10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named the 10 animated short films advancing to the next consideration stage  for the 88th Academy Awards, taking place February ... Continue Reading →

Animation Show of Shows Adds Screening Dates

The Animation Show of Show’s theatrical release is expanding to add new cities and dates. The 17th annual edition of the show includes 11 international shorts, Including stand ... Continue Reading →

Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche Fest

Don Hertzfeldt’s short World of Tomorrow was named Best Film at the 13th International Fantoche Animation Film Festival, which drew more than 25,000 attendees in Baden, Switzerland. The ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Fest Announces 2015 Line-Up

Organizers of the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s premiere animation event — has unveiled the complete list of films programmed for the ... Continue Reading →

‘April,’ ‘Cosmos’ Top Annecy Awards

Another Annecy festival is in the books, with the announcement of the awards for the 2015 edition of the animation festival in France. The feature film April and the Extraordinary World ... Continue Reading →

Animafest Zagreb Names 2015 Winners

Organizers of the 25th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb have announced the winners of this year’s competition, which over six days brought more than 300 ... Continue Reading →

‘Possessed,’ ‘Kaguya’ Take Top AniFilm Awards

The 2015 AniFilm fest has wrapped up in Trebon, Czech Republic this weekend. The top feature awards went to Spanish director Sam Conflictivos for the adult-targeted puppet horror comedy ... Continue Reading →

Montreal’s Animaze Opens with X-Rated Toon

Animaze, the Montreal International Animation Film Festival (http://lemiaff.com/), kicks off Thursday, April 16 in the bilingual metropolis. The event offers up four days of animated ... Continue Reading →

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 →