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Τhe Prince's Voyage Review: Looking for a Utopia

Film review for The Prince's Voyage by Jean-François Laguionie and Xavier Picard. There are certain things you tend to expect from a Jean-François Laguionie film in his later cinematic output: a...

Herstory: Encounters Film Festival 2019

Our UK correspondent Joseph Norman reports from the Encounters Film Festival 2019. At the recent ‘Encounters Film Festival’ in Bristol, UK, I attended the Herstory event screenings, followed by a...

Animarkt, A Top Class Forum of Stop-Motion Animation

Our Zippy Frames contributor, Kropka reports from the 4th Animarkt Stop-Motion Forum (Lodz, Poland). It is always a pleasure to return to Lodz and thanks to the invitation of Animarkt, I could see...

Brothers Quay at DOK Leipzig 2019

Special animation programmes of DOK Leipzig include a Brothers Quay talk and retrospective, a Jakob Böhme philosopher tribute, as well as Brenda Lien and Max Colson programmes. Brothers Quay come to...

4 Animated Features for European Film Awards 2019

Four Animation Films are nominated for the European Film Awards 2019 The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM...

Animation Shorts

Two For Two by Jelena Oroz

Jelena Oroz premieres her acclaimed animation short Two For Two at Zippy Frames. Our home is a...

The School of Life - Intimacy and Closeness by...

Alain de Botton and The School of Life gets a playful and intimate animated treatment by Daniel...

Purpleboy by Alexandre Siqueira

Being trans doesn't mean being typecast. Here's the exquisitely dramatic Purpleboy by Alexandre...

Sheep, Wolf and A Cup Of Tea... by Marion Lacourt

French director Marion Lacourt premieres her Sheep, Wolf and A Cup Of Tea... at Locarno Film...

Body Echo by Ali Aschman

It pains to be doubly in pain. UK-based artist Ali Aschman premieres her stop-motion film Body...

So I Danced Again... by Lottie Kingslake

Finding and losing yourself in a sketchbook dance. Watch So I Danced Again by Lottie Kingslake....

Are You Kidding Me? by Shadab Shayegan

Shadab Shayegan presents a case of escalating violence sturdily directed in Are You Kidding Me?...

The Stained Club

Some stains are hard to come off. Watch The Stained Club by Supinfocom Rubika students. The...

The Procession by Pascal Blanchet and Rodolphe...

Olga Bobrowska reviews the 2D film The Procession by Pascal Blanchet and animator Rodolphe...

Animation Festivals News

Acid Rain, Daughter, Marona Win BIAF Awards

Find all winners of the 21st Bucheon International Animation Festival. The 21st Bucheon...

Etiuda & Anima 2019: Programme Highlights

Find the highlights of the 26th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima is going to take place...

Herstory: Encounters Film Festival 2019

Our UK correspondent Joseph Norman reports from the Encounters Film Festival 2019. At the recent...

42 Animation Shorts for PÖFF Shorts 2019

PÖFF Shorts in Tallinn announces titles for international animation competition. PÖFF Shorts, t he...

Anima 2020 Unveils Poster, Showcases Scandinavia

The first details from the 2020 edition of Anima, Brussels International Animation Film Festival...

Brothers Quay at DOK Leipzig 2019

Special animation programmes of DOK Leipzig include a Brothers Quay talk and retrospective, a...

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REVIEWS

Τhe Prince's Voyage Review: Looking for a Utopia

Film review for The Prince's Voyage by Jean-François Laguionie and Xavier Picard. There are certain things you tend to expect from a Jean-François Laguionie film in his later cinematic output: a...

More Than A Film: Zero Impunity Review by Blies Brothers and Denis Lambert

Olga Bobrowska reviews Zero Impunity by Blies Brothers and Denis Lambert. To choose what's most striking and powerful about Zero Impunity , a sincere documentary about sexual violence happening in...

Ville Neuve Review: Like A Fish Out of Water

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the poetic and intimate Canadian animation feature Ville Neuve by Félix Dufour-Laperrière. How can you recast a broken bell? Félix Dufour-Laperrière 's sober, poetic and...

Away by Gints Zilbalodis Review: Your Eden Is Just Around the Harbour

Away is a prime 3D immersive experience without the use of sex, drugs or rock'n'roll. Read our review for the Latvian animation feature Away by Gints Zilbalodis. It will be definitely be compared...

