Yakari by Xavier Giacometti Goes to Cannes

The animation feature film Yakari will be part of the "Animation Day" event of Cannes and Annecy Festival.

Angela Poschet Joins German Akkord Film

After two Academy Award nominated productions, Angela Poschet joins German producer Akkord Film.

2019 International Animation Day Poster by Giannis Koutsouris

Greek animation artist Giannis Koutsouris  creates the poster for the 2019 International Animation Day celebration.

Agnès Varda Presents Jacques Demy: Drawing On Film

The 1991 documentary Jacquot De Nantes by Agnès Varda presents a rather unknown aspect of her husband, Jacques Demy and his drawing on film.


8 Belgian Animation Shorts To Watch In 2019

Here's the recent crop of Belgian animation shorts screened at 2019 Anima Brussels festival.

Cascadeur: Innovative software for physics-based character animation

Nekki developers present a new Cascadeur software for computer animation, and invite users for Beta testing.


European Animation Features Get 2019 US Release via GKIDS

This Magnificent Cake!, Funan, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of The Turtles are all released theatrically spring-summer 2019.

The Animation Community Reacts to Rosto's Death

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Friends, professional partners and independent animators share their grief and comments on the visionary Dutch filmmaker, who passed away.

GKIDS Premieres This Magnificent Cake! (March 1st, LA)

LA Premiere for the Emma De Swaef - Marc James Roels acclaimed stop-motion feature.

Nina Paley's Seder-Masochism Goes Online

The sophomore feature from the creator of Sita Sings the Blues is now available to watch in full.

FIRST LOOK: Breathless Animals by Lei Lei

All you need to know about US/Chinese artist Lei Lei and his feature experimental film, Breathless Animals, premiering at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival.

What To Expect From Czech Animation In 2019

An overview of the Czech animation production that will hit festivals and screens during 2019.

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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