On Happiness Road

Jon Frickey’s ‘Cat Days’ Wins Stuttgart Trickfilm Grand Prix

The milestone 25th edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film drew to a close Sunday night, having attracted a record 95,000 visitors for six days of films, games, ... Continue Reading →
Animation Production Day

Animation Production Day Selects 48 Projects for 2018

The selection jury for Animation Production Day has whittled down 71 submitted projects to 48 worthy participants for the 12th edition, taking place April 26 & 27. The producers ... Continue Reading →
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation, and Animation Production Day

Stuttgart: William Joyce Set for FMX, APD Dates, AniComs & Trailer #3!

Things are starting to click into place for the annual animation takeover in Stuttgart, Germany formed by the threeway intersection of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, FMX animation/VFX/games/immersive ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Eureka Seven’ Movie En Route, Lightning Boy Plans Feature, Suit Won’t “Let It Go” & More

‘Eureka Seven’ Is Coming to Theaters Hi – Evolution 1, the first in a trilogy of features inspired by the hit 2005 mecha anime from studio BONES, is coming stateside! ... Continue Reading →
The Dumpling Queen

German & Chinese Partners Sink Teeth into ‘Dumpling Queen’

An agreement between East and West which will see the development and production of an appetizing new animated comedy feature has been announced from Cannes. China’s Huawen Pictures ... Continue Reading →
ITFS Audience Award winner Our Wonderful Nature - The Common Chameleon

Report from Stuttgart: ITFS, FMS and APD Wrap Up

Catch up on Martin’s previous reports here, here and here. Full list of festival award winners here. A Global Language with No Borders This year’s editions of Stuttgart’s ... Continue Reading →
Bruno Bozzetto

2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Winners Revealed

The 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart wrapped up over the weekend with a festive awards ceremony, capping an event that truly embraced its “Animation Without ... Continue Reading →
Hump

Report from Stuttgart: From Bombay Roses to Slide Guitars, Works in Progress Showcased

While the Animation Production Day presented 44 new projects to potential partners over two days, the ITFS offered a unique insight into four new feature-length projects at the stages ... Continue Reading →

Report from Stuttgart: ‘Loving Vincent’ Filmmakers Go Noir with ‘Shadows’

Loving Vincent‘s UK-Polish writer-director team Hugh Welchman and Dorota Kobiela will return to the world of painting for their next animation feature, The Shadows, which Welchman ... Continue Reading →
Tania Reichert-Facilides

Report from Stuttgart: “Animation Germany” Launched at APD

The German animation industry came together at the end of this year’s Animation Production Day in Stuttgart to launch May 4 the Animation Germany label “as a way of creating ... Continue Reading →