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Eastern Promises: Georgian Animation at Anifilm Festival 2024 (GoCritic! Review)

Heather Bradshaw reports on the Georgian Animation programme 'Eastern Promises' at this year's Anifilm Festival 2024, part of our GoCritic! review series.

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Broncos and Buffalos: Reinventing Muybridge at Anifilm Festival (GoCritic! Review)

Gijs Suy reports on two contemporary experimental animation shorts, screened at Anifilm Festival 2024 (part of our GoCritic! review series).

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Behind The Scenes: Zoon by Jonatan Schwenk

Acclaimed animation director Jonatan Schwenk presents his Zoon animation short -and a 6-minute behind-the-scenes video.

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The Burden (2017) by Niki Lindroth von Bahr : Film Review

Our review for the Swedish animation short 'The Burden' by Niki Lindroth von Bahr.

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Fashion Victims 2.0 by María Lorenzo Hernández

Spanish animator and educator María Lorenzo Hernández talks about her film, 'Fashion Victims 2.0', on the occasion of the film's online release.

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The Great Rabbit by Atsushi Wada (2012): Film Review

It is one of the animation classics of the 21st century. Here's the animation short 'The Great Rabbit' by Atsushi Wada.

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'Mom, What’s up With the Dog' by Lola Lefèvre: Film Review

Sexual awakening and coming-of-age are now accompanied by a dog. Here's our review of the animation short 'Mom, What’s Up With the Dog; by Lola Lefèvre.

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'Obon' by Anna Samo and André Hörmann: Film Review

Watch the acclaimed animation documentary 'Obon' by Anna Samo and André Hörmann on the Hiroshima nuclear bomb, and read our film review.

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Spooky Loops by Stas Santimov

Ukrainian animation filmmaker Stas Santimov animates loops and presents 'Spooky Loops'. Here's the film to watch at Zippy Frames.

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10+1 Belgian Animation Shorts: Our Top Picks from Anima Festival 2024

Vassilis Kroustallis showcases the best Belgian animation shorts presented at this year's Anima Festival (Brussels).

Bye Little Block! by Éva Darabos

Bye Little Block! by Éva Darabos

 Gentrification gets a gravity-free treatment in the 2D animation short Bye Little Block! by Éva Darabos. Watch the Hungarian film.

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'Crab Day': Interview with the BAFTA-nominated Animation Director Ross Stringer

We talk with Ross Stringer, the BAFTA-nominated director of 'Crab Day' animation short.

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A Gender Play: 'Flower Show' Animation Short - IFFR Interview with Elli Vuorinen

Olivia Popp interviews Finnish animation director and artist Elli Vuorinen on her new animation short 'Flower Show', premiering at IFFR (Rotterdam Film Festival).

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'Animation Feels Like Home': Directors Jerusha and Jared Hess on the Oscar-nominated Animation Short 'Ninety-Five Senses'

US filmmakers Jared and Jerusha Hess talk to Zippy Frames on the Oscar-nominated animation short, 'Ninety-Five Senses'.

Skinned (Écorchée) animation short still by Joachim Hérissé

Skinned (Écorchée) by Joachim Hérissé

We review the French stop-motion animation film Skinned (Écorchée) by Joachim Hérissé.

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'Closed Mondays' by Bob Gardiner & Will Vinton (Classic Animation Frames)

50 years since the 1974 release of the claymation animation short 'Closed Mondays by Bob Gardiner and Will Vinton.


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