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Festivals Headline News

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival Coming Online October 24-25

Celebrating the festival’s 10th anniversary, the event will include four short film programs featuring award-winning and emerging talent in Japanese animation; highlights include Koji Yamamura’s ‘Water Dreams/Dreams into Drawing.’

Awards Headline News

Tomek Popakul’s ‘Acid Rain’ Wins Grand Prix at GLAS 2019

Sophie Koko Gate receives the FXX Elevation Award – which includes a $25,000 all-in development and production deal with FX Networks – for her short film ‘Slug Life.’

Festivals ANIMATIONWorld

GLAS 2019: A Conversation with Einar Baldvin, Jeanette Bonds & Sean Buckelew

With the lofty goal of transforming the cultural understanding and language of animation as an artistic medium, in its fourth year the GLAS Animation Festival continues to grow, packed with special guests, more than 20 special programs, and a new Vimeo Staff Pick Award.

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces 2019 Program, Vimeo Staff Pick Award

For the first time ever, the Vimeo Staff Pick Award will be presented at the GLAS Animation Festival with a $2,500 cash prize and online launch as a Staff Pick.

Annecy Headline News

Annecy 2019: Guest Country Japan in the Spotlight

Toei Animation’s Yôichi Kotabe to serve as Guest of Honor; Studio Ponoc’s short film anthology ‘Modest Heroes’ to receive French premiere.

Festivals Headline News

GLAS 2019 Unveils Signal Film and First Special Guest List

Signature short film promoting 4th annual Berkeley, CA-based animation festival is directed by visual artist Manshen Lo, with music and sound by Skillbard.

indie animation ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Koji Yamamura

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today's featured animator is Koji Yamamura, whose work is being celebrated this week at Animafest Cyprus.

Short Films Headline News

Four Visionary Animation Artists Take on Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’

Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund four Vivaldi-inspired original animation works by Theodore Ushev , Atsushi Wada, Priit and Olga Pärn, & Anna Budanova launches July 25th.

Pulcinella Awards Headline News

Italy’s Cartoons on the Bay Announces Winners of 2017 Pulcinella Awards

Italian-French co-production ‘Iqbal: Tale of a Fearless Child’ wins Pulcinella Award for Best Animated Feature; Switzerland’s ‘Ariadne’s Thread,’ directed by Claude Luyet, wins Best Animated Short.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: the Karo and Piyobupt trilogy

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week he screens an informal trilogy by Koji Yamamura.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode II - The Power of Pärn

Every Friday AWN’s Chris Robinson unleashes some freewheeling cheer or loathing on the animation community to be mused, countered, or disregarded. It’s your call.