The 5-day festival opens October 18 with GKIDS’ presentation of the legendary filmmaker and Studio Ghibli’s new film at the Hollywood landmark TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX; program includes special screenings, competitions, panels and premieres.
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From the house that brought us ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Minions’ franchises comes a new original comedy that follows a feathered family vacation from New York City to tropical Jamaica, hitting theaters December 22.
Films by Chiara Malta & Sebastien Laudenbach and Flóra Anna Buda among 22 winners at the jam packed 47th festival edition that saw a record 15,820 accredited attendees (a 19% increase on 2022) from 102 countries.
In a surprise appearance, global superstar Pharrell Williams presented Meledandri with the Festival’s distinguished honor, a ‘Golden Ticket’ lifetime accreditation; Oscar-nominated filmmaker Benjamin Renner joined the studio chief in the footage reveal of their upcoming December animated comedy adventure release.
Women in Animation and GLADD join forces for an in-depth look at ‘Break the Box: Redefining Gender and Leadership’ with key industry leaders joining the conversation; the festival runs June 11-17.
Wait… we get to spend another day by the lake you say? This year’s event will kick off a day earlier, on Sunday, June 11, for 7 full days dedicated to the art of animation; Guillermo del Toro announced this year’s spotlight on Mexican Animation.
Films by Amandine Fredon & Benjamin Massoubre and Balázs Turai among 22 winners at the jam packed 46th festival edition that saw a record 13,248 badge holders from 106 countries.
With the theme ‘Gender Justice: A Global Call for Inclusion in Animation,’ this year’s edition will be presented in collaboration with the Annecy International Animation Festival on June 13.
AIF returns October 22-24 with 12 features in competition, 20 programs overall with shorts, premieres, and Q&As; ‘Studio on the Big Screen’ program features Pixar’s ‘Luca,’ Netflix’s ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines,’ and ‘Vivo,’ and other films that didn't receive a theatrical release.
AIF is back this Fall as a hybrid on-site / virtual festival after 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic; produced by GKIDS in partnership with the Annecy Festival, event embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form.
Festival announces 12 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.
Films by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney among 20 winners at the 45th festival edition, held both on-site and virtually, finally able to celebrate its 60th anniversary postponed from 2020 when the event was forced online due to the pandemic.
Program lineup and list of presenters revealed for this year’s event, presented in collaboration with the Annecy International Animation Festival and Mifa 2021 hybrid editions, viewable beginning June 14; this year’s theme is ‘The Business Case for Diversity.’
In response to 2019’s capacity and ticketing problems, the festival is making needed changes to accommodate screening capacity for the record numbers of attendees expected this summer.
Running October 18-20, the festival will showcase 10 new animated features and special presentations, including ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Ne Zha,’ ‘White Snake’ and ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane.’
World’s leading animation festival adds new ‘Contrechamp’ feature film and Virtual Reality competitive categories; commits to increase female representation on selection committees.
Group is the first organization to win the honor, which highlights those who have contributed to change in the animation industry.
CITIA, Image et industries créatives, the SBA Animation Center and SK Broadband sign a partnership agreement to create a new animation festival in South Korea’s Digital Media in Seoul in September 2019.
Sponsored by The Walt Disney Studios, the symposium will feature presentations and panels spotlighting top executives and filmmakers from around the world discussing key topics affecting women working in the animation industry today.