Services

Services

For Animation Filmmakers:

SHORT FILM SUBMISSION

  • Have an animation short to premiere/feature online, and need a comprehensive presentation (in the form of interview/review)? Zippy Frames is a trusted independent animation news website, which has featured a vast array of short animation films, from the more narrative to the outright experimental ones. Send us your film for consideration

⇒ Here's more info how to submit  

STORY DEVELOPMENT SERVICE FOR ANIMATION PROJECTS

  • We address the story aspects of your animation film; we examine its theme, plot structure, characters, context, in accordance with your already stated idea and director's own intentions. We come up with solutions to story problems you face, and provide examples of fine practices for your project.

⇒ Here's more info

CONSULTANCY AND FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS FOR ANIMATION SHORTS

  • Animation festival submission seems both a laborious and a mindless process for independent animation filmmakers. We can make the process seem more structured, less laborious and more promising for your festival career of your film - handled by the same people who manage Zippy Frames (via Scheriaa Productions)

⇒ Here's more info

For Animation and Film Festivals & Events Professionals

FESTIVAL PROMOTION

  • Zippy Frames hosts an extended database of call for entries from animation festivals. A large part of its news roundup covers animation festivals and film festival news. However, not everything can be covered with the same depth and extent as it could (and should) have been. If you're interested in getting in talks and an offer for a festival promotion agreement, contact our Head Editor (vassilis AT zippyframes DOT com)

VIDEO REPORTS

  • For festivals, conferences, film promotions, companies and products related to the animation industry, we offer reviews, interviews or video reports that promote your services or products in a creative and friendly way. For more info, email: info AT zippyframes DOT com

 

Read More...

The Swiss festival hosts a unique masterclass of the Oscar-awarded director.

A threefold Oscar-nominated artist (won for Father and Daughter in 2000) Michael Dudok de Wit, the Dutch artist which creates a strong emotional impact with simple, hand drawn characters in impressive landscapes .

When he received carte blanche to direct a feature animation  for the prestigious Studio Ghibli in Japan, it was like a dream came true. Dudok de Wit encountered this nine year enterprise with the collaboration of  Isao Takahata and Toshio Suzuki,  which resulted in the stunningly beautiful The Red Turtle (which won the Un Certain Regard distinction at the 2016 Cannes film festival).

In his Fantoche masterclass, Michael Dudok de Wit will focus on the creative processes and working methods he and his collaborators employed. With the support of visual material, he will shed light on the use of film language, story writing, graphic exploration and the use of landscape as a character. Q&A with the audience will follow.

Practical details:
Date:
6 Sep 2017, 10am-2pm (approx).
Venue: Kino Trafen 3, Baden
Tickets: Starticket.ch

The festival 2017 trailer:

The 15th Fantoche festival takes place  5 - 10 September in Baden/Switzerland. Opening film is Loving Vincent. The festival hosts more than 300 latest feature and short films, multimedia exhibitions, industry talks and workshops offer a wide programme for all generations.

 

Support Zippy Frames

Keep this professional animation journalism effort relevant and updated. Become a Zippy Frames patron