ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; nomination announcements are coming January 11, 2024.
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The ancient storytelling tradition is kept alive in Detroit with live performances and members of ‘Flying Cardboard Theatre’ hosting free workshops.
Both ‘Chicken for Linda!’ and ‘Letter to a Pig’ push the medium’s artistic boundaries with constant motion, unrefined lines, and imprecise shading and coloring, proving more experimental, auteur-driven animation can be every bit as compelling and entertaining as mainstream films.
Event kicks off November 12, featuring hundreds of activities, with screenings, panels, workshops, masterclasses, and making of sessions; special events include ‘Magic Light Pictures at 20’ and ‘Festival Spotlight on Croatia.’
‘Trolls Band Together’s Walt Dohrn, ‘TMNT: Mutant Mayhem’s Jeff Rowe, ‘Elemental’s Peter Sohn, ‘Nimona’s Troy Quane and Nick Bruno, and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’s Joaquim Dos Santos, Justin K. Thompson, and Kemp Powers discuss how this year’s wild, unique, and weird animated films are wowing audiences using technology not even available only a few years ago.
The animated short’s creative team, part of the immersive career excel-erator program, along with Netflix and Women in Animation Vancouver, will present their film’s world premiere, including a Q&A and panel, at the festival, which runs November 13 – December 31.
The 28th edition, set for April 23-26, poses the question: Is the Media & Entertainment community moving closer together? Magnopus Global Director of Innovation Salomon Rogers named program chair.
The 6th edition of Animation is Film announced winners for its 5-day festival that kicked off with Studio Ghibli’s just-released 'The Boy and The Heron,' directed by Hayao Miyazaki, and wrapped with director Sam Fell and Peter Lord presenting Aardman's upcoming film, ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of The Nugget.’
Awards to be presented in-person November 12 at a special screening during the festival, which runs November 9-12 in Vancouver and online.
Celebrating the unsung heroes of film by highlighting the exceptional achievements and contributions of the visual effects community, the new event launches December 8.
‘Crunchyroll Industry Panel’ reveals first looks, and new 2024 titles; pre-orders now open for upcoming Crunchyroll Games and Perfect World game ‘One Punch Man: World.’
Promising ‘An Infinite Amount of Oh Sh*t Moments,’ the streamer teases the new season of its hit animated series, based on Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley’s groundbreaking comic, debuting November 3.
At Adobe MAX, the tech leader’s annual conference, big reveals showcased new generative AI models, 100+ Creative Cloud innovations, and Firefly customization for enterprises, all now available; Firefly generated images now top 3 billion with 1 billion generated in the last month.
Free online event for digital entertainment industry creators and artists everywhere focuses on career growth, recruiting and mentoring – runs November 7-9.
The international audiovisual market features projects in animation, documentaries, series, and films selected for presentation in the event’s Pitching Forums; the event runs October 9-13 in Rome.
Powerhouse helmers Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; Joaquim Dos Santos, Justin K. Thompson and Kemp Powers; Jeff Rowe; Walt Dohrn; and Peter Sohn to talk at upcoming ‘Top Animators Contenders’ panel at the 26th Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival; event runs October 21-28.
Running October 27-29, the 3-day event celebrates artists and creators behind acclaimed films, animation, games, TV shows, comics, and illustrations and features panels, talks, and presentations by industry leaders, including director Sam Fell, Aardman Animation co-founder Peter Lord, directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane, and NYT Bestselling Graphic Novel author ND Stevenson.
The coveted Cristal Award and Gan Foundation winning animated feature that follows a well-meaning mother’s pursuit to feed her daughter a delicious meal has been sold in Japan, Benelux, China, Spain, India, Italy, U.S., Canada, and Taiwan.
The initiative, honoring the legendary Walt Disney Animation Studios animator, supports emerging talent through financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities; open to non-professional animation students 16 years and up worldwide, the deadline to enter is October 20.
Returning for its 9th year, the U.K.’s largest animation festival will offer audiences a unique engagement with some of the world’s best animated content; event runs November 12-17 in-person, 18-30 online.
Ryo Orikasa takes home the Grand Prize for short animation, while Joël Vaudreuil takes home the Grand Prize for feature animation, at the 47th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival.
The 5-day festival opens October 18 with GKIDS’ presentation of the legendary filmmaker and Studio Ghibli’s new film at the Hollywood landmark TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX; program includes special screenings, competitions, panels and premieres.
The 90-minute September 27 fan event celebrates upcoming genre animated series with sneak peek ‘drops’ and surprises, including the digital premiere of ‘Castlevania: Nocturne,’ Episodes 1-3.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; the early submission deadline is October 16, with final entries accepted through December 8.