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The 28th edition of Cartoons on the Bay is around the corner!

The Festival will be held in Pescara from May 29th to 2nd June, 2024. You have time until April 10th to submit your works to the contest. Don’t miss this chance!  The categories in competition are: Preschool Tv Show (2-4 Yo) Upper Preschool Tv Show (4-6 Yo) Kids Tv Show (7-11 Yo) Youth Tv Show (11+ Yo) Interactive Animation Live Action And/Or Hybrid Tv Show Tv Pilot Short Film Animated Feature Visit our website

CEE Animation Workshop wrapped the 2024 edition

    The CEE Animation Workshop has entered it’s sixth year with a new selection of participants and animated projects in development. The programme is again welcoming projects and participants from various different countries, while still maintaining focus on the CEE region and low production capacity countries. Among 38 applications from 26 countries, the organizers have carefully selected 12 projects and 28 participants from 13 countries who will attend the 2024 edition of th...

VIDEO: THE WILD ROBOT from DreamWorks Animation : Watch the Official Trailer

From DreamWorks Animation comes a new adaptation of a literary sensation, Peter Brown’s beloved, award-winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, The Wild Robot.  THE WILD ROBOT – IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 20 Official Website | Facebook | X | Instagram | TikTok | YouTube | #TheWildRobot The epic adventure follows the journey of a robot—ROZZUM unit 7134, “Roz” for short — that is shipwrecked on ...

9th Cartoon Springboard 2023 kicks off October 24-26 in Madrid

    YOUNG EUROPEAN ANIMATION TALENTS GATHER AT CARTOON SPRINGBOARD’S NINTH EDITION IN MADRID   Young European animation talents will gather at Cartoon Springboard’s ninth edition, to be held on October 24-26 in Madrid. During this pitching event, the participants – all of them students or graduates from European animation schools – will be mentored by a panel of experts with the aim of strengthening their projects. In addition...

Annecy Festival 2024 Edition: Submit your films!

Festival 9-15 June 2024 Mifa 11-14 June 2024 Submit your animation film now, for a chance to compete in the next Annecy International Animation Film Festival Official Selection and maybe be among the 2024 winners! Submit your works!   You have until: 11:59 pm (French time) on Thursday 15th February 2024 for Short Films, Graduation Films, TV Films and Commissi...

The Cité internationale du cinéma d’animation d’Annecy saddles up!

The Cité internationale du cinéma d’animation d’Annecy on track! Preview: DDA Devaux & Devaux Architectes AN EMBLEMATIC SITE FOR THE WORLD CAPITAL OF ANIMATION FILM For the last 63 years, Annecy has hosted the world’s leading festival dedicated to animation film.  In June 2023, some 16,000 professionals and enthusiasts from nearly a hundred countries came to celebrate animation in all its forms.  The epitome of this history and its succes...

The OIAF Announces Partnership with the BRIC Foundation for Art + Biz Day

The Ottawa International Animation Festival partners with the BRIC Foundation to bring career-building programming to Art + Biz Day at The Animation Conference. In partnership with the BRIC Foundation, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) presents Art + Biz Day: BRIC @ TAC as a part of The Animation Conference (TAC). Accessible to all OIAF 2023 TAC and AnimaPass passholders, the event runs on September 22, 2023, and includes programming focused on breaking, reinventing, impactin...

The OIAF releases its Young Audiences 7+ and Teen Audiences 13+ selections

The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces its selections for its Young Audiences 7+ and its new Teen Audiences 13+ competitions, both categories to be judged by members of their respective audiences at the Festival The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) announces the Official Selections for its Young Audiences 7+ and for its new competition category, Teen Audiences 13+. The new competition category includes 11 animated worlds that bridge the gap between adult and child...

The 17th Edition of Animation Production Days Hosted around 900 Business Meetings

The 17th Edition of Animation Production Days Hosts around 900 Business MeetingsAfter an intensive three-day programme, the 17th edition of Animation Production Days (APD) drew to a close yesterday afternoon. The most important German business platform for newly developed animation projects is a joint venture between the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) and the FMX – Film & Media Exchange and takes place every year alongside its two partner events. A tota...

The Award Winners of the Tricks for Kids Award Ceremony

30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS): The winners of the Tricks for Kids competition for animated short films for children at the 30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film have been announced! The prize of € 4,000 (donated by Studio 100 Media) was awarded at the TREFFPUNKT ROTEBÜHLPLATZ of vhs stuttgart on Saturday, 29 April, 5:00 p.m. The winning film was chosen by a children's jury. In addition, the audience favourite of the Tricks for Ki...

FMX 2023: Avatar, Ant-Man, plus VP & AI panels

FMX 2023 Film & Media Exchange Stuttgart: April 25-27, 2023            Online: April 28, 2023   FMX 2023 will open its conference doors. Many of the events taking place in Stuttgart and online from April 25 to 28 will focus on VFX and virtual production tools that were used, for example, for the Oscar®-winning AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER, as well as ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA. A panel of industry experts will furthermore...

AniMovie – Feature-lenght Films in Competition in the 30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

„Charlotte“, „Nayola“ and „Dounia & the Princess of Aleppo“ Strong Women in Times of Crisis – The Feature Films of the 30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film   AniMovie is the name of the international feature-length film competition of the 30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS), which takes place from 25 to 30 April 2023. The films selected this year have a chance to win the coveted Trickstar award. M...

