Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.
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Co-founder of the Holland Animation Film Festival is known for extensive support of animation in all its forms.
Director Gerben Schermer has left the festival to make room for new management, with Peter Lindhout set as interim director.
Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. This week we send some cheer to Holland.
Japan’s ‘Track’ by Tochka, Kazue Monno and Takeshi Nagata, wins the Grand Prix award in the non-narrative short category; ‘Cafard,’ directed by Jan Bultheel, is awarded the Grand Prix for feature animation; Nina Gantz wins the Grand Prix award in the student film category for ‘Edmond.’
Films nominated for the Grand Prix for Best Dutch Animation at HAFF 2016 are ‘Andrej’ by Julia Veldman c, ‘De Staat: Witch Doctor’ by Floris Kaayk/Studio Smack, and Professional Award for Dutch Animation winner ‘Zeezucht’ (‘Jonas and the Sea’) by Marlies van der Wel.
Opening night selections include ‘Edmond,’ from Dutch director Nina Gantz, ‘Before Love’ by Russia’s Igor Kovalyov, ‘Ticking Away’ by Michael Sewnarain, ‘Six Portraits of Clara Schumann’ by the U.K.’s Stuart Pound, ‘Mirror’ by Chris Ware, ‘Chez Moi’ by France’s Phuong Mai Nguyen, ‘Little Girl’ by Steven Subotnick, ‘Velodrool’ by Estonia’s Sander Joon, and ‘If I Was God’ by Canada’s Cordell Barker.
The deadline to submit animated shorts with a maximum length of five minutes to the HAFFTube web competition is Friday, March 4.
Dutch shorts ‘Ticking Away,’ by Michael Sewnarain, and ‘Löss,’ by Yi Zhao, join Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ in the Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 international shorts competition.
2016 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival to include the world premiere of Igor Kovalyov’s short film, ‘Before Love.’
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
International premiere of new short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist, Rosto, kicks off the 2015 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht.
‘Descent’ by Johan Rijpma, ‘Ultrakort Leader’ by Patrick Raats, and a contagious music video for ‘Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go’ by Max Italiaander and Levi Jacobs are all nominated for the Grand Prix prize in Dutch Animation at the 18th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’
The deadline for entries to the 30th anniversary edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival is Monday, December 1, 2014.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015, HAFF is the largest animation film festival of the Netherlands highlighting films from art-house and commercial to cartoons and 3D.
A comprehensive introduction to the process for submitting your short film to the world’s top animation festivals.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
Edwin Schapp’s short film about a disfigured boy who performs as a freak in a circus, Little Freak, is the winner of the international web competition HAFFTube.
Feature and short film selections for the 2014 Holland Animation Film Festival are announced, including Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who is Tall Happy and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password.