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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
In a Screenwriting Galaxy Far, Far, Away, the Writers Guild Foundation (https://www.wgfoundation.org) once held “Words Into Pictures,” a series of conferences that brightened the years 1997, 1999, and 2002, with debates about everything from character development to story-craft. Around about 1999, David Koepp (writer of Jurassic Park, director of Panic Room and more) and Stand By Me’s Rob Reiner got into it over VFX vs Storytel...
Cine//B is calling for submission.
This will be the 7th edition of the Festival, taking place during November at santiago de Chile.
National and Internacional Competition.
Feature Films, Short Films and Music Videos.
Submission 100% online. No entry fee.
Send your film using wetransfer, dropbox, vimeo, youtube, ftp or any othe platform.
Easier, Faster, Cheaper.
Entry Form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/41830531980958
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Totale Fiction production, Montreal production company created in 2000, which recently turned to animation and French animation studio I Can Fly based in Paris and in Bordeaux, were in Annecy to present their new co-production : "Thunder Donuts".
"Baskup Tony Parker" is the first 2D TV series produced by I Can Fly, broadcasted on M6 and Disney XD and for whom the company developed a co...
This year at the International Animation Film Market of Annecy (MIFA), TVPaint presents its 2D animation software created in 1991 by Hervé Adam. The software, originally produced for AMIGA computers, performed its software's function by integrating video editing and drawing softwares and joining new features.
It becomes from 1996 a bitmap animation software which allows at the same time to imitate traditional renderings (gouache, watercolor, crayon, C...
Chengja He presents us the studio "Snow Leopard October Digital Animation" (''10SLO Digital Animation''), creates in 2004, and based in Wuxi, in the province of Jiangsu in China. Their last production, "Space Hero", is an animated serie produced for television including 26 episodes. A fulllength movie is also in development.
Chengja He directed "Space Hero" and he is "10SLO Dig...
One month ago, Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the synopsis and title of their new animated short movie "Feast". This 6'mn short movie produced by Kristina Reed premiered at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10, 2014. Such event was eagerly awaited by the public.
This new gift from Disney features Winston, the dog of a young photographer. The story is told through the eyes of Winston who uncovers his master's lov...
The 16th Edition of the Festival International du Film d'Aubagne will take place from 16 to 21 March 2015.
Our Festival has 2 main axes : the young creation and the relation between music and image.
The Calls of Entries for the 2015 OFFICIAL COMPETITIONS are opened :
FEATURE FILM OFFICIAL COMPETITION
Opened to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd feature having a music score and completed after September 2013
Download the rules and the registration form
Austin International SHORT Film Festival
CALL FOR ENTRIES
DEADLINE: Friday, June 20, 2014
Austin stands as one of the great cities for filmmakers and independent movie making in the U.S.. Adding to this reputation, Austin can now boast a premiere international short film festival.
The Austin International Short Film Festival, will showcase the best short films and its filmmakers from around the world September 10 - 11, 2014 at the The Moviehouse and Eatery complex in ...
The Directors Showcase is open to directors of all formats and styles, who have directed Commercials, Film, TV or New Media, after January 2013.
Shortlisted entries will be showcased July 29, 2014 during festival.. The awards recognize new emerging directorial talent exceptional creative work, along with the ability to garner international exposure executed by commercial film directors who have recently launched their directorial careers. Entries must be under 5 minutes, you...
Focus Annecy 2014
In order to allow as many people as possible to discover certain films that will be screened at the Festival, Annecy has decided to put part of its programme online. MyHomeFestival is accessible to anybody, anywhere, and offers free screening of the entire official selection of commissioned films in competition as well as 3 special programmes broadcast exclusively online. Chec...
Torremolinos International Fantastic Film Festival has become in a few years in one the most important events at Costa del Sol (Spain). Place in the Torremolinos' exhibition and conference centre: theaters with 480 and 920 people capacity. Organized by the Cultural Association "Cinefans", the festival it's now a reference of innovate and transgresive ideas. It starts at Halloween (with its own Halloween night) and it lasts 10 days: galas, shows, cosplay, horror movies marathons, lecture, concerts, charitable sessions, guests and honored films for their anniversary.
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The 16th Puchon International Student Animation Festival
Date: Oct 22, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
About the event:
In 1999, the Puchon International Student Animation Festival (PISAF) embarked on its journey as the sole animation festival in Asia dedicated solely to students and has since earned high marks for the quality of its selections. PISAF has also committed itself to becoming a venue in which to introduce animations created by animators from home and abroad and nurture new talents in the digital content industry. The festival’s central program is its International Student Competition, which is designed to discover young and promising new talent in animation and showcase their work. There are two categories: Short Animated Films (less than 30 minutes) and New Media Content, which can include many different formats such as Internet/web, Mobile-based, stopmotion graphics, interactive animations and etc. In 2011 over 1,200 films from all over the world were submitted to PISAF.
