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Annecy Introduces New Feature 'Contrechamp' Competition, VR Categories

More women in the selection committee for the French animation festival as well. Contrechamp in French is part of the shot (Champ) - reverse shot (Contrechamp) process in shooting a film. This...

Caldeira by Julie Bousquet, Estelle Hocquet and Catherine Manesse

Gobelins students present their story of sisterly love and vulcano drama. Watch Caldeira. Inès has lived all her life in the shadow of her sister, a brilliant volcanologist. As a challenge, she...

Surviving Strategies In Animation: The Full Programme of the 7th Primanima

Discover the highlights of the 2018 Budaors Hungarian festival. Between 24 and 27 of October , the 7th Primanima World Festival of Animations will take place in Budaörs, where the focus is on young...

20th BIAF Festival, Bucheon, Korea

View the comprehensive coverage of the 20th edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival

Should You Meet A Lady In A Darkened Wood by Daniel Stankler

Watch the 2D animation short by Daniel Stankler. Once there was a taxidermist whose collection was his life - and what his life needed most, he decided, was a lady. But the Lady in question had...

News

Surviving Strategies In Animation: The Full...

Discover the highlights of the 2018 Budaors Hungarian festival. Between 24 and 27 of October , the...

Animarkt 2018 Stop Motion Forum Part I: Pitching...

Polish director Michał Łubiński and his project Astra won the main prize of the ANIMARKT PITCHING,...

60 Animated Shorts for PÖFF Shorts 2018

The Estonian (former Animated Dreams Festivals) PÖFF Shorts announced its selection results for...

Kobe Bryant Removed from Animation is Film...

UPDATE: Kobe Bryant was ultimately removed from the festival jury. The second edition of L.A....

31st Society For Animation Studies Conference...

Call for papers open for the 31st SAS Conference in Lisbon (17-21 Jun 2019). Under the theme...

Wildebeest by Nicolas Keppens & Matthias Phlips...

The Belgian animated film has been shortlisted for the Best Short Film at the upcoming 2018...

Péter Lichter & Bori Máté Primanima Workshop:...

An experimental film workshop during the Hungarian Primanima festival (22-24 Oct 2018). The aim of...

Animarkt Talks 2018: Oettinger, Randall,...

A highly selective case of key speakers during the one-day conference of Animarkt Stop-Motion...

Nimuendaju by Tania Anaya

Eliane Gordeeff interviews Tania Anaya for her new feature animation in production, Nimuendaju....

Festivals

Annecy Introduces New Feature 'Contrechamp'...

More women in the selection committee for the French animation festival as well. Contrechamp in...

8 Interviews And a Workshop at StopTrik 2018

Find all video interviews and the Osbert Parker workshop at the 2018 StopTrik festival, Maribor....

20th BIAF Festival, Bucheon, Korea

View the comprehensive coverage of the 20th edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival

Ozorek and KLIK: Auteur Animation Will Always Be...

Aneza Ozorek and KLIK Amsterdam team highlight the changes to be made for the new Dutch animation...

3DWire 2018: A Special Animation Event

Eliane Gordeeff reports from the latest edition of 3DWire International Animation Video Games and...

StopTrik IFF 2018 Report: Don't Stop The Motion

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from the 8th edition of Maribor StopTrik festival. It is very...

61+32 Films for Primanima 2018

All selected films for the Hungarian animation festival. Between October 24th and 27th the 7th...

27+8 Animated Shorts for Cinekid 2018

Discover all the selected ahimation short for Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam. The Cinekid Best...

KLIK Amsterdam and HAFF To Merge for 2019 Edition

The two Dutch festivals will merge into a new animation festival, starting from 2019. The big...

Shorts

Facing It by Sam Gainsborough

To change perceptions in clay during your regular pub visit. Sam Gainsborough does and talks about...

Caldeira by Julie Bousquet, Estelle Hocquet and...

Gobelins students present their story of sisterly love and vulcano drama. Watch Caldeira. Inès has...

Dust With Flour by Annelise Williams

Animation sometimes predates reality. Watch the engagingly subversive Dust with Flour short by...

Should You Meet A Lady In A Darkened Wood by...

Watch the 2D animation short by Daniel Stankler. Once there was a taxidermist whose collection was...

A Little Lovin' by Marie Paccou

24 hands, one song and 3 celebrated writers in the flipbook animation piece A Little Lovin' by...

Planemo by Veljko Popović

Our film review for the 3D computer animation short Planemo by Croatian director Veljko Popović....

Sneak Preview: Le Mans 1955 by Quentin Baillieux

A 1955 car race tragedy becomes a forceful animation drama in Quentin Baillieux's new animation...

Enough by Anna Mantzaris

Deadpan humour and emotional exasperation prevails in the blink-and-you-ll-miss-it carefully...

Future Thoughts by Loek Vugs

Dutch animator Loek Vugs creates a hushed VR future in his experimental short, Future Thoughts....

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REVIEWS

A Man is Dead (Un Homme Est Mort) Review: Cinematic Solidarity

The 1950 Brest bloodied strike gets a cinematic, animated treatment by Oliiver Cossu and Les Armateurs. Post-war French history and geography are boned up in the refreshingly solid and inviting A...

On Happiness Road Review: Decisions Are Not Forever

An engrossing autobiographical family drama, with an eye towards adults, even though it details a young girl's story in Taiwan. Review for Hsin-Yin Sung' film, On Happiness Road. It is quite a...

Mirai by Mamoru Hosoda: Lessons To Be Learned

The latest feature film by Summer Wars director Mamoru Hosoda is a gentle family comedy of manners, which really takes off at the film's final reels. This may not be one of Hosoda's more...

