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European Animation Features Get 2019 US Release via GKIDS

This Magnificent Cake!, Funan, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of The Turtle s are all released theatrically spring-summer 2019. The summer-spring slate of GKIDS distribution company (which got its 11th...

Ruben Brandt, Collector Review: Artistic Obsession in Action

It's a post-modern heist film, full of references and short of surprises. Our review for Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstic. Premiered at the71st Locarno Film Festival, a fit place for a...

Animocje 2019: Festival Highlights

All the schedule, competition films and details of the 9th Animocje International Animated FIlm Festival.

My Grandfather Used To Say He Saw Demons by Nuno Beato

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff talked to Nuno Beato about the new Portuguese animation feature in production. During the 2018 edition of 3DWire , the director of My Grandfather Used To...

80 Short Films For Annecy Festival 2019

The complete line-up (short films excluding student films) of the 2019 Annecy Festival. There seem to be some familiar names at the 2019 Annecy Festival edition, which seems to want to build a...

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European Animation Features Get 2019 US Release...

This Magnificent Cake!, Funan, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of The Turtle s are all released...

Animocje 2019: Festival Highlights

All the schedule, competition films and details of the 9th Animocje International Animated FIlm...

33 Animated Projects for CEE Animation Forum 2019

The seventh edition of the CEE Animation Forum (formerly known as Visegrad Animation Forum) will...

80 Short Films For Annecy Festival 2019

The complete line-up (short films excluding student films) of the 2019 Annecy Festival. There seem...

My Grandfather Used To Say He Saw Demons by Nuno...

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff talked to Nuno Beato about the new Portuguese animation...

Animafest Zagreb 2019: Selection Results

New Phil Mulloy, Regina Pessoa, Franck Dion films in the selection. The complete line-up of...

Rosto Reruns, Bloem, Funan Win 2019 Anima...

The late Rosto won the Grand Prix of the 2019 Anima Festival. All winners. Anima Festival...

The Animation Community Reacts to Rosto's Death

Friends, professional partners and independent animators share their grief and comments on the...

Of Unwanted Things And People Wins Eurimages...

The stop-motion, co-production feature from four Central Eastern European countries won the award...

Shorts

Contact by Alessandro Novelli

A voice out of dreams to get in contact with the reality. Here's Contact 2D/3D animation short by...

Man Wanted by Irida Zhonga

A new Greek stop-motion film in the making. Here's info and trailer for Man Wanted by Irida...

Monachopsis by Kim Strandli

Mr. Kropka reviews Monachopsis by Kim Strandli. Inspired by John Koenig’s The Dictionary of...

Transparency by Daniel Šuljić

A day in a life pencil tale. Watch Transparency by Daniel Šuljić. Moving through a world filled...

Animals by Tue Sanggaard

Mr. Kropka reviews graduation short film Animals by Tue Sanggaard. Produced by The Animation...

Sog by Jonatan Schwenk

One of the student revelations of 2018 is now online. Watch and read our film review of Sog by...

Deepness of the Fry by August “Poul” Niclasen

Our Zippy Frames contributor Mr. Kropka reviews The Animation Workshop animation student short on...

Acid Rain by Tomek Popakul

Review for the new film by Polish animation director Tomek Popakul, Acid Rain, which premiered at...

Nocturne by Anne Breymann

A hypnotic game of dice with forest puppets. Watch and read about Nocturne by Anne Breymann....

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REVIEWS

Ruben Brandt, Collector Review: Artistic Obsession in Action

It's a post-modern heist film, full of references and short of surprises. Our review for Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstic. Premiered at the71st Locarno Film Festival, a fit place for a...

Funan Review: Patience Makes Heroes

Denis Do portrays a piece in Cambodian history through the eyes of a mother looking for her child. Starting as early as 2013, the Funan project by French/Cambodian filmmaker Denis Do , it has always...

Breathless Animals Review: What You Can Reconstruct Won't Kill You

Film review for experimental feature Breathless Animals by US/Chinese artist Lei Lei, which premiered at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. In animation, it usually helps to have animals (instead of...

Tito and The Birds Review: Joining Hands, Fly Over Walls

A welcome entry into the string of recent Brazilian animation successes. Film review for Gustavo Steinberg's Tito and The Birds. What if the inmate of Dr. Caligari suddenly met the Woman who feeds...

A Man is Dead (Un Homme Est Mort) Review: Cinematic Solidarity

The 1950 Brest bloodied strike gets a cinematic, animated treatment by Oliiver Cossu and Les Armateurs. Post-war French history and geography are boned up in the refreshingly solid and inviting A...

On Happiness Road Review: Decisions Are Not Forever

An engrossing autobiographical family drama, with an eye towards adults, even though it details a young girl's story in Taiwan. Review for Hsin-Yin Sung' film, On Happiness Road. It is quite a...

