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3D Wire Selection: 153 Animation Projects and 41 Short Films

3D Wire selects 153 projects that represent the vanguard of animation end video games. The 3D Wire Market announces the 153 projects that will be part of the catalog of its 11th edition. The...

Daughter Wins at the 2019 Student Academy Awards

The stop-motion Daughter by Daria Kascheeva is the winners of Student Academy Award in Animation (International Film Schools Competition). Since 1972, Student Academy Awards support films from...

Discover the 2019 CARTOON Tributes Nominees

MIYU Productions, Xilam Animation and allnominees for the European industry CARTOON Tributes have been unveiled. Toulouse will host the 30th edition of Cartoon Forum, the unique co-production...

Purpleboy by Alexandre Siqueira

Being trans doesn't mean being typecast. Here's the exquisitely dramatic Purpleboy by Alexandre Siqueira. Director Alexandre Siqueira became very sensitive to the theme of gender identity after...

3D Wire Focuses on Transversality of Animation and Video Games

The conversion of video game animation projects, management and production within the US market will be some of the focus of 3D Wire presentations. The 3D Wire Market advances some of the star...

Animation Shorts

Purpleboy by Alexandre Siqueira

Being trans doesn't mean being typecast. Here's the exquisitely dramatic Purpleboy by Alexandre...

Sheep, Wolf and A Cup Of Tea... by Marion Lacourt

French director Marion Lacourt premieres her Sheep, Wolf and A Cup Of Tea... at Locarno Film...

Body Echo by Ali Aschman

It pains to be doubly in pain. UK-based artist Ali Aschman premieres her stop-motion film Body...

So I Danced Again... by Lottie Kingslake

Finding and losing yourself in a sketchbook dance. Watch So I Danced Again by Lottie Kingslake....

Are You Kidding Me? by Shadab Shayegan

Shadab Shayegan presents a case of escalating violence sturdily directed in Are You Kidding Me?...

The Stained Club

Some stains are hard to come off. Watch The Stained Club by Supinfocom Rubika students. The...

The Procession by Pascal Blanchet and Rodolphe...

Olga Bobrowska reviews the 2D film The Procession by Pascal Blanchet and animator Rodolphe...

The Stories of A Failed Generation: Theodore...

The new film by the Oscar-nominated director Theodore Ushev The Physics of Sorrow, will be part of...

SH_T Happens by David Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi

An animated short in Venice: Zippy Frames talks to David Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi about the new...

Animation Festivals News

8 Animation Features for 2019 BIAF

Find the complete lineup for feature animation for the 2019 Bucheon International Animation...

Six New Designs for ITFS Stuttgart International...

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film presents new designs for 2020. Six naked...

Meet the BIAF 2019 Juries

All juries have been announced for the 21st edition of Bucheon International Animation Festival...

Migration, Svizzera Italiana Animata in the 2019...

Some of the highlights of the Swiss Fantoche Festival. With a total of 188 events at 11 locations...

Phil Tippett Headlines 2019 Festival Stop Motion...

Phil Tippett, Philippe Tardif,Johan Oettinger among the Festival Stop Motion Montreal guests. The...

58 Stop-Motion and Experimental Shorts for 2019...

Discover the full line-up of the StopTrik Festival taking place both in Maribor, Slovenia and...

Zippy Frames - European Animation & Independent Animation Portal

REVIEWS

More Than A Film: Zero Impunity Review by Blies Brothers and Denis Lambert

Olga Bobrowska reviews Zero Impunity by Blies Brothers and Denis Lambert. To choose what's most striking and powerful about Zero Impunity , a sincere documentary about sexual violence happening in...

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...

INTERVIEWS

Tito and The Birds: Interview with Gabriel Bitar

Eliane Gordeeff talks with Gabriel Bitar, the Brazilian director of Tito and the Birds feature film. Our Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Gabriel Bitar, the Brazilian director of...

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...

Promising Beginnings: A Conversation with Chris Lavis

Olga Bobrowska talks to Madame Tutli-Putli director Chris Lavis. Sometimes there are teams of creative personalities who seem inseparable, let's say: imagine animated film history without Fleischer...

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...

Training - Pitching

3D Wire Selection: 153 Animation Projects and 41...

3D Wire selects 153 projects that represent the vanguard of animation end video games. The 3D Wire...

Discover the 2019 CARTOON Tributes Nominees

MIYU Productions, Xilam Animation and allnominees for the European industry CARTOON Tributes have...

3D Wire Focuses on Transversality of Animation...

The conversion of video game animation projects, management and production within the US market...

Ask The Experts at Animarkt 2019

A stellar array of stop-motion animation experts, plus new workshops by Malcolm Hadley, LAIKA...

10 Cartoon Forum Projects on History, Society...

Discover selected TV projects to be pitched at the 2019 Cartoon Forum on the European past,...

Animation Projects at 2019 CINEKID Junior...

Check the animation projects selected at this year's CINEKID Junior Co-Production Market, 21-23...

Barry Purves, Juan Soto, Angela Poschet, and...

Apply now for the 2019 workshops programme of the 2019 Animarkt. Three-day professional workshops...

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...
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