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Independent Animation Headline News

Joanna Priestley Retrospectives & Screenings Set for Stuttgart, BFI

Stuttgart International Animation Festival to host two retrospective screenings of the Portland, OR-based artist’s award-winning short films; British Film Institute to host a preview screening of her forthcoming abstract animated feature film, ‘North of Blue.’

Awards Headline News

Signe Baumane, Steven Subotnick & Laura Ann Harrison Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Recipients

New York independent filmmaker known for her provocative films on array of narrative themes including sex, the body, pregnancy, love, marriage, and depression, CalArts alum specializing in experimental animation, and Chicago-based painter and animator receive Fellowship grants.

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Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: 'Fast Film'

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week screens Virgil Widrich's trippy 2003 tribute to Hollywood, Fast Film.

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‘Impossible Figures and Other Stories II’ Tops 2017 GLAS Animation Festival

Poland’s ‘Impossible Figures and Other Stories II’ by Marta Pajek receives Grand Prix award; Spela Cadez’s ‘Nighthawk’ (Slovenia) wins award for best narrative short.

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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Spectators'

Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. This week, he screens Ross Hogg's beautiful dissection of sports fans in Spectators (2013).

 
Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces 2017 Selections

GLAS 2017 unveils a terrific programming lineup, including ‘Monkey’ by Shen Jie (China), ‘Nighthawk’ by Spela Cadez (Slovenia), Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ (Russia), and the Dave Cooper/Rune Spaans collaboration, ‘Absence of Eddy Table’ (Canada).

Experimental Animation Headline News

Edge of Frame Weekend Unveils 2016 Program

Expansive program of screenings and discussion celebrating the vibrant field of experimental animation to be held December 9-11 at Whitechapel Gallery and Close-Up Cinema in London.

Books Headline News

CalArts Unveils ‘A New History of Animation’

New book based on influential Animation History Class at CalArts by Maureen Furniss, director of the Institute’s experimental animation program, chronicles the history of animation from its earliest antecedents to the present day.

Experimental Animation Headline News

Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation Lands at REDCAT Nov. 19-20

Chicago duo Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré bring experimental animation showcase featuring two programs of short films combining classic and contemporary work to their new home in Los Angeles.

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On the Edge: Experimental Shorts at OIAF 2016

Watch the trailers for six of the abstract and experimental short films that screened at the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Music Videos Headline News

Norway Animation Festival to Feature Pioneering Tom Waits Music Video

Experimental 1979 music video by John Lamb and Bruce Lyon, ‘Tom Waits For No One,’ will debut for the first time in more than 35 years at Animation Volda, September 22-25 in Norway.

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Fest Anča Animation Festival Sets 2016 Program

With a focus on focus on Balkan animation, Slovakian animation festival to host The Quay Brothers and Steven Woloshen at its ninth edition running June 29 through July 3, 2016.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Stop-Motion Short ‘50 Feet That Shook The World’

Stop-motion homage to the silent, Russian classics from Los Angeles-based filmmaker and experimental animator John Cannizzaro takes a twisted look at the ongoing war between film and video.

Festivals Headline News

Animated Spirits Fest to Showcase New European Animation May 4 & 5

Second edition of New York City showcase event to feature new experimental and narrative animation along with expert panels on the state of the industry.

Experimental Animation Headline News

Max Hattler vs. Bassnectar: Animator Receives Apology, Little Else

In another sad story about artists ripping off other artists, EDM performer acknowledges unauthorized use of animator and visual artist’s work during a series of live events in 2013-2015.

Events Headline News

USC’S School of Cinematic Arts Presenting Annual First Frame Showcase

Event featuring the latest achievements from students and alumni in the John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts will take place on Friday, April 15 at the DGA Theater.

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Caleb Wood Shares the Joy of GEORAMA 2016

Animation junkie and director of experimental gems ‘Bird Shit’ and ‘Totem’ explores the music-rich Japanese festival’s second edition.

Short Films Headline News

Einar Baldvin’s ‘Pride of Strathmoor’ Debuts Online

Recently selected as Best Nordic Short at Nordisk Panorama, ‘The Pride of Strathmoor’ premiered at Telluride and has won top animation prizes at Slamdance and the Florida Film Festival.

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