Seder-Masochism Review: Let's Dance

US independent animation director Nina Paley makes the story of Exodus an overwhelming musical extravaganza, which still finds time to register its gender-based raison d' être. In the beginning,...

Dilili In Paris (Dilili à Paris) Review: Defending Modernism

The new feature film by Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur and Asmar) has the art and science aligned to save the world from gender-based catastrophe. It would be easy to tell that...

This Magnificent Cake! Review: To Have Your Cake and Let It Go

Personal journeys of lost cause mingle with vestiges of colonial power in the stand-out stop-motion animation feature by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels. This is a feature animation film that has...

Training - Pitching

Animarkt 2018 Stop Motion Forum Part I: Pitching...

Polish director Michał Łubiński and his project Astra won the main prize of the ANIMARKT PITCHING,...

Péter Lichter & Bori Máté Primanima Workshop:...

An experimental film workshop during the Hungarian Primanima festival (22-24 Oct 2018). The aim of...

Animarkt Talks 2018: Oettinger, Randall,...

A highly selective case of key speakers during the one-day conference of Animarkt Stop-Motion...

CEE Animation Workshop, Dec18-May19

Find all the details of the upcoming Central Eastern European Animation Workshop (December 2018 -...

Cartoon Forum 2018: Watch the Project Trailers

The trailers for the 86 TV projects during the latest edition of the prermiere European pitching...

106 Projects for 3DWire 2018

Jose Miguel Ribeiro, The 7 Boxes and altogether a vast array of projects for the 10th edition of...

Folimage, YLE, 9 Story Distribution Win at 2018...

https://9story.com/location/dublin/ A French, an Irish and a Finnish company are the winners of...

Animarkt 2018 Stop Motion Forum: Full Programme

Barry Purves, Angela Poschet, Alvaro Ceppi, Wim Vanacker Nancy Denney Phelps among the highly...

Animasyros Athens Animation Agora (3A): Full...

A three-day networking and animation innovation event in Athens, including Laure Goasguen, Karin...

Production

Nimuendaju by Tania Anaya

Eliane Gordeeff interviews Tania Anaya for her new feature animation in production, Nimuendaju....

Where is Anne Frank? by Ari Folman

Production has now begun on the 2D animation feature by Waltz with Bashir director Ari Folman,...

4 Animation Projects Funded by Polish Film...

New Marta Pajek project, and projects from Paulina Ziółkowska, Robert Jaszczurowski, and Michalina...

5 Animation Projects Supported by Film Fund...

The Summit of the Gods (Le sommet des dieux), Allah is Not Obliged among the feature film projects...

Steven Woloshen Premieres The Dead Sea Scrolls...

Woloshen: I am incorporating every aspect of handmade manipulation into one film. For experimental...

Ruben Brandt, Collector: Ηungarian Feature on...

A new Hungarian animated feature from the awarded animator Milorad Krstic premieres at the 2018...

Preview: Agouro (Augure) by David Doutel and...

Another family in trouble. Here's the trailer for the upcoming short animation Agouro (Augure) by...

Preview: This Magnificent Cake! by Emma De Swaef...

5 stories, one stop-motion vision. The new mid-length effort by the Belgian directors of Oh, Willy...

Sylvain Chomet to Adapt Korean Novel Familiar...

The Illusionist director is in mid-negotiations to adapt and animate renowned Korean novelist...

INTERVIEWS

Retain A Clear Ambition and Motivation: Interview with Koji Yamamura

Oscar-nominated animation director Koji Yamamura talks to Zippy Frames. Japanese animation filmmaker Koji Yamamura has already become a source of inspiration to independent animation students and...

A Glimpse of Colombian Animation: Interview with HIERROanimación

Sofia Papatsimpa talks to Carlos Smith and Hierro Animation Production team about their new feature film project, The Other Shape . A visit in HIERRO animation productions in Bogota where we found...

4 States of Matter: Interview with Miguel Pires de Matos

Our Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese architect and animation director Miguel Pires de Matos; they talk about the experimental short 4 States of Matter . Magnets, metal-cut...

Need to Take People Out of Their Comfort Zones: Interview with Guy Charnaux

The director of The Poet of Horrible Things talks to Zippy Frames about common taste, poetry and blood. Brazilian Guy Charnaux first came to the international attention with his graduation film A...

There's a Tiny Border Between Utopia and Dystopia: Interview with Ana Nedelković and Nikola Majdak Jr.

Two talented people talk about their politically-conscious animation work. Our interview with Serbian animation directors Ana Nedeljković and Nikola Majdak Jr. They were first heard internationally...

Painting and Other Delights: Q&A With Juan Ibañez

Spanish animation artist Juan Ibañez works and invents on El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch works. How to combine painting, animation and pedagogy? Seville-based Spanish animation artist Juan Ibañez works...

I Am Always Committed To Things Important In Life: Interview with Mats Grorud

Mr. Kropka, director of ReAnima festival, interviews Norwegian director Mats Grorud. The day was going to be sunny and without large banks of clouds in the sky; the thermal sensation of a hot summer...

Animation Is Our Subsconscious Language: Interview with Lucia Bulgheroni

A puppet with a soul to lose. Cannes-awarded Italian director Lucia Bulgheroni talks to Zippy Frames about her stop-motion short, Inanimate . Having been awarded at the recent Cinefondation Cannes...

Project to Watch: Floating by Jelena Milunovic

it recently won the Best Short Animation project at the Visegrad Animation Forum. Serbian director Jelena Milunovic and producer Milos Ivanovic talk about their Floating film. It's hard to invest...
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