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VFX studio Nu Boyana FX’s first inhouse animated short, based on a spoken word poem, started as an R&D project before blossoming into a film asking fundamental questions about what makes a girl real; the fully keyframed film’s production toolkit included Zbrush, Mari, Maya, and Nuke.
The go-to destination for the Egyptian animation community will feature four days of screenings, workshops, and discussions suitable for all audiences.
Award-winning author and playwright expands his existing deal with new animated series ‘Unlimited Squirrels!,’ animated special ‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Special,’ and live-action immersive series ‘Cat the Cat’s Show the Show Show with YOU the YOU!’
In a Spark Animation 2020 virtual ceremony, Kyoto Animation, Laurence Ralph’s ‘The Torture Letters,’ and Maria Trénor’s ‘Where Were You?’ are recognized for making a significant impact in expanding diversity of voices in animation.
Rémi Chayé’s feature takes the award for Best Children’s Film; other animated film winners include ‘Matilda and the Spare Head;’ ‘Human Nature;’ and ‘INKT.’
Kingdom of Something and artist Rafael Varona team up with the musicians, competing head to head, using ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 laptops to produce music and animation for four 30-second videos being judged by fans on Republic of Gamers.
‘Freeze Frame’ by Soetkin Verstegen; ‘Yes-People’ by Gísli Darri Halldórsson; and ‘Pearl Driver’ by Margrethe Danielsen take home awards.
Duo of El-P and Killer Mike fight a malicious killer robot police force in 2D short, directed by Sean Solomon, based on track from the band’s latest album, ‘RTJ4,’ currently #1 on the rap album chart and #4 on the Billboard Top Album Chart.
Based on the musician’s first 2020 musical offering, director Otto Tang’s haunting, black and white 2D/CG short examines a group of neighbors as they spiral through an abyss of repetition.
Tom Moore’s new animated feature took home the Audience Award for Narrative Feature; Seunghee Kim and Danski Tang films awarded Grand Jury Prize – Animation and Special Mention, respectively.
Written and directed by Dan Abraham and Trent Correy, the new animated short confirms that behind Olaf’s bouncy silliness is a character filled with optimism, joy, and concern for others.
Producer Jen Alvares and her Hunters House team deliver a stunning, complex CG music video for the Grammy-nominated indie rock band’s latest single.
Celebrating the festival’s 10th anniversary, the event will include four short film programs featuring award-winning and emerging talent in Japanese animation; highlights include Koji Yamamura’s ‘Water Dreams/Dreams into Drawing.’
28 animated projects in 4 categories were considered in the 2020 pitching event; ‘The Garden of Heart’ wins in animated shorts with a special mention to ‘The Pet Named Stress;’ ‘Igi’ wins in feature films, ‘No Happy Ever After’ takes the TV award.
‘If Anything Happens I Love You,’ ‘Canvas,’ and ‘Cops and Robbers’ each tell a unique, socially relevant story through varied animation techniques.
Chilean VFX artist Tomás Vergara’s new ‘WTF-X’ satirical short film series humorously portrays extraordinary CG beings sharing amazingly ordinary life lessons with a bemused young man that begs, the question, ‘What the f*ck?’
Marking World Mental Health Day, the Canadian filmmaker’s short uses ‘icemation’ combined with stop-motion and puppeteering to explore the life and death of his friend, artist Shannon Jamieson, by capturing her struggles, guilt and anxiety in reconciling her faith with her sexual identity.
The one-minute, black and white spotsfeature well-known U.S. actors taking on comic character personas, monologuing lines from stories in a promotional tease.
Festival’s Storyteller series will feature conversation between animated film’s director, stars Cathy Ang and Phillipa Soo, and producers Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou, as well as talks with Aaron Sorkin, Sienna Miller, Kingsley Ben-Adir, and Lee Isaac Chung; event runs October 16-25 with programs available online.
Award-winning animation studio teams up with the Scottish Government and The Leith Agency on a thoughtful animated commercial to provide a clearer understanding of autism to the non-autistic population.
Vividly animated cyberpunk-fueled homage to classic 90’s anime is directed by Amber Grace Johnson of Object & Animal, in collaboration with Future Power Station.
Kang-min Kim awarded Nelvana Grand Prize for animated short; Mariusz Wilczynski awarded grand prize for feature animation at 44th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Kabelo Maaka and Dr. Tshepo P. Maaka’s animated short, ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ which competed in Annecy 2020, artfully presents needed information about the dangers and difficulties faced by people with disease.