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Italy by Chiara Magri

Chiara Magri, co-ordinator of the animation program at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (National Film School), Torino, investigates...

Building a new Jordan animation from University of...

Peter Schavemaker interviews Jordan animator and filmmaker Tariq Rimawi. On October 15, the second year of the four year bachelor’s degree...

Three Fitted Flies by Elisa Morais and María Álvarez

One of the best things of being pressed with time is that you have to rely on intuition a lot. Watch and read about the awarded film Three...

Cordial Networking, Projects to Watch: Report from...

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from Segovia and the ninth edition of 3DWire. Already in its ninth edition, 3DWire grows bigger and bigger....

Report: Animarkt 2017 Stop-Motion Pitching Forum

Paolo Polesello reports from Lodz, and Animarkt stop-motion pitching forum (2-6 October 2017). From 2nd to 6th October took place in Lodz...

News

PRODUCTION: Sultana's Dream by Isabel Herguera

A 1905 feminist utopia and a short story in colonial Benghal, India becomes the basis of a new...

Propaganda, Ideology And Animation Conference:...

Etiuda and Anima festival organizes, jointly with the AGH Krakow University of Science and...

The New Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards

New awards for Latin American-Ibero animation revealed at 3DWire, Segovia. Jose Luis Farias (3D...

SAS Chooses Temporality Conference Topic: Call...

The upcoming Society for Animation Studies conference takes place in Montreal (19-21 June 2018),...

Nothing Happens Wins The Lumen Prize for VR/AR...

The VR project by Uri and Michelle Kranot won the Lumen prize for best AR/VR project. Right after...

Chinese Animation Forum, 11-12/11: Call for Papers

A two-day forum on Chinese animation is jointly organized by Xihua University and Southwest Minzu...

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...

Festivals

Cordial Networking, Projects to Watch: Report...

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from Segovia and the ninth edition of 3DWire. Already in its ninth...

Latin American Animation Culture at the 7th...

Review the highlights of StopTrik's 7th edition. StopTrik cherishes stop motion (in liberal,...

3D Wire Showcases Colombia, Presents Vázquez,...

3DWire selects 159 projects selected for the Segovia festival and market 3DWire. The Animation,...

Animasyros 10: The Awards

All the 2017 winners of the Greek festival at Syros. In what seems to be an overturning of...

12th Anim'est Goes Comics

The Bucharest festival celebrates its 12th edition with a special theme on Comics. The new edition...

10 Animated Things For Animasyros 10

Animasyros International Animation Festival+ Agora celebrates its 10th birthday; the essential...

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...

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

Report: Animarkt 2017 Stop-Motion Pitching Forum

Paolo Polesello reports from Lodz, and Animarkt stop-motion pitching forum (2-6 October 2017)....

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...

INTERVIEWS

Building a new Jordan animation from University of Petra: Interview with Tariq Rimawi

Peter Schavemaker interviews Jordan animator and filmmaker Tariq Rimawi. On October 15, the second year of the four year bachelor’s degree program Animation and Multimedia Design - held within the...

The animation in Norway is made in the attic: Interview with Ove Heiborg

Mr. Kropka, an animation afficionado, interviews Ove Heiborg, film producer at Qvisten Animation Studios, Norway. This story might have begun on Monday 4th September at 10 in the morning. It was at...

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...