'Alpha Omega' animation still by Bruno Bozzetto

'Alpha Omega' by Bruno Bozzetto (Classic Animation Frames)

A short reappraisal of the Italian animation short 'Alpha Omega' by Bruno Bozzetto.

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Regina Pessoa Films, Ranked (Top Animation Directors)

Eliane Gordeeff ranks the animation shorts of the Portuguese animation director Regina Pessoa, in our series of top animation directors.

Signs animation short by Dustin Rees still

Signs by Dustin Rees: Online Premiere

Swiss animation artist Dustin Rees premieres online his night animation comedy of relationships 'Signs', and talks to Zippy Frames.

Pina animation still

Pina by Jérémy Depuydt, Giuseppe Accardo

A Belgian animation film on the list of Oscar-qualifying animation shorts of 2023. Discover 'Pina' by  Jérémy Depuydt and Giuseppe Accardo.

Wild Summon animation film still

Wild Summon by Karni Arieli, Saul Freed : Film Review

Our film review for the Cannes-selected short animation Wild Summon by Karni Arieli and Saul Freed.

'27' animation film still

'27' by Flóra Anna Buda: Film Review

Hungarian animation filmmaker Flóra Anna Buda won the Palme d'Or for her short animation film, '27'. Our film review.

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'Miserable Miracle' by Ryo Orikasa

The new animation (and Oscar-qualified) film by Japanese animation filmmaker Ryo Orikasa.

Eeva animation film still

Eeva by Lucija Mrzljak & Morten Tšinakov

Another subversive animation short by the Croatian/Estonian duo of Lucija Mrzljak & Morten Tšinakov.

Zima (Winter) still by Tomasz Popakul

Zima by Tomasz Popakul & Kasumi Ozeki

The much-awarded animation short 'Zima' (Winter) by Polish animation director Tomasz (Tomek) Popakul.

Urmas Joemees, Estonian cinematographer

Urmas Jõemees: In Memoriam (1963-2023)

Estonian animation director and artist Mait Laas writes about the Estonian cinematographer Urmas Jõemees, who passed away on 15 October 2023.

Aikane animation short still, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson

'Aikane' Short Animation by Dan Sousa, Dean Hamer & Joe Wilson: Queer Indigenous Feeling

A new queer animation film from the Hawaiian creators of 'Kapaemahu' is now Oscar-qualified. Learn more about 'Aikane'.

The Prejudiced Hierarchist by Comfort Cox

The Prejudiced Hierarchist by Conform Cox

Let's talk (again) about animals. Dutch artist Conform Cox premieres online her animation short 'The Prejudiced Hierarchist'.

Juan Pablo Zaramella animation director

Juan Pablo Zaramella Films, Ranked (Top Animation Directors)

Eliane Gordeeff ranks the animation shorts of the Argentinian animation director Juan Pablo Zaramella.

Have A Nice Dog by Jalal Maghout animation short still

'Have A Nice Dog!' by Jalal Maghout: Online Premiere

Syrian-born, German-based animation filmmaker Jalal Maghout reflects on war, people, and dogs in his animation short 'Have A Nice Dog!'. He premieres the film online and talks to Zippy Frames.

Mr. Pascal by Alison de Vere animation still

Mr. Pascal by Alison de Vere (Classic Animation Frames)

Vassilis Kroustallis reappraises the Annecy-awarded animation short Mr. Pascl by UK animation director Alison de Vere.

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