Nothing Happens

Painterly Immersive Short ‘Nothing Happens’ Wins Fest Anča

The 11th Fest Anča International Animation Festival has announced this year’s grand prize winner is Nothing Happens — a haunting, oil-painting inspired short from Danish filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
Blind Vaysha

Fest Anča to Honor Koji Yamamura, Theodore Ushev, Slovak Animation

The 11th Fest Anča International Animation Festival kicks off in Zilina, Slovakia this week, with a four-day program featuring the best of local and global animated film, video games, ... Continue Reading →
Frank Ternier

10 Questions for Frank Ternier

Filmmaker, graphic artist and animator Frank Ternier first made a splash with his animated short 8 Bullets in 2014. His new short, Riot, about the murder of a young black man, made ... Continue Reading →
Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

‘Ugly’ and ‘Night Is Short’ Win Grand Prizes at Ottawa

The 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped this weekend with the announcement of this year’s Official Competition winners. This year’s festival received 1,992 ... 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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Spark Sets All-Star Speakers for Canada 150 Series

In recognition of the great northern nation’s sesquicentennial, Spark CG has set a lineup of prestigious Canadian animators to speak over a six-month Special Series for Canada 150. ... Continue Reading →
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Le Gala Quebec Cinema – 2017 Nominees Announced The inaugural Iris Awards for Quebecois film are set for June 1. Best Animated Short noms go to: Casino by Steven Woloshen, J’aime ... Continue Reading →
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‘Among the Black Waves’ Takes Anima Grand Prix for 2017

The 36th Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima 2017, wrapped up Sunday having welcomed a record-setting number of attendees, far exceeding last year’s 42,000 ... Continue Reading →
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FMX 2017 Conference Spotlights Oscar Honorees

The international conference on animation, VFX, VR, games and transmedia known as FMX is gearing up for its 2017 edition, set for May 2-5 in Stuttgart. This year’s program, headlined ... Continue Reading →