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In Will McCormack and Michael Govier’s animated short, estranged parents of a child killed in a school shooting try to overcome their heartbreak and find each other again; now showing on Netflix.
Directed and animated by Federica D’Urzo, the film uses simple shapes and mixed media to portray the mystery behind Michelangelo Buonarroti’s XVI Century work.
New animated series aims to ease the process of growing up by offering advice on finance, identity, dating, entrepreneurship, mental health, and environmentalism.
Partnering with global nonprofit organization Oceana, the eco-storytelling collective uses animation to remind people to be ‘part of the solution’ in cleaning up our world.
Leading international animation, VFX, and computer graphics conference continues its innovative virtual programming with new free industry leader talk series.
Mickey, Donald, Goofy, and a slew of their friends, and a few villains, are back in a brand-new series of animated shorts, premiering today, Mickey’s birthday, on Disney+.
Coming in December, the book compiles production designs, visual development artwork, and character designs from the studio’s award-winning titles including ‘Invasion!,’ ‘Asteroids!,’ ‘Crow: The Legend,’ ‘Jack,’ and ‘Bonfire’ and the upcoming ‘Baba Yaga;’ now available for preorder on Amazon.
2D Animated short, directed by Aishwarya Sadasivan, explores two characters forced to determine whether their differences outweigh their similarities.
Animated by New Zealand studio Flux, the new short, about Christmas traditions shared by a grandmother and her granddaughter who have drifted apart, spearheads the non-profit organization’s holiday fund-raising drive.
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‘BoxsBallet,’ ‘My friend who shines in the night,’ and ‘Seoulsori,’ also take home awards in an online ceremony from the 12th annual festival, running through November 8; WIA Diversity Award winners also announced.
Famed micro-animation series that uses crowd-sourced voicemail messages for content returns with ‘Seagulls’ (#217); hotline phone is back open for callers sharing their 2020 experiences.
2021 edition, taking place July 1-4 in Slovakia, is now accepting submissions for animated short films, student films, music videos, and films for children.
New short film, animated in Photoshop, aims to lighten the lyrics’ serious commentary about ongoing chaos by drawing inspiration from John Dilworth’s animated horror comedy ‘Courage the Cowardly Dog.’
Austin band Kev Bev teams with animator Eric Power to present a ghostly paper-style 2D music video just in time for Halloween.
Video editor Adam Maciaszek has lovingly remastered Walt Disney Studios’ ‘Silly Symphony’ short ‘The Skeleton Dance’ in 4K.
Seoul-born, Los Angeles-based independent stop-motion filmmaker employs Styrofoam and cinematic lighting to create a moving and intimate tribute to his mother.
VFX studio Nu Boyana FX’s first inhouse animated short, based on a spoken word poem, started as an R&D project before blossoming into a film asking fundamental questions about what makes a girl real; the fully keyframed film’s production toolkit included Zbrush, Mari, Maya, and Nuke.
Award-winning author and playwright expands his existing deal with new animated series ‘Unlimited Squirrels!,’ animated special ‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Special,’ and live-action immersive series ‘Cat the Cat’s Show the Show Show with YOU the YOU!’
In a Spark Animation 2020 virtual ceremony, Kyoto Animation, Laurence Ralph’s ‘The Torture Letters,’ and Maria Trénor’s ‘Where Were You?’ are recognized for making a significant impact in expanding diversity of voices in animation.
‘Freeze Frame’ by Soetkin Verstegen; ‘Yes-People’ by Gísli Darri Halldórsson; and ‘Pearl Driver’ by Margrethe Danielsen take home awards.
Duo of El-P and Killer Mike fight a malicious killer robot police force in 2D short, directed by Sean Solomon, based on track from the band’s latest album, ‘RTJ4,’ currently #1 on the rap album chart and #4 on the Billboard Top Album Chart.
Based on the musician’s first 2020 musical offering, director Otto Tang’s haunting, black and white 2D/CG short examines a group of neighbors as they spiral through an abyss of repetition.