Coming October 19, the film, featuring music and narration by Gavin Friday and artwork based on original illustrations by Bono, transforms and retells the classic fairytale and Sergei Prokofiev’s famed symphony.
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The 5-day festival opens October 18 with GKIDS’ presentation of the legendary filmmaker and Studio Ghibli’s new film at the Hollywood landmark TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX; program includes special screenings, competitions, panels and premieres.
Matthew A. Cherry’s new animated series, based on his Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ short, offers an honest, heartfelt, and comedic take on a millennial couple and their young daughter as they juggle careers, parenthood, social issues, and multi-generational dynamics while working to make a better life for themselves; show debuts September 21 on Max.
22 new episodes including a record 750th and not one but two ‘Treehouse of Horror’ Halloween outings premieres October 11.
‘Boom,’ ‘Diplomatie de l’Éclipse,’ and ‘Mum’s Spaghetti’ honored in animation; all winning films now eligible for 2023 Oscars.
‘Dora and the Fantastical Creatures,’ which follows Dora and Boots on their journey through the rainforest to save the alebrijes, to premiere ahead of ‘PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie’ starting September 29.
Zez Vaz, founder of Toma Creators Studio, shares how to use the dynamic content pack ‘Make Me Actor’ and ‘Instructional Tools’ to transform objects and images into speaking actors for use in talk shows, e-learning animations, and teaching resources.
Based on Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ short, the new series stars Kid Cudi, Issa Rae, and Brooke Monroe Conaway as a tight-knit Chicago family juggling careers, parenthood, social issues and multi-generational dynamics while working to make a better life for themselves; show debuts September 21.
Starring 2023 Tony Award winner Alex Newell, the first-ever non-binary actor to win a Tony, multi-Grammy Award winner Philip Lawrence, and executive produced by ‘Nimona’s ND Stevenson, the 3DCG film, about a grandfather’s hopeful acceptance of his trans grandson, begins a week-long Oscar-qualifying run September 15 at the Cinelounge Sunset in Hollywood.
The former Rhythm & Hues and DreamWorks Animation senior exec switched gears and jumped headfirst into animated film and series development, creating her own shows while mentoring and collaborating with Epic Games and ASIFA India to start the Women Creators Program.
Official competition selections include ‘The Girl with the Red Beret’ by Janet Perlman, ‘Miserable Miracle’ by Ryo Orikasa, ‘HARVEY’ by Janice Nadeau and ‘Boat People’ by Thao Lam and Kjell Boersma; NFB programs include NFB HOTHOUSE@20 and Show-and-tell with the NFB Animation & Interactive Studio.
This month, we pause to remember the iconic animator and filmmaker, who died in a tragic motorcycle accident August 17.
The short, with art by Gabríela Friðriksdóttir and animation by Pierre-Alain Giraud, features unsettling yet organic visuals, with an interesting ‘paper-like,’ canvas texture mixed with AI generation.
Manchester Animation Festival, the UK’s largest animation festival, returns HOME, November 12-17 in person and November 18-30 online.
Organized by GSIFA, the four-day international animation festival will take place November 9-12 in Lugano, Switzerland.
The latest crop of shorts in Dave Hughes’ innovative incubator of new talent and new ideas includes four episodes of Joe Cappa’s ‘HAHA You Clowns,’ Chloe Trost’s 2-part ‘Dohls,’ and Maggie Brennan’s ‘Agoraphilia.’
The event returns to Stockholm October 27-November 2, 2023 as an international film festival dedicated to animated films.
The British experimental short filmmaker, known for his early scratch frame films ‘His Comedy’ and ‘The Albatross’ as well as his single frame works like ‘Five Minute Museum,’ was killed in a motorcycle accident in Wales last Thursday.
The animation, video game, and new media market will take place September 26 – October 1 in Valencia, Spain.
Denmark’s largest animation festival returns September 25 – October 1, 2023, to celebrate all things animated!
The 12th Mexico’s annual animation, videogame, and comic festival will take place in Guadalajara September 5-9, 2023.
A monthly survey of under-the-radar animated shorts currently travelling the festival circuit or new to online viewing.
Streamer and Marvel Studios honor National Tree Day with new art and images starring the adorable little sapling who returns with 5 all-new animated shorts next month.
The festival, a non-competitive exhibition aimed at artists who use animation as an instrument for their personal expression, will be held February 15-18, 2024; submissions are being accepted until October 16, 2023.