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...

FEATURED

Archipel by Félix Dufour-Laperrière: Trailer and Rotterdam Premiere

The new animation feature by Félix Dufour-Laperrière (Ville Neuve) premieres...

21 Emerging Women Animation Directors to Watch in 2021

Here's our list of women independent animation directors to watch and learn...

Top20 Independent Animation Stories from 2020

Here are top 20 stories from the world of independent animation as depicted at...

CARTOON Movie 2021: 17 Animation Feature Projects for Adults

Discover the selected adult animation projects for Cartoon Movie 2021. It's...

Affairs of the Art by Joanna Quinn and Les Mills

The new animation short by Joanna Quinn is here: Affairs of the Art. Joanna...

Latest

KKUM by Kim Kangmin

Darcy Paquet reviews the animation short KKUM by Kim Kangmin. KKUM by Kangmin Kim won the Nelvana...

Indie Online 2020 Research Project: 10 Animation Directors Interviewed

10 animation filmmakers respond to the challenges and opportunities the new online reality brings....

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...

The Pleasures of the Research. Review of Andrijana Ružić's Michael Dudok de...

Olga Bobrowska reviews the recent monograph by Andrijana Ružić,Michael Dudok de Wit. A Life in...

Anca Damian Interview: Art Is Thinking Why We Are Alive (Indie Online 2020...

Romanian acclaimed director Anca Damian talks to Zippy Frames about her animation work and online...

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...

Sander Joon Prepares Sierra

Sander Joon starts production with the rally-themed short animation Sierra. The Estonian acclaimed...

Kapaemahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

Sometimes it's good to revisit your own history. Zippy Frames talks with the creative team behind...

Piccolo Festival dell' Animazione 2020: Festival Report

Kropka reports on the 13th edition of the online Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione. Last week, the...

The Italian Gabriele Zucchelli and Caravel Animation present a documentary on the mystery of the first (and now extinct) animated feature film, El Apostol, made in Argentina.

The Italian-born Quirino Cristiani (1896-1984) was raised in Buenos Aires, and holds the record of being the first person (before Lotte Reiniger in Germany and Walt Disney in the US) to create an animated feature film.

His El Apóstol, a cutout animation and a satire of Argentinian politics, opened in Buenos Aires cinemas in 1917 -to a great success. A second film, Sin dejar rastros followed next year, and Cristiani became a master of animation. However, a fire that destroyed the film studio eliminated the only copy of El Apóstol, making it up till today an essentially lost film.

 The documentary by Gabriele Zucchelli features the only TV interview of Quirino Cristiani at old age, when he visited his motherland.

 Following the footprints of his life, this documentary chronicles the remarkable achievement of an animation master, including 2 shorts that were discovered during the making of the film: a satirical sketch from 1919 and a 'Making of Peludópolis' from 1931.

 

 The reknown animation historian Giannalberto Bentazzi is responsible for researching all aspects of Quirino's life and work.

Quirino Cristiani is available on dvd. Visit the documentary's offiicial page

 

Support Zippy Frames

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