Koji Yamamura Designs the ASIFA IAD2014 Poster

The Japanese Oscar-nominated animator is the latest in a series of indie artists to design the poster of the ASIFA-established International Animation Day.

JAPIC Animation Artist in Residence 2015 Program

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Japan Image Council is launching the International Invitation Program for Animation Artists for 2015, "Animation Artist in Residence".

Gkids Acquires Studio Ghibli Doc The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

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The US independent distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights for the documentary.

Glow by Patrick Cheh: Kickstarter Campaign for 3D CGI Adventure Feature

US independent feature in the making. Learn about Patrick Cheh's Glow, and support the film's Kickstarter campaign.

Moomins on the Riviera: English Trailer for the Finnish Feature

Τhe roundish, hippopotamus-like characters of Tove Jansson now become a feature animated film by Hanna Hemila and Xavier Picard. Watch the trailer.

Trippel Trappel: Teaser for the Dutch Feature Film

Family films are not the exclusive territory of US studios. Watch the teaser for the new Dutch film, Trippel Trappel.

Hayao Miyazaki The Wind Rises

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 English clips from the Oscar-nominated Hayao Miyazaki film.

Juan and The Cloud (Juan y la Nube): Crowdfunding for Spanish Stop-motion Short

Giovanni Maccelli and Zampanò Productions prepare Juan and the cloud. Read more about the stop-motion project, and a mystery short.

Aunt Hilda! Director Defends 2D and Ecological Animation

Jacques-Remy Girerd, director of the upcoming ecological French feature Aunt Hilda! talks about animation and ecology -and admits that drawing Aunt Hilda gave him a headache.

Miniscule : Valley of The Lost Ants

  It is more than Antz. It is Miniscule, the new animation feature that mixes animation with film shooting. Watch the trailer.

Finnish Short Animation Online via Animatricks

Animatricks Festival has launched a new portal for Finnish short animation.

We Got Lost on the Other Side of Wilderness: Kickstarter Campaign

Sara Koppel and Naked Love film kick off their Kickstarter campaign for the erotic animated short, We Got Lost On The Other Side of Wilderness.

News from the independent animation production world

Calls addressed to animation project at the stage of development

Awards and prizes to European and independent animation films.


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