The film intertwines art, illustration, and animation while navigating through complex emotions of love; also, the basis of Madrid-based Silk Gallery’s exhibition of the same name.
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The independent animator, filmmaker, and freelance storyboard artist shares his journey from studio life to freelance life – and what it took to get there.
Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a look at 5 intriguing short films competing at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival, which runs June 11-17.
Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a look at 6 intriguing feature films competing at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival, which runs June 11-17.
Following last November’s thoroughly adorable animated short ‘Zen: Grogu and the Dust Bunnies,’ the Studio Ghibli Twitter account has shared yet another teaser image hinting at a new collaboration.
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.’
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.
Alice Walker once wrote, ‘Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.’ How do you pack a 24-hour narrative into a 3-minute film? By animating time. In conversation with the filmmaker.
New film and TV recipients include animated shorts - Bit Film’s ‘Little Bird,’ Westworld’s ‘The Silent Sea,’ and Chromosphere’s ‘Mall Stories;’ since its inception 4 years ago, 1,800 recipients across 6 continents have been awarded grants.
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.
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.’
Cryptocurrency-driven crowdfunding platform aims to finance director/illustrator Zachary Gladwin’s original animated short; patrons receive tiered rewards such as NFTs, behind-the-scenes access to the filmmaker and his team and IMDB producer credits.
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.
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.
The exclusive agreement will bring Erick Oh’s award-winning animated short to planetariums and fulldome theaters around the world.
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.
Morgan Galen King, Philip Gelatt and Will Battersby, along with Dan Sarto, will discuss the influence of Ralph Bakshi and ‘Heavy Metal’ on the making of their epic 2D animated fantasy; also, a look at rotoscoping’s history, why it was used for this project and challenges the creators faced in producing an indie film.
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.
Using frames hand-painted with Quill and VR headsets, Oscar-nominated director Erick Oh and his production team at Emmy Award-winning Baobab Studios expertly crafted a thought-provoking and emotional 3D animated short that follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life.
Dash Shaw’s visually stunning Sundance award-winning animated film follows the hallucinatory world of cryptozookeepers as they struggle to capture a legendary dream-eating baku.
The Oscar-nominated director’s new animated short, a narrative poem inspired by the passing of his grandfather, follows the beautiful and heartbreaking moments of a man’s life; special presentations and screenings, with Baobab founders and Oh, are set for November 18-20 at the CTN Animation eXpo, in-person and online.