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Annecy ANIMATIONWorld

Annecy 2018: Political, Social and Family Issues Stand Out in a Strong Line-Up of Feature Films

From Belle Époque Paris to biblical Egypt, the films in this year’s feature competition offer a bracing diversity of styles, themes and cultures.

Theodore Ushev Headline News

Theodore Ushev Exhibits Mixed Reality Installation, ‘In a Mirror, Dimly’

Collaboration with Danish studio NVRMIND blends animation with virtual and mixed reality to immerse viewers inside the fantasies of the Oscar-nominated director of ‘Blind Vaysha.’

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Human After All: The Social Satire of Chintis Lundgren’s ‘Manivald’

By Ko Ricker | Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 3:25pm

Estonian director’s 2D-animated short film making waves on the festival circuit is a lightly absurdist drama that showcases the delightfully dry humor characteristic of her homeland.

Indie Features Headline News

WATCH: Rosie Ming Gets Poetic in Exclusive Clip from ‘Window Horses’

Director Ann Marie Fleming’s poetry-centric feature employs visual styles from more than a dozen animators including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer.

Bonobostudio ANIMATIONWorld

Embracing Imperfection: Eva Cvijanović Talks ‘Hedgehog’s Home’

Sarajevo-born, Montreal-based director delves into the production of her latest short film, including the collaborative process, paying homage to a cultural icon, and embracing the imperfections of stop-motion animation.

Interviews ANIMATIONWorld

Universal Truths and Cycles: Ann Marie Fleming Talks ‘Window Horses’

Canadian independent animation director details the making of her award-winning feature telling the story of a naïve young woman of mixed descent who travels abroad to a poetry festival in Iran.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Theodore Ushev Talks Oscar-Nominated ‘Blind Vaysha’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

First Pond Entertainment Acquires NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

Oscar-Qualifying Run set for 2D animated feature directed by Ann Marie Fleming employing a myriad of visual styles from more than a dozen animators including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer.

Festivals Headline News

Women in the Spotlight at Ninth Edition of Festival Stop Motion Montreal

Robust program largely dedicated to the work of female directors and women who specialize in stop-motion animation runs September 15-17, 2017.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Maral Mohammadian

In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Maral Mohammadian, Producer of the English Animation Studio at the National Film Board of Canada.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Michael Fukushima

In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Michael Fukushima, Executive Producer of the English Animation Studio at the National Film Board of Canada.

OIAF 2017 Headline News

Defiance Dominates Official Selections at OIAF 2017

Ottawa International Animation Festival selects 92 films from 1,992 entries, including ‘The Story of O.J.,’ designed and animated by The Mill and Titmouse, Clyde Petersen’s ‘Torrey Pines,’ Eva Cvijanovic’s ‘Hedgehog’s Home,’ and ‘My Father’s Room’ from South Korean director Nari Jang.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB Co-Production with Claude Barras to Screen at Lorcarno

Directed by Albertine Zullo and David Toutevoix, the stop-motion animated ‘The Cannonball Woman’ (‘La femme canon’) is the latest collaboration between producer Claude Barras and the National Film Board of Canada.

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