Production

CICLIC Animation Production Support, Spring 2019

International applications to be received till 15 February. Fund Description: The Centre-Val de...

Away by Gints Zilbalodis

A one-man feature animation project. Details about the upcoming feature Away by Gints Zilbalodis....

Animation Film Funding at Lodz: Facts and...

A short guideline to animation filmmaking in Lodz, Poland. Let's start from the very beginning....

Nimuendaju by Tania Anaya

Eliane Gordeeff interviews Tania Anaya for her new feature animation in production, Nimuendaju....

Where is Anne Frank? by Ari Folman

Production has now begun on the 2D animation feature by Waltz with Bashir director Ari Folman,...

4 Animation Projects Funded by Polish Film...

New Marta Pajek project, and projects from Paulina Ziółkowska, Robert Jaszczurowski, and Michalina...

5 Animation Projects Supported by Film Fund...

The Summit of the Gods (Le sommet des dieux), Allah is Not Obliged among the feature film projects...

Steven Woloshen Premieres The Dead Sea Scrolls...

Woloshen: I am incorporating every aspect of handmade manipulation into one film. For experimental...

Ruben Brandt, Collector: Ηungarian Feature on...

A new Hungarian animated feature from the awarded animator Milorad Krstic premieres at the 2018...

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INTERVIEWS

My Grandfather Used To Say He Saw Demons by Nuno Beato

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff talked to Nuno Beato about the new Portuguese animation feature in production. During the 2018 edition of 3DWire , the director of My Grandfather Used To...

José Miguel Ribeiro Talks about Nayola

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese animation director José Miguel Ribeiro at 3DWire to talk about his first animated feature film. Nayola was written by Virgílio Almeida and...

Davide Freitas Talks About The 7 Boxes: Critical And Playful

Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff talks to Davide Freitas (Animais AVPL) about the highly interesting upcoming TV series The 7 Boxes . In the last 3D Wire edition, I attended the...

Change In Hungary Starts From Women In Animation: Interview with Anna Ida Orosz

Kropka talks to the co-founder and program director of Primanima festival. The change in Hungary starts from women in animation In our days, Hungary has become the leader of the Eastern countries...

The Development Doesn't Move on Its Own: It Is Pushed by People

Olga Bobrowska interviews Mr. Zhang Chi 张驰 from ASIFA China. In Xiamen, Fujian province, the city famous for pearls, seafood and nature sites, we talked to Mr. Zhang Chi from ASIFA-China, attempting...

Beyond The Animation And The Real Image: An Interview with Raúl De La Fuente

Eliane Gordeeff talks to Raúl De La Fuente, co-director of Another Day of Life. Now that History seems to repeat itself, it is interesting to observe the story of the war correspondent Ryszard...

Retain A Clear Ambition and Motivation: Interview with Koji Yamamura

Oscar-nominated animation director Koji Yamamura talks to Zippy Frames. Japanese animation filmmaker Koji Yamamura has already become a source of inspiration to independent animation students and...

A Glimpse of Colombian Animation: Interview with HIERROanimación

Sofia Papatsimpa talks to Carlos Smith and Hierro Animation Production team about their new feature film project, The Other Shape . A visit in HIERRO animation productions in Bogota where we found...

4 States of Matter: Interview with Miguel Pires de Matos

Our Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Portuguese architect and animation director Miguel Pires de Matos; they talk about the experimental short 4 States of Matter . Magnets, metal-cut...

Training - Pitching

33 Animated Projects for CEE Animation Forum 2019

The seventh edition of the CEE Animation Forum (formerly known as Visegrad Animation Forum) will...

Of Unwanted Things And People Wins Eurimages...

The stop-motion, co-production feature from four Central Eastern European countries won the award...

Submarine, Salvador Simó, Sola Media Win 2019...

All the winners for the European animation tributes during CARTOON Movie 2019. European animation...

50 Projects Selected For Animation Production...

The projects will be pitched during the 13th edition of Animation Production Days (APD) in...

Anca Damian, Funan, Buñuel in the CARTOON...

All the nominees for the European animation tributes. The Cartoon Movie animated features pitching...

14 Cartoon Movie Animation Projects for Adults

From Holocaust to Buñuel. Discover the 14 projects targeted at adults to be pitched at the 2019...

1st Bauhaus and 3rd Boddinale Stop Motion...

A series of informative stop-motion training seminars with professionals from Poland, UK and The...

12 Animation Projects To Participate in CEE...

The first edition of CEE Animation Workshop kicks off with the content development module in...

CEE Animation Forum 2019: Open for Projects

See all the details about the 2019 Central Eastern European Forum (former Visegrad Animation Forum)
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