features 60 theatrical shorts, bonus content, documentary, 10 episodes of new ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons,’ and a full-size Bugs Bunny glitter Funko figure - in stores December 1.
Directed and animated by Federica D’Urzo, the film uses simple shapes and mixed media to portray the mystery behind Michelangelo Buonarroti’s XVI Century work.
New animated series aims to ease the process of growing up by offering advice on finance, identity, dating, entrepreneurship, mental health, and environmentalism.
By supporting nearly 1,000 teams and individuals so far, Epic Games cements commitment to furthering the progress of a range of creators to do outstanding work with Unreal Engine or contributing to open source capabilities for the 3D graphics community.
Partnering with global nonprofit organization Oceana, the eco-storytelling collective uses animation to remind people to be ‘part of the solution’ in cleaning up our world.
Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
‘Science of Slime’ series teach kids and their families about the slimiest of animals with help from popular Nickelodeon characters; fun educational videos, DIY activities, and weekly live program runs now through December 14.
The ultimate “cat and mouse” duo return with all the expected mayhem in an eye-popping blend of classic animation-styled CG and live-action, slated for release on March 5, 2021
Leading international animation, VFX, and computer graphics conference continues its innovative virtual programming with new free industry leader talk series.
The Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary and will also pay tribute to animation from the African continent
Mickey, Donald, Goofy, and a slew of their friends, and a few villains, are back in a brand-new series of animated shorts, premiering today, Mickey’s birthday, on Disney+.