As the 2023 cohort gathers at Annecy, the inaugural group of women animators from underrepresented communities - selected by FIAPF and Women in Animation - that came together at the festival last year share their valuable lessons learned, development triumphs and challenges, and how special – and critical – the mentoring and support they’ve received has been to their projects and careers.
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Animation’s premier festival now accepting submissions in multiple categories, including short films, TV films, commissioned films, graduation films, feature films and VR works; registration dates for Mifa Pitch Sessions coming soon.
Anime Expo and Iconic Events’ movie series kicks off the theatrical release of Eleven Arts’ acclaimed anime feature next month in New York and Los Angeles, which then expands to other markets nationwide.
Directed by Tom C J Brown and set to premiere in competition at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, the film is a queer operatic thriller set to the emotive music of Schubert’s 1823 ‘Die schöne Müllerin’ alongside contemporary music by Casey Spooner, Walt Disco, and the film’s composers Brian McOmber and Judith Berkson.
Here’s a full list of all theaters where Masaaki Yuasa’s revisionist history rock opera is scheduled to play this August.
Scheduled to hit U.S. theaters this August, the upcoming animated musical from the director of ‘Ride Your Wave’ explores 14th-century Japan by way of a “revisionist rock opera.”
Company's week-long celebration begins with the release of its new 100-page guide, a deep dive into using the Unreal Engine for real-time animation; event programming showcases the latest tools, workflows, and free learning resources in the Epic Games ecosystem.
Based on the books by Benji Davies, ‘The Storm Whale Trilogy’ follows the adventures of a young boy who finds a whale and brings it home.
Co-created by Joe Bennett and Charles Huettner, the adult animated sci-fi drama series, slated for release next year, debuted its first teaser last week at Annecy 2022.
Lauren Montgomery, a seasoned vet of the original ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ series, is set to direct the first film, yet unnamed, under the Avatar Studios banner.
The studio’s free Ecole Cartoucherie Animation Solidaire partners with Frog Box and Titrafilm on a new course to create a more diversified pool of dubbing actors - addressing underrepresentation in the sector - to meet current and anticipated demands.
Sneak Peeks, full episodes, a key cast announcement, appearances by Oscar-winning producers Roy Conli and Clark Spencer, and Disney Animation CCO Jennifer Lee’s acceptance of the Festival’s Honorary Cristal Award highlighted the studio’s special presentation this past Friday.
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.
Audiences enjoyed the first episode and trailer of the new CGI animated series, a co-production with Mikros Animation IP, France télévisions, and Tencent Video, that follows a gang of five unlikely heroes, thirsty for adventure and escape from their mundane life on a farm.
Focusing on production, resource management, training, and operations, she will share leadership responsibilities and title with president Tom Jacomb; she will also join the animation team on June 16 at Annecy 2022 as it presents ‘Pathways to DNEG’ and ‘DNEG Animation: A Proper Hello.’
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.
During its Annecy 2022 Studio Focus presentation, the studio reveals all-new animated family film, coming to Cartoon Network and HBO Max; sporting a sinister plot and orchestrations from the Warner Bros. library of movie musicals, the feature sees Bugs, Daffy, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang take to the stage.
Under the exclusive multiyear cross-studio agreement, the award-winning creator, producer, and director will develop, create, and produce original animated programming for both studios; the announcement was made at a Studio Focus presentation at Annecy 2022.
Global search initiative seeks original, comedy-driven content, with an eye towards eventual series development; inaugural program’s first show greenlit from a short, ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ debuts at Annecy 2022, on Thursday, June 16.
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.
At Sony Pictures Animation’s big Annecy 2022 presentation, directors Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson shared stunning work-in-process visual development, finished animation, previously untold story lines, and cool new characters from one of the most anticipated sequels in modern animation history… to the raucous festival crowd’s delight!
Created entirely in Unreal Engine, the short debuts at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 13; the story continues in an upcoming video game, episodic series, and AR/VR projects that will use the same digital assets created for the feature.
The 3D animated feature entertains while highlighting the plight of the world’s rainforests and ecosystems; executive producer Rodrigo Blaas, director Tim Harper, and the Mikros Animation team’s discussion panel will be on June 15 at the Annecy Animation Festival, in concert with the first look reveal.