One of several recent initiatives to help develop the African animation industry, the program is open to African citizens; shortlisted applicants will have three months of paid skills development – submission deadline is July 23.
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AIF is back this Fall as a hybrid on-site / virtual festival after 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic; produced by GKIDS in partnership with the Annecy Festival, event embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form.
Festival announces 12 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Films by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney among 20 winners at the 45th festival edition, held both on-site and virtually, finally able to celebrate its 60th anniversary postponed from 2020 when the event was forced online due to the pandemic.
The “nutty” animated series about an optimistic but prone to chaos squirrel and her best friend Barry the Bunny, from South African creators Lucy Heavens and Nic Smal, was revealed today at Annecy 2021; series set to debut in 2023.
Famed Canadian animation studio forges a path for unique voices; also bringing 5 projects and a special program to the festival, including Joanna Quinn's ‘Affairs of the Art’ and Claude Cloutier's ‘Bad Seeds.’
Sponsored and special festival prizes will be awarded Friday, June 18; YouTube Award and CANAL+ Junior Jury Award top the list.
Festival reveals new judges, along with more must see/do special activities, programs, previews, and professional conference sessions; activities run June 14-19 online and in-person.
At Annecy 2021, first time screenings, masterclasses, and keynotes include a look back with ‘Mémoire d’une minute,’ a shorts collection for Annecy award-winning directors; a masterclass presented by Walt Disney and Kugali animation studios; and a keynote by Terrence Malick about VR ‘Evolver – Prologue.’
Industry leading market’s new, flexible format encourages attendee participation from anywhere; extensive program line-up includes pitches, on-line targeted meetings, and career recruitment; Annecy 2021 runs June 14-19.
Nine additional features selected to screen in the Contrechamp program at upcoming festival, running both online and onsite from June 14-19.
Nine projects selected out of 75 submissions include a diverse group of films with varied themes; festival runs from June 14-19.
44 shorts, 47 graduate films, 26 TV films and 32 commissioned films will compete; the hybrid virtual/physical event is set for June 14-19, as festival organizers continue to weigh options for how best to provide a safe and enjoyable on-site experience.
The Japanese and UK studios partner on CG animated show, with characters based on woodcut dolls, about a young mischievous woodland gnome who, with the help of her friends, overcomes life’s unexpected challenges.
The festival's 60th edition is planned as a live and virtual event being held June 14-19, 2021.
Get your work entered without delay; the film submissions deadline is February 15, with project submissions due by February 7.
Festival plans celebration of animation both virtually and in Annecy June 14-19, 2021; films and animation projects are now being accepting.
Films by Rémi Chayé and Theodor Ushev among 21 winning projects awarded at the 44th festival edition, held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Festival announces 13 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Award-winning director discusses his latest film, an animated musical about a 14 century Japanese Sarugaku Noh performer, set for a 2021 release.
From ‘Nahuel and the Magic Book’ to ‘Little Vampire,’ this year’s features represent some of the best independent work being produced.
Uninhibited by the new digital format for its 2020 edition, the Annecy Festival continues to showcase world-class animation in its official shorts competition.
Bruno Coulais, Chris Buck, Ron Clements, John Musker, Nick Park and Eric Darnell join a host of industry leaders headlining online festival’s selection of WIP, PREVIEW and Making Of presentations, running June 15-30.
Free 10-day digital festival, featuring 100 films, including DreamWorks shorts and Annecy animation selections, begins May 29 on YouTube.