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The 20th Edition of the popular Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film came to a close this weekend, and several well-received features and shorts from around the world took home the event’s coveted top prizes. Here is a breakdown of the winners in each category: Oh Willy… Directed by Emma de [...]
How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, dramatic features during the fall season, animation artists who create short-form content can deliver the goods all year round. One of this [...]
Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. Thanks to animator Michael Sporn’s (Poe) fantastic blog, we now have the list of these 57 qualifying toons. The New York screening was organized by Patrick Harrison and [...]
Los Angeles residents are in for a treat next month when the acclaimed animation festival Platform pays a visit to the REDCAT theater (October 26-28). In collaboration with CalArts and the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, the fest will showcase exciting and innovative new animated films and talent while also [...]
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 [...]