Ryo Orikasa takes home the Grand Prize for short animation, while Joël Vaudreuil takes home the Grand Prize for feature animation, at the 47th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival.
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Look behind-the-scenes of how the Serbia-based 3Lateral team harnessed MetaHuman Animator to make the high-fidelity cinematic short.
Created by Jesse Korman, Jimmy Lazer and Richard Nardo, the cartoon universe filled with heavy metal monsters, mutants, and misfits gets its first animated short about DJJ, the youngest son of the Grim Reaper, as he attempts to start a band for all the wrong reasons.
The VES Award nominee will showcase the creative processes behind Walt Disney Animation’s 62nd animated feature, coming to theaters this November; the conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
Academy Award nominee Phil Johnston brings the iconic book to the screen in the streamer’s first animated project based on properties acquired in the 2021 Roald Dahl Story Company purchase; Jellyfish Pictures to handle the animation.
Also announced is the separation of long format project honors into Best Long Form Animation and Best Feature Film awards.
Vassey shares her journeys, including how she crossed the bridge from TV and feature animation to CG gaming and what skill level is needed to be a technical artist; also learn about the short she’s currently producing.
Starring 2023 Tony Award winner Alex Newell, the first-ever non-binary actor to win a Tony, multi-Grammy Award winner Philip Lawrence, and executive produced by ‘Nimona’s ND Stevenson, the 3DCG film, about a grandfather’s hopeful acceptance of his trans grandson, begins a week-long Oscar-qualifying run September 15 at the Cinelounge Sunset in Hollywood.
ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; the early submission deadline is October 16, with final entries accepted through December 8.
Official competition selections include ‘The Girl with the Red Beret’ by Janet Perlman, ‘Miserable Miracle’ by Ryo Orikasa, ‘HARVEY’ by Janice Nadeau and ‘Boat People’ by Thao Lam and Kjell Boersma; NFB programs include NFB HOTHOUSE@20 and Show-and-tell with the NFB Animation & Interactive Studio.
Italy’s premier international event boasts a roster of award-winning guests, including ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ co-director Joaquim Dos Santos, BAFTA Award winner and Oscar nominee Henry Selick, and Netflix’s ‘Nimona’ directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane; event runs October 15-20.
The 5-day festival and TV animation conference, featuring screenings, exhibits, workshops, and entertainment, is around the corner, running September 20-24.
The short, with art by Gabríela Friðriksdóttir and animation by Pierre-Alain Giraud, features unsettling yet organic visuals, with an interesting ‘paper-like,’ canvas texture mixed with AI generation.
PIXELvienna 16, an immersive conference and festival, brings a range of presentations, workshops, and screenings to Vienna from November 17 to 19.
Focus on Education includes workshops and masterclasses by renowned industry masters such as famed Disney animator Deja on ‘Character Animation;’ Lucasfilm VP and executive creator Chiang on ‘Art and ‘Star Wars;’ and Cartoon Saloon production designer Almu Redondo on ‘Art Direction, Visual Development and Stylization;’ the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
Manchester Animation Festival, the UK’s largest animation festival, returns HOME, November 12-17 in person and November 18-30 online.
Organized by GSIFA, the four-day international animation festival will take place November 9-12 in Lugano, Switzerland.
The 2D animator discusses what industry experience completely changed his view of animation, how he is improving his character performance and building a social media presence for his new short - a work in progress funded via Kickstarter.
The 30-minute 2D animated film chronicles the journey of an orphaned bear adopted by Polish soldiers during WWII; it is a ‘profound story of identity, of belonging, of home’ - coming to BBC ALBA in the U.K. and TVP in Poland next year.
The studio is harnessing UE5, with its real-time production pipeline, on their new animated virtual production project, a film about a primitive candlemaker’s journey of enlightenment and discovery of artificial light technology.
The international festival of animation, games, and VFX will take place November 6-10 and feature a week of networking, workshops, and screenings.
Prime the Animation! New Talent International Festival, taking place October 26-28, creates a space for encounter and exchange, allowing students and emerging professionals to share their most recent work and new projects.
The hit Paramount film’s Annie Award-winning writer/director, along with Oscar-winning sound mixer Mark Ulano, join the stellar line-up of in-person attendees and speakers, including Henry Selick, Peter Sohn, and Sam Fell; the VIEW Conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
Animanima Festival returns to Čačak with a competitive program, talks, workshops, art exhibitions and more; the event runs September 19-23, 2023.