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15 Animated Short Films Selected to Compete at Sundance 2019

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.

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

OIAF 2018: A Chat with Artistic Director Chris Robinson

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.

Ottawa Festival Headline News

OIAF Announces 2018 Feature Selections

Seven animated features selected to compete at the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival; Virtual Reality and Young Audience selections also announced.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Human After All: The Social Satire of Chintis Lundgren’s ‘Manivald’

By Ko Ricker | Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 3:25pm

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.

indie animation ANIMATIONWorld

Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Breakfast on the Grass'

Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. Today: Breakfast on the Grass (2011)

David OReilly Headline News

David OReilly’s ‘Everything’ Game Wins Animation Jury Prize at Vienna Shorts Festival

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.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode II - The Power of Pärn

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.

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

Emerging Talent: Student & Graduate Animation at OIAF 2016

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.

Priit Pärn Headline News

Animation Director Priit Pärn to Continue Teaching at Estonian Academy of Arts

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.

Priit Pärn Headline News

Estonian Academy of Arts Sacks Animation Director Priit Pärn

Legendary Estonian director of animated classics including ‘Hotel E’ and ‘Drivers in the Rain’ is abruptly dismissed from his post as a head of the Animation Department at the Estonian Academy of Arts.