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Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon, will play at a special screening on June 12, two days ahead of the festival’s [...]
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 [...]
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 has set an all-time record by receiving over 2,200 film submissions for its nine festival competitions. Selected films will [...]
Pixar’s latest animated short The Blue Umbrella, which debuted this month at the Berlin Festival, will make its U.S. premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival (March 8-16) in Austin. Directed by Saschka Unseld, the short is slated to play in theaters with Monsters University beginning [...]
France’s Academy of Technical Arts and Sciences nominated five well-received animated titles for this year’s Cesars, the country’s equivalent of the Oscars. Unlike the Academy Awards, the animation category covers both animated features and shorts: The five nominees for this year’s animated Cesars are: Edmond Was a Donkey. Directed by [...]
Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the short centers on a merchant’s daughter and her childhood friend, who are attracted to each other, but forced to stay apart by their families. [...]
Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Presented by YouTube, the 2013 Short Film program is comprised of 65 short films selected from a record 8,102 submissions [...]
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 [...]
Expotoons, the annual Argentine animation festival has announced its list of 2012 winners in feature films, shorts, commercials, TV series and graduation short categories. Here are some of the top prize winners in the key categories: Features: First Place: The Apostle, directed by Fernando Cortizo (Artefacto Producciones) Second Place: The [...]
There seems to be no shortage of festival prizes for animated shorts this month. Just a few days ago, at the 48th Chicago International Film Festival Oh Willy… (Belgium), directed by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, won the top prize for Best Animated Short. The striking stop-motion film [...]