Ethel & Ernest

Nominees Revealed for Inaugural European Animation Awards

The short film, TV and feature film nominees for the first-ever European Animation Awards — dubbed the “Emiles” — have been revealed, displaying the variety of stories ... Continue Reading →
Loving Vincent

‘Ethel,’ ‘Louise,’ ‘Vincent’ & ‘Zombillenium’ Nominated for European Film Academy Award

The European Film Academy announced this week the four nominees for the European Animated Feature Film 2017 Award. The contenders represent the diversity of stories, styles and techniques ... Continue Reading →
Eric Beckman

10 Questions for Eric Beckman, Co-Founder & President of GKIDS

It has been a whirlwind year for Eric Beckman and his team at indie distribution co. GKIDS. Not only does he have numerous hot titles on his plate for this year’s competitive ... Continue Reading →
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Artists Pitch at Spain’s 3D Wire

October 2nd saw the kickoff of 3D Wire in Segovia, Spain, planned to go until the 8th. The 9th annual edition of the 3D Wire Animation, Video Games and New Media fest-mart presents ... Continue Reading →
Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

‘Ugly’ and ‘Night Is Short’ Win Grand Prizes at Ottawa

The 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped this weekend with the announcement of this year’s Official Competition winners. This year’s festival received 1,992 ... Continue Reading →
Mutafukaz

‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Animation Is Film Fest Slates 8-Feature Lineup, Names Jury

Animation Is Film — a new toon event on the LA scene — has announced the preliminary feature competition lineup and jury for its inaugural edition. The selection will offer ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

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 →