Tag: animation

Annecy Intl. Animation Fest Announces Shorts Winners

In case you missed it, one of the largest annual gatherings of animation industry folks took place in France over the weekend. The 2017 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the adjoining market saw over 13,000 industry people mix in a ‘Cannes-like’ setting to experience the latest animation talent. In addition to the feature-length awards, the short prizes are a major recognition for any animator…

#screensparks: Anna Budanova’s ‘Among the Black Waves’ Wins Grand Prix Anima 2017

Russian animator Anna Budanova has been awarded the Anima 2017 Grand Prix for her short film Among the Black Waves at the 36th Brussels International Animation Film Festival. Anna’s previous 2013 short Obida won awards at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Annecy International Animated Film Festival and the Hiroshima International Animation Festival. She also won a major award at the Russian Nika Awards in 2013….

#screensparks: new animated short from william caballero to screen at sundance

The latest animated short Victor and Isolina from multimedia producer and director William Caballero will screen in competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Caballero’s new work is about an elderly Puerto Rican couple, who while living apart, recount their relationship over time. The 6-minute short is made using a hybrid-animation style with 3D-printed characters. Caballero, who studied at Pratt Institute in New York, has had…

#screensparks: annie nominations announced for 2016 student animation award

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA) in Hollywood announced the nominations for the 2015 animated student film award as part of the 44th Annual Annie Awards. The nominees are; BEST ANIMATED STUDENT FILM Citipati – Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg FISHWITCH – Adrienne Dowling The Abyss – Liying Huang The Wrong End of the Stick – Terri Matthews Twiddly Things – Adara Todd ASIFA-Hollywood is the industry association…