Interview: Ülo Pikkov Goes Into Empty Space

 The Estonian puppet animator Ülo Pikkov has a new documentary animation short, Empty Space. Read his interview for Zippy Frames.

Animateka 2015: Interview with Igor Prassel

The programme director of Animateka festival in Ljubljana, Igor Prassel, talks to Zippy Frames about the 12 years of the impressively European festival.

Špela Čadež Interview: Honesty Matters

She's talented, European and fights hard for her puppet world. The Slovenian stop-motion director Špela Čadež talks to Zippy Frames.

Olivier Catherin (bottom row, right) with the EAA board

European Animation Awards: Interview with Olivier Catherin

A new, ambitious award and association for European animation is under way. French producer Olivier Catherin talks to Zippy Frames about the European Animation  Awards.

Animation is Imperfection: Interview with Theodore Ushev

He is both daring  and innovative, but also easily at home when experimenting with what he knows best: visual forms that move. Bulgarian-Canadian artist Theodore Ushev talked to Zippy Frames during the 2015 Annecy festival.

You Need to Be Honest With Yourself: Interview with Jung

Approved for Adoption was the documentary animation that put him into the indie animation spotlight. Jung now talks to Zippy Frames from Zagreb, Animafest.

Oscar-shortlisted Coda: Interview with Alan Holly

What's your date with death would look like, if it were animated? Here's an interview with the Irish director of the Oscar-shorlisted short Coda by Alan Holly.

Symphony no. 42: Interview with Réka Bucsi

A Hungarian experimental short  that was among the 10 Oscar-shortlisted films in 2015 is now online. Read our interview with film director Réka Bucsi.

Nina Paley Talks Animation, The Prophet and Animasyros fest

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nina-paleyShe's been one of the pioneers of the free culture movement, and a great indie animator as well. US animator Nina Paley talks to Zippy Frames on her upcoming journey to Animasyros festival, Greece.

My Stuffed Granny: Interview with director Effie Pappa

Watch the awarded stop-motion Greek comedy drama, My Stuffed Granny, and read what its director,  Effie Pappa, has to say about the film.

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