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Buñuel In the Labyrinth of the Turtles: New Trailer

New trailer from GKIDS for the 2D story on one of the greatest film directors, Luis Buñuel. Produced by Manuel Cristobal (Wrinkles) and directed by former Disney animator Salvador Simo, the 2D...

José Miguel Ribeiro Talks about Nayola

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese animation director José Miguel Ribeiro at 3DWire to talk about his first animated feature film. Nayola was written by Virgílio Almeida and...

Acid Rain by Tomek Popakul

Review for the new film by Polish animation director Tomek Popakul, Acid Rain, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival 2019. Somewhere in the Eastern Europe. Young runs away from her...

Breathless Animals Review: What You Can Reconstruct Won't Kill You

Film review for experimental feature Breathless Animals by US/Chinese artist Lei Lei, which premiered at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. In animation, it usually helps to have animals (instead of...

Nocturne by Anne Breymann

A hypnotic game of dice with forest puppets. Watch and read about Nocturne by Anne Breymann. Nocturne is a phantasmagoric stop motion animated short film about masquerade, identity and the...

Latest News

First Highlights for 26th Stuttgart...

Cinematic discoveries and an unusual supporting programme at the 2019 Stuttgart festival. 60...

GKIDS Premieres This Magnificent Cake! (March...

LA Premiere for the Emma De Swaef - Marc James Roels acclaimed stop-motion feature. GKIDS will...

Another Day of Life, Buñuel, La Noria Ιn the...

Spain and Brazil lead the nominees for the 2nd edition of the Ibero-American Quirino Αwards. The...

5th Conference on Graphic Design and Visual...

Graphic Stories Cyprus conference returns for its 5th edition, 15-17 March 2019. The 5th...

José Miguel Ribeiro Talks about Nayola

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese animation director José Miguel Ribeiro...

A Day of Animation Documentaries at DOCfeed...

Paul Bush, Alexandra Ramires, Laura Gonçalves among the directors participating in the festival...

14 Cartoon Movie Animation Projects for Adults

From Holocaust to Buñuel. Discover the 14 projects targeted at adults to be pitched at the 2019...

CICLIC Animation Production Support, Spring 2019

International applications to be received till 15 February. Fund Description: The Centre-Val de...

The Driver Is Red, Egg, Life of Death Take Home...

All the winners of the first Liverpool animation documentary festival. Out of 35 films from 22...

Shorts

Deepness of the Fry by August “Poul” Niclasen

Our Zippy Frames contributor Mr. Kropka reviews The Animation Workshop animation student short on...

Acid Rain by Tomek Popakul

Review for the new film by Polish animation director Tomek Popakul, Acid Rain, which premiered at...

Nocturne by Anne Breymann

A hypnotic game of dice with forest puppets. Watch and read about Nocturne by Anne Breymann....

In A Nutshell by Fabio Friedli

Swiss animation director Fabio Friedli makes the world go round -in 5 minutes. As his director...

Attraction by Emily Scaife

It seems OK to be tiny. Emily Scaife talks to Zippy Frames about her acclaimed experimental...

Quicksand by Jennifer Bianchi

Strange desires and missed opportunities in the comedy Quickand by Jennifer Bianchi. Our creepy...

Catherine by Britt Raes

Having a pet is not the easiest thing in the world. But Britt Raes makes it easy-going and humane...

Projection On Sofa by Violette Delvoye

An intimate stop-motion film on travel, exotic places, identity and its affect on relationships....

Nighthawk by Špela Čadež

One of the standout films of the last 5 years now online. Watch Nighthawk by Slovenian animation...

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REVIEWS

Funan Review: Patience Makes Heroes

Denis Do portrays a piece in Cambodian history through the eyes of a mother looking for her child. Starting as early as 2013, the Funan project by French/Cambodian filmmaker Denis Do , it has always...

Breathless Animals Review: What You Can Reconstruct Won't Kill You

Film review for experimental feature Breathless Animals by US/Chinese artist Lei Lei, which premiered at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. In animation, it usually helps to have animals (instead of...

Tito and The Birds Review: Joining Hands, Fly Over Walls

A welcome entry into the string of recent Brazilian animation successes. Film review for Gustavo Steinberg's Tito and The Birds. What if the inmate of Dr. Caligari suddenly met the Woman who feeds...

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...

Production

CICLIC Animation Production Support, Spring 2019

International applications to be received till 15 February. Fund Description: The Centre-Val de...

Away by Gints Zilbalodis

A one-man feature animation project. Details about the upcoming feature Away by Gints Zilbalodis....

Animation Film Funding at Lodz: Facts and...

A short guideline to animation filmmaking in Lodz, Poland. Let's start from the very beginning....

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...

INTERVIEWS

José Miguel Ribeiro Talks about Nayola

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese animation director José Miguel Ribeiro at 3DWire to talk about his first animated feature film. Nayola was written by Virgílio Almeida and...

Davide Freitas Talks About The 7 Boxes: Critical And Playful

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff talks to Davide Freitas (Animais AVPL) about the highly interesting upcoming TV series The 7 Boxes . In the last 3D Wire edition, I attended the...

Change In Hungary Starts From Women In Animation: Interview with Anna Ida Orosz

Kropka talks to the co-founder and program director of Primanima festival. The change in Hungary starts from women in animation In our days, Hungary has become the leader of the Eastern countries...

The Development Doesn't Move on Its Own: It Is Pushed by People

Olga Bobrowska interviews Mr. Zhang Chi 张驰 from ASIFA China. In Xiamen, Fujian province, the city famous for pearls, seafood and nature sites, we talked to Mr. Zhang Chi from ASIFA-China, attempting...

Beyond The Animation And The Real Image: An Interview with Raúl De La Fuente

Eliane Gordeeff talks to Raúl De La Fuente, co-director of Another Day of Life. Now that History seems to repeat itself, it is interesting to observe the story of the war correspondent Ryszard...

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...

Training - Pitching

14 Cartoon Movie Animation Projects for Adults

From Holocaust to Buñuel. Discover the 14 projects targeted at adults to be pitched at the 2019...

1st Bauhaus and 3rd Boddinale Stop Motion...

A series of informative stop-motion training seminars with professionals from Poland, UK and The...

12 Animation Projects To Participate in CEE...

The first edition of CEE Animation Workshop kicks off with the content development module in...

CEE Animation Forum 2019: Open for Projects

See all the details about the 2019 Central Eastern European Forum (former Visegrad Animation Forum)

Joshua Hogan Gets Boulder Media Internship at...

Plus all the winners of the 2018 Dublin Animation Film Festival. The winner of the Boulder Media...

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 -...
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