NY Tribute to Czech Animation: Jiří Trnka and Jiří Brdecka

An homage to both Jiří Trnka and Jiří Brdecka - two of the pioneers and innovators of Czech animation will be showcased by The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Comeback Company in April 2018.

Theodore Ushev Lights Up In The Mirror, Dimly

Mixed reality installation in Sofia by the Oscar-nominated animation director was an astounding success.

Reviving the First Ukrainian Cartoon Character: 90 Years of Ukrainian Animation

Discover the 90 Years of Ukrainian Animation Initiative.

Michèle Cournoyer Wins the 2017 Prix Albert Tessier

The first female animation director to win the Quebec’s highest prize for cinema.

ASIFA Celebrates International Animation Day, 28/10

Check out the story and events of the International Animation Day organized by ASIFA.

Theo Ushev to Become a Chevialier of the French Republic

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The Oscar-nominated artist to be named Chevalier De L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Class of Arts and Humanities).

Isle of Dogs Has a Trailer

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The new stop-motion film by Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox). Watch the trailer.

YouTube Bans Villa Antropoff by Vladimir Leschiov and Kaspar Jancis

The awarded animation short has been found to violate YouTube's policy on nudity and sexual content.

Ivana Šebestová Presents Yellow

New work by the acclaimed Slovak animation director Ivana Šebestová premieres 6 Sep 2017.

Nothing Happens VR by Uri & Michelle Kranot in Venice

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

The Breadwinner to Premiere at Toronto

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

Bicycle Film Festival 2017: Animation Programme

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

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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