The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Grand Prix & FXX Grant at 2018 GLAS Animation Fest

The 2018 GLAS Animation Festival has come and gone in Berkeley, CA, offering an eclectic and inspiring lineup of films, talks and special guests. With the festival winners announced, ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Anima 2018 Grand Prix

The 37th Anima international animation festival of Brussels came to a close Sunday evening with a much anticipated awards ceremony, capping 10 days of film programs, concerts, special ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Shorts Lineup Includes NFB Faves, New Hertzfeldt

Park City, Utah’s influential and prestigious Sundance Film Festival has revealed the Shorts, Indie Episodic and Special Events selections for the 2018 edition (Jan. 18-28). In addition ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Gunnar Awards: ‘The Burden’ Takes Fredrikstad Grand Prize

The 2017 Fredrikstad Animation Festival closed over the weekend in the coastal Norwegian city, capped with the annual Golden Gunnar Award ceremony. This year’s Grand Prix went ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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2018 Animated Short Oscar Submissions Revealed

The 90th Academy Awards short animation race will have 63 films in the first heat, according to a list of titles submitted for consideration obtained by Cartoon Brew. This is down just ... Continue Reading →
Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Ten Questions for Niki Lindroth von Bahr

It’s been a great year for Swedish artist Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Her brilliant musical short The Burden, which featured singing and dancing animals fighting existential despair in ... 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 →
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‘In This Corner of the World’ Takes Feature Jury Prize at Annecy

Sunao Katabuchi’s In This Corner of the World won the Jury Award for feature films at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Festival. The Audience Award for features was presented ... Continue Reading →