Marlies van der Wel

Dive into Marlies van der Wel’s ‘Jonas and the Sea’; Online Now

In Dutch animator Marlies van der Wel’s magical 12-minute short Jonas and the Sea, viewers ... Continue Reading →
Ernest & Célestine

Cartoons on the Bay 2018 Pulcinella Award Winners

Turin, Italy’s beautiful National Museum of the Risorgimento once again hosted Cartoons on the Bay earlier this month. The 2018 spotlight country was Japan, with the festival also ... Continue Reading →
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →
ANIMA-2018-150

ANIMA Brussels Programming Highlights Revealed

The 2018 edition of ANIMA – The Brussels Animation Film Festival is just around the corner, with the full program release revealing screening highlights such as Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →
The Red Turtle

New NYC Festival Offers Best in French Animation

A new French Animation festival is coming to New York City. Hosted by New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise, Animation First will be held Feb. 2-4 and will feature 12 ... Continue Reading →
Ethel & Ernest

Nominees Revealed for Inaugural European Animation Awards

The short film, TV and feature film nominees for the first-ever European Animation Awards — dubbed the “Emiles” — have been revealed, displaying the variety of stories ... Continue Reading →
Loving Vincent

‘Ethel,’ ‘Louise,’ ‘Vincent’ & ‘Zombillenium’ Nominated for European Film Academy Award

The European Film Academy announced this week the four nominees for the European Animated Feature Film 2017 Award. The contenders represent the diversity of stories, styles and techniques ... Continue Reading →
Robin Joseph

Robin Joseph Launches New Short ‘Fox and the Whale’

As a freelance production designer and concept artist, Robin Joseph’s clients have included major studios such as Pixar, Illumination, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and Sony. But the Indian-born ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Best Film at Fantoche Fest

Winners for the 2017 Fantoche International Animation Film Festival were announced over the weekend, with this year’s competition having received a formidable 26,300 submissions ... Continue Reading →
Seesaw by Yookyung Cha (Children’s Jury)

Encounters Fest Reveals 2017 Program

Encounters Film Festival has issued the program lineup for the 2017 edition, taking place in Bristol from September 19-24. Over 3,000 submissions have been narrowed down to 247 films ... Continue Reading →