Playing with Fire by Alexandra Levasseur

Highly symbolic and dramatic: watch Playing with Fire by Alexandra Levasseur

Animation activism: Act of Terror

The filmmaker Gemma Atkinson narrates her adventure when filming British Police officers. Watch Act of Terror.

Ari Folman's The Congress at Cannes: Trailer & excerpt

Ari Folman's The Congress, his first animated work after the critically acclaimed Waltz with Bashir, opens the Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Realisateurs) at Cannes Film Festival. Watch the first trailer of the film, and an animated excerpt.

The Man who Was Afraid of Falling by Joseph Wallace

A stop-motion film by Joseph Wallace, which reminds of the fears we all face.

4 animated European entries at Cannes Cinéfondation 2013

4 animated student films from Europe have been selected and feature in the programme of Cinéfondation at Cannes Film Festival.

Annecy gives a Special Cristal Award to Jerzy Kucia

The International Film Festival of Annecy, France is giving a Special Cristal Award to Jerzy Kucia, a master of Polish animation.

Traum Schmelze: The German Hand-Drawn Animation Exhibition

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An exhibition devoted to the German Drawn Animation Film 1930-1950 takes place in Dresden, Germany, from 21 April – 29 September 2013.

Monsters University premieres at Annecy Festival

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The Pixar prequel to Monsters, Inc will be the opening film at the celebrated animation festival in France.

Stuttgart Int'l Animation Festival 2013: Highlights

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Some of the highlights of one of the most relevant European animation festival at Stuttgart, which celebrates its 20th edition in April 2013.


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