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WATCH: Blue Zoo Releases Quirky New Christmas Short ‘Let’s Not Go Away’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:42pm

First-time director Katie Gascoyne’s 2D animated music video of the Scouting Girls’ new Christmas single is a funny, offbeat Gingerbread “Man” lament.

Events Headline News

Call for Submissions: Animation Production Days 2020

Deadline for entries to the 14th APD co-production and financing platform event is February 20, 2020.

Festivals Headline News

LAAF Coming December 7-8

The Los Angeles Animation Festival, which includes 10 hours of shorts competition, runs this Saturday and Sunday at the Mayflower Club in North Hollywood; this year's honoree is noted historian Jerry Beck.

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‘MIND THE WALL!’ Animated Shorts Program in New York December 2

Come take a peek through the wall with a screening of animated short films from Central and Eastern Europe reflecting on the year 1989 - the end of an era. 

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A Filmmaker’s Journey to Honor a Loved One in 'Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days'

The award-winning filmmaker shares the story behind her latest film, a mixed media, stop-motion and hand-drawn ode to a cherished uncle.

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Call for Entries: Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards

Third edition invites animated submissions in multiple categories including feature films, shorts, and this year for the first time, video game animation; deadline set for December 12.

Books Headline News

Mark Simon Releases New Book ‘Start at the Top – Stories to Help You Succeed’

Author, cartoonist and story artist on productions including ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Woody Woodpecker’ shares dozens of lessons learned from a 30-year career filled with both successes and failures.

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Clip Studio Paint Captures Hand-Drawn ‘Feel’ for Artists and Animators

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:09am

Celsys’ all-in-one paint tool provides intuitive, customizable features that help transfer an artist’s touch to their graphic design, manga/comics, animation or other digital art. 

Unreal Engine Headline News

Epic Games Acquires Megascans Producer Quixel

World’s largest photogrammetry asset library and bundled toolset will become free for all Unreal Engine use.

Technology Headline News

Adobe Shares Innovative ‘Sneak Peeks’ at Adobe Max

Highly anticipated event for onsite attendees offered an exclusive look at the newest company research initiatives.

Awards Headline News

Sam Gainsborough’s ‘Facing It’ Takes Home 2019 VIEW Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:14pm

Francesco Filippi’s ‘Red Hands’ wins the Italianmix for best short; ‘Trois Francs, Six Sous,’ and ‘Blieschow’ also take top honors.

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‘Mei and the Kittenbus,’ the Cutest Miyazaki Sequel No One Has Ever Seen

The obscure, delightful animated short film sequel to ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ released in 2002, chronicles the adventures of a small girl and her mystical feline vehicle friend. 

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Theodore Ushev: ‘The Physics of Sorrow,’ My Animated Time Capsule

In the first fully animated film using the encaustic, hot-wax painting technique, a rootless, melancholy man sifts through memories while struggling to locate home, family and self.  

VR Headline News

New Disney VR Short ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ Debuts Tonight at ‘Frozen 2’ World Premiere

Immersive cinematic exploration of the ‘Frozen 2’ world, from ‘Cycles’ director Jeff Gipson, weaves music and visuals together to take viewers on a magical Arendelle forest experience. 

Business Headline News

ftrack Acquires cineSync Developer Cospective

Acquisition of award-winning remote viewing tool should foster collaborative development of powerful new workflow solutions for the creative industries. 

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Call For Entries: Festival of Cinema NYC

Begins: August 7, 2020

Sponsored by Regal Entertainment, the festival is currently seeking films of all lengths and genres - including animation! Save 10% off your submission fee when you use code AWNFCNYC on FilmFreeway.com.

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‘Need it Yesterday’ Halloween Animation Challenge: Hot as Hell!

By Dan Edgley | Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:06am

In the first of a new ‘quick and dirty’ animation production spotlight series, Ritzy Animation’s Dan Edgley and Charlie Batho allow their team a mere 32 hours to produce something deliciously sinister.

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FXX’s ‘Cake’ is Serving Up a Tasty Selection of Animated Shorts

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 5:12pm

Midway through its first season, smart film selections deftly illustrate just how inspiring and entertaining animated shorts can be. 

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