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Fantasia Fest Honors ‘King of Pigs,’ New Hertzfeld Short

Korean film The King of Pigs won the top prize for animated features at the Fantasia International Film Festival, while animator Don Hertzfeld’s latest won the best animated short ... Continue Reading →
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Brazil’s Animage Festival Seeks Short-Film Submissions

The 4th edition of the Animage International Animation Festival of Pernambuco — set for Sept. 26-30 in Brazil — is open for registration and seeking submissions of animated films ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Encounters Festival Open for Submissions

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is now accepting entries for its 18th edition, set for Sept. 18-23 in Bristol, England. Expectations for the new edition are high, following ... Continue Reading →
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Czech Republic’s Anifest Accepting Entries Through Dec. 20

The 11th edition of Anifest, slated for April 26-May 1 in the Czech Republic, is open for entries through Dec. 20 and is soliciting films produced after Jan. 1, 2010. The festival seeks ... Continue Reading →
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Calls for Entry: TOFUZI in Georgia, ANIMAGE in Brazil

Two festivals on opposite sides of the planet are looking for animated film submissions. Up first is the third edition of the  International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI 2011, ... Continue Reading →
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Interest High in Cartoon Forum; Cartoon d’Or Nominees Set

Cartoon Forum isn’t happening until Sept. 13 to 16 in Sopot, Poland, but the event is already generating some heat. So far, more than 600 participants have already registered ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Sets Lineup for July 29-31 Bash

Animation Block Party has announced the lineup for its its eighth annual edition, returning this summer to Brooklyn, N.Y. The largest animation festival on the East Coast, ABP will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Eagleman Stag’ Wins Prize at LAFF; ‘Switez’ Wins at Palm Springs

Mike Please’s The Eagleman Stag won the Best Animated Short prize at the 17th Edition of the Los Angeles Film Festival this past weekend. Voiced by British actor David Cann, the monochrome ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Pixels’ Win Top Honors at Annecy

Joann Sfar and Antoine Delevaux’s 2D animated feature The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat du Rabbin) won the Cristal Award for Best Feature at the Annecy Festival. Based on the popular graphic ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Annecy-Debuting Pixar Short ‘La Luna’

Set to debut this week at Annecy, Pixar has finally released some information and images from its next original animated short, La Luna. Here’s how the studio describes the short: La ... Continue Reading →