The book, written by Skwigly Editor-in-Chief Ben Mitchell, provides insight into the animation industry, from story development and casting to editing and distribution, as well as an exclusive look into the working processes of some of the industry’s most noteworthy indie animation talents, including Signe Baumane, Adam Elliot, Don Hertzfeldt, Kirsten Lepore, Robert Morgan, David OReilly, PES, Bill Plympton, Rosto, Chris Shepherd, and more.
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This year’s batch of Annie Award-nominated animated short films once again demonstrates that you’ll often find the most powerful storytelling in the smallest of packages.
To celebrate the show’s 700th episode airing March 21, the indie animation legend lends his unique, hand-drawn 2D flair to the ‘Homer’s Family’ intro.
From crafting a story around the musings of a five-year-old to employing an aging technical pipeline, no filmmaking challenge is too big for Hertzfeldt.
From Bitter Films, ‘World Of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden Of Other People's Thoughts’ now available to rent on Vimeo.
Festival to feature exclusive screenings, sneak previews, and master classes from key industry figures and directors
Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today he explores the work of American animator Don Hertzfeldt.
New Couch Gag sequence for the opening credits of the season finale from the award-winning director of ‘Chick’ offers a stripped-down aesthetic focused solely on lines.
Disney homage created by veteran animator known for his work on classic animated features such as ‘Aladdin,’ ‘Pocahontas’ and ‘Hercules’ pays tribute to ‘Snow White,’ ‘Fantasia,’ ‘Cinderella’ and Mickey Mouse.
Animation junkie and director of experimental gems ‘Bird Shit’ and ‘Totem’ explores the music-rich Japanese festival’s second edition.
Oscar gold: Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’ wins best animated feature and Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala’s ‘Bear Story’ wins best animated short; ‘Ex Machina’ wins VFX prize.
Oscar-nominated short film is awarded the Grand Prix at Anima 2016; Special Jury Award given to Japan’s Yoriko Mizushiri for ‘Maku.’
Nominees for Best Animated Feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Boy and the World,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ and ‘When Marnie Was There.’
Independent stop-motion animator Lee Hardcastle creates his own take on the classic couch gag that opens each episode of the series with a tribute to Adam Wingard’s home invasion horror film, ‘You’re Next.’
Ten titles -- including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and Pixar short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ -- shortlisted out of 60 qualifying films.
‘Ren and Stimpy’ creator joins illustrious list of guest animators including ‘World of Tomorrow’ director Don Hertzfeldt, Guillermo Del Toro, Bill Plympton, Sylvain Chomet and Michal Socha.
After 16 years of touring his annual animated short film program around the world, Acme Filmworks founder and producer Ron Diamond releases his latest program in theatres for the first time.
Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ wins the top prize at 13th edition of the International Animation Film Festival Baden; check out the rest of the entries in AWN’s image gallery from Fantoche 2015.
‘World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’
Eleven award-winning acclaimed animated shorts from around the world are highlighted in national theatrical showcase beginning September 24, 2015.