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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.’

ITFS Headline News

ITFS Announces ‘Animation without Borders’ Theme for 2017

Twenty-fourth International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart to feature screenings of ‘Zootopia,’  ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Storks,’ and Japan’s ‘When Marnie Was There,’ as well as German productions ‘Die Häschenschule – Jagd nach dem goldenen Ei,’ ‘Ritter Rost 2 – das Schrottkomplott,’ ‘Mullewapp – eine schöne Schweinerei,’ and a tribute to ‘The Little Polar Bear’ filmmaker Thilo Graf Rothkirch.

Cannes Film Festival Headline News

Annecy Festival Announces 2017 Cannes Showcase

2017 Cannes showcase features five animated films currently in production, including Czech Republic-German-French co-production ‘Even Mice Belong in Heaven,’ Peru’s ‘Nuna: The Last Myth of the Wamani,’ Brazil’s ‘Nimuendajú’ and ‘Tito and the Birds,’ and Spain’s ‘Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas.’

APD 2017 Headline News

45 Projects Selected for APD 2017

Selected projects from Germany, France, Spain, the UK, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Ukraine, Israel and Australia to participate in co-production, financing and distribution forum running alongside the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2017.

call for entries Headline News

Animation Production Day 2017 Issues Call for Entries

Deadline for submissions to co-production, financing and distribution forum running alongside the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2017 is February 27th.

Awards Headline News

Andreas Hykade Receives Poland’s Golden Dinosaur Award

Independent filmmaker, Filmakademie director and FMX Conference chair receives award honoring “outstanding artists turned pedagogues” for achievements in filmmaking and teaching at the 23rd Etiuda & Anima Festival in Krakow, Poland.

animated films Headline News

Framed Film Festival Unveils 2016 Lineup

Annual showcase of the best new children’s films returns to the Barbican Centre with Eric Summer and Éric Warin’s ‘Ballerina,’ Ash Brannon’s ‘Rock Dog,’ Switzerland/Germany/Sweden co-production ‘Molly Monster,’ and more!

Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart Headline News

Call for Entries: Submit Your Films to ITFS 2017!

Deadline for submissions to Germany’s 24th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart is December 1, 2016.

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.

Awards Headline News

‘Ayny’ Wins Student Academy Award for Best Foreign Animation

2016 Student Academy Award for best foreign animation goes to Ahmad Saleh's Academy of Media Arts Cologne graduation film ‘Ayny’; film to be presented Friday, September 23rd at the Goethe-Institut in Los Angeles.

Maxon Headline News

MAXON Announces Technical Collaboration with NVIDIA

Multi-year agreement gives Cinema 4D developer access to NVIDIA rendering technology, including its Quasi-Monte Carlo sampling patent family, NVIDIA Iray, and Material Definition Language.

Lotte Reiniger Headline News

Google Celebrates Lotte Reiniger with New Doodle

New Google Doodle celebrates the 117th birthday of German animation pioneer Charlotte “Lotte” Reiniger, widely credited as the developer of the cut-paper silhouette animation technique, and the director of the first feature-length animated film.

Stop-Motion Events

STOP-MOTION-SUMMER-CAMP 2016

Begins: July 1, 2016

There will be another Stop-Motion-Summer-Camp @ Weirdoughmationfilms this summer offering 5 workshops which cover sculpting, moldmaking, siliconecasting, puppetmaking, working with liquid latex, the process of animating 3D stop-motion-puppets (wire- & ball&socket armatures), plus lip-sync / character animation.
early birds sign in until april 15th and save 20.- €.
check out this link where you find detailed info on all seminars as well as pictures and videos.
All Workshops are in german language
http://www.weirdoughmation.de/dworkshops.htm

Awards Headline News

France’s ‘Chase Me’ Tops Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

Jury Prize is awarded to South Korea’s ‘Afternoon Class’; award for Best Student Project goes to Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg short ‘Natural Attraction.’

animago AWARD & CONFERENCE Headline News

animago CONFERENCE Announces 2015 Program Highlights

Animation Experts and VFX Luminaries behind ‘Minions,’ ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Paddington,’ ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ and more will be guests at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE running October 15 & 16, 2015.

Licensing Headline News

France’s APC Signs Co-Production Deal for 'Memories of Nanette'

Paris-based boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content signs a co-production deal with German broadcaster NDR for ‘Memories of Nanette,’ and acquires worldwide distribution rights for brand-new animation ‘Zoli & Pokey.’

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