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Isle of Dogs Has a Trailer

The new stop-motion film by Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox). Watch the trailer. Produced by Indian Paintbrush (the company of Steven M....

Machinima Refugee Project Wins The LUMEN Prize

Heroic Makers vs Heroic Land by Isabelle Arvers wins the LUMEN Prize for digital arts (Moving Image Award). The 2017 recipients of the...

DOK Leipzig Goes Post-Angst in Animation

Franziska Bruckner curates four programmes of animation shorts in the 60th edition of DOK Leipzig. Fear is everywhere. In people's heads,...

Animation Educators Forum Selects 2017-18...

Our Head Editor, Vassilis Kroustallis, among the ASIFA-Hollywood scholarship recipients. With the guiding motto, Now more than ever,...

Anidox: Lab Programme 2018: Call for applicants

Animation documentary programme applications from Anidox: Lab, Denmark. The Animation Workshop and its Anidox:Lab programme is a...

News

Isle of Dogs Has a Trailer

The new stop-motion film by Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox). Watch the trailer. Produced by...

Machinima Refugee Project Wins The LUMEN Prize

Heroic Makers vs Heroic Land by Isabelle Arvers wins the LUMEN Prize for digital arts (Moving...

Animation Educators Forum Selects 2017-18...

Our Head Editor, Vassilis Kroustallis, among the ASIFA-Hollywood scholarship recipients. With the...

Anidox: Lab Programme 2018: Call for applicants

Animation documentary programme applications from Anidox: Lab, Denmark. The Animation Workshop and...

PCA/ACA Animation Conference 2018: Call for papers

Popular Culture Association hosts a 2018 National Conference on Animation (28-31 March 2018,...

4 Animation Shorts Win at the 2017 Student...

Cradle, E-Delivery, In A Heartbeat, Life Smartphone among the Student Oscar winners. The Student...

TAIS Artist in Residence: Call for Proposals

Submit your animation project to the TAIS Artist in Residence Call for Proposals. This program...

YouTube Bans Villa Antropoff by Vladimir...

The awarded animation short has been found to violate YouTube's policy on nudity and sexual...

Stop-Motion Workshop with Joseph Wallace, Peter...

Call for applicants: Peter and Joseph’s World of Stop Motion (International Workshop at Primanima...

Festivals

DOK Leipzig Goes Post-Angst in Animation

Franziska Bruckner curates four programmes of animation shorts in the 60th edition of DOK Leipzig....

Building A Niche: Impressions from Animanima 2017

Vassilis Kroustallis reports on the 2017 Animanima festival, Serbia. 'čačak means 'mud' in...

41 Shorts for 3DWire 2017

Discover the rich selection for Spain's market and festival in Segovia, Spain. The Segovian...

7 Features in Competition for BIAF 2017

In this Corner of the World, Revengeance, The Real October and Ethel & Ernest in the Bucheon...

Animanima, Čačak, 5-9/9/17: Essential Highlights

Essential highlights of the 11th Animanima festival in Čačak, Serbia. It is small, but...

37+40 Animation Shorts for BIAF 2017

The Bucheon International Animation Festival has revealed its 2017 selection, with world premieres...

Michael Dudok de Wit Masterclass at Fantoche (6...

The Swiss festival hosts a unique masterclass of the Oscar-awarded director. A threefold...

Sébastien Laudenbach Designs the 2017 BIAF Poster

The Asian festival's 2017 poster by the director of The Girl Without Hands premieres at Zippy...

Sarah Cox of Aardman joins panel at Dutch...

Sarah Cox, the new executive director director of Aardman, will take part in a panel-discussion...

REVIEWS

Tehran Taboo Review: Not In Persepolis Anymore

Ali Soozandeh's rotoscoped Iranian drama about the lives of 4 people in modern-day Tehran hits all the right notes in character development within a glib portrait of internalized, strict moral...

Loving Vincent Review: Neoclassical Painting Mystery

The new painted feature on Vincent Van Gogh is carefully crafted and timid at the same time. There's always a danger when you translate (transfer, adapt) lives of VIP on screen; are you too timid,...

My Dogs, JinJin & Akida Film Review: This Is Not A Dog's Life

A feature film about kids and dogs, without ordinary kids and dogs. Jae-young is a kid like no other. An adopted child, living in the changing background of 1983 Korea, and having to face severe...

