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Production Design on “Isle of Dogs”: A Chat with the Fantastic Mr. Paul Harrod

Paul Harrod says one of his favorite sculptors is August Rodin. It’s not a name you’d imagine getting love from the Portland co-production designer of Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animation Isle of Dogs. But considering that the visuals of this phantasmagoria jointly styled with Adam Stockhausen are a breakthrough in the art form, it’s no wonder the virtuosity behind them involved the study of a master. Harrod’s more direct influences came from stop-motio...

PSIAF 2018 CAll for ENTRIES Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo

Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo Call for Entries  Submit Your Film ( www.psiaf.org ) PSIAF 2018 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawin, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experiment...

PSIAF Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo

PSIAF 2019 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawin, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experimental, Stop-Motions, VFX, and more.
The festival is expected to screen over 250+ award wining short and 5 feature-length animated films from over 103 countries including Oscar® Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Emmy® and Grammy® wining artists from around the world. The festival and expo also includes VR experiences, live animation demonstrations, character and model sculptors, animation panel discussions, seminars, and educational programming will be held in conjunction with an international poster contest.

2018 BJTS Animation Festival is now open for entries.

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From February 1, BJTS animation festival is accepting submissions through FilmFreeway, Motibeta and Festhome. FIlm Submissions from all genres of 2D animation, 3D animation and stop motion animation from all around the world. BJTS Animation Festival 2018 has a special online youtube screening for public. All the selected animation will be played through online screening so that you can have a chance to share your creative animation to a lot of internet users.  BJTS Animatino Festival is ...

BJTS Animation Festival

BJTS animation festival an animation festival for anyone who loves any types of animation. Our goal is to overcome the limitation of live screening film festivals and connect all the animation lovers around the globe. We celebrate the art of animation in all its forms. From frame-by-frame animation to 3D animation and stop motions, we hope to share interesting films with unique ideas.

BJTS Animation Festival

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BJTS animation festival an animation festival for anyone who loves any types of animation. Our goal is to overcome the limitation of live screening film festivals and connect all the animation lovers around the globe. We celebrate the art of animation in all its forms. From frame-by-frame animation to 3D animation and stop motions, we hope to share interesting films with unique ideas. ...

BJTS Animation Festival

BJTS animation festival an animation festival for anyone who loves any types of animation. Our goal is to overcome the limitation of live screening film festivals and connect all the animation lovers around the globe. We celebrate the art of animation in all its forms. From frame-by-frame animation to 3D animation and stop motions, we hope to share interesting films with unique ideas.

Halfway Through, All the Way There-Oscar Nominated Animated Short Filmmakers Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter

  The journey may not yet even be half over, but Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter are already nearing a creative summit of sorts.  Eight months into what has already been an extensive, awards-filled festival run with no foreseeable end on the horizon, the couple’s animated short “Negative Space” was recently nominated for an Oscar in that category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  "Negative Space" filmmakers Ru Kuwahata and Ma...

Some musical video

Director: Nadiya Bilokon.

Some commercial musical short film. With main heroes: a guy and a girl.

Tuesday The 23rd Is The Last Day

Hey everyone, if you haven’t heard tomorrow, Tuesday 23rd, is the last and final day to enter the 3rd Annual Silver Scream Film Festival. We’ve announced a bunch of accepted films already with more on their way. You still have a chance to join these talented filmmakers for an unforgettable event in wine country.  As a reminder, all accepted entries get two complimentary passes to the event in Santa Rosa, CA this February 16-18.   We’re accepting al...

MIFF 2018, IV

MIFF 2018, IV Besides the competitive section, Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2018 will screen national and international films in the Prism category. A list of twenty films has been released in the International category under Prism. They are divided into three categories: Animation, short fiction up to 45 minutes in length, and documentaries of any duration. National selection will follow in the next update. LIST OF FILM SELECTED FOR INTERNATIONAL PRISM SECTION...

Call For Entries: Tomorrow Is The Last Day To Enter

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Tomorrow is the last day to enter your feature, short, animation, screenplay, or graphic novel to the Silver Scream Film Fest.    The Silver Scream Fest is this February 16-18 at the Roxy Stadium 14 Theater in Santa Rosa. This year we're celebrating The Heroines Of Horror - Kelli Maroney, Barbara Crampton, and Dee Wallace. Meet the original Creature From The Black Lagoon Ricou Browning. There's even a special screening of the 4K Criterion Edition of Night Of The Livi...

"Barn Dance" (working title) - animated musical short

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Hello, all! I am currently developing a short animated musical film with a lot of Cow-reography, tentatively titled "Barn Dance". If the story stands (and dances!) on its own, maybe even makes some headway in festivals, I am hoping to milk that for all it is worth--to get permission to use a specific piece of music.  If that doesn't work, I can come up with some music on my own or enlist help, but it was written with one song in mind. Please check out the attached script.&n...

Director Nora Twomey on “The Breadwinner”

A scrolling band of carnelian clouds circling clockwise, a boy in an Afghani folk costume swirling within, a radiant beam at the center: The opening frames of Nora Twomey’s animated film The Breadwinner tell a tale of light and shadow, conjuring dream imagery of the pyche’s quest towards wholeness in the larger world. In case you haven’t guessed, we’re in the realm of universal truth, seen from toon-spun Afghanistan. The allegory quickly blossoms into...

