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Call for Entries: Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards

Third edition invites animated submissions in multiple categories including feature films, shorts, and this year for the first time, video game animation; deadline set for December 12.

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Sam Gainsborough’s ‘Facing It’ Takes Home 2019 VIEW Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:14pm

Francesco Filippi’s ‘Red Hands’ wins the Italianmix for best short; ‘Trois Francs, Six Sous,’ and ‘Blieschow’ also take top honors.

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‘Mei and the Kittenbus,’ the Cutest Miyazaki Sequel No One Has Ever Seen

The obscure, delightful animated short film sequel to ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ released in 2002, chronicles the adventures of a small girl and her mystical feline vehicle friend. 

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Theodore Ushev: ‘The Physics of Sorrow,’ My Animated Time Capsule

In the first fully animated film using the encaustic, hot-wax painting technique, a rootless, melancholy man sifts through memories while struggling to locate home, family and self.  

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New Disney VR Short ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ Debuts Tonight at ‘Frozen 2’ World Premiere

Immersive cinematic exploration of the ‘Frozen 2’ world, from ‘Cycles’ director Jeff Gipson, weaves music and visuals together to take viewers on a magical Arendelle forest experience. 

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‘Need it Yesterday’ Halloween Animation Challenge: Hot as Hell!

By Dan Edgley | Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:06am

In the first of a new ‘quick and dirty’ animation production spotlight series, Ritzy Animation’s Dan Edgley and Charlie Batho allow their team a mere 32 hours to produce something deliciously sinister.

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FXX’s ‘Cake’ is Serving Up a Tasty Selection of Animated Shorts

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 5:12pm

Midway through its first season, smart film selections deftly illustrate just how inspiring and entertaining animated shorts can be. 

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WATCH: ‘La Noria,’ Award-Winning Animated Short Film, Premieres Online

International collaboration of artists and sponsors, including Artella, Autodesk and Foundry, come together, helping writer/director Carlos Baena achieve his chilling creative vision. 

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Women in Animation Announces 3rd Annual WIA Diversity Award Winners

Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver. 

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Show Off Your Animation Skills: Enter the 8th Annual iAniMagic Competition

Use free Animation Desk app to create 15-30 second animation on any animal you choose; winners will receive cash prizes and promotion of their work. 

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Bill Plympton Finally Gets Some Distribution Muscle with Shout! Factory Deal

The acclaimed animator celebrates his deal with the multi-platform media company, talks about his latest work, and tells a very scary horror story.

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VIEW Conference 2019: Celebrating the Best in Animation, VFX and Visual Storytelling

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:07pm

Grab your notepad and fashionable wool scarf; a packed roster of talent led by Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois and Rob Legato will rub elbows and share insights at the digital media conference and symposium set for October 21-25 in Turin, Italy. 

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Fresh Takes: Daisy Jacobs Plunges Viewers into Real Life Drama with ‘The Full Story’

In her award-winning short, live actors are injected into the uniquely chaotic and morphing animated vortex, creating a riveting and impactful viewing experience.

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‘Kids’ Takes Best in Show Honors at SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:17am

Michael Frei and Mario von Rickenbach’s powerful short about the random actions of a faceless group wins top prize at annual showcase for excellence in CG animation.

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Complete VIEW 2019 Program Released

Last minute confirmations pack an already expanded roster featuring top industry speakers; directors Jill Culton, Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois, Conrad Vernon, Sergio Pablos, Peter Ramsey and Eric Darnell lead an all-star lineup.

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‘Funan’ and ‘I Lost My Body’ Lead Film Selections at PSIAF 2019

Animated features by award-winning directors Denis Do and Jérémy Clapin among films selected in 37 categories for Palm Springs International Animation Festival, coming December 14-15 to Palm Springs, California.

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SEE IT HERE: Ishan Shukla’s Dystopian Short, ‘Schirkoa’ Now Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 2:21pm

Award-winning fourteen-minute CG-animated film, now being developed as a feature film, was created in Autodesk Maya and Adobe CC and rendered in GPU renderer Redshift.

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‘Coeur Fondant,’ and ‘Entre Sombras’ Take Home Awards at Festival Stop Motion Montreal

Films by Benoît Chieux and Alice Guimarães & Mónica Santos among prize winners honored at 11th festival edition’s closing ceremonies, which took place at Concordia University’s J.A. De Sève Cinema.

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‘Sister,’ ‘Zog,’ and ‘The Seahorse Trainer’ Among Winners at Spark Animation 2019

Films by Siqi Song, Daniel Snaddon & Max Lang, and Babak Bina & Ricardo Bonisoli take top honors at 11th annual Spark CG festival in Vancouver, Canada. 

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