ID

Miyu Gallery: The first Animation Gallery in Europe

The new gallery by the French production and distribution company opens its doors with a Simone Massi exhibition. The Miyu gallery , first European gallery devoted to auteur animation, will open on...

Animac 2019 Celebrates Stop-Motion

More info and the poster on the 2019 edition of Lleida festival. Having received 1,000 films (300 films more than the previous edition) from 66 countries, the 23rd International Animation Film...

CEE Animation Forum 2019: Open for Projects

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

Pépé Le Morse (Grandpa Walrus) by Lucrèce Andreae

The César-awarded film ( Best Animated Short Film 2018) is now available to watch. Our film review for Pépé Le Morse (Grandpa Walrus). Self-described as creating madcap characters, absurd situations...

Cat Days by Jon Frickey

What if you suddenly discovered your cat nature? Watch (one week only) the short Cat Days by Jon Frickey. Jon Frickey is an animation director and illustrator, based in Hamburg, Germany. Cat Days...

News

Miyu Gallery: The first Animation Gallery in...

The new gallery by the French production and distribution company opens its doors with a Simone...

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...

Another Day of Life, Funan, Breadwinner at the...

All the nominees of the second European Animation Emile Awards. Peter Lord (Aardman) and president...

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....

25 Animated Features at the 2019 Oscars

Ruben Brandt, Collector, Have A Nice Day among the entries. 25 animation features have been...

4 Animated Features For 2018 European Film Awards

Four animated features have been nominated for the 2018 edition of European Film Awards. Three...

Surviving Strategies In Animation: The Full...

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

Festivals

Anibar Crowdfunding: Cinema For the City

Festival Anibar organizers launched a crowdfunding campaign to help renovate Jusuf Gërvalla...

Animac 2019 Celebrates Stop-Motion

More info and the poster on the 2019 edition of Lleida festival. Having received 1,000 films (300...

Tend, Vaccine, Tales From the Lakeside Win at...

All the animation winners of the 2018 Overcome Film Festival. The festival's theme a nd motto is...

Meet the 8 Estonian Animation Shorts at PÖFF...

We interviewed the new voices of Estonian animation competing at the 2018 PÖFF Shorts Festival....

Primanima: A Festival In Transformation

Zippy Frames contributor Kropka shares his impressions from the 2018 Hungarian festival. Located...

Night Walks, Quiet, Muteum at the 2018...

A record of participation for the 2018 Fredrikstad Animation Festival. This weekend, the 23rd...

Suzan Pitt To Receive 2019 Animafest Zagreb...

US animation director will be presented with the award during the Opening Ceremony of the Croatian...

Take Me Please, Egg in the Primanima Winners

All the winners of the Hungarian festival Grand Prix: Take me please. Hegyi Olivér (HUN) The boy...

Solar Walk, This Magnificent Cake! Get 2018 BIAF...

All winners of the 20th Bucheon International Animation Festival. The 20th Bucheon International...

Shorts

How Have You Been by Heather Colbert

Stop-motion director Heather Colbert signs an otheworldly sensitive music video for Tom Rosenthal....

Pépé Le Morse (Grandpa Walrus) by Lucrèce Andreae

The César-awarded film ( Best Animated Short Film 2018) is now available to watch. Our film review...

Cat Days by Jon Frickey

What if you suddenly discovered your cat nature? Watch (one week only) the short Cat Days by Jon...

Scrambled by Bastiaan Schravendeel

Rubik's Cube has also a heart-warming side as well. Watch and read about the new animation short...

阿公 A Gong (Grandpa) by Gobelins Students

Expressing your own sorrow in a meaningful way. Watch 阿公 A Gong (Grandpa) by Gobelins Students....

Pip: A Short Animated Film by Bruno Simões

The little puppy that could. Watch the commissioned film Pip by Bruno Simões and Southeastern...

In the Distance by Florian Grolig

The multi-awarded In the Distance by Florian Grolig is now online to watch. We talked with the...

Guilty Pleasures by Central St. Martins Students

If you ever wondered how to film your guilty pleasures, Central St. Martins animation students...

Solar Walk by Réka Bucsi

Our film review of the 20-minute space animation opus Solar Walk by Réka Bucsi. It's there / It...

Advertising

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

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 -...

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...

Production

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...

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

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

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...
Support Zippy Frames

Keep this professional animation journalism effort relevant and updated. Become a Zippy Frames patron