Ruben Brandt, Collector: Ηungarian Feature on Art and Heist

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

Gordon & Paddy: Swedish Animation Feature at the 2018 Berlinale

 The 2D animation feature competes at the Generation section of this year's Berlin Film Festival. Director Linda Hambäck  talked to ZIppy Frames.

Michel Hazanavicius Scripts Animated Little Jules Verne

The Oscar-awarded director of The Artist brings to life 3D computer animation Little Jules Verne biopic by Enormous Pictures.

Sultana's Dream by Isabel Herguera

 A 1905 feminist utopia and a short story in colonial Benghal, India becomes the basis of a new feature animation film by Spanish director Isabel Herguera.

Chinese Animation book cover Olga Bobrowska

In Absolution of Puppets on Ideological Fronts: Review of ‘Chinese Animated Film and Ideology, 1940s-1970s: Fighting Puppets’ by Olga Bobrowska

Mikhail Gurevich reviews Olga Bobrowska's book on Chinese puppet animation, Chinese Animated Film and Ideology, 1940s-1970s: Fighting Puppets.

Suzanne Buchan Receives Animafest Zagreb Award

Suzanne Buchan Receives Animafest Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies

World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb Festival Council decided to award the 2023 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies to Suzanne Buchan.

2x2 Animation Lecturer and Stage Leader Positions at UAL Central St. Martins, UK

Academic Jop position in animation from UAL: Central Saint Martins. All details

Rhode Island School of Design: Movement Lab Fellowship 2023

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Two fellowships for the animated study of movement at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Rising of Lusitania AnimaDoc Conference: Call for Talks

Academics and artists are invited to participate in the 2nd Rising of Lusitania AnimaDoc Conference(10 - 11 September 2022, online).

Vancouver Animation School Heads to the US

Vancouver Animation School (VANAS), has just opened its first office in the USA.

NFTS Gets Best Animation School Award at Animafest Zagreb

National Film and Television School (UK) is to be awarded the Best Animation School Award during the 2022 Animafest Zagreb.

Animation Scholar Rolf Giesen Gets Animafest Zagreb Award

Animation scholar Rolf Giesen will get the Animafest Zagreb 2022 for outstanding contributions to animation studies.

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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