Love, Death and Robots Review

Our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka reviews and takes a critical stance on the Love, Death and Robots Netflix series. The Netflix’s series carried out by the directors Tim Miller (Deadpool) and...

Ruben Brandt, Collector Review: Artistic Obsession in Action

It's a post-modern heist film, full of references and short of surprises. Our review for Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstic. Premiered at the71st Locarno Film Festival, a fit place for a...

INTERVIEWS

Meet Mousse & Bichon by Vivement Lundi!

Zippy Frames caught up with the creators of the promising stop-motion series in development by Vivement Lunid!, Mousse & Bichon, during CARTOON Forum 2019. It was one of the most-attended CARTOON...

Tito and The Birds: Interview with Gabriel Bitar

Eliane Gordeeff talks with Gabriel Bitar, the Brazilian director of Tito and the Birds feature film. Our Zippy Frames Correspondent Eliane Gordeeff meets Gabriel Bitar, the Brazilian director of...

A Demonstration of Brilliance in Four Acts: Interview With Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov (VIDEO)

Two talented independent animators from Croatia/ Estonia, Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov, talk to our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka during Annecy Festival. 2D animation can be as narratively...

Helping Others to Speak Up: A Conversation with Zero Impunity team

Olga Bobrowska talks to Stephane Hueber-Blies, Nicolas Blies, Marion Guth and Denis Lambert ( Zero Impunity team) during the 2019 Annecy Festival. Zero Impunity is an artistic animated documentary...

A Lot of Energy, But It's Totally Worth It: Interview with Edwina Liard

Edwina Liard is one of the creative duo of IKKI Films, responsible for bringing Negative Space to life. She talks to Zippy Frames. She's responsible (along with her partner Nidia Santiago) for...

Traitors of the Eyes: Interview with Abdelrahman Dnewar and Saad Dnewar

Tsvika Oren interviews Abdelrahman Dnewar and Saad Dnewar, the winners of the ITFS Arab Animation Forum, for their project Traitors of the Eyes. At the Arab Animation Forum during the 26th...

Mother Didn't Know: Interview With Marita Mayer (VIDEO)

Trollfilm producer Marita Mayer gives an interview to our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka during Annecy Festival. A new Anita Killi (Angry Man) project is coming in, and wee wanted to learn more...

Promising Beginnings: A Conversation with Chris Lavis

Olga Bobrowska talks to Madame Tutli-Putli director Chris Lavis. Sometimes there are teams of creative personalities who seem inseparable, let's say: imagine animated film history without Fleischer...

Integrating Universes: A Conversation with Regina Pessoa and Abi Feijó

Olga Bobrowska talks to Portuguese animation filmmakers Regina Pessoa and Abi Feijó during the 2019 Annecy Festival. On a humid afternoon, a day before winning Annecy 2019 Jury Award for the film...

Training - Pitching

Animarkt, A Top Class Forum of Stop-Motion...

Our Zippy Frames contributor, Kropka reports from the 4th Animarkt Stop-Motion Forum (Lodz,...

Discover the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019...

All winners of ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum 2019. ANIMARKT Pitching is a great opportunity to...

12 Animation Projects, 6 Film Professionals for...

12 Animated Projects and 6 Film Professionals Selected for the year-long training CEE Animation...

Muedra, Nuit Chérie, Je Sors Acheter des...

Find all winners of 3DWire. The 11th edition of 3D Wire already has its winners, the short films...

A 5-Day Celebration of Stop-Motion Animation at...

15 selected project for ANIMARKT 2019. Find what's happening its 4th edition. On 8-12 October Łódź...

CARTOON Forum 2019: Our Top Picks

Vassilis Kroustallis selects ten TV animation projects pitched at CARTOON Forum (16-19 Sep,...

Finding Your Look and Content: Report from 2019...

Vassilis Kroustallis reports from the 30th edition of CARTOON Forum in Toulouse, 16-19 September...

3D Wire Selection: 153 Animation Projects and 41...

3D Wire selects 153 projects that represent the vanguard of animation end video games. The 3D Wire...

Discover the 2019 CARTOON Tributes Nominees

MIYU Productions, Xilam Animation and allnominees for the European industry CARTOON Tributes have...
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