For more than 30 years, the filmmaker and editor championed use of the unique, legendary animation tool; for years, he was the only person in the world using it to animate, a skill pioneered by famed Russian animator Alexandre Alexeieff, in turn passed on by Drouin to filmmaker Michèle Lemieux.
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Women in Animation Vancouver’s ACE program mentors, supports, and trains women to help develop and create their own original IP; applications for 2022-2024 program open at the Spark Animation Festival 2021.
Free online programs starting this month also include ‘The Big Reset,’ a collection of animated bedtime stories that bring to life the voices of Canadians touched by the pandemic.
Free 10-day digital festival, featuring 100 films, including DreamWorks shorts and Annecy animation selections, begins May 29 on YouTube.
Regina Pessoa talks about her moving short film, which won the Jury Award at Annecy and just received an Annie Award nomination.
The award-winning filmmaker shares the story behind her latest film, a mixed media, stop-motion and hand-drawn ode to a cherished uncle.
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.
Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.
Leading up to Oscar Sunday on February 24th, catch up on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
Oscar-winners Snowden and Fine’s hilarious ‘Animal Behaviour’ and pinscreen gem ‘Embraced’ lead National Film Board’s impressive festival roster.
Tom Perlmutter announces his decision, effective December 31, 2013, to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner; Assistant Commissioner Claude Joli-Cœur is named interim Commissioner.