Poster of Spare Change Ryan Larkin's final animation film.
Short Animation. Completed. 2009, Dir. Ryan Larkin, Laurie Gordon
This animation short by Ryan Larkin (Walking, Street Musique, etc.) recounts some “comical experiences” Larkin had during his many years as a panhandler in Montreal. It tells the story of Astral Pan, a street beggar (voiced by Larkin himself), who takes us on a wild
Muppets Most Wanted
A franchise that probably suffered due to the committee-style of film-making, Muppets Most Wanted does have its moments. At the end of it all, though, one feels that it is a case of wasted opportunities. Too many insider jokes, too many take-offs and too many guest appearances of little consequence make the eighth Muppet outing nowhere near the best.
A muppet is a cross between a marionette and a puppet, created by Jim Henson (died 1990), which lends itself to an interestin...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
You may not have heard of Life After Pi, but you certainly remember Life of Pi, which continues to dazzle in VFX and revenues.
Life After Pi, from now-bankrupt studio Rhythm + Hues, is the story of a movie made by hand by 100's of VFX artists whose movie won an Oscar in 2013, only to find themselves out of work in 2014. Out of work on a picket line outside the Academy Awards this year. It is a 30-minute documentary made by the studio ...
Due to a great interest of filmmakers in the 7th edition of the International Animated Film Competition at ANIMATOR \ 2014, the festival organizers decided to introduce the second selection for competition. New, the final entry deadline is : March 24, 2014 /the date on the postmark is what counts/.
The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from www.animator-festival.com.
NEW YORK NO LIMITS is currently accepting Feature film entries in any subject, category and language for the 2014 NYNL SUMMIT.
New York No Limits is proud to host its 4th annual Summit, a film festival event, in New York City on November 20th - 22nd at The Wild Project. NYNL is seeking films that express the most vital vision of the filmmaker. Our goal is to program the best in cutting edge film from all countries and to serve as a platform for filmmakers to explore multifaceted content.
INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL
OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART
1 - 7 AUGUST 2014, VARNA, BULGARIA
VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 7th edition.
The 7th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and 7th August 2014 in Varna, Bulgaria.
This year's edition of VIDEOHOLICA will be accompanied by an international panel discussion on the issues and opportuni...
Animation Production Day (APD), an event hosted by FMX 2014, Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia (April 22-25, 2014) and the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 22-27, 2014) takes place on April 24 and 25, 2014 for the 8th time. It is an event by Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and Film- & Medienfestival gGmbH. As a business platform for the international animation industry the APD invites production companies worldwide to submit their animation and digital con...
In 2014 Stuttgart will again open up the doors to the great world of animated film. And the competition for the golden Trickstars starts anew. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will offer a platform to filmmakers, directors and production companies to present their films and give the fans of animated film the chance to watch animated short and feature films of all genres for six days. The ITFS is one of the biggest and most important international festivals for animated film. It has...
Director James Stewart has delivered a beguiling 3D stop-motion animated journey with FOXED! In this 4 minute cautionary tale, delicate Emily is found enslaved by foxes in a dank, hard-labour cave. When she thinks her freedom is within reach, she discovers a reality far more heart-breaking. Delivered with imagination, precision and the otherworld whimsy of a Grimm’s Fairy Tale, this Canadian short film leaves you wanting more, as only the best short films can. Collecting awards aro...
Upcoming Screenplay Contest Winner will be Made into Film
Sunscreen Film Festival partners with Hollywood Production and Distribution companies to produce winning screenplay into film.
Click this link to submit http://sunscreen.ticketmob.com/show.cfm?id=7617&cart
Oct. 22 to January 31, 2014 Regular Deadline
Feb. 1st to Feb. 15, 2014 Late Deadline
Finalists Announced: April 1, 2014
Winner Announced: May 3, 2014 (at Sunscreen Film Festival)
Trailer for MANHATTAN SHORT 2013. Edited by Vito DeCandi at Radical Media
Animator Claude Robinson has been awarded nearly 2 million dollars in legal fees and damages after a 20 year battle against the now defunct riches to rags production house CINAR. A Montreal story for years we all knew someone who knew the characters in this macabre play of the weaker lowly creator versus big bad production house. CINAR ran a money machine production house plagiarising filmmakers ideas and while milking Canadian and Quebec film funding and tax credit system in the millions of d...
