AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a close look at six ‘under the radar’ animated shorts in competition at next week’s hybrid Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – running May 3-8.
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SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is coming March 16 – 27 featuring in-person and online screenings; selections aim to highlight the human condition and raise awareness.
Top winners at festival’s 25th edition include ‘The Game Catchers’ for Best Preschool TV Series; ‘Mila’ for Best Short Film; and Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Wolfwalkers’ for Best Feature.
The Oscar-nominated director’s new animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of his grandfather, follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life; special presentations and screenings, with Baobab founders and Oh, are set for November 18-20 at the CTN Animation eXpo, in-person and online.
Director’s new book takes a deep dive into the making of his animated shorts including the Oscar-qualified ‘The Wrong Rock;’ the animation veteran shares tips for filmmakers to ‘…reduce pain, cost and stress’ in the production process.
‘The Mechanical Dancer,’ ‘A Tiny Tale,’ and ‘The Ocean Duck’ take top animated short honors at the 24th annual event; 29 films were awarded from 104 chosen to compete across a host of categories.
Celebrating 25 years, the Oscar-qualifying event aims to promote a more intelligent and diverse film culture for kids; submissions are now being accepted in shorts, features, animation, and live-action.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller to be honored for Outstanding Achievement in Animation for ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines;’ hybrid event runs in-person and virtually October 23-30
Baobab Studios’ latest animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of Oscar-nominated director Erick Oh’s grandfather, will have its LA Premiere as part of the official selection for the 2021 Hollyshorts Film Festival on Friday, September 24.
Inaugural 360-degree film festival and conference will feature 32 immersive films screened in a ‘fulldome’ venue; event features new technology presentations, industry panels, and interactive workshops.
Films include Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers,’ ‘Archipel’ by Canadian director Félix Dufour-Laperrière, and ‘Elulu’ by Chilean artist Gabriel Verdugo Soto, showcasing an array of styles and techniques.
Festival releases list of entries chosen to compete in short film, student film, and Croatian film categories; annual festival takes place June 7-12.
Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s dystopian tragedy takes top animated film honors; ‘KKUM’ recognized for innovation and “Your Own Bullshit” for storytelling.
The virtual event plans an Expo, film festival, business forum, and Pitch Boot Camp and Competition; this year’s theme explores diversity in animation.
Héloïse Ferlay's stop-motion short scores Jury Award for best animated short at AFF 2020; DreamWorks Animation and Taylor Meacham’s animated short, the latest entry in the studio’s shorts program, awarded Audience Award for best animated short;
Come take a peek through the wall with a screening of animated short films from Central and Eastern Europe reflecting on the year 1989 - the end of an era.
Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.
The €100,000 CineCoPro Award is the most generous award for German co-producers of international co-productions. It will be presented as part of a curated competition at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2019.
The Marché du Film and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival have teamed up to present Animation Day in Cannes, a full day dedicated to animation.
Sony Pictures Classics to distribute Milorad Krstić’s stylish animated heist thriller with an Oscar-qualifying run in 2019.
Sony Pictures Classics to distribute Milorad Krstić’s stylish animated heist thriller in North America and Latin America.
Milorad Krstić’s animated heist thriller ‘Ruben Brandt, Collector’ has its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival.
22 narrative and 15 non-narrative animated short films selected to compete at the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival.