16 WIP projects will be featured at the upcoming hybrid festival edition, with all selections accessible on the festival’s online platform; feature selections include ‘The Siren’ by Sepideh Farsi, ‘Unicorn Wars’ by Alberto Vázquez Rico, and ‘Princess Dragon’ by Anthony Roux and Jean-Jacques Denis.
Special Event: Annecy
Nine projects selected out of 75 submissions include a diverse group of films with varied themes; festival runs from June 14-19.
Festival will celebrate animation from the African continent as well as belated 60th anniversary; the redesigned Mifa will run June 15-18.
This year’s batch of Annie Award-nominated animated short films once again demonstrates that you’ll often find the most powerful storytelling in the smallest of packages.
44 shorts, 47 graduate films, 26 TV films and 32 commissioned films will compete; the hybrid virtual/physical event is set for June 14-19, as festival organizers continue to weigh options for how best to provide a safe and enjoyable on-site experience.
Get your work entered without delay; the film submissions deadline is February 15, with project submissions due by February 7.
Deadline for submissions is February 7, 2021 - selected MIFA pitch projects receive unique opportunities with access to and meetings with key players in the animation sector; June 14-19 event will be run both online and in-person.
Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
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.