For Daniel and Lorena Hernández Leonard, braving the terrifying ordeal of taking their sick daughter to the hospital during the height of COVID-19 led to their first animated short about dealing with traumatic anxiety; legendary indie animator Bill Plympton directs, providing just the right pencil sketch style to illustrate such distress.
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Simone Giampolo’s short takes the top award at the 12th Annual SPARK Animation Film Festival, which runs October 28 to November 7.
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.
International collaboration of artists and sponsors, including Artella, Autodesk and Foundry, come together, helping writer/director Carlos Baena achieve his chilling creative vision.
Spark CG hosts the 11th annual Spark Animation Festival in Vancouver, promising a window into the leading minds of GC and animation.
Women in Animation honoring Michael Fukushima of the National Film Board Of Canada, animation legend Brenda Banks, and director Alex Widdowson’s ‘Music & Clowns’ with its second annual WIA Diversity Awards at Spark ANIMATION 2018.
Four-time Oscar-winning director to receive Lifetime Achievement Award, deliver closing keynote address.
Call for submissions for Vancouver conference and festival running October 25-28 extended to September 10.
Inaugural WIA Diversity Awards will be presented in three categories at SPARK ANIMATION 2017 in Vancouver, Canada this October.
Special series spotlighting Canadian animators with Robert Valley, Bruce Alcock, Danny Antonucci, Cordell Barker, Theodore Ushev and Janet Perlman runs July 8 through December 9 at Vancouver Film School.
Visionary Mexican animator, character designer, painter, writer and director will be bringing his work and experience from south of the border to the Great White North to curate and host Western Canada’s largest animation event.