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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 [...]
Phil Mulloy’s The Banker, Jean-Francois Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) and Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short It’s Such a Beautiful Day are part of the terrific lineup for this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), it was announced today. Ignacio Ferreras’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Paul Bush’s Babeldom, Chris Sullivan’s Consuming Spirits and [...]
The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation films, 60 TV and commissioned films (21 TV series, 2 TV specials and 37 commissioned films). The feature film selection will [...]
Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful animation festival since 1976 will tell you that it’s one of the best global events of its kind. It’s not just the [...]
For its eighth year, the National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program is issuing a call for submissions for emerging animators across Canada, one that will feature an emphasis on digital technologies―and a Genie-winning animator as mentoring director. Hothouse offers new filmmakers, creative programmers and artists intrigued by animation art [...]
Lipsett Diaries has been honored as the Best Animated Short at the 31st annual Genie Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Directed by Theodore Ushev and produced by Marc Bertrand for the National Film Board of Canada, the film tells the life story of cinematic genius [...]