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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release Spanish ‘Psychonauts’ Retitled ‘Birdboy’

Premiere indie animation distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights for the Spanish animated feature Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (Psiconautas, los niños olvidados), also ... Continue Reading →
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‘Among the Black Waves’ Takes Anima Grand Prix for 2017

The 36th Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima 2017, wrapped up Sunday having welcomed a record-setting number of attendees, far exceeding last year’s 42,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Goya Awards: Alberto Vàzquez Scores Historic Double Win

The 31st Goya Awards ceremony was held Saturday in Madrid, and resulted in a history-making win for animation director Alberto Vàzquez, who can now add to his prize shelf the Goya ... Continue Reading →
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Autour de Minuit Celebrates Double César Short Nominations

Paris-based studio Autour de Minuit has the distinction being the first producer to have two of its projects nominated in the Best Animated Short Film category for the distinguished ... Continue Reading →
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GLAS 2017 Announces Official Selections

The 2017 GLAS Animation Film Festival — taking place March 2-5 in Berkeley, California — has revealed its Official Competition Selections. The event organizers managed to ... Continue Reading →
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Interfilm Fest Slates Five Animation Programs

Berlin’s biggest short film festival, interfilm, is preparing for its 2016 edition which will run November 14-20 at multiple cinemas and venues (including the planetarium) across ... Continue Reading →
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MoMA Celebrates a Century of Spanish Animation

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art announces that from September 7 to 15 it will be presenting “From Doodle to Pixels: Over a Hundred Years of Spanish Animation.” This major ... Continue Reading →
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Fantasia Fest Offers Diverse Animation Line-Up

Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and the 2016 animated film programing is definitely something to raise a toast to! The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Animation Fest Reveals Features Line-Up

The Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s leading animation fest — has announced the Official Selection for its 2016 Animated Feature Competition. ... Continue Reading →