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Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.

Festivals ANIMATIONWorld

GLAS 2019: A Conversation with Einar Baldvin, Jeanette Bonds & Sean Buckelew

With the lofty goal of transforming the cultural understanding and language of animation as an artistic medium, in its fourth year the GLAS Animation Festival continues to grow, packed with special guests, more than 20 special programs, and a new Vimeo Staff Pick Award.

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces 2019 Program, Vimeo Staff Pick Award

For the first time ever, the Vimeo Staff Pick Award will be presented at the GLAS Animation Festival with a $2,500 cash prize and online launch as a Staff Pick.

Artella ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Artella Unveils New CG-Animated Short ‘Thistle One’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 4:52pm

Director and Artella CEO Bobby Beck details how 54 artists from 21 countries helped create a thrilling post-apocalyptic tale using the company’s cloud-based production platform.

ITFS Headline News

ITFS Announces 2019 Program

Highlights from 26th event edition include GameZone interactive installations, a new immersive media and pop culture conference, a special track on Science, Games and Animation and numerous premieres and screenings.

Awards Headline News

Finalists Revealed for 2nd Annual Quirino Awards

25 animation projects from seven countries will vie for honors in nine categories at the April 6 ceremony, being held on the island of Tenerife, Spain.  

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MUST SEE! NSFW Trailer for Tim Miller and David Fincher’s New Animated Anthology

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:44pm

Netflix sets March 15 as launch date for ‘Love Death + Robots,’ 185 minutes of startlingly dynamic animation not for the viscerally challenged!

Awards Headline News

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Wins Best Animated Feature at 46th Annie Awards

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:46pm

Studio Chizu’s ‘Mirai’ takes Best Independent Animated Feature; Past Lives Productions’ ‘Weekends’ wins Best Animated Short.

Festivals Blogs

Pinscreen Magic and ‘Kirikou and the Sorceress’ Highlight FIAF’s Animation First Weekend

By Joe Strike | Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:16pm

The Miscweant reports on New York’s French Institute Alliance Française’s 2nd annual festival of French animation.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki’ Arrives on Blu-Ray April 30

Shout! Factory and GKIDS documentary about Studio Ghibli’s Academy Award-winning director of Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke and My Neighbor Totoro getting DVD and digital release. 

Festivals Headline News

GLAS 2019 Unveils Signal Film and First Special Guest List

Signature short film promoting 4th annual Berkeley, CA-based animation festival is directed by visual artist Manshen Lo, with music and sound by Skillbard.

Awards Headline News

‘Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero’ Wins Best Animated Feature at PSIAF 2018

‘Changyou’s Journey,’ ‘Hybrids’ and ‘Ugly’ among the group of 40 short films awarded by festival audiences across a number of technical and thematic categories.

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‘The Breadwinner’ and ‘The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe’ Take Home Emile Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 10, 2018 at 4:48pm

Director Nora Twomey and co-directors Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg among animation artists honored at second annual ceremony in Lille, France.  

Animation Art Headline News

Inaugural Miyu Gallery Animation Art Exhibition Opens in Paris

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:28pm

Selections from Simone Massi’s animation sequences on ‘Samouni Road’ make up first of four annual collections at new European gallery dedicated to artwork from auteur-created films. 

SIGGRAPH Headline News

‘L’oiseau Qui Danse’ Wins Best in Show at SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 30, 2018 at 5:07pm

Jean-Marie Marbach’s abstract short, inspired by Visual Music and made entirely with Trapcode Suite, takes top prize at annual showcase for excellence in computer animation.

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