This year’s batch of Annie Award-nominated animated short films once again demonstrates that you’ll often find the most powerful storytelling in the smallest of packages.
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Nominated animated shorts include ‘I, Barnabé,’ ‘The Great Malaise,’ and ‘4 North A;’ winners will be announced and honored at a series of events set for May 17-20.
The 35-minute YouTube short titled ‘Harley Quinn - Blazing Shadows’ tells the story of the famous villainess’ redemption from The Joker.
44 shorts, 47 graduate films, 26 TV films and 32 commissioned films will compete; the hybrid virtual/physical event is set for June 14-19, as festival organizers continue to weigh options for how best to provide a safe and enjoyable on-site experience.
Pete Puma’s looking to snack on ‘Bugs,’ Daffy is bested by a photocopier, and offers legal advice to Elmer Fudd, in a new set of 10 shorts dropping April 29.
Winners will be revealed at a May 29 ceremony; event will also honor the Cuban cartoonist and animation film director Juan Padrón.
Virtual program running March 24-27 will showcase over 100 animated features and shorts; online screenings of animated features include ‘Wolfwalkers,’ ‘Nahuel and the Magic Book,’ ‘Violence Voyager,’ and Sony Pictures’ classic hit ‘Heavy Metal.’
If the goal of the studio’s SparkShorts incubator program is to identify young artists who have directing potential, then producing this wonderful film was an overwhelming success.
Festival releases list of entries chosen to compete in short film, student film, and Croatian film categories; annual festival takes place June 7-12.
Under terms of agreement, Emmy-nominated Pete Browngardt will produce original animated programming across Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, with access to both studios’ extensive IP libraries, for viewing on all WarnerMedia platforms.
Kristian Mercado Figueroa’s dystopian tragedy takes top animated film honors; ‘KKUM’ recognized for innovation and “Your Own Bullshit” for storytelling.
The free virtual event received over 2,100 entries from more than 100 countries, the largest numbers in its history; conference and festival runs April 21-25.
The free virtual event will celebrate ‘Diversity in Animation;’ the conference will begin on April 21, with the film festival starting April 15 – films will be available on demand after they are aired.
Jamaican animators are invited to submit pitches for animated and mixed media shorts for consideration on ‘Sesame Street’s Season 52; proposals must be received by March 31.
Aurel and Agnès Patron take home France’s highest film awards for best animated feature and short film at Friday night’s live Olympia concert hall ceremony.
‘Onward,’ ‘Over the Moon,’ ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ ‘Soul,’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ receive Best Animated Feature nominations; ‘Burrow,’ ‘Genius Loci,’ ‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Opera,’ and ‘Yes-People are nominated for Best Animated Short.
The online event will include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions; the conference celebrates the industry and its innovators with a look at where we are and where we are going.
OIAF promotes and exhibits the world’s most cutting edge and quirky animation; programs include screenings, exhibitions, and workshops.
The festival seeks to promote animation and growth in the Asian animation community.
FAF 2021 will present the best and latest within Nordic-Baltic and international animation - live and in person and online.
Oscar qualifying event in Espinho, Portugal promotes animation and its creators with a commitment to educating professionals and the public.
The 31st World Festival of Animated Film is a celebration of animation in all forms; the event will feature competitions; retrospectives; presentations; screenings; and all things animated.
This year’s virtual festival promises 300 animated films from 53 different countries, live talks with filmmakers and other special programs.