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‘The Head Vanishes’ Takes Palm Springs ShortFest Grand Jury Award

The 2017 Palm Springs International ShortFest film festival and market concluded with an awards ceremony June 25, bestowing more than $115,000 in prizes (including $20,000 cash) to ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Program Highlights Revealed

Organizers of the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) have revealed some of the key programming highlights attendees can expect at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the initial 69 qualifying films to a list of 10 animated shorts that will progress in the voting process for the 89th ... Continue Reading →
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Interfilm Fest Slates Five Animation Programs

Berlin’s biggest short film festival, interfilm, is preparing for its 2016 edition which will run November 14-20 at multiple cinemas and venues (including the planetarium) across ... Continue Reading →
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12 Shorts Make 2017 Cesar Selection Cut

The Academie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema have announced 12 films will be competing for nomination in the 2017 Cesar Awards race for best animated short. Members of the Academie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Courgette’ Takes Top Annecy Prize

The illustrious Annecy Festival wrapped up this weekend, and this year proved a triumph for the auteur artistry of local French production with both the audience and Cristal awards ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Heads to Annecy with Three Films

The National Film Board of Canada will be represented by three short films included in the official selection for the Annecy festival this summer. NFB’s selected titles include the ... Continue Reading →
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Dion Draws 2014 Poster for Annecy

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its 2014 edition, featuring artwork from filmmaker, illustrator and producer Franck Dion. “I wanted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Futon’ Takes Home Grand Prix of Anima

The Japanese short film Futon by Yoriko Mizushiri was announced as the winner of the Grand Prix of Anima, out of 138 projects representing 30 different countries, at the last day of ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Reveals Key Films, Names

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year ... Continue Reading →