The influential co-founder of both Pilot and Petersburg Animation Studio and a guiding creative force in Russian independent animation died this past Sunday from Leukemia.
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Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week: Igor Kovalyov's under-appreciated classic, Andrei Svislotsky.
In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.
Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes some freewheeling cheer or loathing on the animation community to be mused, countered, or disregarded. It’s your call.
Every Friday AWN’s Chris Robinson unleashes some freewheeling cheer or loathing on the animation community to be mused, countered, or disregarded. It’s your call.
Jury prizes include Spela Cadez’s ‘Nighthawk,’ Koji Yamamura’s ‘Satie’s Parade’ and Phil Mulloy’s ‘Endgame.’
Korea’s Bucheon International Animation Festival turned 18 this year. Chris Robinson was there as member of the Short Film jury. He serves up a rapid fire review.
International Audience Award is given to Great Britain’s ‘Mr. Madila,’ directed by Rory Waudby-Tolley.
Program highlights include the Canadian premiere of Russia’s ‘Quackerz,’ Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ and a female director short film showcase with 11 countries represented.
Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love,’ Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha,’ French student collaboration ‘Crabe Phare,’ among 111 animated shorts selected to compete at the 2016 Ottawa International Animation Festival.
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.
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.