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All highlights of the Danish animation festival VOID (Digital VOID), which kicks off 25 February…
February 19, 2021

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Our top Belgian animation short picks from the 40th Anima Festival (12-21 Feb 2021).
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Empty Places, On-Gaku: Our Sound, Easter Eggs Win Anima Festival 2021 Prizes

Anima, the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, announces the big winners of its 40th edition.
February 17, 2021

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The Cypriot animation festival Animafest Cypurs has announced Gerco de Ruijter as its 2021 residency…
February 12, 2021

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February 10, 2021

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Meghan McDonough, Stevie Borrello and Marcie LaCerte made an animation documentary, Invisible Monsters and Potato…
February 10, 2021

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February 09, 2021

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Find the two animation shorts selected at this year's Berlinale Shorts by Sasha Svirsky and…
February 07, 2021

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The 2021 Anima Brussels festival will take place entirely online, from 12 to 21 February…
February 05, 2021

All You Can Eat by Dimitris Armenakis

Greek director Dimitris Armenakis presents a parable of consumerism in his animation short All You…
February 04, 2021

CEE Animation Workshop: Selection Results 2021

The CEE Animation Workshop, the year-long project development and producer skills advancement training programme, unveiled…
February 03, 2021

Souvenir, Souvenir and Flee Take Home 2021 Sundance Awards

Two animation films, Souvenir, Souvenir (Bastien Dubois) and Flee (Jonas Poher Rasmussen) win at the…
January 29, 2021

The Lonely Orbit by Frederic Siegel & Benjamin Morard

Frederic Siegel & Benjamin Morard present their Swiss animation short, The Lonely Orbit online.
January 27, 2021

Chicken for Linda! by Chiara Malta & Sébastien Laudenbach (First Look)

The new animation feature project by Sébastien Laudenbach is a comedy, co-directed with Chiara Malta.…
January 27, 2021

Nod. Wink. Horse. by Ollie Magee

Our contributor Joseph Norman reviews the animation short Nod. Wink. Horse. by Ollie Magee, now…
January 24, 2021

ANIDOX:LAB 2021: Call for entries

Read more here about the animation documentary programme in Viborg, Denmark
January 20, 2021

Suit Up! by Jiamin Wu

Jiamin Wu presents an alternative twist to the superhero genre in her animation short Suit…
January 19, 2021

4 Animation Shorts and One Feature for the Spanish Goya Awards 2021

Find the 10 animation shorts shortlisted for the Spanish Goya animation awards.
January 18, 2021

Zuzy In the Garden, Electra. A Poem, Hurikan: Three Animation Shorts From MAUR film

Martin Vandas, of the Czech production company MAUR film, presents a brief glimpse of the…
January 16, 2021

How Czech Animation Managed the Pandemic Year 2020 And What Lies Ahead This Year

Czech Association of Animation Film presents the challenges faced and the achievement of Czech animation…
January 13, 2021

Carne by Camila Kater Acquired For The New York Times Op-Docs Season

Camila Kater’s short, animated documentary film, CARNE (Flesh), qualified for Oscar under shortlist consideration in…
January 11, 2021

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January 08, 2021

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Kropka reports on the 13th edition of the online Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione.
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January 07, 2021

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Here's our list of women independent animation directors to watch and learn more about their…
January 04, 2021

Rumours by Nicole Aebersold

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January 03, 2021

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January 01, 2021

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Ayumu Watanabe, the renowned Japanese director who directed “Children of the Sea” will create the…
December 31, 2020

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All winners of Piccolo Festival dell' Animazione Festival (27-30 December 2020).
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Anima, the Brussels International Animation Festival, set to take place from 12th to 21st February…
December 29, 2020

Top20 Independent Animation Stories from 2020

Here are top 20 stories from the world of independent animation as depicted at Zippy…
December 28, 2020

ASIFA International Starts Petition to Save Hiroshima International Animation Festival

ASIFA International asks for online support to continue Hiroshima International Animation Festival.
December 28, 2020

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Discover the selected adult animation projects for Cartoon Movie 2021.
December 23, 2020

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