Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
Special Event: Annecy
The Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary and will also pay tribute to animation from the African continent
Polish artist’s first feature-length hand-drawn animated film is an intimate portrayal of aging, mortality, and loss; Anthology Film Archives will host a special two-week virtual engagement in North America accompanied by a program of the director’s earlier short films.
Kabelo Maaka and Dr. Tshepo P. Maaka’s animated short, ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ which competed in Annecy 2020, artfully presents needed information about the dangers and difficulties faced by people with disease.
A stunning and provocative new short film by the Annecy Cristal-winning ‘PIG: The Dam Keeper Poems’ director examines diverse issues like racism, terrorism, religion, war, and class struggle within our society.
A selection of presentations from the first-ever WIA online summit, held in conjunction with this year’s Annecy 2020 Online edition, is now available for free viewing.
Now available online, the presentation includes the Oscar-winning director, Oscar-winning co-director John Kahrs, and producers Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou; live Q&A set for June 24.
Films by Rémi Chayé and Theodor Ushev among 21 winning projects awarded at the 44th festival edition, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Festival announces 13 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Day-long video conference, ‘Confinement Votre,’ will focus on what women in the industry across Europe have learned and created during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Live-streamed director’s panel will discuss their animated feature, which competed at Annecy 2017 and will be released worldwide on Netflix July 24.
Live-streamed presentation by famed directors of ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Moana’ will feature their Disney history and views on animation, past, present and future; event presented by ASIFA-Hollywood.
From ‘Nahuel and the Magic Book’ to ‘Little Vampire,’ this year’s features represent some of the best independent work being produced.
‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy star is cast in lead role of Magda in newest immersive experience from the Emmy Award-winning studio behind ‘Bonfire’ and ‘Crow: The Legend.’
Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.
Running June 15-30, the digital market and business conference will feature an extensive mix of pitch sessions, meetings, press conferences, and access to the latest animated projects.
37 shorts, 44 graduate films, 21 TV films and 35 commissioned films will compete as festival moves online for June 15-20 digital event.
Organizers announce 60th anniversary edition will proceed online from June 14-19 after deciding event couldn’t be rescheduled; official selection and online festival details coming April 15.
In Valerie Barnhart’s hybrid 2D stop-motion short, her first animated film, Jamie is still haunted by the guilt of ignoring the girl in the hallway.
Director of ‘Isle of Dogs’ and Cristal winner ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox,’ along with ‘The French Dispatch’ collaborators Jason Schwartzman and Roman Coppola, will talk about his relationship with animation.
Take advantage of the early bird registration specials to ensure a spot at 60th anniversary edition, taking place in Annecy from June 15 - 20.
Netflix has just shared with AWN an extended set of images from Jérémy Clapin and Marc du Pontavice’s Annie Award-winning animated feature film.
Director and co-writer Jérémy Clapin talks about the narrative and technical challenges in making his Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning film.
In response to 2019’s capacity and ticketing problems, the festival is making needed changes to accommodate screening capacity for the record numbers of attendees expected this summer.