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Inaugural Miyu Gallery Animation Art Exhibition Opens in Paris

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:28pm

Selections from Simone Massi’s animation sequences on ‘Samouni Road’ make up first of four annual collections at new European gallery dedicated to artwork from auteur-created films. 

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16 Thought-Provoking Short Films: The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Returns to Theaters

New program of 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from eight countries includes Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s stop-motion musical ‘The Burden,’ David OReilly’s procedurally animated ‘Everything,’ and Georges Schwizgebel’s hand-painted deconstruction of The Battle of San Romano.

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OIAF 2017: Animated Shorts We Watched and Loved

A tour of more than a dozen standout narrative, abstract and student short films from the 41st edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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OIAF Day 2: ‘Torrey Pines,’ ‘Lu Over the Wall,’ Sweden’s ‘The Burden,’ and More!

Ottawa may be overheating tis week, but we’re staying cool with a bevy of fresh animation from all around the world.

Awards Headline News

‘The Burden,’ ‘Over the Wall’ Win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017

Sweden’s ‘The Burden’ directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr wins Cristal Award for a Short Film; Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ receives Cristal for a Feature Film.

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).

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Repurposing Matisse: Georges Schwizgebel’s ‘Erlkönig’ a Kaleidoscopic Dance with Death

Short film from one of the biggest names in contemporary animation repurposes the visual style of Henri Matisse to bring German writer Goethe’s 1782 epic poem to the screen.

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Brad Bird, Masaaki Yuasa Among Special Guests at GLAS Animation Festival 2017

Brad Bird, Mathieu Labaye, Peter Burr, Madeline Sharafian, Masaaki Yuasa, Amy Lockhart, Ana Ramirez, Georges Schwizgebel, Lei Lei, and AWN contributor Chris Robinson among special guests at the second edition of the GLAS Animation Festival taking place March 2-5, 2017.

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Narrative Shorts We Watched and Loved at OIAF 2016

The NFB’s ‘I Like Girls’ won the Grand Prize at the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival, but here are seven other animated shorts from the Narrative competition we liked even better.

Fantoche 2016 Headline News

Fantoche 2016 Boasts Star-Studded Program

Switzerland’s largest animation festival to host a raft of luminaries at its 2016 edition, including voice artist Peter Krause, filmmakers Georges Schwizgebel, Konstantin Bronzit and Kaspar Jancis, and DreamWorks Animation director and story artist Simon Otto.

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‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche 2015

World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’