Daria Kashceeva’s ‘Electra’ takes top honors with Grand Prix Dimitris Eipides - narrative film and the International Competition Audience Award; Paul de Nooijer and Menno de Nooijer’s ‘Is Heaven Blue?’ wins Grand Prix Eipides for non-narrative film.
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The annual festival returns to Crete this August and features a poster designed by Academy Award-winning animator Michael Dudok de Wit.
The Oscar-winning animator drew inspiration from the village of Salamiou’s landscape, creating ‘Views of World’ for the 22nd edition of the festival returning August 9-12.
Scheduled for September 20–24, OIAF features screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters; taking place during the festival TAC offers industry professionals a chance to connect.
The cutting-edge animation studio adds veteran production leadership to take the reins of the studio’s expanding live-action efforts; first project is based on John Brownlow’s action thriller novel ‘Seventeen.’
Michalis Papanicolaou’s ‘Crocodrilo-Ta oneira tou tempeli drakou' takes top honors with both the Cypriot Professional Film and Audience Awards; Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis' 'Flying Sailer' wins for Best Narrative Film.
41 films from 21 countries will participate in this year’s international competition, with 19 professional and student films participating in the national competition; the festival and festivities return to the village of Salamiou August 10-13.
Judging at this year’s festival will be handled by 18 notable industry experts from 13 countries; awards will be revealed at the event’s June 18 closing ceremony.
OIAF returns in-person after 2 years, running September 21-25; entries for the competition are still being accepted through May 31.
99 films were chosen for competition in the festivals latest category announcements; more than 1,530 films were submitted this year from 64 countries; festival runs June 13-18 in Annecy, France.
The festival's 61st edition is being held June 13-18 by the lake in Annecy, France.
Scheduled for September 21 – September 25, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.
Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King resurrect an older, rotoscoped animation aesthetic, blending it with a blast of new creative storytelling and visual design energy in their epic, bloody, ‘swords and sorcerers’ tale about humanity’s battle between good and evil.
The award-winning filmmaker and activist’s hand-drawn, black and white animated film tells the story of a happy little girl determined to overcome the darkness and oppression consuming her.
The director discusses his intimate, award-winning animated documentary about the boyhood experiences of his long-time friend, an Afghan academic who lived as a gay Muslim in Afghanistan before escaping to Denmark through Russia.
Films are now being accepted for competition in five categories – International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids, Trickstar Nature Award, and AniMovie; submission deadline is December 1.
Festival also issues Call for Entries for next year’s event, running April 7-10, 2022; submission deadline is December 1, 2021.
Company continues to expand its teams across creative and production departments to service growing slate of film and TV projects; new hire brings 20+ years of visual effects experience to his new role.
33 films have been chosen for this year’s competition; festival, which runs August 11-14 in the village of Salamiou, will also feature a 20th anniversary tribute to Cypriot animation.
New sponsorships have enabled larger awards for 2021; applications being accepted from U.S.-based individual filmmakers/artists through August 1.
Pulling from events surrounding the Arab Spring uprisings, powerful new 60-minute film envisions what the Middle East could look like in 30 years.
Directors Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King’s raucous new rotoscoped fantasy epic takes us back to the days when animated tales of swords and sorcerers didn’t always have fairy tale endings.
OIAF promotes and exhibits the world’s most cutting edge and quirky animation; programs include screenings, exhibitions, and workshops.