French filmmaker Régis Raffin’s stylized film, made by a small team from their homes during lockdown, shares the notion that nothing, especially tough times of despair, lasts forever.
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Sai Selvarajan’s animated short weaves together four gripping vignettes that capture the contrasting emotions of despair and hope in different refugee communities.
With theatrical release on hold, four editions of beloved annual animation anthology, totaling 56 films, now available in special online presentations.
Though the event was canceled by the city of Austin, with its juries already in place and a majority of filmmakers opting in, competitions were held and awards announced.
Director’s stop-motion music video, showcasing three queer friends and lots of yarn, delivers a message of support to those struggling to be themselves.
In Valerie Barnhart’s hybrid 2D stop-motion short, her first animated film, Jamie is still haunted by the guilt of ignoring the girl in the hallway.
Polish director Tomek Popakul’s Annie Award-nominated short film is a jagged, hypnotic Eastern European road trip viewed through a depressing but entrancing cartoon shaded daze.
An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.
Michael Cawood’s just released award-winning story of equality, told through the adventures of a mushroom, was an international collaboration of hundreds of artists using the Artella online virtual platform.
In the first fully animated film using the encaustic, hot-wax painting technique, a rootless, melancholy man sifts through memories while struggling to locate home, family and self.
Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver.
In her award-winning short, live actors are injected into the uniquely chaotic and morphing animated vortex, creating a riveting and impactful viewing experience.
Michael Frei and Mario von Rickenbach’s powerful short about the random actions of a faceless group wins top prize at annual showcase for excellence in CG animation.
Films by Benoît Chieux and Alice Guimarães & Mónica Santos among prize winners honored at 11th festival edition’s closing ceremonies, which took place at Concordia University’s J.A. De Sève Cinema.
Submissions are now being accepted in feature and short film categories for the 20th edition, being held March 18-29, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.
Films by Mats Grorud and Hugo Frassetto & Sophie Tavert take top honors at the Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival.
Winnie Cheung’s fascinating hybrid short film documentary is based on 50 people’s answers to an entertaining but disturbing riddle solved asking only ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ questions.
Recent instability in Brazil has threatened the festival’s very existence; pledge your support now to ensure they can open their doors to animation fans this coming July 17.
Director and Artella CEO Bobby Beck details how 54 artists from 21 countries helped create a thrilling post-apocalyptic tale using the company’s cloud-based production platform.
‘Changyou’s Journey,’ ‘Hybrids’ and ‘Ugly’ among the group of 40 short films awarded by festival audiences across a number of technical and thematic categories.
Animated short films by Nils Hedinger and Camiel Schouwenaar among winners at Amsterdam’s annual awards for best youth and children’s films.