Isle of Dogs

Dogs, Cats, Spiders & Cake!: Animafest Names 8 Features in Competition

More details from the organizers of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2018 today. Read on for a closer look at the eight feature film titles representing ... Continue Reading →
This Magnificent Cake

Belgian Short ‘This Magnificent Cake!’ Takes Slice of Cannes Directors Fortnight

Six years after the debut of their multi-award-winning film Oh Willy…, Belgian animation directors Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels have a new, mid-length stop-motion marvel to ... Continue Reading →
Little Princess

Illuminated Films at 25: A Very British Kind of Magic

***This article was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** As the founder of British animation studio The Illuminated Film Company, which celebrates its 25th ... Continue Reading →
Seesaw by Yookyung Cha (Children’s Jury)

Encounters Fest Reveals 2017 Program

Encounters Film Festival has issued the program lineup for the 2017 edition, taking place in Bristol from September 19-24. Over 3,000 submissions have been narrowed down to 247 films ... Continue Reading →
Hedgehog's Home

300-Plus Films Slated for Animafest Zagreb 2017

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb will return to the Croatian capital from June 5-10 — following myriad introductory events slated for the end ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest 2017 Gets Immersive with VR Track

Bristol, UK’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for submissions from cutting-edge filmmakers for its virtual reality program: VRgins. Entries must be received ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yul and the Snake’ Takes Cartoon d’Or in Toulouse

The 2016 Cartoon d’Or award has been bestowed on French director Gabriel Harel for his freshman film, Yúl and the Snake. Juried by producer Clément Calvet (Superprod), director ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Celebrates Tradition and/or Revolution

The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb, Croatia’s Academy Awards-qualifying event, will kick off its 26th edition June 6-11, running over 300 films in the Europa ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oh Willy’ Directors Join Nexus

Nexus announces that Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, the directors of the multi-award-winning stop-motion short Oh Willy…, have signed on to the company’s roster for exclusive ... Continue Reading →
Peter Lord

Peter Lord Named Prez of European Animation Pride

Last year, top players in the European animation industry announced the intent to found an annual award event to celebrate the best in the artform from across the continent, the European ... Continue Reading →