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...

UK victory in the 2012 Anima Mundi festival. 2 British films win two of the main festival prizes.

Head over Heels by Timothy Reckart won the Grand Prize,  the Best Student prize, as well as the first Audience Prize) at the 2012 Anima Mundi Festival, Brazil.

The Cannes-selected  film  by the UK graduate student narrates the usual marriage breakdown story, but with a twist: this time, man and wife cannot even decide which way is up...

The Best Director award went to the Oscar-nominated A morning stroll by Grant Orchard (Studio AKA, UK), whereas the Best Animation award was given to the Czech documentary animation film, Chronicles of Oldrich S (Rudolf Smid).

Best screenplay for Bon Voyage (Fabio Friedli), and best soundtrack won Corinne Ladeinde for the NTFS production Ernesto.

2nd and 3rd audience prizes were given to Dans la tête (Sellier, Damour, Entringer, Gilles directors, France), which also won the 2nd student prize, and Fata Morgana (Frodo Kuipers, Netherlands)

In the feature film category, the Goya-awarded Wrinkles [review], an unusual but well-constructed animation drama about ageing received the top prize.

 SELKIRK, EL VERDADERO ROBINSON CRUSOE  (Selkirk, The real Robinson Crusoe) by Walter Tournier (Uruguai, Argentina, Chile) won the second prize, and  TO ARU HIKÛSHI E NO TSUIOKU by Jun Shishido (Japan) settled for the third place.

See all the awards at the Anima Mundi blog.

 

Support Zippy Frames

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