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‘Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days’ - An Award-Winning Tribute to a Beloved Uncle

Regina Pessoa talks about her moving short film, which won the Jury Award at Annecy and just received an Annie Award nomination.

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A Filmmaker’s Journey to Honor a Loved One in 'Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days'

The award-winning filmmaker shares the story behind her latest film, a mixed media, stop-motion and hand-drawn ode to a cherished uncle.

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Theodore Ushev: ‘The Physics of Sorrow,’ My Animated Time Capsule

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.  

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Theodore Ushev’s New Short ‘The Physics of Sorrow’ to Premiere at TIFF 2019

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:56am

Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha’ returns with harrowing tale animated using encaustic-painting technique; see the clip and breakdown of his exacting technique.

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Group of 250 Filmmakers Formally Protests NFB Commissioner Claude Joli-Coeur

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 5:01pm

NFB/ONF Creation issues formal denouncement of the commissioner, decrying as misleading his recent comments on production funding budgets.

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Seoul Cartoon & Animation Week, Featuring SICAF, SPP and Si3, Kicks Off July 15

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 4:22pm

Seven days of animation-focused talks, screenings, workshops and exhibitions brings together artists and business professionals from around the world for one of Asia’s most important and innovative industry events. 

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Brad Bird, Michael Giacchino and Ralph Eggleston to Keynote VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:48pm

Oscar-winning director, composer and production designer, who teamed together on ‘Incredibles 2,’ are set to present at October 21-25 digital media conference and symposium in Turin, Italy.  

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Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

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Dean DeBlois and CH Kim to Keynote 2019 VIEW Conference

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ director and PUBG CEO are the first announced presenters at upcoming October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

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Pinscreen Magic and ‘Kirikou and the Sorceress’ Highlight FIAF’s Animation First Weekend

By Joe Strike | Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:16pm

The Miscweant reports on New York’s French Institute Alliance Française’s 2nd annual festival of French animation.

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WATCH: Walk on the Wild Side with Alison Snowden & David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour’

Oscar-shortlisted animated short film from the Academy Award-winning duo behind ‘Bob’s Birthday’ available to watch online through January 12.

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Eva Cvijanović’s Stop-Motion Short ‘Hedgehog’s Home’ Now Available Online!

Multi-award-winning short film co-produced by Croatia’s Bonobostudio and the National Film Board of Canada released online as a Vimeo Staff Pick.

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91st Oscars: 10 Animated Short Films Contend for Nominations

With eight of the 10 shortlisted films available to watch online, take a closer look at this year’s contenders for an Academy Award nomination for best animated short film.

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Seven NFB Films to Screen at 17th Annual Sommets du Cinéma D’animation

Oscar-winners Snowden and Fine’s hilarious ‘Animal Behaviour’ and pinscreen gem ‘Embraced’ lead National Film Board’s impressive festival roster.   

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Women in Animation Announces WIA Diversity Award Honorees at Spark ANIMATION 2018

Women in Animation honoring Michael Fukushima of the National Film Board Of Canada, animation legend Brenda Banks, and director Alex Widdowson’s ‘Music & Clowns’ with its second annual WIA Diversity Awards at Spark ANIMATION 2018.

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Walk on the Wild Side: Alison Snowden & David Fine Talk ‘Animal Behaviour’

The Oscar-winning duo behind ‘Bob’s Birthday’ returns to the NFB with a new short film exploring the animal side of human nature.

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The NFB Bringing Nine New Projects to OIAF 2018

David Barlow-Krelina’s ‘Caterpillarplasty,’ Alex Boya’s ‘Turbine’ and Alison Snowden and David Fine’s ‘Animal Behaviour’ among nine films and Virtual Reality projects to be showcased in three competition categories.

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Ottawa Festival To Present Animation Exposé Talks at 2018 Edition

September 29 event merges Professional Development Day talks and Career Fair activities with new interactive components for an all-out art fun-day at OIAF 2018.

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