A Whisker Past Midnight - Storyboard sample

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Hello, all!  Screenwriter Andrew Garrett here. One of many film projects I am drumming up support for is "A Whisker Past Midnight". It was selected this year for the Stage32 Global Matchmaking Program--more information is available at: https://www.stage32.com/blog/Winners-Announced-European-Co-Production-Match-Making-Program and http://www.facebook.com/ww2thriller "Whisker" is a WWII-era thriller set on a doomed ocean liner (is there any other kind?), with a Nazi pl...

Montreal International Animation Film Festival gets animated at AFM 2017

Submit your film today on Film Freeway! Montreal gets animated! We are going to AFM October 31- November 7 and we are actively seeking your animation film lineup at MIAFF 2018 and other film festivals around the globe. We curate animation and VR technology for film festivals and have done so for Moscow International Film Festival, SMILE International Children and Youth Film Festival and many more.  If you have an animation film series or movie in the works please please email laurie@a...

Real to Reel: Check out our trailer from the 2017 edition

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To celebrate the second edition of Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival, we released our first trailer. This was shown in the Picturehouse Central cinema screens ahead of the event, as well as widely shared online through our networks. It showcased the diversity of people, places and practices we celebrate during the festival. Apply now, be part of next year's edition!   Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival Trailer 2017 from Crafts Council on Vimeo.   ...

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival - Call for entries

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Calling all filmmakers! Applications now open for 2018 edition Produced by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine, Real to Reel is the first UK festival dedicated to craft and moving image. Now in its third year, the festival highlights the extraordinary talent and technique of the making and film communities. Real to Reel will return to Picturehouse Central London on 8th, 9th and 10th May 2018, to coincide with London Craft Week. Applications for submissions are now open,...

MIAFF 5th edition wants your hot new animation films for 2018 EARLY BIRD until October 14!

MIAFF is bursting into its 5th edition and will be a spectacular 5th year birthday party! Call for entries are now open so take advantage of early bird rates until October 14 For festival strategy and consultation contact Animation Calling today! With hundreds of submissions from all over the world MIAFF 5 will be screening your film alongside an ANIMAZING party to boot!   Animaze is an international film festival and conference dedicated to exploring the world of animation in all ...

Familiar faces in the Jury of the inaugural Animation is Film Festival in LA

JURY Allison Abbate   Allison Abbate is an executive vice president at Warner Animation Group. Prior to assuming her post at WAG, Abbate was an executive producer on the global blockbuster The LEGO® Movie, and a producer on Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie and Corpse Bride, Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Brad Bird’s Iron Giant.   ...

ANIMATION IS FILM: inaugural edition launches in LA

On June 16, 2017, during the Annecy Festival, GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety announced the creation of ANIMATION IS FILM, a Los Angeles-Based Animation Film Festival. This ambitious project around animation now comes into being and takes place October 20-22, 2017 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater, Hollywood. Check out the competition line-up and jury.     ANIMATION IS FILM announced the line-up and jury members for its inaugural edition. The Festiv...

IndieBOOM! Festival

The IndieBOOM! Festival is now accepting short films and videos in all categories, and unproduced screenplays. Submissions are open until Nov. 3. IndieBOOM! runs from Dec. 18, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018 streaming worldwide, online at indieboomff.com and on a Roku channel with over 16K subscribers. Created by the award-winning Art of Brooklyn Film Festival http://aobff.org

We’re in the middle of a new indie boom, and it deserves a new kind of festival. IndieBOOM! helps you promote your work and increase your fanbase, which you take with you as you crowdfund and pitch future projects. Category winners are chosen by view count, with the overall most-viewed selection winning $500. A jury of industry pros will award a Jury Prize to their favorite selection, regardless of views. All winning films and videos will also receive a one-year, non-exclusive distribution deal on BKOD. http://brooklynondemand.com

Our winning screenplay will receive a professional consultation with a Los Angeles based story analyst and more!

Learn more about IndieBOOM! and enter your films, videos and screenplays at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/IndieBoom and https://indieboomff.com

MIAFF on BBC world news - animation festival discovers a gem - A War to End All Wars -

Still from A War to End All Wars directed by UK animator Ruth Coggins The Montreal International Animation FIlm Festival is proving itself to be the hippest animation festival. Discovering the film on social media, MIAFF will deliver a world premiere of UK film  A War to End ALl Wars by director Ruth Coggins. Festival director Laurie Gordon recalls noticing a few stills and trailer of the animated film she first noticed on a Twitter feed a few months ago. She recalls, " It wasn'...

MIAFF Student film goes VIRAL with 25 million views! New Pixar style movie In a Heart Beat at Animaze

  Student filmmakers Esteban Bravo (left) and Beth David Courtesy of Esteban Bravo and Beth David The Montreal International Animation Film Festival is one of the first festivals to confirm an exclusive screening of In a Heartbeat a short animation film in the student film competition taking the internet by storm going viral with over 5 million views in just a few days.   Two animation students at Ringling School of Art and Design in Florida were able to raise more...

Flickerfest 27th International Short Film Festival

FLiCKERFEST 27th International Short Film Festival 12-21 January 2018, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia Flickerfest is an Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival. FLiCKERFEST, Australia’s premier international short film festival, will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach in January 2018. The Festival in 2018 will celebrate 27 years of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world in competitions and special showc...

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