AWN’s Miscweant examines Dash Shaw’s new animated feature film, set in ‘surreal’ 1967, about an activist group trying to protect supernatural cryptids from amoral government agents.
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For Israeli artist Neta Cohen, childhood memories that her home had a life of its own fueled her 2D/3D animated short about the long, sometimes sinister hours between wakefulness and sleep, reality and imagination.
Volume 2 of Netflix’s ‘Love, Death + Robots’ animated anthology challenges us to see reality through new eyes, encouraging us to be curious and reflect on the intimate connection between beauty and death, and what it means to be human.
Indie animation legend teams with Danny Leonard and Lorena Hernandez Leonard on animated short about a young Latina professional living in NYC whose nightmares foreshadow the coming storm.
Created by filmmaker Julian Grant as a tribute to movies of a bygone era, the award-winning film is now streaming on multiple platforms including Apple TV, YouTube, Amazon, Xfinity, and Vudu.
Two parents’ sudden, heartbreaking loss becomes ours in Michael Govier and Will McCormack’s animated short that ultimately fulfills us with the healing power of hope.
This year’s batch of Annie Award-nominated animated short films once again demonstrates that you’ll often find the most powerful storytelling in the smallest of packages.
Watch and learn as an anthropomorphic ‘Furby Pussy’ bounces to a melodic beat while praising the work of Dr. Fauci, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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.
VIEW Conference executive director Dr. Maria Elena Gutierrez shares her thoughts on the complex vision of reality, and ultimate celebration of life, in Gitanjali Rao’s debut hand-painted animated feature film, premiering today on Netflix.
For writer and director Gitanjali Rao, the ‘love’ within a simple rose inspired her compelling and beautifully hand-painted animated film about people in India living unfulfilled lives as they struggle to survive.
AWN’s resident Miscweant, adorned in an Oculus Quest 2 headset, shares his report on Animation Nights New York’s cutting-edge webXR virtual animated shorts screening.
Check out 12 animated short films though the video game’s Party Royale mode starting February 20th, 2 PM EST.
Director Jesse Cowan takes a dark journey into Native American mythology with his tale of a young boy, his wolf totem, and their fight with monsters of the forest.
Festival unveils official poster and competition jury; GIF competition is now open – upload your masterpiece by March 10 for a chance to win.
Premiering on International Women’s Day, the hand-painted animated feature, based on true events, is the Indian director’s riveting ode to people living unfulfilled lives as they struggle to survive in the big city.
Joe Cappa and J.W. Hallford’s film pays homage to rare childhood moments of self-discovery, like flipping through channels, stumbling upon ‘The Shining,’ which you weren’t supposed to watch, but did anyway.
Animated feature, based on the director’s award-winning short, will blend 2D and 3D cinema, animation, and video game development techniques; production begins Spring 2021 with the premiere planned for 2023.
Chris Robinson reflects on the epic ‘handyman’ we first came to know and love in ‘Manivald,’ talking various absurdities with filmmakers Chintis Lundgren and Draško Ivezić.
Indie legend hoping to speed up production on his new film about a guitar-playing cowboy who finds himself in a shady Oregon logging town run by a pair of evil twins.
New set of viral, satirical shorts once again dives into Trump’s fevered psyche; animated by Bill Plympton and Leah Shore, the Webby-winning series, produced by Billy Shebar and David Roberts, riffs on actual audio clips.
Indie legend looking to speed up his production on new animated feature about a guitar-playing cowboy who finds himself in a shady Oregon logging town run by a pair of evil twins.
In Will McCormack and Michael Govier’s animated short, estranged parents of a child killed in a school shooting try to overcome their heartbreak and find each other again; now showing on Netflix.