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WAKFU Headline News

Ankama Launches ‘WAKFU’ Season 4 Kickstarter Campaign

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10:37am

Led by series creator Tot, the French studio behind the famed anime-inspired series looks to crowdsourcing for production support to give fans new, expanded adventures they’ve been waiting for. 

Documentaries Headline News

TRAILER: Documentary Feature ‘Hand Drawn’ Explores the Art of 2D Animation

Documentary film features interviews with Jorge R. Gutierrez, Eric Goldberg, Nancy Beiman, Bill Plympton and many other hand-drawn animators from all different corners of the industry.

Indie Features Headline News

WATCH: Rosie Ming Gets Poetic in Exclusive Clip from ‘Window Horses’

Director Ann Marie Fleming’s poetry-centric feature employs visual styles from more than a dozen animators including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

First Pond Entertainment Acquires NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

Oscar-Qualifying Run set for 2D animated feature directed by Ann Marie Fleming employing a myriad of visual styles from more than a dozen animators including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer.

Crowdfunding Headline News

Crowdfunding: ‘The Crawling King’ Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Award-winning independent animator Einar Baldvin launches Kickstarter campaign for ‘The Crawling King,’ a 182-page fully illustrated dark fantasy novel published by Starburns Industries.

ASOS Headline News

19th Annual ASOS: Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Short Films to Theaters Now Underway!

Kickstarter campaign seeking to raise $100,000 to help bring high-quality animated shorts from around the world to theaters runs through July 13.

Crowdfunding Headline News

VIDEO: Gutsy Animations Unveils New Concept Art from ‘The Moomin’ TV Series

Finnish production company releases new video showing the making of the second piece of concept art from the new 2D/3D hybrid animated television series set to arrive in spring 2019.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XIV - And the Crowd Showed Up

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: the ethics of crowdfunding.

Signe Baumane Headline News

CLIP: Going to the Chapel with Signe Baumane’s ‘My Love Affair With Marriage’

New clip from Brooklyn-based independent animator’s follow-up to ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ features the Mythology Sirens, shape-shifting creatures who lure young women into fantasies of everlasting love and blissful marriage.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Teaming with American Zoetrope to Create ‘Apocalypse Now’ Video Game

Framestore Ventures and American Zoetrope launch fundraising campaign for the creation of a psychological horror role-playing game based on the classic 1979 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Short Films Headline News

Stop-Motion Short, ‘Body Seeking Soul,’ Explores Identity & Self-Discovery

Philadelphia-based stop-motion director Dani Aloi launches crowdfunding campaign to help cover production costs of the stop-motion and digitally animated short film, which is expected to be completed in May 2017.

Education & Training Blogs

Summer Animation Program Helps Kids Learn Diversity, Acceptance

Ongoing series of short animated films created by kids is aimed at giving voices to those targeted by discrimination; crowdfunding effort for ‘From Homeless to Hopeful’ documentary short now underway.

Crowdfunding Headline News

Crowdfunding Campaign for Jan Švankmajer’s ‘Insects’ Ends July 6

Indiegogo campaign for legendary Czech director’s final stop-motion animated feature inspired by Franz Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ gains support from Guillermo del Toro, Henry Selick, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Neil Gaiman, Quay Brothers and Jan Pinkava.

Short Films Headline News

‘Mila’ Short Raises $28K with Crowdfunding Campaign

Five years in the making, CG-animated short film directed by Cinzia Angelini and boasting a crew of more than 250 artists working around the globe is about the collateral damage of war on children.

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