Along with the competition, PISAF offers many opportunities for young animated filmmakers to meet masters of the cartoon and animation world. In 2011, Disney animator John Musker, director of The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules and The Princess and the Frog have been featured. PISAF has played a major role in creating a network linking animation festivals worldwide through its collaborations with film fests in Annecy, Ottawa, Hiroshima, Zagreb, and the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film. The festival also offers a cartoon and animation experience program to attract interested audience members. The program is also aimed at exposing the ways that cartoons and animation can help develop creativity across a variety of fields. PISAF hopes to see more people enjoying cartoon and animation in the future.
PISAF 2014, the festival’s 16th edition, will be held on October 22-26 with screenings, an animation fair, an educational convention and a variety of other special events.
In the latest example of co-production between Hollywood and China, which already holds the title of world's second largest film territory, chinese animation company Mili Pictures Worldwide has announced the opening of its Los Angeles office as well as its first Hollywood production. Dragon Nest: Warrior's Dawn follows the trend of video game to movie adaption (like Tomb Raider, Prince of Persia, and Silent Hill, among others, before it). The animated feature based on the M...
Over the years, I'd had it. Having worked/volunteered for film festivals for more than a decade, it became increasingly clear that a cancer had reared its ugly head. The observation I made was nothing short of sycophant society hell bent on being seen and/or canoodling with some celebrity. To me, these over-stuffed bras, deluxe Botox, label wearing women and men show up at events like ugly girls accompanied to the prom by a paid-off neighbor. Everyone knows, but no one says anything.
: Nacho Rodríguez.
'A Lifestory' is an animation based upon 'The Hymn of the Pearl', a poem from the second century AD. We've remade it into a surreal journey starring a space cat. The original poem is considered epic or mystical, we were drawn to it by its archetypical side, by its universal elements which can be found in everyone's psychology: the depart from the family home on a mission to realize our own destiny in a strange land, falling into sleep, forgetting the origin, then being rescued by our most intimate memory, to finally go back home.
Trenton Film Festival screens new, cutting-edge film of various genres from around the world, offering filmmakers the opportunity to interact with audiences and connect with other filmmakers at various stages in their career. Located half-way between New York City and Philadelphia, Trenton is a small city with easy access to one of the largest film markets in the world, yet intimate enough to give new film exposure that might be hard to achieve in a larger place or festival.
Trenton Film Society returns in 2014 after a 5 year hiatus, during which time the Trenton Film Society developed several other events including the Trenton International Festival--coming up 4/4-4/6/14. We are particularly excited to return to our roots to produce what was our signature event, the Trenton Film Festival.
OTF is a Perth based internationally recognised festival, that aims to develop, encourage and promote upcoming and independent filmmakers, and the world of comedy to WA, the nation and the world.
The 17th Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival’s Call-for-entries is Now Open
IT MUST HAVE AN EXCELLENT SENSE OF HUMOUR!
Got one, thought of one, making one?
: Dimitar Dimitrov- Animiter.
The painting has a value only in the moment of its creation; the rest is just a postcard from a far away voyage.
When Disney bought Pixar eight years ago, the Mickey Mouse creator was coming off such lows as the non-hit Chicken Little.
That made it critically important for Pixar, which had a string of hits such as Toy Story and Finding Nemo, to maintain its own creative culture, nurtured under tech genius Steve Jobs and creative director John Lasseter.
But the turnaround the merger wrought on Disney’s animation house was the real surprise, says Ed Catmull, now presi...
Call for Entries! FAM Fest 2015 is now accepting entries in 8 categories. To enter or get more info go to http://www.lamplightpro.com/FAMFest
FOXED! has won its 5th AWARD - Best International Animated Short at the Garden State Film festival in Atlantic City.
FOXED! continues its festival run this spring 2014 with screenings at:
Dead by Dawn, Edinburgh, Scotland http://www.deadbydawn.co.uk
NorthWest Animation Festival, Portland, OR http://www.nwanimationfest.com
Edinburgh 3D Film Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland http://edinburgh-3d-film-festival.com
We are the nation's largest celebration of animation and digital art. A festival known for its inspiring program of workshops, conferences, lectures, film screenings and art exhibits offered at no cost. We are recognized for our impressive Competition of International Animated Short Films and for the newly released Living Market, a space to foster a culture of business creativity within an industry that lives off new ideas. We are a unique and amazing experience that every year brings together some of the most influential artists and thousands of minds hungry for knowledge, art, creativity and innovation.
Fantoche opens the 2014 competition and presents Japan as guest country
From 2 to 7 September, Baden will be playing host for the 12th time to Fantoche – Switzerland’s biggest animation film showcase. This international Festival is Switzerland’s biggest festival of animation film, and is among the most popular in the world. For the 'International Competition'’ and the 'Swiss Competition', Fantoche is looking for the latest trends in the world of animat...