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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 Peter Lord’s The Pirates! Band of Misfits (U.K.) and Ignacio Ferreras Arrugas (Wrinkles) (Spain). Lunak’s moody, black-and-white film was the Czech [...]
Laguna Fest, an animation and multimedia festival running this October 24-28 in Torreón, Mexico, will bring acclaimed animated features from around the world to the country for the first time, including Wrinkles and Fat, Bald, Short Man. Wrinkles (Arrugas), directed by Ignacio Ferreras based on the graphic novel by Paco [...]
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). The painterly project tells the story of a man who recalls a friendship from his youth in the moments after who is robbed [...]
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 this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), it was announced today. Ignacio Ferreras’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Paul Bush’s Babeldom, Chris Sullivan’s Consuming Spirits and [...]
The Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film has announced a new spin-off event called Animated BAFICI – Winter Collection. The three day toon festival will kick off July 26, with the Argentine premiere of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted closing out the celebration. (www.bafici.gov.ar) BAFICI programmers Juan Manuel Dominguez and Fran [...]
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 Last Airbus (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s Atlas (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ Wrinkles (Spain) were among the big winners at this well-attended event. Here is the complete [...]
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) and 8 out-of-competition titles were selected out of a record number of 82 movies submitted for the fest. Features in [...]
The six-day Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has unveiled its programming for this year. The event, which takes place May 8-13, in conjunction with the FMX confab offers an exciting, diverse collection of shorts and features from all over the world. The feature film category includes: Eric Bergeron’s Un [...]
The 14th Edition of Cartoon Movie wrapped on Friday with special honors given to Spanish outfit Perro Verde as European Producer of the Year for the acclaimed feature Wrinkles. Manuel Cristobal’s studio, which is only five-years-old, beat Moonscoop and Blue Spirit Animation for the producing honor. Cristobal told Variety that he [...]
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 on the graphic novel by Paco Roca, the charming 2D film was produced by Spain’s Perro Verde Films and Cromosoma (using Toon Boom [...]