CALL FOR PROJECTS: Mifa Pitches
Submit your webseries, TV series, TV special, interactive and transmedia concepts for a shot at competing in the big pitch presentation at the Annecy market. Selected projects will receive Mifa accreditation and participate in Mifa Pitches, presenting in front of more than 200 professionals to compete for a cool partner-sponsored prize. Deadline: February 4, 2019.
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Fest Anča 2019
Žilina, Slovakia’s international animation fest is accepting free submissions of shorts, student films, shorts for kids and music videos to contend in five cash prize award categories. The next edition will take place June 27 to 30. Deadline: February 28, 2019.
TIX ON SALE: TAAFI 2019
Toronto’s big animation fest, taking place Feb. 15-17 at Hot Docs Cinema, will offer screenings of more than 100 international shorts and for brilliant features — including acclaimed indies Ruben Brandt, Collector (Hungary) and Tito and the Birds (Brazil), plus special guests!
’Peppa’ Movie Teaser a Tear-Jerker for Chinese
A viral teaser video has put this charming family-bonds story in the spotlight. In it, an elderly man determined to find out what the “Peppa” his grandson wants as a New Year’s gift actually is, running down a few funny dead ends before handcrafting a model of the popular British cartoon pig.
WATCH: ‘The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame
Get a sneak peek at the complementary videogame adventure to the hotly anticipated sequel which takes you beyond the events of the movie with Emmet, Lucy and friends. Journey across unknown worlds, encounter an array of mysterious creatures, and team up with more than 100 new and fan-favorite minifig characters. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment releases The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on February 26.
WATCH: Papercraft Mania Adventures: Snow Sculpting Contest
Sonic, Tails and Knuckles get the cutout animation treatment in this icy-cool fanimation.
H/T to ComicBook.com!