The hit animated anthology’s executive producer and supervising director discuss high ideas, gleeful violence, juvenile humor, and production challenges on their latest batch of provocative shorts, now streaming on Netflix.
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AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a look at seven intriguing short films competing at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival, which runs June 13-18.
The Oscar-winning ‘The Windshield Wiper’ director returns to Netflix’s iconic animated anthology with another short, ‘Jibaro,’ about a bloody, enrapturing clash between a gold-thirsty knight and a mysterious river siren; the iconic series, executive produced by Tim Miller and David Fincher, debuts today, May 20.
Voices behind the Emmy Award-winning animated anthology’s stories include Chris Parnell, Fred Tatasciore, Joel McHale, Seth Green, Craig Ferguson, and Joe Manganiello; latest set of shorts hits the streamer May 20.
Ahead of the official May 20 Volume 3 release, the streamer treats fans to a full episode - ‘3 Robots: Exit Strategies’ - of the Emmy Award-winning animated anthology… watch it now!
The hugely popular show gets its own series following the success of anime shorts ‘Rick and Morty vs. Genocider’ and ‘Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil);’ both series will premiere on Adult Swim and HBO Max.
Works from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, and Venezuela are honored across nine categories at the May 14 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.
Read the film and director list - with images - from the batch of nine news shorts in Netflix’s epic, Emmy Award-winning anthology that returns on May 20; executive producer David Fincher makes his animation directorial debut, and Oscar winner Alberto Mielgo returns with another piece.
Judging at this year’s festival will be handled by 18 notable industry experts from 13 countries; awards will be revealed at the event’s June 18 closing ceremony.
10 animated features have been selected in competition at this year's event, including ‘Charlotte’ by Eric Warin and Tahir Rana, ‘Nayola’ by José Miguel Ribeiro and ‘The Island’ by Anca Damian; the 46th edition of the festival runs June 13-18.
New original series and shorts, along with returning franchises, to debut across Disney+ and Disney Junior platforms; shows include ‘Hey A.J.,’ about a curious and imaginative 7-year-old girl, and ‘Kindergarten: The Musical,’ about navigating the ‘firsts’ of kindergarten, along with returning fan favorites ‘Marvel's Spidey And His Amazing Friends’ and ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse.’
Official selections in VR works revealed, WIP XR 2022 line-up to showcase two VR narratives, and the Immersive Reality Conferences tackles the future of creation; festival runs June 13-18.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a close look at six ‘under the radar’ animated shorts in competition at next week’s hybrid Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – running May 3-8.
Get ready for terror, imagination, and beauty in all-new episodes of Tim Miller and David Fincher’s animated anthology, hitting the streamer May 20.
OIAF returns in-person after 2 years, running September 21-25; entries for the competition are still being accepted through May 31.
Music producer Jim Roach and Ninja Sex Party singer Dan Avidan’s pandemic-inspired new project, showcased in two music videos directed and animated by Simon Macko, channels the pair’s shared love for big music, big guitars, and even bigger songs.
Winners at the 21st edition of the Lisbon Animation Festival include ‘The Garbage Man’ for Best Portuguese Short Film, ‘Affairs of the Art’ for the Jury Special Award in the Shorts category, and ‘Kill it and Leave this Town’ taking home the MONSTRA Grand-Prix.
Group’s commissioned shorts premiered at the recent TNBFC’s event showcasing Black creatives; program’s second round confirmed, with its call for submissions running April 20-July 5, 2022.
99 films were chosen for competition in the festivals latest category announcements; more than 1,530 films were submitted this year from 64 countries; festival runs June 13-18 in Annecy, France.
Dan Flynn, associate creative director of Hero4Hire Creative and lead animator on ‘Arthur’ digital productions, talks about the future of the long-running children’s animated series.
Selections revealed in 9 categories including Best Feature Film, Best Short Film and Best Series; the winners will be announced May 14 at a ceremony in Madrid.
The festival's 61st edition is being held June 13-18 by the lake in Annecy, France.
AWN’s long-time resident provocateur, Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson, gets the directors behind this year’s Best Animated Short nominees - ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ - to share their insightful answers to his anything but standard questions.
Out of 1,347 short film submissions from 100 countries, 38 films were chosen to compete in the ‘Official’ category, 8 films were selected in the ‘Off-Limits’ category, 17 in the ‘Perspectives’ section, and nine in the ‘Young Audience’ section; the Annecy Festival runs June 13-18.