The pre-eminent Estonian animator, artist, teacher, and author discusses his sophisticated, often ambiguous, but always meticulous films, recently honored with a retrospective and exhibition at the Bergamo Film Meeting in Italy.
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Animated short films from 10 countries including Estonia, Germany, Mexico, Poland and Spain selected to compete at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival running January 24 through February 3.
From the international competition to this year’s Collideoscope program spotlighting collage animation, the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival is packed with screenings, talks, master classes, parties and more.
Seven animated features selected to compete at the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival; Virtual Reality and Young Audience selections also announced.
Every Wednesday, Chris Robinson takes a look at short animation films. Today: Kaspar Jancis' 2010 Cartoon D'or winner, 'Crocodile'
Estonian director’s 2D-animated short film making waves on the festival circuit is a lightly absurdist drama that showcases the delightfully dry humor characteristic of her homeland.
In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Estonian animator, Rao Heidmets.
Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. Today: Breakfast on the Grass (2011)
Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson screens and hastily responds to (relatively) new animation short films. Today: Dialogos (2008) by Ülo Pikkov.
Procedural, AI-driven simulation of reality allowing players to travel between outer and inner space and explore a vast, interconnected universe of things marks to first game to qualify for submission for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Estonian animator, Chintis Lundgren (Manivald, Life with Herman R. Rott).
Every Friday AWN’s Chris Robinson unleashes some freewheeling cheer or loathing on the animation community to be mused, countered, or disregarded. It’s your call.
Jury prizes include Spela Cadez’s ‘Nighthawk,’ Koji Yamamura’s ‘Satie’s Parade’ and Phil Mulloy’s ‘Endgame.’
Standout shorts range from surreal, hand-drawn interpretations of a bicycle race to painstakingly crafted 3D animation showcasing a formidable range of CG expertise and artistry.
Following his abrupt dismissal at the beginning of June, legendary animation director Priit Pärn is restored to his post as an instructor at the Estonian Academy of Arts.