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Ahead of this year’s SIGGRAPH Conference, Computer Animation Festival director Larry Bafia reflects on his experiences heading up this year’s edition, and dishes up some sage advice for first-time attendees.
Dynamic short film showcases the advanced features of Cinema 4D Release 20, a breakthrough version of MAXON’s iconic 3D design and animation software.
Expanded two-day event running December 7 & 8 in Lille, France to include talks, master classes, workshops, exhibitions and screenings.
MoPA short ‘Hybrids’ wins best in show; Supinfocom’s Overrun’ wins best student project; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Bilby’ receives Jury Award.
18 commissioned films and 13 animated student short films selected to compete at the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival.
The 42nd edition of Portugal’s leading animation festival is looking for animated features, shorts and commissioned work.
International competition in Croatia seeks entries in five categories for the festival, scheduled for July 22-17 in Croatia.
Made entirely using Red Giant’s Trapcode Suite, the popular Adobe After Effects plugins for motion graphics and custom AE scripting, ‘L’oiseau qui danse’ is an homage to the abstract animation style of Visual Music.
New 2D-animated short brought to life by Atlanta-based animation production studio Awesome Inc pays homage to Marietta, GA’s beloved 56-foot-tall steel fowl.
Five animation directors from Zurich to Argentina tell the Freitag story from truck to bag the way they see it.
CG-animated short from the director of the 2014 Academy Award-winning animated short ‘Mr. Hublot’ is produced by Luxembourg-based Zeilt Productions for agency M&C Saatchi Sydney and Australian non-profit AIME.
Produced alongside creative studio Mighty Nice, ‘The Story of An Idea’ builds from hand-drawn 2D black-and white-animation to a full CG VFX-heavy grand finale.
Sweden’s ‘The Burden’ directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr wins Cristal Award for a Short Film; Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ receives Cristal for a Feature Film.
Junior Jury Award for a Short Film given to director Cloud Yang’s ‘Valley of White Birds’ produced at Wolf Smoke Animation Studio in China.
New Virtual Reality video directed by Gorillaz founder Jamie Hewlett sets a record for the highest debut of a VR video in YouTube history.
Short film inspired by Manga, graphic novels, and the work of Frank Miller and Edward Gorey, introduces a groundbreaking tool that detects and helps remove images of child sexual abuse on the Internet.
Japan’s ‘Track’ by Tochka, Kazue Monno and Takeshi Nagata, wins the Grand Prix award in the non-narrative short category; ‘Cafard,’ directed by Jan Bultheel, is awarded the Grand Prix for feature animation; Nina Gantz wins the Grand Prix award in the student film category for ‘Edmond.’
Official selections include 54 short films in competition -- 34 percent of them made by women -- out of nearly 2,700 submissions, with France, Belgium, Canada and Germany leading the pack.