Annecy Festival Jury Members announced

From Sunday 11th June, 18 esteemed international figures (including 3 from Mexico) will get together to celebrate animation and to reward the best of the Official Selection’s 6 categories. Discover them all here: FEATURE FILMS ...

VIDEO watch the ITFS 2023 Trailer: "Out of Bounds"

Rolling marbles out of bounds, spirals and loops, plus white and green figures coming together and celebrating: as of today, the official trailer of the 30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film goes online and awakens anticipation for the ITFS anniversary edition. "Out of Bounds" is the name of the official trailer, which will now be shown online and in cinemas across Germany. It was created and realized by animation artist Merlin Flügel.     ...

Cartoon Movie fête ses 25 ans à Bordeaux avec 58 nouveaux longs métrages d'animation

  Cartoon Movie fête ses 25 ans à Bordeaux avec 58 nouveaux longs métrages d'animation qui recherchent de nouveaux partenaires et veulent accélérer leur production et leur diffusion internationale. Les projets seront présentés, à différents stades de production, devant les 881 professionnels – producteurs, distributeurs, agents de vente, investisseurs, sociétés de jeux vidéo, éditeurs...

Animaze will be celebrating 10 years of the festival

Julie Breton and Lowell Hall Join Festival Executive Board to Participate in Delivering a Spectacular Festival Committed to Being Inclusive and Truly International The 10th Year to be Bigger and Brighter with Montreal’s Leading Global Gaming Industry to Participate in this Years Program with a Country Focus on France Animaze – The Montreal International Animation Festival will be celebrating its 10th year with many new exciting additions to its programs and more f...

Annecy Festival Unveils its 2023 Poster!

The  In 2023, Mexican animation will be in the spotlight, and we entrusted the Annecy Festival’s official poster design to Animator and Director Jorge R. Gutierrez, who will also be one of our jury members. An aficionado of Me...

Onto a New year! Cartoon Springboard 2023, our event for young talents

  CARTOON SPRINGBOARD - 24-26 October 2023 - Madrid, Spain   ONTO A NEW YEAR! BACK TO MADRID FOR THE SECOND YEAR At the turn of a new year, we often call for changes; but sometimes continuity can be very positive! We are therefore delighted to have the privilege to come back for a second time to Madrid after a first successful edition. Our events for 2023 are already in the starting blocks. The fourth of the 5 Cartoon Events will be:   ...

The team shares the first glimpses of the anniversary edition of the ITFS 2023

ITFS23_Team_Schmitz-Gielsdorf_Richter_Wagener_Bauer_1 ITFS23 Team Schmitz Gielsdorf Richter Wagener Bauer  30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS): Animation connects! – True to this motto, the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) invites animation film fans, artists, professionals and families from April 25 to 30, 2023 and connects Stuttgart with the world of animation.   Animated togetherness, new contacts and cohesion, that pr...

Annecy 2023 opening Sunday 11th June: one day more for more Animation Film Fun!

Festival 11th-17th June 2023 Mifa 13th-16th June 2023 In 2023, the Festival will start on Sunday 11th June to host 7 days dedicated to animation film! Following an exceptional 2022 edition, and in view of how dense this year’s offer is becoming, CITIA’s management decided to open the Festival as early as Sunday.    ...

ANNECY 2023 Calls for Projects: Submissions are Open!

­ ­ Festival 12th-17th June 2023 Mifa 13th-16th June 2023   ­ Do you have an animation film project in its conceptual stage or early development stage? Authors, with or without producers, prepare your application and submit it as soon as possible to the 2023 Mifa Pitches, which will enable you to present your projects to an audience of animation professionals. Bring your animation projects to life!     ­ ­ The selected directors will have a...

FMX is back: Next hybrid edition set for April 2023

       FMX 2023 Film & Media Exchange On Site April 25-27, 2023            Online April 28, 2023  Following its success in 2022, FMX - Film & Media Exchange will host another hybrid edition next year. From April 25 to 27, 2023, FMX will present its top-class program on site at Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. On April 28, FMX will once again offer an exclusive online day with numerous presentations from around the globe....

Cartoon Business 2022 kicked off

    CARTOON BUSINESS GRAN CANARIA: FIND­ING TOGETH­ER THE BEST GROWTH MOD­ELS FOR AND WITH ANIMATION CARTOON international association’s annual calendar comes to an end with Cartoon Business, a top seminar on new emerging business models in the European animation industry. The event will be held on 15-17 November on the island of Gran Canaria (Spain) with the participation of some 120 animation producers and professionals from all over Europe. With...

30th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is now open for submissions!

From April 25 to 30, 2023, the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will celebrate its 30th anniversary. The festival focuses on artistic animated film as well as innovative interactive and transmedia works. Comprehensive film and competition programs as well as curated supporting programs guarantee exciting and extraordinary inspirations and insights. During six days, the ITFS invites to Stuttgart to discover the richness and productivity of animated film and meet its acto...

Manga Productions’ Anime Film “The Journey” Premieres in Malaysia and Indonesia

Following the success of the Saudi Japanese anime film's positive reactions amongst global audiences, Manga Productions, a subsidiary of Mohammed bin Salman Foundation “Misk” premiered “The Journey" anime film in Indonesia, Jakarta, at the "CGV FX SUDIRMAN" as well as the largest Islamic Museum, "The Museum of Islamic Art" in Southeast Asia, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.The Premiere featured prominent guests from media representatives and dip...


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