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21 Top Film Festivals Co-Curate Online We Are One: A Global Film Festival

Free 10-day digital festival, featuring 100 films, including DreamWorks shorts and Annecy animation selections, begins May 29 on YouTube.  

People Headline News

NFB Names Julie Roy Director General, Creation and Innovation

Celebrated National Film Board French Animation Studio executive producer, with more than 50 productions to her credit, brings experience and risk-taking to new post.

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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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Quirky, Unique and Compelling: OIAF 2019 is More than Just About Films

From September 25-29, Ottawa plays host to kindred spirits, collaborators and experts in all things animated, sharing tall tales and lots of good Canadian ale.

 

Festivals Headline News

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.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

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.

Korean Animation Headline News

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. 

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

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.  

Women in Animation Headline News

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.

VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

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.

Awards Headline News

Oscar Week Events Highlight Animated Feature & Short Film Nominees

Animated Feature event to be hosted by DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold; USC School of Cinematic Arts professor Tom Sito to host Animated Short Film event.

Festivals Blogs

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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On the Road to the 91st Oscars: The Animated Short Film Nominees

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.

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91st Academy Awards: Animated Feature, Short Film and VFX Oscar Nominees React

Contenders in the animated feature, animated short film and visual effects categories share their initial reactions to their nominations for Oscar gold.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for 91st Academy Awards

Brad Bird’s ‘Incredibles 2,’ We Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai, Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ receive nominations for Best Animated Feature.

NFB Headline News

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.

Bonobostudio Headline News

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.

NFB Headline News

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.   

TAAFI Headline News

TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018 Announces Full Program

Toronto industry event running November 3-4 to explore the next generation of Toronto feature films with ‘Next Gen’ filmmakers Joe Ksander and Kevin R. Adams.

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