Inna Sahakyan’s harrowing film tells the story of Aurora Mardiganian, who escaped the Armenian Genocide before embarking on an odyssey that took her to the heights of Hollywood stardom.
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The ‘City of Ghosts’ creator’s knack for capturing funny aspects of often mundane everyday life is on full display in her first of a hoped set of animated short film documentaries, ‘Atilla the Grilla,’ made with an Epic MegaGrant, about how her favorite Mongolian Grill eatery at the Burbank Town Center mall survived the pandemic.
The Hiroshima International Animation Festival gets new August run, reveals inaugural ‘Golden Carpster’ Award honorees for contributions to animation in Pan-Pacific and Asian regions, and shares The World Competition: Category Award winners.
Women and queer-owned animation studio Mighty Oak deftly integrates stop-motion, collage, motion-graphics and different 2D styles on Netflix’s docuseries that tackles the myths of sex education and how pleasure occurs in the mind.
The director discusses his intimate, award-winning animated documentary about the boyhood experiences of his long-time friend, an Afghan academic who lived as a gay Muslim in Afghanistan before escaping to Denmark through Russia.
Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s ‘touching and innovative’ film shares the personal history of an Afghan refugee; ‘Belle’ awarded special jury prize, with the audience award going to ‘The Crossing.’
The Bristol-based VFX studio developed its own software tools to create over 700 shots in a new genre-defining style for the show’s host, ‘Game of Thrones’ star Aiden Gillen.
Billy Shebar and David C. Roberts of 110th Street Films talk about the use of 2D recreations in their three-part Discovery+ true crime drama, ‘Doctor’s Orders.’
Studio’s animated sequences, used in place of archival footage and re-creations, provide compelling depictions of brutality that might otherwise be unwatchable, in Netflix’s powerful new documentary series.
Jonas Rasmussen’s intimate and powerful 2D film tells the untold story of his long-time friend Amin’s life as a gay child growing up in Kabul before his escape via Russia to Denmark.
Fine artist Martyn Pick’s unique, striking technique recreates traumatic events from the CIA and MI6-engineered 1953 Iranian coup in Taghi Amirani and Walter Murch’s riveting documentary.
Animated documentary VR experience produced by Ado Ato Pictures and directed by Tamara Shogaolu to have its world premiere as one of five projects in Tribeca Immersive’s select Storyscapes competition.
Louis Morton’s ‘Floreana’ and Joanna Priestly’s ‘North of Blue’ win grand prizes; best comedy award goes to Alison Snowden and David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour.’
Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a short profile of prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators.
Official short film selections in eight categories are unveiled for the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival taking place October 25-30.
Animated documentary short is narrated by former MLB All-Star and current ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk.
Open call for animation directors, documentarians and creative producers:
For projects in development, creative research and for forming new collaborations.
Through a series of professional seminars, ANIDOX:LAB will offer talented documentary and animation filmmakers the opportunity to engage and combine their two worlds.
The coaching seminars and collaborative workshops are designed to progress from fine-tuning an initial idea, through narrative and visual development, to pitching sessions at our prestigious partner festivals.