Search form

Tagged With: Blind Vaysha

People Headline News

NFB Names Julie Roy Director General, Creation and Innovation

Celebrated National Film Board French Animation Studio executive producer, with more than 50 productions to her credit, brings experience and risk-taking to new post.

animated short films ANIMATIONWorld

Theodore Ushev: ‘The Physics of Sorrow,’ My Animated Time Capsule

In the first fully animated film using the encaustic, hot-wax painting technique, a rootless, melancholy man sifts through memories while struggling to locate home, family and self.  

Festivals Headline News

Theodore Ushev’s New Short ‘The Physics of Sorrow’ to Premiere at TIFF 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:56am

Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.

Theodore Ushev Headline News

Theodore Ushev Exhibits Mixed Reality Installation, ‘In a Mirror, Dimly’

Collaboration with Danish studio NVRMIND blends animation with virtual and mixed reality to immerse viewers inside the fantasies of the Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha.’

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Does Independent Animation Have a Chance with the Motion Picture Academy?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:24pm

Great animated shorts and feature films produced in Europe may garner nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, but nary a win.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Theodore Ushev Talks Oscar-Nominated ‘Blind Vaysha’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in animation: Episode XVIII - Quicker it Hits You

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. This week: part two of a very precious interview with 2017 Oscar nominee, Theodore Ushev.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

Time Trapper: A Frank Look at the 2017 Short Animation Oscar Nominees

In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

2017 Oscar Voting Guide: Animation & VFX Contenders Vying for Academy Awards

With voting for the 89th Academy Awards closing on Tuesday, take a final look at AWN’s coverage of the contenders for Feature Animation, Short Animation and Visual Effects.

Independent Animation ANIMATIONWorld

The Past and Future Torment the Present in Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

The acclaimed director’s Oscar-nominated short warns that humanity's constant fear of the future and obsession with the past imperils our ability to live in the present.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

89th Academy Awards: The Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 89th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:42am

Abstract: Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Zootopia.’

Theodore Ushev ANIMATIONWorld

Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’ a Modern Parable About Living in the Present

NFB-produced short employing a bold, graphic style is one of 10 candidates shortlisted for a possible nomination for Best Animated Short at the 89th Academy Awards.

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

Narrative Shorts We Watched and Loved at OIAF 2016

The NFB’s ‘I Like Girls’ won the Grand Prize at the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival, but here are seven other animated shorts from the Narrative competition we liked even better.

OIAF Headline News

Diane Obomsawin’s ‘I Like Girls’ Wins Grand Prize at 40th Annual OIAF

Grand Prize for Features is given to previous OIAF Grand Prize winner Jean-François Laguionie for ‘Louise by the Shore’; Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’ receives awards for Best Narrative Short Animation and Best Canadian Animation. 

OIAF 2016 Headline News

OIAF Reveals Short Film Selections for 40th Anniversary Edition

Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha,’ French student collaboration ‘Crabe Phare,’ among 111 animated shorts selected to compete at the 2016 Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Annecy 2016 Headline News

Annecy Festival Hands Out Special Prizes for 2016 Edition

Ten prizes are awarded at Annecy 2016, including the Festivals Connexion Award, the Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film, and the Junior Jury Award for a Short Film.

randomness