Ari Folman's The Congress, his first animated work after the critically acclaimed Waltz with Bashir, opens the Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Realisateurs) at Cannes Film Festival. Watch the first trailer of the film, and an animated excerpt.
A stop-motion film by Joseph Wallace, which reminds of the fears we all face.
The International Film Festival of Annecy, France is giving a Special Cristal Award to Jerzy Kucia, a master of Polish animation.
An exhibition devoted to the German Drawn Animation Film 1930-1950 takes place in Dresden, Germany, from 21 April – 29 September 2013.
A Finnish film about an unusual habit. Watch The Tongueling.
The New York International Children's Film Festival announces its winners. See the awards for animated films.
Imagine how a completely serious and grave situation can go derailed by an improvising jazz band. Watch Jazz that nobody asked for.
An experimental playing with Pablo Neruda. Watch The Me Bird by 18bis studio, Brasil.
The Dutch feature film in development Hieronymus, based on the life and art of the celebrated painter Hieronymus Bosch is now in pre-production stage.
The short animated film Fresh Guacamole by the LA director, PES, is the shortest film ever to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Approved for Adoption (Couleur de peau: miel / Skin color: honey) by Jung and Laurent Boileau is a welcome study of a neglected area in child development, but minimizes all the harsh edges of the adoption predicament it describes.
A Serbian allegorical animated film wins the Crystal Bear at the Berlin Film Festival (Generation 14Plus).
A tender film about our relationship with the past from the Croatian director Veljko Popović. Watch Dove sei, amor mio.
The Oscar®-nominated short Adam and dog by Minkyu Lee is online. Watch the film.
It could have been sugary, but is also sweet. Watch the black-and-white short melodrama of Daniela Sherer, He was a sweet man.
The Oscar-nominated Head Over Heels (Tim Reckart), Tram by Michaela Pavlatova and the Goya-nominated Spanish feature The Apostle headline the selection results of the 3rd Be there! Corfu Animation Festival.
Bo Juhl Nielsen and The Animation Workshop in Denmark present a story of unemployment and momentary happiness. Watch Under the Fold.
A charming animated documentary about repair and recycling in rural Ireland, Irish Folk Furniture, was awarded at Sundance Festival.
The stop-motion feature film Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe, by the Uruguyan director Walter Tournier is short of flashy adventures, but full of character motivation.
Jim Batt and Molly Crabapple present a charming story of a good girl with a bad heart. Watch the film, and read a short Q&A session with Jim Batt.
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