The West Virginia University School of Art and Design is accepting entries to the 5th annual West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival. We seek independent, unique and compelling work in film, experimental video and animation. All interested artists, filmmakers, multimedia enthusiasts are encouraged to submit work for consideration. Student submissions are also encouraged.
Send us your work! http://www.mountaineerfilmfest.org/
Deadline for entries: February 25, 2014 (received)
Noida Interntional Film Festival-14
Feature Films | Short Films | Animations | Documentaries | Music Videos
Regular Submission Deadline: 14 Jan 14
Late Submission Deadline: 22 Jan 14
Festival Date: 8 Feb 14
To download entry form & for more details kindly visit-
For any query write us at NIFF@miniboxoffice.com
Totally Oscar Buzzing films Fruitvale station is rumoured to be heading to the Oscars in 2014. Laurie lands an impromptu selfie with Ephraim Walker a producer lawyer who worked on the Fruitvale station trial which is now the movie. Watch this space for an interview with Ephriam coming up.
RATED SR - Socially Relevant FIlm Festival New York is a festival and film lab that aims to satisfy a market need concentrating on everyday positive human stories. THE MISSION of the Festival is to spotlight filmmakers who are producing films that tackle the social and environmental issues of the day without relying on gratuitous effects, loud soundtracks and sensationalism to draw in an audience.
Rated SR aims to showcase socially relevant films of high artistic v...
Cameron Bailey currently holds the position of Artistic Director for the Toronto International Film Festival, he shares with us his dailiy picks, watch him presentth ehighlights of...
Day 3 in Toronto 2013
American Theatre of Harlem is currently accepting submissions for its 9th Annual CULTURES COLLIDE Community Film Festival. This year's festival runs from October 17 to October 20, 2013.
CULTURES COLLIDE celebrates the efforts of multicultural films and filmmakers and features an industry panel. Each night concludes with an Audience Choice presentation, where the audience selects its favorite film.
CULTURES COLLIDE Community Film Festival screens in the arts community of Fort Greene, ...
Zookastar in London is calling for entries for a Short Film competition and also a Music Video competition.
We are a film event happening over Halloween weekend in London; we have interactive workshops, screenings, feature debuts, collectors fairs, signings, auctions and special guests from the world of cinema.
See our page for more details about the film competitions.
MSN Short-Form Storytellers Challenge
MSN and the NYTVF have teamed up to launch the “Short-Form Storytellers Challenge,” offering indie producers and production companies the chance at a $75,000 production budget to create an original short-form series for Microsoft's digital platform. Find out more at http://www.nytvf.com/2013_msn.html
What buzz-worthy micro-episodes can YOU come up with that are under 2 minutes? All genres welcome. Particular interest in comedy, animatio...
The two-phased competition will be held during the festival in Maribor (September 27th-29th) and Niepołomice (October 25th-27th).
You can send us your stop motion masterpiece until August 15th. The results of the selection process will be known no later than September 11th. Submission to the competition is free of charge.
Films submitted to the competition should be no longer than 30 minutes and produced after Juanuary 1st, 2011. Please, note that we accept films made ONLY in the techniques ...
MIFA at Annecy is one of the most dynamic film markets which exists today. Dozens of stands, exhibitors, and delegations both government and business development creates a fine mix of culture, commerce and art, all held under one roof. Surrounded by an exquisite natural backdrop, MIFA is dynamic, positive and effective. Looking forward to the outcome of deals and new partnerships set forth in the coming y
Annecy 2013 closing party with a serious CANADIAN announcement from Chris Landreth winner for his latest animation film Subconscious Password. (Oscar 2005 Ryan). Annecy director Tiziana Loschi Bulgarian born director Theodore Ushev and Laurie Gordon gather for a Canon moment.