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The Dizzying Animated Thought Puzzle of ‘Albatross Soup’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 3, 2019 at 3:31pm

Winnie Cheung’s fascinating hybrid short film documentary is based on 50 people’s answers to an entertaining but disturbing riddle solved asking only ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ questions.

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WATCH: John Canemaker Talks Schultheis, Kahl, Tytla and Gertie History at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:18am

Oscar-winning animator, author, teacher and historian discusses Disney effects guru’s ‘lost notebook,’ ‘Golden Age’ Disney animation legends and Winsor McCay’s pioneering dinosaur. 

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Mifa Announces Big Expansion and Special Slate of Events

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:07pm

Upcoming market during Annecy is set to break all previous attendance and size records with over 700 exhibitors inside a bigger exhibition platform, VR area, Buyer’s Club and new conference room.  

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First Look: DreamWorks Animation’s Newest Short, ‘Marooned’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:22pm

Andy Erekson’s stylized look at a grumpy robot, C-0R13, set in the not too distant future, will debut next month during the studio’s expansive set of sneak peeks and work-in-progress presentations during the Annecy Animation Festival. 

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Dean DeBlois and CH Kim to Keynote 2019 VIEW Conference

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ director and PUBG CEO are the first announced presenters at upcoming October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

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Ottawa Animation Festival Submission Deadline Coming May 31

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 17, 2019 at 4:19pm

Entries in all short form categories as well as features, VR and commissioned work must be received by the last day of May.

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Disney Returns to Annecy with World Premiere of 3 New Shorts, ‘Frozen 2’ Presentation

Studio to debut Short Circuit experimental program’s ‘Just A Thought,’ ’Exchange Student,’ and ‘Jing Hua’ along with special inside look at highly anticipated upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel. 

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‘Sgt. Rock’ Among Five New Animated DC Showcase Shorts Coming from Warner Bros.

Now in production, the series also includes Adam Strange,’ ‘Death,’ ‘The Phantom Stranger’ and ‘Batman: Death in the Family,’ with films set for 2019-2020 release.

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First Animated Kid’s Film About the Holocaust to Air May 1 in Israel

After successfully broadcast run in Italy, Rai and Larcadarte’s ‘The Star of Andra and Tati’ will air in Israel on Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Nine VR Works Selected to Compete at Annecy 2019

Organizers of the 43rd annual animation festival have announced their competitive virtual reality lineup chosen from 90 projects submitted from 30 countries.

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Phil Tippett, Julie Pott and Priit Pärn Being Honored at Frame-By-Frame Animators Conference

May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos. 

Awards Events

26th Stuttgart International Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film: April 30 - May 5

Begins: April 30, 2019

ITFS focuses on artistic animated films, innovations in the field of interactive and transmedia projects, as well as the promotion of young talent.

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BIAF 2019 Reveals Official Poster by ‘Funan’ Director Denis Do

Annecy 2018 Cristal-winner and Gobelins graduate creates signature materials for upcoming 2019 edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival.

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Call for Entries: 2019 VIEW Awards Now Open for Submissions

Italy’s premier animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference is now accepting submissions for its film competition, with a €2,000 first prize.

Events Blogs

Cartoon Springboard 2019 - pitching event for young talents in Valencia, Spain

CARTOON SPRINGBOARD gives young European animators who have graduated from school within the last 5 years an opportunity to test out their new animation project on a team of animation experts and receive valuable feedback.

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Submissions Now Open for New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival

6th edition of Japanese festival, being held November 1-4, 2019, is now accepting short film submissions in VR, GIF animation and digital motion comics. 

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Tomek Popakul’s ‘Acid Rain’ Wins Grand Prix at GLAS 2019

Sophie Koko Gate receives the FXX Elevation Award – which includes a $25,000 all-in development and production deal with FX Networks – for her short film ‘Slug Life.’

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Beautiful Maladies – The Uncanny World of Rosto

Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.

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