Our short, but important news items from the world of independent animation. Our first issue, 5 June 2017.
Not your ordinary animated characters. The new, Australian independent feature, The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead by Elliot Cowan. Film review.
A new feature in production details the story of troubled times in Cambodia, and finds French distribution. Director Denis Do talks to Zippyframes.com about Funan.
The world of high heels and how not to leave your child unattended. Watch the charmingly deviant The Red Heels.
Discover things left out in The Longest Road by Manddy Wyckens.
Growing up or being a child underneath? Watch Le retour (The Return) by Natalia Chernysheva.
The French animation studio responsible for Sylvain Chomet's The Illusionnist now moves on in its feature slate with an adaptation of an Algerian novel by Yasmina Khadra.
Reza Riahi reminds us of the grown-up business that the little ones are not supposed to know -but they do. Watch Allo...Chloé ?
The new stop-motion film by Claude Barras presents a sweet but also poignant tale of children in need of care and respect.
All winners of the celebrated Annecy International Film Animation Festival.
Max Andersson & Helena Ahonen direct a road movie on the Balkans, and mix stylistically animation with live-action. Read the film review of Tito on Ice.
Per Åhlin, the iconic Swedish film director, illustrator and animator will be this year’s honorary guest at the Fredrikstad Animation Festival, which will take place on the 9th to 12th of November in Fredrikstad, Norway.
After the critically acclaimed (and Oscar-shortlisted) Paths of Hate, Damian Nenow prepares the feature film Another day of life. Watch the trailer.
The unknown X becomes a whole symphony of shapes. Watch the experimental X by Max Hattler.
Ali Soozandeh's rotoscoped Iranian drama about the lives of 4 people in modern-day Tehran hits all the right notes in character development within a glib portrait of internalized, strict moral codes.
Asia wins bigs at the 2012 Anima Festival, Brussels.
Full of magic & beauty, but without unnecessary gimmickry, the Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea has enough drama and emotion to turn a stone into a Celtic wizard.
Chico & Rita, POS ESO will be some of the festival tribute highlights.
All winners of the Slovak animation fest, Fest Anča.
A 2D adventure in the life of a little girl by Canadian animator Myriam Obin. Watch the film below.
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