Search form

Tagged With: Annecy Animation Festival

Annecy 2024 is Here! ANIMATIONWorld

Memories, Hooves, and War - Exploring Annecy’s Short Film Competitions

Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares some of his under the radar picks competing at the Annecy Festival, now in full swing, running through June 15.

The Animation World Converges in Annecy ANIMATIONWorld

Annecy 2024 Feature Films in Official Competition Roundup

AWN breaks down the stellar lineup of 12 animated features competing at this year's festival, including ‘Memoir of a Snail’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Rock Bottom' by María Trénor,’ and ‘Savages’ by Claude Barras; the 48th edition of the festival runs June 9-15.

From Pakistan to Annecy ANIMATIONWorld

Mano Animation Makes History with ‘The Glassworker,’ Pakistan’s First 2D Feature

Karachi-based director Usman Riaz talks about his hand-drawn film that tells the story of a young man and his father, a glass blower, whose relationship is tested after war breaks out and an army colonel and his violinist daughter arrive in their town; film screens in Annecy’s Contrechamp on June 10.

Annecy 2024 is Coming! Headline News

Annecy 2024 Official Short Film Selections Revealed

Out of 1,505 short film submissions from 108 countries, 31 films will compete in the ‘Official’ category, 12 films in the ‘Off-Limits’ category, 16 in the ‘Perspectives’ section, and 8 in the ‘Young Audience’ section, with an additional 40 films competing in the ‘Graduation Films’ categories; the festival runs June 9-15.

WIA at Annecy Headline News

8th Annual WIA World Summit Lineup Announced

Returning to Annecy 2024 June 10, the day-long symposium, this year themed ‘Stronger Together: The Equitable Future of Animation,’ features panels and conversations spotlighting key thought leaders, filmmakers, and executives.

Mark your Calendars! Headline News

Annecy 2024 Reveals Additional Program Highlights

Open-air screenings, ARTE Summer Tour and Moving Image Discovery Workshops among the many festival offerings at this year festival running June 9-15.

The Glassworker Headline News

Trailer Drops for Usman Riaz’s ‘The Glassworker’

Set to compete in Annecy’s Contrechamp and screen at the Cannes Film Market, the hand-drawn 2D Pakistani feature follows the relationship of a father and son in the face of war.

WIA at Annecy Headline News

2024 WIA World Summit Reveals Artwork and Theme

The annual 1-day event returns to Annecy June 10, featuring Portuguese visual artist Maria Melo’s artwork and the theme ‘Stronger Together: The Equitable Future of Animation.’

Mark your Calendars! Headline News

Annecy 2024 Official Feature Film Selections Revealed

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 26, 2024 at 3:55pm

12 animated features have been chosen to compete at this year's festival, including ‘Memoir of a Snail’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Rock Bottom by María Trénor,’ and ‘Savages’ by Claude Barras; the 48th edition of the festival runs June 9-15.

Mark your Calendars! Headline News

Annecy Festival 2024 Accreditation Now Open

Register before February 28 for early bird rates to ensure you get your spot at the upcoming Annecy International Animation Festival and film market, Mifa; it’s all happening by the lake June 9-15!

And the Award Goes To… Headline News

‘Robot Dreams’ and ‘Society of the Snow’ Notch European Film Award Wins

Pablo Berger’s film, based on the graphic novel by Sarah Varon and inspired by Buster Keaton and early 20th-century Hollywood films, chronicles the adventures and misfortunes of Dog and Robot in NYC during the '80s; J.A. Bayona’s film tells the harrowing tale of the tragic 1972 Uruguayan Air Andes mountain plane crash.

feature film development Headline News

2024 Annecy Festival Residency Selections Announced

Out of 36 applications, three artists/directors will receive support and mentoring on visual development of their feature-length animated films while living and working in Annecy from April 5 – June 28, 2024.

Submit Your Latest Work Headline News

Submissions Now Open: Annecy 2024

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 are coming next month.

Awards Headline News

'Chicken for Linda!’ and ‘27’ Take Top Awards at Annecy 2023

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 2:46pm

Films by Chiara Malta & Sebastien Laudenbach and Flóra Anna Buda among 22 winners at the jam packed 47th festival edition that saw a record 15,820 accredited attendees (a 19% increase on 2022) from 102 countries.

Business Headline News

TAOST Entertainment Teams with Bang in Bangkok on ‘Up Chao’ Animated Feature

SoHo-based studio invests in the development and scores exclusive Web3 rights to the film, written by Chris Jenkins (‘Surf’s Up’); team heads to Annecy 2023 and Mifa, running June 11-17.

The Best in Animated Features Headline News

Annecy 2023 Official Feature Film Selections Revealed

11 animated features have been chosen to compete at this year's festival, including ‘Art College 1994’ by Liu Jian, ‘La Sirène’ by Sepideh Farsi and ‘Sirocco and the Kingdom of Air Streams’ by Benoît Chieux; the 47th edition of the festival runs June 11-17.

Annecy 2023 is Coming! Headline News

Annecy 2023 Official Short Film Selections Revealed

Out of 3,200 short film submissions from 100 countries, 37 films were chosen to compete in the ‘Official’ category, 7 films were selected in the ‘Off-Limits’ category, 19 in the ‘Perspectives’ section, and 8 in the ‘Young Audience’ section; the festival runs June 11-17.

Mark your Calendars! Headline News

Annecy 2023 Accreditations Now Open

Register and get ready for the Annecy International Animation Festival and film market, Mifa; it’s all happening by the lake June 12-17!

Submit Your Latest Work Headline News

Call for Entries: Annecy 2023

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.

Awards Headline News

‘Little Nicholas-Happy as Can Be’ and ‘Amok’ Take Top Awards at Annecy 2022

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 8:00am

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.

Anyone Can Wear the Mask Headline News

New Nemesis ‘Spot’ Debuts in ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Reveal

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 13, 2022 at 9:17am

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!

Annecy 2022 Headline News

GCI Film Debuts ‘Ozi: Voice of the Forest’ First Look at Annecy

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.

WIA at Annecy Headline News

‘Women in Animation World Summit’ At Annecy Program Announced

With the theme ‘Gender Justice: A Global Call for Inclusion in Animation,’ this year’s edition will be presented in collaboration with the Annecy International Animation Festival on June 13.

Annecy 2022 is Coming! Headline News

Annecy 2022 Official Feature Film Selections Revealed

10 animated features have been selected in competition at this year's event, including ‘Charlotte’ by Eric Warin and Tahir Rana, ‘Nayola’ by José Miguel Ribeiro and ‘The Island’ by Anca Damian; the 46th edition of the festival runs June 13-18.

Pages