Services

Services

For Animation Filmmakers:

SHORT FILM SUBMISSION

  • Have an animation short to premiere/feature online, and need a comprehensive presentation (in the form of interview/review)? Zippy Frames is a trusted independent animation news website, which has featured a vast array of short animation films, from the more narrative to the outright experimental ones. Send us your film for consideration

⇒ Here's more info how to submit  

STORY DEVELOPMENT SERVICE FOR ANIMATION PROJECTS

  • We address the story aspects of your animation film; we examine its theme, plot structure, characters, context, in accordance with your already stated idea and director's own intentions. We come up with solutions to story problems you face, and provide examples of fine practices for your project.

⇒ Here's more info

CONSULTANCY AND FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS FOR ANIMATION SHORTS

  • Animation festival submission seems both a laborious and a mindless process for independent animation filmmakers. We can make the process seem more structured, less laborious and more promising for your festival career of your film - handled by the same people who manage Zippy Frames (via Scheriaa Productions)

⇒ Here's more info

For Animation and Film Festivals & Events Professionals

FESTIVAL PROMOTION

  • Zippy Frames hosts an extended database of call for entries from animation festivals. A large part of its news roundup covers animation festivals and film festival news. However, not everything can be covered with the same depth and extent as it could (and should) have been. If you're interested in getting in talks and an offer for a festival promotion agreement, contact our Head Editor (vassilis AT zippyframes DOT com)

VIDEO REPORTS

  • For festivals, conferences, film promotions, companies and products related to the animation industry, we offer reviews, interviews or video reports that promote your services or products in a creative and friendly way. For more info, email: info AT zippyframes DOT com

 

Read More...

The Oscar-nominated Alê Abreu (Boy and the World) and Ruiz Bolognesi (Rio 2096) team up for a new animated feature production.

 Brazilian directors  Alê Abreu and Ruiz Bolognesi collaborate to bring to life a two-part animation feature project. Both the dynamic and urban Rio 2096: A Story of Love and  Fury and the minimalist Boy and the World won the Crystal for Best Feature at Annecy Festival, in an unprecedented back-to-back victory for Brazil in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

 Their feature slate will be Voyagers of the Enchanted Forest and  Immortals, in a common alliance of Filme de Papel (Boy and the World) with Bolognesi and Lais Bodanzky’s Buriti Filmes.

 “It gives us much more strength on the international market and brings continuity of employment to talented young Brazilian artists,” Bolognesi tells Variety .

 In Voyagers of the Enchanted Forest lost kids seek refuge from aliens and giants in an environmental setting resonating with fear and curiosity.

The adventurous tone is present in both Boy and the World and Rio 2096: A story of love and fury. Still, Bolognesi employs a more urban and post-modernist view in his film than the poetics of Abreu, so it's interesting to see how these two will combine in the projects.

Voyagers is set to completed by 2018, followed by Immortals in 2019.

The unexpected (but worthy) inclusion of Boy and the World in the Academy Award nominations may secure the international co-production partnerships Abreu and Ruiz Bolognesi still seek in both US and France to complete the project.

 

 

 

 

Support Zippy Frames

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