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An international celebration of woman in animation, the digital program will include ‘ANIMATED HIGHLIGHTS: 2021’ curated by the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, and ‘Animated Womxn,’ a woman-led showcase of stop-frame and VFX work from the animated film industry.
Animator’s diverse portfolio features a wide range of techniques including stop-motion, puppetry, and 2D and 3D animation; she is working with the studios’ original content team to adapt her BAFTA shortlisted ‘Meow or Never’ into an animated series.
Live-action puppet comedy series, coming to Nickelodeon in 2021, features a fierce female warrior on a quest to free her brother; show is co-created by the ‘Trolls’ and ‘The LEGO Move 2: The Second Part’ director and ‘Sid the Science Kid’ puppet master.
Massive collection of critically acclaimed productions including award-winning specials and beloved preschool and fantasy series from The Jim Henson Company’s catalog now available on Amazon Prime Video.
Live-action short-form puppet comedy created by Ben Bayouth and developed with head writer Adam Aseraf available now on the recently launched Comedy Central Originals YouTube channel.
Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo screening alongside their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’
Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s award-winning stop-motion animated film set in Belgium-occupied Congo to be accompanied by their short film ‘Oh Willy...’ and Niki Lindroth von Bahr’s ‘The Burden.’
Stop-motion animated film set in the late 19th century in the bitter milieu of Belgium-occupied Congo opens theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.
Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef’s Annie Award-nominated stop-motion animated feature to be released theatrically in Los Angeles on March 1.
Complex, multi-layered 45-minute work is set in the late 19th century during Belgium’s colonization of the Congo Basin in West Africa.
Industrial Light & Magic employs its traditional hybrid approach to combining practical and CG effects for grounded performances.
Andy Gent’s puppet fabrication crew handcrafts more than 1,100 animatable puppets and some 2,000 background characters to populate Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs.’
BAFTA-nominated animation director creates cinematic music video for ‘Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)’ by legendary American pop band Sparks.
Stills and behind-the-scenes imagery from BAFTA-nominated animation director’s cinematic music video for legendary American pop band Sparks.
The one-day workshop brings Skyship Entertainment and puppetry professionals Trish Leeper and Kathryn Durst to explore the relationship between animation and puppetry skills.
Imaginative new comedy series from the Oscar-winning director of Disney’s ‘Feast’ combines live action with CG animation produced by Vancouver’s Zoic Studios.
Digital puppetry series about a father and son who just can’t seem to connect was created by special effects artist Ben Bayouth, who also designed and built the puppets and voices Blark, the father alongside son Christopher Mintz-Plasse.
Following the acquisition of JAM’s hybrid series ‘Little Roy,’ ABC KIDS picks up brand-new preschool show merging live-action, puppetry, 2D and CG animation.
Amazon orders ‘Bug Diaries,’ based on the children’s books by Doreen Cronin, and ‘Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters,’ based on the classic 1970s television series.
Sixth and final installment of creative duo Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling’s ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ shorts uses a combination of puppetry, stop-motion, 2D and 3D animation to explore the world of dreams.
A PUPPET IS A HUMAN TOO - When most people think of puppets they think of films and performances for children, but the International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films is different.