Malte Stein’s ‘Thing’ Lola Fefevre’s ‘Mom, What’s Up with the Dog?’ take top honors at the Slovak Republic festival; winners were announced at the event’s closing ceremonies on July 2.
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Animators Stephen Belford, Anna Harestad, Heather Little, and Tawny Therrien discuss the challenges they overcame creating a stop-motion animated film during the pandemic while working remotely.
The animation studio teamed up with agency Hill Holliday and The Ad Council to create a PSA raising awareness of the importance of cancer screening; the short employs a visual style based on 3D/CG with a 2D-like finish, suggesting a mixed-media hand-painted feel.
Company shares the first formal look at one of the first shorts rendered entirely in Unreal Engine – without compositing - by a global team of artists all working virtually in the cloud; Epic’s five-day virtual event, running through July 1, features free online presentations and panels showcasing the adoption of Unreal technology by film and television studios of all sizes.
Massive slate includes more than new and returning titles with an expansive list of Japanese simulcasts; series dropping in July include ‘Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 2,’ ‘Engage Kiss’ and ‘RWBY: Ice Queendom.’
A team of artists from the Emmy Award-winning animation studio recently produced a hilarious new short, ‘The Mystery of Meetings,’ that dives deep into what’s really going on behind the screens of video meetings.
The storyboard artist and filmmaker discusses how he made the leap from animation supervisor to his storyboard artist, how to self-fund your film and what mentality is needed to reinvent yourself.
Films by Amandine Fredon & Benjamin Massoubre and Balázs Turai among 22 winners at the jam packed 46th festival edition that saw a record 13,248 badge holders from 106 countries.
Studio team, led by director Peggy Holmes, wows the appreciative festival crowd with a fun set of sneak peek sequences showcasing its ‘very first’ animated feature film, coming to Apple TV+ August 5.
Animation studio uses live-action, soft-shaded frame-by-frame animation, and 3D elements to create a promo video for the popular game; animated characters Wally, Cooper, and Bruno enter the non-animated world, taking to the streets.
Peter Ramsey, Roy Conli, Rob Minkoff, Ramsey Naito and Shannon Tindle are a few of the top industry leaders coming to Torino to attend and present in person at Italy’s premiere animation, VFX, games, and computer graphics conference, running October 16-21, onsite and online.
As Sr. VP/GM at Disney Television Animation, she has overseen the development of current animated slate, making the studio home to a notable roster of creative talent while launching initiatives promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion.
Ex-Cartoon Network exec Mike Rauch joins as Head of Original Animation, Mike Bertino is elevated to Director, Content & Story, and Cassie Asta comes on board as Animation Development Coordinator.
An Official Selection at Annecy 2022, Marie Hyon and Marco Spier’s film stars Shelton, an insecure fiddler crab who dreams of being ‘average’; Michael Ryan to showrun, with production to begin Fall 2022.
In concert with the United Nations in India, the kids’ entertainment network is leveraging the popularity of ‘Nicktoons’ to reach kids and empower them to work towards a greener tomorrow; the films are part of an initiative that also features social media marketing and other digital activities.
Van Diesel voices the mischievous toddler, Baby Groot, in Marvel Studios’ latest addition to the streamer’s summer lineup; the collection of 5 original films debuts August 10.
Canada’s famed National Film Board is coming to this year’s festival boasting 3 short films in competition and a ‘NFB: New Spaces for Storytelling’ Studio Focus showcasing its programming vision and women creators; the event runs from June 13 to 18.
The Franco-African Initiative preps women creators from France and Africa to pitch projects at Annecy 2022; Netflix, Canal+, France Télévisions, Newen Studios Group, CITIA, the French Ministry of Culture, Region Réunion, and the French Embassy of Benin have signed on to lend their support.
50th Annual ceremony, recognizing the best in the field of animation, returns in-person to UCLA’s Royce Hall; Deadlines, Rules, and Categories to be announced September 12.
The Pixar co-founder and former Walt Disney Animation Studios president will serve alongside Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin and PDI co-founder Glenn Entis.
Entries now being accepted in multiple categories, including shorts, visualizations, VFX sequences, game cinematics, and real-time pieces; deadline to enter is July 31, 2022.
Out of 2,149 entries 54 films have been selected to participate in this year’s event running August 17-21; animated short and feature films will compete in either the ‘Pan-Pacific and Asia Competition’ or the ‘World Competition.’
Italy’s premiere event runs in-person October 16-21 in Torino, Italy with a complete program of talks, presentations, workshops, and masterclasses available to livestream worldwide; entries for the VIEW Award contest are being accepted now through September 15.
Works from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, and Venezuela are honored across nine categories at the May 14 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.