Per Åhlin

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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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 →
Viborg Animation Festival

Viborg Animation Fest Celebrates Japan-Denmark Connection

The Viborg Animation Festival is kicking off in just under a month, bringing a week of exciting, engaging events to the central Jutland city. The 2017 edition, running Sept. 25 to Oct. ... Continue Reading →
2017 Annecy Festival

Annecy Special Prizes Announced

The winners of the special prizes have been announced at the Annecy International Animation Festival. Festivals Connexion Award: Nothing Happens, by Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot. Dansk ... Continue Reading →
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‘Courgette’ Takes Top Annecy Prize

The illustrious Annecy Festival wrapped up this weekend, and this year proved a triumph for the auteur artistry of local French production with both the audience and Cristal awards ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →
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MIFA Pitch Picks Revealed

MIFA market organizers have whittled down over 400 project submissions to the 35 most promising concepts for feature films, short films, transmedia properties, TV specials/series and ... Continue Reading →
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Ten Titles Make the Oscar Short List

Ten animated short films have advanced in the voting process for the 2014 Academy Awards, from the 56 films that originally qualified in the category, the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →