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

Our Top Animation Short Picks from Encounters Film Festival

Joseph Norman reports for Zippy Frames from the Encounters Film Festival,...

True North: Interview with Eiji Han Shimizu

A Japanese director of Korean descent, Eiji Han Shimizu talks to Zippy Frames...

New Year by Diana Gradinaru and Rory Waudby Tolley

A post-apocalyptic comedy "New Year', the animation short by Diana Gradinaru...

Five Minutes To Sea by Natalia Mirzoyan

Natalia Mirzoyan signs a seemingly carefree but still poignant animation short...

Calamity, A Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary | Film Review

Vassilis Kroustallis reviews the animation feature Calamity, A Childhood of...

Latest

Feel Really Connected to the Work That You Are Producing: Interview With...

Zippy Frames talked to Melanie Coombs during the 5th Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2020. Melanie...

'Enough, Hands Off, and I'm Exploding', Hear the Scream of the Animators from...

Animation students and graduates from the Film School in Lodz send a powerful message to the...

Genius Loci, Children of the Sea, When We Leave Win BIAF 2020 Awards

The 22nd Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF2020, 23-27 OCT, 2020) announced its...

Our Top Animation Short Picks from Encounters Film Festival

Joseph Norman reports for Zippy Frames from the Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, UK 2020. This...

Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2020: The Awards

Find all the awards of the 2020 Fredrikstad Animation Festival. Fredrikstad Animation Festival had...

7 Animation Shorts at the European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce that the list of short film...

4 Animation Features for European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the nominations for the award category...

New Year by Diana Gradinaru and Rory Waudby Tolley

A post-apocalyptic comedy "New Year', the animation short by Diana Gradinaru and Rory Waudby...

Frickin' Times by XKopp Creative: A New German TV Series for Adults in the...

A new German TV animation series in the making, Frickin' Times by XKopp Creative. Learn about the...

Animation Sans Frontières (ASF) calls for participants

altAnimation Sans Frontières (ASF) or else the European Animation Production Workshop is a supplementary training programme supported by EU's MEDIA Programme.

ASF is designed to give European graduate-level animation film and production students an understanding of the fine art and the business of getting an idea onto a screen.

ASF is run by 4 prestigious European animation film schools:

  • Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Germany;
  • Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Hungary;
  • The Animation Workshop in Denmark;
  • Gobelins, l’école de l’image in France.

 

This programme will last 8 weeks and is open to European students from all European animation film and film production schools.

 The schedule of the workshop is the following:

  • Module 1-Filmakademie: "Finding new ideas, topics and formats", Germany (October, 2013);
  • Module 2-MOME: "Design, style and approach", Hungary (November, 2013);
  • Module 3-The Animation Workshop: "The production bible, financing and distribution", Denmark (February, 2014);
  • Module 4-Gobelins: "Production management, the producer pitch", France (March, 2014).

The participation fee is 800 euro and covers all travel costs to all 4 schools, all hotel/hostel nights including breakfasts for 2 weeks at each school, all lunches and several dinners as well as a wealth of didactic material (from art supplies through various teacher hand-outs to a number of recognised film production books).

Students who will successfully complete ASF will receive a joint course certificate signed by all 4 partner organising schools.

If you are interested, you can fill in the application form. The submission deadline is the 31st of May.

 

 

 

Support Zippy Frames

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