Tagged With: short film animation
On the Road to the 92nd Oscars: The Animated Short Film Nominees
Heading into this coming Oscar Sunday on February 9th, catchup on AWN’s coverage of the films and creative teams nominated for this year’s Best Animated Short Film.
Dive into the Aquatic World of VES Student Award Winner ‘The Beauty’
Filmakademie Baden-Weurttemburg team honored as top up-and-coming filmmakers with annual award sponsored and presented by Autodesk at 18th Annual Visual Effects Society gala.
‘Betty Boop’s Guide to a Bold and Balanced Life’ Now Available
New book commemorates Fleischer Studios’ beloved, sassy character, celebrating her 90th anniversary this year.
21st Annual ‘Animation Show of Shows’ Coming to Bay Area
Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash
TMZ Sports reports that the legendary basketball star and Oscar-winning writer and producer of the animated short, ‘Dear Basketball,’ died earlier this morning in Calabasas.
‘Klaus,’ ‘I Lost My Body,’ and ‘Love, Death & Robots’ Big Winners at 47th Annie Awards
Regina Pessoa’s ‘Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days’ wins for Best Animated Short; Netflix hauls in 18 Annies.
Short Circuit Revealed: 14 Diverse New Animated Shorts Now Playing on Disney+
Disney’s innovative experimental short film program that began in 2016 has just premiered its inaugural set of distinctly different films from 14 first-time directors.
WATCH: ‘Best Fiends’ Returns with New Short, ‘King Slug Industries’
Pamela Adlon and David Herman are back in the latest hilarious animated short from mobile-first entertainment company Seriously and Reel FX.
WATCH: Aardman and Greenpeace’s ‘Turtle Journey’ Highlights Oceans’ Plight
Through humorous storytelling and CGI/stop-motion animation mix, short conveys the urgent message of climate change, pollution, oil drilling and overfishing perils.
BIAF 2020 Enlists Anca Damian to Create Official Poster and Trailer
BIAF 2019 Grand Prize winner for her film, ‘Marona’s Fantastic Tale,’ will create signature materials for upcoming 2020 edition to be held October 23 - 27.
‘Oeil pour Oeil’: A One-Eyed Pirate's Life for Me
Cute CG short about hijinks on the high seas from six ESMA students snags a VES nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.
Netflix Greenlights Stop-Motion ‘The House’ from Nexus Studios
Emma de Swaef & Marc James Roles, Niki Lindroth von Bahr and Paloma Baeza will each direct a chapter in dark comedy about a house and three generations of families who lived in it.
IMAGINARIA 2020 Now Open for Submissions
18th edition is now accepting animated work entries in multiple categories, including feature films, shorts, student films and a special kid’s competition; deadline is May 15.
Trippy, Edgy and Reptilian: The Wonderful Melancholia of ‘Acid Rain’
Polish director Tomek Popakul’s Annie Award-nominated short film is a jagged, hypnotic Eastern European road trip viewed through a depressing but entrancing cartoon shaded daze.
Part 1 of Thomas Renoldner’s ‘Don’t Know What’ Now Online
Annie Award-nominated experimental animated short film marries slapstick and elegant avante-garde in an entertaining mix of short-cut image and sound editing.
The Life of a Sibling That Never Was: Siqi Song’s ‘Sister’
An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.
A Father and Daughter Bond Over Hairstyling in ‘Hair Love’
Matthew A. Cherry’s delightful and touching ode to a dad’s brave attempt at taming his daughter’s unruly hair shows that diverse stories can resonate with the “parent” and “kid” in all of us.
Pixar’s ‘Kitbull’: Hand-Drawn 2D at its Most Engaging
Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson’s heartwarming short, about an unlikely connection between a stray kitten and pit bull, deftly illustrates the inherent beauty and power of 2D animated storytelling.
WATCH: We Say Goodbye to the VW Beetle in ‘The Last Mile’ Animated Short
Johannes Leonardo and Nexus Studios’ new film takes touching look at how a young boy spends a lifetime on the road with his Beetle.
WATCH: Ritzy Animation’s New Christmas Short ‘Red’
Can Rudolph, now a fallen hero, will himself back to former glory as the leader of Santa’s reindeer team?
WATCH: HEROmation's ‘The Wrong Rock’ Animated Short
Michael Cawood’s just released award-winning story of equality, told through the adventures of a mushroom, was an international collaboration of hundreds of artists using the Artella online virtual platform.
‘Mind My Mind’: Exploring the Complex Inner World of Autism Through Animation
Dutch filmmaker Floor Adams talks about her award-winning short film filled with the heartbreak and humor of living with Asperger’s syndrome.
‘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.
ANIMA 2020 Announces Short Films in Competition
67 films selected to compete at 39th edition of the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, taking place February 21 – March 1, 2020.