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Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata

A father, a son and a piece of luggage. Watch the bittersweet stop-motion film, Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The stop-motion juggernaut that was to become Negative Space by Ru...

A Lot of Energy, But It's Totally Worth It: Interview with Edwina Liard

Edwina Liard is one of the creative duo of IKKI Films, responsible for bringing Negative Space to life. She talks to Zippy Frames. She's responsible (along with her partner Nidia Santiago) for...

Helping Others to Speak Up: A Conversation with Zero Impunity team

Olga Bobrowska talks to Stephane Hueber-Blies, Nicolas Blies, Marion Guth and Denis Lambert ( Zero Impunity team) during the 2019 Annecy Festival. Zero Impunity is an artistic animated documentary...

Selection Results: 80 Animation Shorts For Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Selection results for the 2019 Fredrikstad Animation Festival are announced. Since 1994, Fredrikstad Animation Festival curates the Nordic-Baltic animated short film category in Fredrikstad, Norway....

Anibar Festival Collaborates With Central Eastern European Partners

Discover the relevant activities of the 10th Anibar Festival, which include workshops, educational programmes and screenings. For the second time, Anibar is partnering up with Visegrad Group members...

Animation Shorts

Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata

A father, a son and a piece of luggage. Watch the bittersweet stop-motion film, Negative Space by...

Phil Mulloy: Did You Have Sex With Boris?

The inimitable UK animation filmmaker Phil Mulloy comments on current UK affairs. Based on his...

Close The Shutters by Ynon Lan

Israeli animation filmmaker Ynon Lan presents and talks about Close The Shutters. How close can...

Full Feather Jacket by Liz el Saadany

Sometimes you need to accomplish your mission at all costs. Watch Full Feather Jacket animation...

Baraa by Natasza Cetner

When art transforms human emotions. Here's the gripping Baraa animation short by Natasza Cetner....

The Kite by Martin Smatana

Slovakian director Martin Smatana talks about The Kite. Sometimes you can capture the hearts and...

Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva

Here's our review for puppet film Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva. Daughter is the graduation...

Albatross Soup by Winnie Cheung

What do you get when you order albatross soup? Here's Winnie Cheung on an animation documentary...

Manivald by Chintis Lundgren

Here's an excellently executed story of finally growing up by Estonian filmmaker Chintis Lundgren....

Animation Festivals News

Selection Results: 80 Animation Shorts For...

Selection results for the 2019 Fredrikstad Animation Festival are announced. Since 1994,...

Anibar Festival Collaborates With Central...

Discover the relevant activities of the 10th Anibar Festival, which include workshops, educational...

International Jury Unveiled for 3DWire

Danish Tumblehead Animation Studio also present during the 3DWire 2019 event. The 3D Wire Market...

47 Animation Shorts for Turku Animated Film...

Discover the selection results of the 4th Turku Animated Film Festival. The fourth edition of...

KLIKXHAFF is now KABOOM Animation Festival

The new KABOOM Dutch animation festival will open its doors 9-17 November 2019 in Utrecht and...

2019 Countryside Animafest Cyprus: Selection...

A new residency program is also inaugurated during the 18th edition of the Countryside Animafest...

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REVIEWS

Ville Neuve Review: Like A Fish Out of Water

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the poetic and intimate Canadian animation feature Ville Neuve by Félix Dufour-Laperrière. How can you recast a broken bell? Félix Dufour-Laperrière 's sober, poetic and...

Away by Gints Zilbalodis Review: Your Eden Is Just Around the Harbour

Away is a prime 3D immersive experience without the use of sex, drugs or rock'n'roll. Read our review for the Latvian animation feature Away by Gints Zilbalodis. It will be definitely be compared...

Love, Death and Robots Review

Our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka reviews and takes a critical stance on the Love, Death and Robots Netflix series. The Netflix’s series carried out by the directors Tim Miller (Deadpool) and...

