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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.

Film Festival Events

The 49th Edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam Coming January 22 - February 2, 2020

Begins: January 22, 2019

IFFR returns to Rotterdam with its commitment to support and promote independent filmmaking by talented new artists.

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TRAILER: VR Documentary ‘Another Dream’ to Debut at Tribeca 2019

Animated documentary VR experience produced by Ado Ato Pictures and directed by Tamara Shogaolu to have its world premiere as one of five projects in Tribeca Immersive’s select Storyscapes competition.

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TRAILER: ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary Now in Theaters

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ now playing in select theaters with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award & BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

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Starburns Industries, XYZ Films Producing Will Vinton Documentary

Directed by Marq Evans, documentary feature ‘Welcome To My Daydream’ will include new original Claymation scenes using characters the legendary stop-motion animator helped design prior to his death in 2018.

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Good Deed Entertainment Acquires ‘Loving Vincent’ Documentary

‘Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream’ opens in U.S. theaters March 2019 with double billings of the documentary and Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated independent animated feature.

Awards Headline News

‘Floreana,’ ‘North of Blue’ Top LA Animation Festival

Louis Morton’s ‘Floreana’ and Joanna Priestly’s ‘North of Blue’ win grand prizes; best comedy award goes to Alison Snowden and David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour.’

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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.

Hayao Miyazaki Headline News

TRAILER: Hayao Miyazaki Documentary ‘Never-Ending Man’ in Theaters December 13 & 18

Documentary feature chronicling the acclaimed Academy Award-winning director and Studio Ghibli co-founder headed to U.S. theaters for special two-day screening event.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Blue Spill Delivers 4K HDR Pop Art Treatment for Netflix’s ‘Take Your Pills’

U.K.-based boutique motion graphics and visual effects facility creates psychoactive graphics and a hallucinatory title sequence for feature documentary exploring the widespread adoption and dangerous effects of Adderall.

Disney Headline News

Disney Developing Digital Docuseries, ‘Ink & Paint’

Disney’s Alternative Division to produce eight-episode documentary mini-series based on animation historian Mindy Johnson’s book, ‘Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation.’

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The Studio and Spoken Word Duo Kinetic Affect Release ‘A Simple Question’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:37pm

Six-minute animated short honors Charlottesville’s one-year anniversary by examining the complex issues surrounding ‘Do Black Lives Matter?’ 

Hayao Miyazaki Headline News

GKIDS Acquires NorAm Rights to Hayao Miyazaki Documentary ‘Never-Ending Man’

Theatrical release of documentary feature chronicling the acclaimed Academy Award-winning director and Studio Ghibli co-founder set for winter 2018.

Festivals Headline News

Palm Springs International Animation Festival Returns for Sophomore Edition

Joanna Priestley’s ‘North of Blue,’ NFB animated documentary ‘WALL,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ and Russian stop-motion feature ‘Hoffmaniada’ among highlights of PSIAF 2018.

Documentaries ANIMATIONWorld

Jayne Mansfield Documentary Evokes Classic UPA ‘Toons

Elroy Simmons and Dr. Sarah Bowen lead a team of Northern Film School students at Leeds Beckett University to create classic UPA-inspired visuals for the news documentary feature ‘Mansfield 66/67.’

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‘Happy Happy, Joy Joy - The Ren & Stimpy Story’ Kicks off Crowdfunding Campaign

Production industry veterans Ron Cicero and Kimo Easterwood prepping new documentary feature about the controversial Nickelodeon series created by John Kricfalusi.

SIGGRAPH 2017 Headline News

Floyd Norman to Deliver Keynote Address at SIGGRAPH 2017

The subject of the 2016 documentary film ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life,’ Disney legend to discuss his life and career during a fireside chat kicking off SIGGRAPH 2017.

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KLIK 2017 Now Accepting Submissions

Deadline for entries of short films, student films, commissioned works, documentaries and music videos, and animated virtual reality experiences is June 1st.

Oscars Headline News

‘Life, Animated,’ ‘Tower’ Documentaries Shortlisted in Oscar Race

Inspirational story of a young man who learned how to communicate by immersing himself in the world of classic Disney animated films and a recreation of the terrifying events surrounding America’s first mass school shooting, in 1966, at the University of Texas Tower among 15 documentary features to advance in the 2016 Oscar race.

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Independent Documentary ‘Street Gang’ Explores Origins of ‘Sesame Street’

New documentary feature from Macrocosm Entertainment and Citizen Skull Productions to include archival materials from Sesame Workshop and The Jim Henson Company.

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