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Program of the animation Day in Cannes
May 18 Locations Salon Renaissance 10 Bd du Midi Jean Hibert UEA PAV Village Int...
Bilal learns that bravery is in the mind not the weapon.
Courtesy of Barajoun Entertainment, used with permission
Bilal - A New Breed of Hero
By Moira Sullivan
San Francisco Examiner.com
May 16, 2016
The world premiere of “Bilal”, an animated historical epic premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Market May 14, the first of its kind made with computer generated anim...
Directors: Khurram H Alavi, Ayman Jamal
Writer: Ayman Jamal
Production company: Barajoun Entertainment
United Arab Emirates, 109 mins
Bilal is the debut of Dubai-based Barajoun Entertainment, and the first animated feature film to come out of the United Arab Emirates. In a mythical desert kingdom rendered in careful detail, a young slave strives for freedom. With spectacular set pieces and a sweeping scope, Bilal starts off on the right foot for a debut effort.
In a mythical des...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
One of the most interesting aspects of movie reviewing is looking behind the screen at the provenance of a project, and with Dubai’s first ever CGI animation, BILAL, the story behind this 1400-year-old animation saga is truly gripping. Cannes 69th Film Festival is the perfect venue for this, where it will screen shortly. The cast includes excellent actors Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (who played the yacht assassination target for Matt Damon in...
A seemingly conventional story for the eternal battle between good and bad transforms an ancient myth into an epic animation that can move both younger and older audiences.
Bilal is the story of a young slave who becomes the symbol of equality and freedom for his people, by turning against the tyrannic ruling of the wealthy and powerful and adopting a new faith. Originally inspired by one of the most widely known myths in Islam culture, this animation feature makes an at...
Kinder Cine: the program of 6 Short Movies travelling around the world with eductional components, will now have a home in Montreal at Animaze fest.
Thanks Julio Lisboa from Parati Films www.Kindercine.com
You are invited to join us for the 2nd edition of Animation Day in Cannes on May 18th for a day full of talks, panel discussions, animation screenings and networking events taking place at the Palais des Festivals and the Salon de Renaissance.
For entry to the events any press or industry Festival De Cannes badge is sufficient. For press enquiries please get in touch with Martin I. Petrov on email@example.com.
Here you can find a complete list of all events scheduled with detailed i...
May 11, 2016
Albany, CA - The 2016 Epic ACG Fest (EACG) will take place from Nov.5 to Nov.6 at the Albany Community Center in East Bay of San Francisco, California. On behalf of the EACG committee, we cordially invite you to submit your animated film, TV, Video to the 2016 Epic ACG Fest. Epic ACG fest is a unique event showcase animation, comics and games. Though screening, exhibition and competition, bring together the creative elements, the artists and the general public f...
Congratulations to all the winners at the 7th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival! Thank you to all the talented filmmakers who participated in the 2016 edition. A special thank you to SONY, iActing Studios, International Screenwriters' Association, Final Draft, and GetFilming.com for providing prizes to our award winners!
See below for the full list of awarded categories and winners.
Joey Lawrence, People of the Delta
Won Sony Vegas Pro 13 (599.95 USD val...
2016 has been a great year for Hungarian animation: Sundance had ‘Limbo Limbo Travel’, Berlinale premiered Oscar-shortlisted Réka Bucsi’s brand new piece Love, and now Cannes has announced its choice: Nadja Andrasev and Luca Tóth.
by Anita Libor
Nadja Andrasev and Luca Tóth
Ten years ago neither of them would have imagined they would be preparing for their Cannes premiere. Animation was not...
On May 18th, for second consecutive year, animation film professionals will gather to celebrate the art of animation in Cannes, during the annual film festival. Animation Day in Cannes features market screenings, panel awards and accolades, discussions and networking events, taking place in various festival locations.
Animation Day in Cannes in partnership with www.filmfestivals.com and Animaze: The Montreal Internat...
A quick introduction to the townsfolk of Sugarville, Louisiana--a city under threat of demolition (or worse) at the slimy froggy hands of Anthony J. Rowley, bayou land baron.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia
April 26-29, Stuttgart, Germany
Ludwigsburg, April 19, 2016. One week before Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment opens its doors, FMX releases its last and latest program announcements. Just a few days ago, Anne Kolbe, the Executive Vice President of Visual Effects at Warner Bros. Pictures, and Kathy Chasen-Hay, Senior Vice President of VFX at Lionsgate joined the FMX pr...
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Screenings in Cannes
May 14 Olympia 8.30 pm by invitations (media, buyers, Animation Day in Cannes registered members)
May 18 Palais B - 1.30 pm - Palais des festivals (for buyers and media)
May 18 Salon la Renaissance - 1.30 pm 10 Boulevard du Midi Jean Hibert, 06400 Cannes (for registered guests at Animatio...
Thursday 12th May at 11:30am - Arcades 3
Saturday 14th May at 10:00am - Arcades 2
OZZY is placed in a luxury kennel while his family heads to Japan. Unbeknownst to the family and OZZY, the luxury kenne...
“My Life as a Courgette” (Claude Barras, France). Adapted from Gilles Paris’ novel by Celine Sciamma, this stop-motion movie relates the story of a boy who’s taken away from his abusive alcoholic mother and put into a group home, where he tries to find his place among the other misfit kids. Sales: Indiesales
LA JEUNE FILLE SANS MAINS by Sébastien Laudenbach
World premiere, 1st feature film
France | 2016 | 1h16 | Fictio...
Animation music video award certificates awarded to world-famous pianist Silard Somorjay "Glimpse" independent animation music video awards
By Maria Esteves – April 18, 2016
The 15thTribeca Film Festival 2016 (TFF16) First Annual Whoopi’s Shorts Program introduced by festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal commenced Sunday, April 17, at the Tribeca Festival Hub in New York. The eight captivating films that inaugurated the animated shorts program were Fear, directed by Dawn Dreyer and Andrea Love; I am a Pencil (Je suis un crayon), directed by Joe D’Arcy; The Loneliest Stoplight, directed by Bill Plympton; Lucens, di...
TROMAnimation FILM FESTIVAL will run Saturday, April 30th 2016 at Lucky 13 Saloon in Brooklyn
ACCEPTING ENTRY-FEE FREE SUBMISSIONS NOW!
TromaDance Film Festival, which is in its 17th year, will give birth to an additional free independent film festival. The first ever TROMAnimation Film Festival, organized by Gary Trimarchi, animation consultant and animation curator of the exhibition, set to take place at the NYC landmark Lucky 13 S...
With nearly 2,700 films received from 85 different countries, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival has once again set a new record!
Check out the short films, TV (series/specials), commissioned films and graduation films in the 2016 Official Selection.
Animation is a genre at the forefront of cinema entertaining the widest public. With kids in the seats comes parents in tow. We'd love to hear from you! Register to Animation Day in Cannes
The tentacles of animation spread far and wide. Animation for the first epic Star Wars film gave birth to photoshop which has now become a verb as in "Has this been photoshopped?" If we include visual effects, green screen, classic and CGI, animation as a genre is...