Ruben Brandt, Collector Review: Artistic Obsession in Action

It's a post-modern heist film, full of references and short of surprises. Our review for Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstic. Premiered at the71st Locarno Film Festival, a fit place for a...

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...

INTERVIEWS

A Demonstration of Brilliance in Four Acts: Interview With Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov (VIDEO)

Two talented independent animators from Croatia/ Estonia, Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov, talk to our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka during Annecy Festival. 2D animation can be as narratively...

Helping Others to Speak Up: A Conversation with Zero Impunity team

Olga Bobrowska talks to Stephane Hueber-Blies, Nicolas Blies, Marion Guth and Denis Lambert ( Zero Impunity team) during the 2019 Annecy Festival. Zero Impunity is an artistic animated documentary...

A Lot of Energy, But It's Totally Worth It: Interview with Edwina Liard

Edwina Liard is one of the creative duo of IKKI Films, responsible for bringing Negative Space to life. She talks to Zippy Frames. She's responsible (along with her partner Nidia Santiago) for...

Traitors of the Eyes: Interview with Abdelrahman Dnewar and Saad Dnewar

Tsvika Oren interviews Abdelrahman Dnewar and Saad Dnewar, the winners of the ITFS Arab Animation Forum, for their project Traitors of the Eyes. At the Arab Animation Forum during the 26th...

Mother Didn't Know: Interview With Marita Mayer (VIDEO)

Trollfilm producer Marita Mayer gives an interview to our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka during Annecy Festival. A new Anita Killi (Angry Man) project is coming in, and wee wanted to learn more...

Integrating Universes: A Conversation with Regina Pessoa and Abi Feijó

Olga Bobrowska talks to Portuguese animation filmmakers Regina Pessoa and Abi Feijó during the 2019 Annecy Festival. On a humid afternoon, a day before winning Annecy 2019 Jury Award for the film...

Reaching Out to the Outside: A Conversation with Julie Roy

Olga Bobrowska talks to Julie Roy, executive producer (French animation studio) at National Film Board of Canada during the 2019 Annecy Festival. With over forty films in her NFB portfolio, Julie...

Transgender Anti-Heroes: Interview With Anais Caura

Amanda Barbour (aka Rogue Kangaroo) talks to Anais Caura about her medium-length film debut, The Man Woman Case (2017). After making its rounds on the European, Latin American and North American...

Caroline Leaf Talks Animation Education, 3D and Hybrid Films

A one-to-one interview with the much acclaimed maverick of sand animation, Caroline Leaf. She talks to Eliane Gordeeff. During this year's Monstra Festiva l , Eliane Gordeeff spoke with Caroline...

Training - Pitching

Eira by Nadine Nonn Selected at CINEKID Script Lab

The Swiss project and script Eira by Nadine Nonn will be developed during the Cinekid Script Lab...

13 Animation Projects for Bridging the Gap Lab...

Thirteen animation projects from Latin America, Spain and the Philippines selected in the fifth...

Barry Purves, Tim Allen, Carlos Bleycher in...

The lineup for the Animarkt Masters section of the stop-motion Animarkt pitching forum in Łódź...

Kafka In Love, The Cat Princess Win at CEE...

All the winners of the 7th edition of Central Eastern European (CEE) Animation Forum in Trebon....

CEE Animation Forum 2019: Tutors Talk

Anna Vášová and Phil Parker, two of the tutors of the leading pitching CEE Animation Forum (6-8...

32 Animated Projects for CEE Animation Forum 2019

The seventh edition of the CEE Animation Forum (formerly known as Visegrad Animation Forum) will...

Funding for First Animation Short from Art Brutal

Art Brutal gives the opportunity for a funding support for the first animated short. The...

Of Unwanted Things And People Wins Eurimages...

The stop-motion, co-production feature from four Central Eastern European countries won the award...

Submarine, Salvador Simó, Sola Media Win 2019...

All the winners for the European animation tributes during CARTOON Movie 2019. European animation...
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