ANIMATION FRONT

Florence Miailhe Designs the BIAF 2022 Poster and Trailer
Florence Miailhe Designs the BIAF 2022 Poster and Trailer
'When The Idea is The Most Important”: Interview with Maja Gehrig (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
'When The Idea is The Most Important”: Interview with Maja Gehrig (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
'Once There Was A Sea', ''Love, Dad', Anne Frank' in the Anifilm Winners 2022
'Once There Was A Sea', ''Love, Dad', Anne Frank' in the Anifilm Winners 2022
'Bob Spit', 'Bestia', 'Frankelda' In the 2022 Quirino Awards Winners
'Bob Spit', 'Bestia', 'Frankelda' In the 2022 Quirino Awards Winners
(Exclusive): Garrano Animation Short Trailer by David Doutel and Vasco Sá
(Exclusive): Garrano Animation Short Trailer by David Doutel and Vasco Sá
Animation As Metaphorical Storytelling: Interview with Nils Hedinger (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
Animation As Metaphorical Storytelling: Interview with Nils Hedinger (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
'I Like Animation Projects That Go Deep Into the Subject': Interview with Saskia von Virág (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
'I Like Animation Projects That Go Deep Into the Subject': Interview with Saskia von Virág (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
The Audience Will Always Be Different: Interview with Michael Frei (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
The Audience Will Always Be Different: Interview with Michael Frei (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
Animated Multiverse: Review of the Contemporary Swiss Animated Production
Animated Multiverse: Review of the Contemporary Swiss Animated Production
Monoclub Chilemonos 2022: Three Weeks of Animation Activities
Monoclub Chilemonos 2022: Three Weeks of Animation Activities
'I Enjoy Getting Characters Back On the Stage: Interview with Marjolaine Perreten (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
'I Enjoy Getting Characters Back On the Stage: Interview with Marjolaine Perreten (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
Exploring Different, Animated Worlds: Interview with Team Tumult (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
Exploring Different, Animated Worlds: Interview with Team Tumult (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
Swiss Animation Focus at Annecy Festival: A Comprehensive Guide
Swiss Animation Focus at Annecy Festival: A Comprehensive Guide
55 European Animation Features Per Year. Do We Watch Them and Are They Enough?
55 European Animation Features Per Year. Do We Watch Them and Are They Enough?
Flow by Gints Zilbalodis: First Teaser
Flow by Gints Zilbalodis: First Teaser
Deep Love by Mykyta Lyskov
Deep Love by Mykyta Lyskov
Russian Animation Artists Against the War
Russian Animation Artists Against the War
Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio: First Trailer
Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio: First Trailer
Zoon by Jonatan Schwenk: Interview
Zoon by Jonatan Schwenk: Interview

Write your animation short or feature script in  Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, France within he NEF Animation residency programme.

NB: For the Current NEF Residency, see here

NEF Animation supports the writing and the creative research in the field of animated film by developping artist residency programs that encourage international mobility.

The International Writing Residency for Animated Films is hosted and coproduced by the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, one of the most important sites of the Loire valley (France).

The International Writing Residency for Animated Films allows authors to immerse themselves one month into their work without caring about material constraints in a peaceful and inspiring atmosphere and enable them to meet and exchange with other artists in residency.

Authors can apply with any personal projects of short, medium or full length animated films.

 

 

Practical Information

  • The residency period will last from the 1st to the 31th of October 2017
  • The selectees are given a writing grant of 1200 euros and a fixed per-diem for food.
  • The travelling expenses are reimbursed on the basis of a price schedule calculated proportionally to the distance between home and the Abbey of Fontevraud.
  • The residents are housed at the Abbey. Laundry and equipped kitchen are at their disposal. The bedrooms are individual. The kitchen and living-room are shared.

Fill in the entry form (international applicants) and read the rules and regulations.

Deadlines: For international candidates : October 20th, 2016 (jury on November)
For French candidates : April 6th, 2017 (jury on May)

This residency program receives the financial support of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, through the «Odyssée» program of the Association of Cultural Encounter Centres (ACCR).

It also enjoys the partnership of FOCAL Foundation, Annecy Animated Film Festival, Meknes Animated Film Festival, Angers European First Film Festival and Folimage Young Audience Residency.