Posters

Sarah Cox of Aardman joins panel at Dutch Cinekid...

Sarah Cox, the new executive director director of Aardman, will take part in a panel-discussion during Cinekid For Professionals in...

Swedish animation icon Per Åhlin honorary guest of...

Per Åhlin, the iconic Swedish film director, illustrator and animator will be this year’s honorary guest at the Fredrikstad Animation...

Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective at Anibar 2017

The acclaimed Swiss filmmaker will expose his work at the Peja festival. It’s the first time in Kosovo for Georges Schwizgebel to expose...

TAFF 2017: Eastern European Animation, Fresh From...

Highlights from the 2nd Turku Animation Film Festival, which takes place 23-27 August 2017. Turku Animation Film Festival is a young...

The Breadwinner to Premiere at Toronto

The new feature by Cartoon Saloon will have its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Nora Twomey...

News

Nothing Happens VR by Uri & Michelle Kranot in...

The VR project of Uri and Michelle Kranot finds its place at the competitive section of Venice...

The Breadwinner to Premiere at Toronto

The new feature by Cartoon Saloon will have its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International...

Bicycle Film Festival 2017: Animation Programme

Around New York, Saturday 24 June? Go and see the animation bicycle programme curated by Lucinda...

Seoul Station Comes to iTunes

The Yeon Sang-Ho urban thriller is now available to watch -and be impressed. Yeon Sang-ho 's Seoul...

The Breadwinner: Watch the Trailer

Watch the trailer for the new Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) feature...

GKIDS To Release Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

The Pedro Rivero & Alberto Vázquez Spanish feature will have a US distribution in 2017. It first...

Contact us

To contact Zippy Frames, and publish related content, here's how to do it: Online: Submit your...

Blind Vaysha, Nighthawk Top 2016 Animation Shorts

Animation professionals vote the shorts that made an impact on them during 2016 for Zippy Frames....

When François Truffaut Reviewed Blinkity Blank

The famous French nouvelle vague director had a few things to say about Norman McLaren's...

Festivals

Sarah Cox of Aardman joins panel at Dutch...

Sarah Cox, the new executive director director of Aardman, will take part in a panel-discussion...

Swedish animation icon Per Åhlin honorary guest...

Per Åhlin, the iconic Swedish film director, illustrator and animator will be this year’s honorary...

Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective at Anibar 2017

The acclaimed Swiss filmmaker will expose his work at the Peja festival. It’s the first time in...

TAFF 2017: Eastern European Animation, Fresh...

Highlights from the 2nd Turku Animation Film Festival, which takes place 23-27 August 2017. Turku...

Competition Programme of the 8th Anibar Festival

Selection results of the 8th Anibar International Animation Festival. 213 films were selected to...

Anibar Reclaims the City

The Peja festival (14-20 August 2017, Kosovo) endorses overall theme of urban social...

Tricky Women 7-11/3/18: Call for entries

For all women animation filmmakers, here's the next call for the Tricky Women 2017 edition,...

3D Wire: Call for Animation, Video Games and...

For animation, video games and transmedia projects in development, here's the call from 3DWire...

Barry Purves, Paul Bush, Robert Morgan at the...

Everything's ready for the 10th anniversary of the Zilina festival in Slovakia. Self-described as...

REVIEWS

Tehran Taboo Review: Not In Persepolis Anymore

Ali Soozandeh's rotoscoped Iranian drama about the lives of 4 people in modern-day Tehran hits all the right notes in character development within a glib portrait of internalized, strict moral...

Loving Vincent Review: Neoclassical Painting Mystery

The new painted feature on Vincent Van Gogh is carefully crafted and timid at the same time. There's always a danger when you translate (transfer, adapt) lives of VIP on screen; are you too timid,...

My Dogs, JinJin & Akida Film Review: This Is Not A Dog's Life

A feature film about kids and dogs, without ordinary kids and dogs. Jae-young is a kid like no other. An adopted child, living in the changing background of 1983 Korea, and having to face severe...

25 April Film Review: Stuff of Manhood

The 1915 disastrous Gallipoli campaign becomes an animated 3D/2D documentary, produced entirely in New Zealand. April 25th is a public holiday and a day of remembrance in New Zealand, and the day...

Cafard Review: Capturing Humanism

Jan Bultheel's feature film Cafard presents a sweeping, adamantly old-fashioned story of a distraught Belgian world champion boxer during WWI. Cafard means both cockroach and is the nickname for the...

Ma Vie de Courgette Review: Everything's Not Quiet At the Puppet Front

The new stop-motion film by Claude Barras presents a sweet but also poignant tale of children in need of care and respect. It is always more interesting and breath-taking to film uneasy situations...

Production

Zippy Bits #2: Špela Čadež, The Breadwinner

News from the independent animation sector. In this issue, Špela Čadež, The Breadwinner....

Carlos Osuna Returns with The Man Who Wanted to...

The Colombian director of Fat, Bald and Short comes with a new feature to be pitched at Bridging...

Zippy Bits #1: Polychronakis, King Richard and...

Our short, but important news items from the world of independent animation. Our first issue, 5...

Signe Baumane Has A Love Affair with Marriage

The US/Latvian artist moves from the pitch-perfect black comedy of depression in Rocks in My...

Slovak Audiovisual Fund Opens TV Minority...

The maximum amount of subsidies for a Slovak-minority TV project will be €300,000. The Board of...

Wade by Ghost: Indie Animation from India

Where environment and human culture are brought together. The new 2D short Wade from the Ghost...

The Rumour Mill by Bexie Bush: Crowdfunding...

Support the UK independent (and brilliant) animation artist Bexie Bush in her online campaign and...

UK Animation and EU-Funded Projects: A Small...

Aardman Animation, Encounters Festival among the UK agents who benefited from EU funding. In the...

VAF Presents 2016 New Talents Selection

The very interesting (sometimes impressive) debut or student projects from Central and Eastern...