The Puerto Rico native, one of ‘Variety’s 10 Animators to Watch,’ made the film as part of Nick’s Intergalactic Shorts Program initiative to develop original comedy-driven content with an eye towards eventual series development.
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This year’s selection of 10 shorts, including films by Patrick Smith, Gil Alkabetz, and Oscar winner Frederic Back, showcases a variety of techniques and tones in a celebration of unconventional approaches to the medium.
AWN’s monthly survey of under the radar animated shorts currently – or in this case, previously - traveling the festival circuit – that this month should put everyone in the holiday spirit!
In this Oscar- qualified film, courage against terrifying odds at the water park can mean much more than becoming a hero to your friends.
The new film, from the team behind ‘Kapaemahu,’ follows the romantic adventures of a valiant island warrior, a handsome young man, and an octopus brought together by a twist of fate.
AWN’s monthly survey of animated shorts making the festival circuit rounds includes ‘A Tiny Man,’ ‘Sliver Cave,’ ‘Slow Light,’ ‘#BINARYGENDERNORM: GIRLS,’ and ‘Magical Caresses - Masturbation: A Short Story of a Great Taboo.’
In the most adorable crossover of all time, the new, original hand-drawn short focuses on Baby Yoda and the soot sprites, beloved Ghibli characters from ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ and ‘Spirited Away.’
Sorry we’re late – publisher lameness to blame – AWN’s monthly animated shorts survey includes ‘Cash In, Cash Out,’ ‘Dog Apartment,’ ‘Luce and the Rock,’ ‘Safe Mode: Lana Among the Lilies,’ and ‘Scale.’
The protector of Kanezaka's backstory is revealed in a surprisingly heartfelt nine-minute film displaying her flashy healing and teleportation abilities.
The one-hour show, based on Adam Reed’s best selling children’s book of the same name, premieres on CBS this November 29.
This month’s animated shorts survey includes ‘IIzuna Fair,’ ‘My Year of Dicks,’ ‘The Pattern,’ ‘The Record,’ and ‘Vampire,’ all in competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, running September 21-25.
The acclaimed Israeli director, whose short films ‘Rubicon’ and ‘Morir de Amor’ won prizes around the world, was a longtime fixture in the independent animation and international festival universe.
Inspired by the early work of Mike Judge and Trey Parker, writer, director, animator, and comic A.P. Laurenson returns to 2D animation’s roots, creating a series about 3 warlords who spend their twilight years clutching to power and filling their time with empty disputes.
A lockdown creation by artists seeking to preserve their sanity, the movie is a satirical, urban odyssey about the existential angst of some of America’s most famed tech moguls on a doomed Dublin pub crawl during the last days of the Trump presidency… what could be better?
The pre-eminent Estonian animator, artist, teacher, and author discusses his sophisticated, often ambiguous, but always meticulous films, recently honored with a retrospective and exhibition at the Bergamo Film Meeting in Italy.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a look at five feature films worth your hungover attention at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival, which runs June 13-18.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a look at seven intriguing short films competing at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival, which runs June 13-18.
The London-based 2D animator offers up some tips for using ‘TVPaint’ for 2D animation and discusses his journey to social media fame and how he gets gigs with big clients.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a close look at six ‘under the radar’ animated shorts in competition at next week’s hybrid Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – running May 3-8.
The artist and animator shares how he got his original series off the ground, thoughts on self-taught learning vs. animation school, and how to improve your own art.
Music producer Jim Roach and Ninja Sex Party singer Dan Avidan’s pandemic-inspired new project, showcased in two music videos directed and animated by Simon Macko, channels the pair’s shared love for big music, big guitars, and even bigger songs.
AWN’s long-time resident provocateur, Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson, gets the directors behind this year’s Best Animated Short nominees - ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ - to share their insightful answers to his anything but standard questions.
Five outstanding animated works, widely awarded and loved at festivals worldwide, all worthy of taking the top prize at ASIFA-Hollywood’s 49th annual celebration of the best in animation, coming March 12.