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25th Annual Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

Begins: April 24, 2018

This year the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary edition with a six-day celebration and associated events in the heart of Germany, running April 24-29, 2018.

Awards Events

45th Annual Annie Awards

Begins: February 3, 2018

The 45th Annual Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2017 Concludes Strong in Los Angeles

SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival award winners “Song of a Toad,” “John Lewis Buster the Boxer” and “Garden Party” were presented their statues amid a conference that covered important advances and collaborations in animation, visual effects, AR/VR and robotics.

Tendril Headline News

Tendril Optimizes with Thinkbox’s Deadline and Redshift On-Demand

To create the five-minute animated “Coming to America“ sequence for STARZ’s ‘American Gods’ episode five, animation and design studio Tendril transitioned to a GPU pipeline ahead of the project, leveraging Thinkbox’s Deadline for compute management and tapping Redshift with per-minute licensing via the Thinkbox Marketplace.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

Two NFB Films to Screen at Fantasia International Film Festival

Carol Beecher and Kevin D. A. Kurytnik’s ‘Skin for Skin’ gets its world premiere at Fantasia, screening in competition, and Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s ‘Oscar’ will also screen as a part of the Montreal film festival’s program.

Toronto Animated Image Society Headline News

TAIS Announces Animation Showcase Finalists

Scheduled for July 29th, the 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase screens the best in independent Canadian and international animated short films, the results of the 2017 Anijam competition and a new interactive VR work by artist Zeesy Powers.

Animation Ireland Headline News

Animation Ireland Announces Galway Film Fleadh Premieres

The trade association member companies Pink Kong Studios and Cartoon Saloon will premiere animated short films ‘Departure’ and ‘Late Afternoon’ respectively at the 29th Annual Galway Film Fleadh.

Festivals Headline News

‘Sore Eyes for Infinity’ wins Anča Award

In addition to the 800 Euro main award at the festival in Žilina, Slovakia, juries bestowed awards for the best music video, student film, video game pitches and video game jam.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

‘Song of a Toad’ wins SIGGRAPH’s ‘Best in Show’

SIGGRAPH 2017 will present the animated, student short film, created by Animationsinstitut alumni Kariem Saleh and Alexandra Stautmeister, with the award at a ceremony at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles on July 31, 2017.

Warner Bros. Animation Headline News

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces Complete Collection of ‘DC Original Movies’

The comprehensive ‘DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection’ from WBHE and DC Entertainment contains all 30 films, 5 animated shorts, new special features and exclusive collectible items coming, November 7, 2017 to Blu-ray and August 15, 2017 to digital.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XXIX - Lord of Overstock

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: Out-of Competition (Panorama) screenings. Do we need them?

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Two Weeks - Two Minutes'

Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. Today's short is Judith Poirier's Two Weeks - Two Minutes (2013).

Indie Animators ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Naoyuki Tsuji

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today he screens the work of Japanese animator, Naoyuki Tsuji

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Animators Unearthed - Stephanie Maxwell

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. This week he screens the work of experimental filmmaker, Stephanie Maxwell.