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Czech Pic ‘Alois Nebel’ Wins European Film Award

Tomas Lunak’s Alois Nebel won the Best Animated Feature prize at the European Film Awards last Saturday (December 1). The underdog title won over the other two, better-known nominees ... Continue Reading →
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‘Junkyard,’ ‘Wrinkles’ Are Ottawa’s Top Prize Winners

Dutch animator Hisko Hulsing’s powerful short Junkyard took home the Grand Prize for Best Independent Short Animation at the Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival on Sunday (Sept. 23). ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Banker,’ ‘Tableau’ to Screen at Ottawa

Phil Mulloy’s The Banker, Jean-Francois Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) and Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short It’s Such a Beautiful Day are part of the terrific lineup for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘The Last Bus’ Win Stuttgart Prizes

Over the weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Selects 18 Animated Features

The Annecy Animation Festival has announced a rich program of new animated features from all around the world screening during its 2012 event (June 4-9). Ten features films (in competition) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Takes Home Two Spanish Goya Awards

Ignacio Ferreras’ acclaimed movie Arrugas (Wrinkles) received the Best Animated Feature and Best Adapted Screenplay honors at the 26th Spanish Academy Goya Awards this past Sunday. Based ... Continue Reading →
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How to Create a Spanish Gem

Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film. First-time reactions of audiences to an animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arrugas’ Gets Los Angeles Screening

While Ignacio Ferreras’ acclaimed animation effort Arrugas (Wrinkles) has yet to find a U.S. distributor, lucky SoCal audiences can catch the 2D adaptation of Paco Roca’s graphic ... Continue Reading →
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10 Titles Up for Best Feature Annie Award

The nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards were unveiled this morning. Thanks to the healthy number of animated features released in 2011, ASIFA members will vote on ten titles ... Continue Reading →