The Golden Kuker International Animation celebrated its 13th edition with workshops and a bevy of films.
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Michalis Papanicolaou’s ‘Crocodrilo-Ta oneira tou tempeli drakou' takes top honors with both the Cypriot Professional Film and Audience Awards; Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis' 'Flying Sailer' wins for Best Narrative Film.
Festival accepting films in multiple categories through July 31; event takes place in Batumi, Georgia, October 24-29.
The event’s 20th edition takes place September 6-11 and will feature 8 competitive programs in International, Swiss and Kids animated film categories, plus 26 selected in three panorama screenings.
41 films from 21 countries will participate in this year’s international competition, with 19 professional and student films participating in the national competition; the festival and festivities return to the village of Salamiou August 10-13.
The Hiroshima International Animation Festival gets new August run, reveals inaugural ‘Golden Carpster’ Award honorees for contributions to animation in Pan-Pacific and Asian regions, and shares The World Competition: Category Award winners.
Free program of award-winning animated films runs May 2-9; Best Film category tied with awards going to ‘Crisis’ by Leopold Maurer and ‘Zakar - Überdenken des öffentlichen Raums in Zeiten von AI,’ by OUT!.
The Grand Prix went to Juliette Laboria for her short film ‘Pests;’ James Thatcher wins this year’s GIF competition for ‘Soccer Bounce.’
Winners at the 21st edition of the Lisbon Animation Festival include ‘The Garbage Man’ for Best Portuguese Short Film, ‘Affairs of the Art’ for the Jury Special Award in the Shorts category, and ‘Kill it and Leave this Town’ taking home the MONSTRA Grand-Prix.
The online event, running April 6-10, announces its initial line-up and official selections in competition; it’s still not too late to enter the 2022 GIF Competition sponsored by GIPHY Arts.
Selections revealed in 9 categories including Best Feature Film, Best Short Film and Best Series; the winners will be announced May 14 at a ceremony in Madrid.
The event, taking place in-person April 7-10 and online April 7-24, will include a behind-the-scenes look at the popular BBC and HBO series ‘His Dark Materials, a discussion with Aardman animator Carmen Bromfield Mason, and a live animation demonstration by Multi-award-winning animator Joanna Quinn.
102 animated shorts representing 22 countries have been chosen for official competition; the hybrid event takes place in person from April 7-10 in Cardiff with online events held throughout the month.
Croatia’s 12th International Animation and Comics Festival runs July 18-22; submissions are now being accepted through April 1, 2022.
After having an amazing 12th edition, Anibar International Animation Festival has started preparations for the upcoming event in July 2022, and that means only one thing: The Call for Entries is once again open!
Top winners at festival’s 25th edition include ‘The Game Catchers’ for Best Preschool TV Series; ‘Mila’ for Best Short Film; and Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Wolfwalkers’ for Best Feature.
The Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual event showcases Canadian and International animation; winners include ‘My Head Aches When I Look Too Long’ named Best Canadian Short Film and ‘Boxballet’ honored as Best International Short Film.
‘The Mechanical Dancer,’ ‘A Tiny Tale,’ and ‘The Ocean Duck’ take top animated short honors at the 24th annual event; 29 films were awarded from 104 chosen to compete across a host of categories.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller to be honored for Outstanding Achievement in Animation for ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines;’ hybrid event runs in-person and virtually October 23-30
The 7th edition returns as a hybrid event offering content online and in person November 14-30; new events include a keynote by the BBC’s Patricia Hidalgo and a feature film competition showcasing 4 international filmmakers.
Films are now being accepted for competition in five categories – International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids, Trickstar Nature Award, and AniMovie; submission deadline is December 1.
Get a glimpse of what’s in store at the upcoming virtual event set for September 22 – October 3; in addition to a host of screenings, sessions will include a discussion about WIA Vancouver’s ACE Program, an introduction to the Black Write Talent Incubator, and a conversation with storyboard artists José Pou and Bradley Cayford.
The online event will run November 1-30 with live events and screenings running November 14-19; 2021 poster artwork was designed by award-winning animator Matthew Lee.
33 films have been chosen for this year’s competition; festival, which runs August 11-14 in the village of Salamiou, will also feature a 20th anniversary tribute to Cypriot animation.