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Animation Festivals Headline News

Call for Entries: ITFS 2021 Now Open for Submissions

Entries are being accepted for competition in five categories; submission deadline is December 1, 2020.

Animation Festival Headline News

19th Countryside Animafest Cyprus – Views of the World Coming August 9-12

Festival will feature special screenings with films by Theodore Ushev, Stuart Pound, Elisabeth Hobbs, Kaspar Jancis, Steven Subotnic, Atsushi Wada, Simone Massi and Konstantin Bronzit.

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44th Ottawa International Animation Festival Goes Virtual

Begins: September 23, 2020

Scheduled for September 23 – October 4, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

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Ottawa International Animation Festival Announces 2020 Jury

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5:16pm

The now virtual event, scheduled for September 23 – October 4, will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

Awards Headline News

‘Empty Places,’ ‘Catgot,’ and ‘To: Gerard’ Lead Group of Annecy 2020 Special Award Winners

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:28am

Festival announces 13 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.

Festivals Headline News

44th Ottawa International Animation Festival Moving Online

Scheduled for September 23 – October 4, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

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Fresh Takes: Daisy Jacobs Plunges Viewers into Real Life Drama with ‘The Full Story’

In her award-winning short, live actors are injected into the uniquely chaotic and morphing animated vortex, creating a riveting and impactful viewing experience.

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Quirky, Unique and Compelling: OIAF 2019 is More than Just About Films

From September 25-29, Ottawa plays host to kindred spirits, collaborators and experts in all things animated, sharing tall tales and lots of good Canadian ale.

 

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Films to Watch: Ottawa Animation Festival Competition Highlights

Many notable shorts and features standout in a competition artistic director Chris Robinson calls ‘weird, disorienting and divisive.’

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The 49th Edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam Coming January 22 - February 2, 2020

Begins: January 22, 2019

IFFR returns to Rotterdam with its commitment to support and promote independent filmmaking by talented new artists.

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Juan Antin’s Acclaimed Animated Feature ‘Pachamama’ Debuts on Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:39am

The director talks about Pre-Columbian art, character design and the 14 years it took to produce his beautiful and thoughtful homage to indigenous Andean cultures steeped in harmony with the Earth.

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Denis Do Captures the Emotional Horror of Khmer Rouge Atrocities in ‘Funan’

Award-winning director discusses his semi-biographical animated feature about a family’s desperate struggle to reunite during the communist party’s 1975-1979 Cambodian reign of terror.

ITFS Headline News

ITFS Announces 2019 Program

Highlights from 26th event edition include GameZone interactive installations, a new immersive media and pop culture conference, a special track on Science, Games and Animation and numerous premieres and screenings.

Animation Festival Headline News

Submit Your Shorts to Chitose Airport Int’l Animation Festival by June 30th

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 5:22pm

Four more days remain for animated short film submissions, while feature films can be entered up until July 31, to compete for over 2,000,000 JPY in prizes.

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Career Coach: The Short and the Long of It

Glen Keane has persisted in animation since 1974, not only garnering an Oscar nomination for his latest short film 'Dear Basketball,' but landing the directing role on a new animated feature film for Netflix.

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