25 April Film Review: Stuff of Manhood

The 1915 disastrous Gallipoli campaign becomes an animated 3D/2D documentary, produced entirely in New Zealand. April 25th is a public holiday and a day of remembrance in New Zealand, and the day...

Cafard Review: Capturing Humanism

Jan Bultheel's feature film Cafard presents a sweeping, adamantly old-fashioned story of a distraught Belgian world champion boxer during WWI. Cafard means both cockroach and is the nickname for the...

Ma Vie de Courgette Review: Everything's Not Quiet At the Puppet Front

The new stop-motion film by Claude Barras presents a sweet but also poignant tale of children in need of care and respect. It is always more interesting and breath-taking to film uneasy situations...

Training - Pitching

Anidox: Lab Programme 2018: Call for applicants

Animation documentary programme applications from Anidox: Lab, Denmark. The Animation Workshop and...

TAIS Artist in Residence: Call for Proposals

Submit your animation project to the TAIS Artist in Residence Call for Proposals. This program...

Stop-Motion Workshop with Joseph Wallace, Peter...

Call for applicants: Peter and Joseph’s World of Stop Motion (International Workshop at Primanima...

Stop-motion pitching in Lodz: Explore Animarkt...

There are many animation pitching sessions, but here's one exclusively devoted to stop-motion...

CEE Animation Workshop, 2-6/12/17: Call for...

Apply now for the Ljubljana networking event for Central and Eastern European animation...

PITCH THIS! Competition at OIAF 2017

Send and pitch your project to Ottawa International Animation Festival. The Ottawa International...

Animarkt , Lodz, 2-6/10/17: Pitching Stop-Motion...

Call for entries for stop-motion projects to be pitched during the second edition of ANIMARKT,...

Salvation Has No Name, Castaways Top Visegrad...

Visegrad Animation Forum in Třeboň announced the winners for its 2017 edition. Visegrad Animation...

13+10 Animation Projects for Visegrad Animation...

The Central Eastern European animation forum announced its lineup. The fifth edition of the VAF...

INTERVIEWS

Women rule at Norwegian Animation Volda Festival

The Norwegian animation festival Animation Volda is being held between September 14-17. This year's theme is Women in Animation. Zippy Frames interviewed Karoline Sundet , one of the four women...

I Love Creating Worlds: Interview with Eva Cvijanović

A very daring hedgehog is waiting for your attention. Interview with Eva Cvijanović , director of the awarded stop-motion short, Hedgehog's Home . The film premiered at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival...

What About the Oscars? Panagiotis Rappas talks to Zippy Frames

Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences voting member Panagiotis Rappas talks to Zippy Frames. When this time of the season arrives, there are always trials and tribulations. Academy Awards are...

70 Years of Malaysian Animation: Interview with Hassan Abd. Muthalib

It's been 70 years of Malaysian animation and Hassan Abd. Muthalib was the man to write a book about. Peter Schavemaker interviewed the animation professional pioneer on his recent book, "From Mouse...

Under Your Fingers (Sous tes doigts): Interview with Marie-Christine Courtès

Oscar-shortlisted French animation short Under your fingers is a poignant and powerful film about a little-known story of a French camp. Director Marie-Christine Courtès talks about history,...

Creating Your Own Boundaries: Interview with Veljko Popović

An indie animation talent to watch: interview with Croatian animation filmmaker Veljko Popović. The original interview with Croatian independent animation artist Veljko Popović was recorded during...

Indonesian Animation Has a High Potential: Interview with Gerryadi Agusta Sachanity

Zippy Frames animation journalist Peter Schavemaker interviewed Gerryadi Agusta Sachanity, assistant director of Baros International Animation Festival. It all started from Baros, a place located in...

Turkish Indie Animation Deserves More Visibility: Interview with Berat Ilk

We met Berat Ilk, successful Turkish animation director and producer, and president of ASIFA-Turkey, during Animasyros 9.0, and had a fine chat about Turkish animation, festivals and education....

Anibar Talks: Q&A with the new artistic director Petrit Gora

The Kosovo fest has transcended its local constraints and has been established as a fine new player in the animation festival list. Interview with the new Anibar festival director, Petrit Gora....