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SXSW Sets Animated Shorts Program

South by Southwest has announced the lineup of films for its 2015 edition, including selections for the animated short film category. Set for March 13-21 in Austin, Texas, the film ... Continue Reading →
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‘World of Tomorrow’ Snags Sundance Grand Jury Prize

The Sundance Film Festival has awarded this year’s Short Film Grand Jury Prize to indie animator Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow. The short made its premiere during the festival’s ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Unveils 2015 Shorts Selections

The Sundance Film Festival has revealed the short film line-up for its 2015 event, taking place in Park City, Utah Jan. 22-Feb. 1. The Fest will run 60 shorts selected from over 8,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance to Distribute New Shorts Collection

Sundance is bringing to theaters this fall a collection of eight animated shorts that have all screened at the famous festival. The 95-minute program will play at the Sundance Sunset ... Continue Reading →
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Japan Dominates Ottawa Lineup

Visitors to the Ottawa International Animation Festival this year (September 18-22) will definitely get their fix from the animation masters of the East: out of the record-breaking ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘ParaNorman’ Receive More Awards

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie added two more honors to its fast-growing arsenal of critics awards this past weekend. The acclaimed Disney release is slowly but surely emerging as one ... 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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Toronto Toon Fest to Host Hertzfeldt

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International has announced it will present an evening with Oscar-nominated indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, which will include a screening of his ... Continue Reading →
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Meet Mr. Robinson

Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful ... Continue Reading →
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Don Hertzfeldt Announces Animation Tour

If you’re a fan of indie animator Don Hertzfeldt, you have to check out his website (Bitterfilms.com) to get all the details on his awesome national tour. The 13-state screening will ... Continue Reading →