Festival announces 13 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Tagged With: Independent Animation
Uninhibited by the new digital format for its 2020 edition, the Annecy Festival continues to showcase world-class animation in its official shorts competition.
Still doing hand-drawn 2D animation more than 20 years after leaving MTV, Aaron Augenblick and his ‘rinky-dink’ Brooklyn studio have thrived by not producing animation for kids.
To celebrate being active in the face of the pandemic, famed painter and animator is looking for artists everywhere to participate in a special sequence within his new 90-minute film.
Brandon Martin and Eric J. Trujillo’s 100% quarantine-produced 2D animated short, about two bored houseflies looking to experience the world, is the first of a bi-weekly animated series.
In this adorably twisted 2D music video, a fluffy purple cat punishes the weak and dirty in the wake of COVID-19.
Filmmaker mixes classic hip-hop style with modern animation tools in this clean, colorful, and nostalgic 2D music video.
In the face of COVID-19, the Tribeca Film Festival partners with Oculus to feature 15 VR films in four online programs running April 17-25.
In this overloaded, 2D animated, non-stop neon music video, musician and animator Xeth Feinburg berates the modern world with his snappy brand of psychedelic garage rock.
Sai Selvarajan’s animated short weaves together four gripping vignettes that capture the contrasting emotions of despair and hope in different refugee communities.
Italy’s premier animation, VFX, games and immersive storytelling conference is now accepting submissions for its 2020 film competition, with a €2,000 first prize.
With theatrical release on hold, four editions of beloved annual animation anthology, totaling 56 films, now available in special online presentations.
Though the event was canceled by the city of Austin, with its juries already in place and a majority of filmmakers opting in, competitions were held and awards announced.
Director’s stop-motion music video, showcasing three queer friends and lots of yarn, delivers a message of support to those struggling to be themselves.
In Valerie Barnhart’s hybrid 2D stop-motion short, her first animated film, Jamie is still haunted by the guilt of ignoring the girl in the hallway.
Emma de Swaef & Marc James Roles, Niki Lindroth von Bahr and Paloma Baeza will each direct a chapter in dark comedy about a house and three generations of families who lived in it.
18th edition is now accepting animated work entries in multiple categories, including feature films, shorts, student films and a special kid’s competition; deadline is May 15.
Polish director Tomek Popakul’s Annie Award-nominated short film is a jagged, hypnotic Eastern European road trip viewed through a depressing but entrancing cartoon shaded daze.
An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.
Can Rudolph, now a fallen hero, will himself back to former glory as the leader of Santa’s reindeer team?
Dutch filmmaker Floor Adams talks about her award-winning short film filled with the heartbreak and humor of living with Asperger’s syndrome.
Regina Pessoa talks about her moving short film, which won the Jury Award at Annecy and just received an Annie Award nomination.
67 films selected to compete at 39th edition of the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, taking place February 21 – March 1, 2020.
Directors Anna Samo and Lisa LaBracio discuss their TED-Ed short film based on the Brendan Constantine poem about the opposite to the word ‘gun.’