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November 26, 2020

SAR, A New Animation Residency for CGI Environmental Projects

Luce Grosjean talks about The Sustainability Animation Residency (SAR) created in Southern France for environmentally-themed…
November 26, 2020

Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2020: Report

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum event (6-10 October 2020).
November 23, 2020

First Masterclasses for Anima Brussels 2021

Futuranima, part of Anima, the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, and its professional meetings are…
November 23, 2020

Precious, I'm Here, Room with a Sea View, Matlida in PÖFF Shorts Winners 2020

Find all winners of the PÖFF Shorts (Animation Competition) that took place in Tallinn, Estonia.
November 22, 2020

Secret by Eric Leiser & Hot Jam Factory

US independent filmmaker Eric Leiser presents his latest animation short and Hot Jame Factory music…
November 19, 2020

Piccolo Festival de Animazione 2020: All Highlights

From December 27th to December 30th the animation lovers have an unmissable online meeting with…
November 17, 2020

10 Animation Shorts for the Goya Awards 2021

Find the 10 animation shorts shortlisted for the Spanish Goya animation awards.
November 15, 2020

BIAF ReAnima Festival Winners 2020

The BIAF ReAnima Festival in Bergen, Norway, announced the winners of its online edition 2020.
November 15, 2020

Altötting, Rivages and Elo Take Home 2020 Cinanima Awards

The awards from Cinanima Festival 2020.
November 13, 2020

Portuguese Animation at Cinanima Festival 2020

Eliane Gordeeff reports from the online 2020 edition of Cinanima Festival.
November 12, 2020

Shorts Corner Choice: November 2020

Four animation shorts have been awarded our first Shorts Corner Choice honour.
November 11, 2020

Genius Loci, Uncle Thomas Nominated at the European Film Awards 2020

Two animation shorts in the European Film Awards 2020 nominees.
November 09, 2020

Hungry Bear Tales by Alexandra Májová and Kateřina Karhánková

A lovable animation series from the Czech Republic gets its online UK screening.
November 07, 2020

15 UK Animation Shorts Get Short Form Animation Fund Awards

Barry Purves, Lizzy Hobbs, Ainslie Henderson among the directors whose short films have now been…
November 06, 2020

Festival Report: Cardiff Animation Festival October 2020

Joseph Norman reports from Cardiff Animation Festival 2020.
November 05, 2020

Animocje Festival Winners 2020

The complete winners' list for Animocje International Aniimation Festival 9.5 edition.
November 02, 2020

On (The) Line: Notes on Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020

Mikhail Gurevich reports on the 2020 online edition of Ottawa International Animation Festival.
October 28, 2020

NFB celebrates International Animation Day with Get Animated

Twelve recent animation films available for free online at NFB.ca, starting October 28.
October 26, 2020

'Enough, Hands Off, and I'm Exploding', Hear the Scream of the Animators from Lodz

Animation students and graduates from the Film School in Lodz send a powerful message to…
October 25, 2020

Genius Loci, Children of the Sea, When We Leave Win BIAF 2020 Awards

The 22nd Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF2020, 23-27 OCT, 2020) announced its awards.
October 25, 2020

Our Top Animation Short Picks from Encounters Film Festival

Joseph Norman reports for Zippy Frames from the Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, UK 2020.
October 25, 2020

Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2020: The Awards

Find all the awards of the 2020 Fredrikstad Animation Festival.
October 22, 2020

7 Animation Shorts at the European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce that the list of short film…
October 20, 2020

4 Animation Features for European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the nominations for the award category European…
October 20, 2020

New Year by Diana Gradinaru and Rory Waudby Tolley

A post-apocalyptic comedy "New Year', the animation short by Diana Gradinaru and Rory Waudby Tolley.…
October 20, 2020

Frickin' Times by XKopp Creative: A New German TV Series for Adults in the Making

A new German TV animation series in the making, Frickin' Times by XKopp Creative. Learn…
October 16, 2020

Five Minutes To Sea by Natalia Mirzoyan

Natalia Mirzoyan signs a seemingly carefree but still poignant animation short Five Minutes to Sea.…
October 16, 2020

57 Animation Shorts for PÖFF Shorts 2020

The 2020 edition of PÖFF Shorts, an official sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival,…
October 13, 2020

Report: CEE Animation Forum 2020

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from the online edition of CEE Animation Forum 2020 and the pitching…
October 13, 2020

Nude Triumphant by Leo Crane

UK animation director Leo Crane presents his new animation short Nude Triumphant, and premieres the…
October 12, 2020

Winners and Laureates of 10th StopTrik International Film Festival

Find all the winning films from the 10th StopTrik Festival.
October 11, 2020

The Day Vladimir Died, Electra. A Poem, The Family Portrait in the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2020 Winners

“The Day Vladimir Died” is the biggest winner of this year's ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum…
October 08, 2020

The talents behind “Cartoon Saloon”, “Coco” and “I Lost My Body” at the 9th CHILEMONOS Online Animation Festival

The 9th edition of CHILEMONOS 2020 is now online. Find the animation festival highlights.
October 08, 2020

The Garden of Heart, Igi in the CEE Animation Forum 2020 Winners

Find all winners of the CEE Animation Forum, the leading pitching, financing and co-production event…
October 08, 2020

THEM by Robin Lochmann

Zippy Frames talks with Robin Lochmann about his animation short film, THEM.
October 07, 2020

Animateka: Selection Results 2020

Here you find all selection results for the Animateka: International Animated Film Festival 2020.
October 07, 2020

ReAnima Festival 2020: Selection Results

Bergen International Animation Festival ReAnima has published its 2020 selection results.
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