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42nd edition of Bergamo Film Meeting to bring an overview of trends in Portuguese animation

Animation cinema: Gerações X\Y An overview of trends in Portuguese animation, through the eyes of some of the representatives of the new generations of animators. Gerações X\Y is the title of the section dedicated to animation cinema at the 42nd edition of Bergamo Film Meeting. Unlike in previous years, this is not a retrospective on a single author but an overview of trends in Portuguese animation through the eyes of some of the representative...

B!tchFest Film Festival & Screenplay Contest

TO SUBMIT PLEASE VISIT OUR FILM FREEWAY PAGE: Welcome to the 1st annual B!TCHFEST: An International Women’s & LGBTQIA+ Film Festival & Screenplay Contest with a groundbreaking in-person event for both Filmmakers and Screenwriters in the heart of Los Angeles. At B!tchFest we’re not just breaking glass ceilings; we’re shatterin

Ventana Sur Animation! special pitching session - Mentoring program for female creators

Animation! is an exclusive space for animation, a unique opportunity for producers from the region and for professionals from other parts of the world looking to connect with Latin America. Projects seeking for strategic alliances, networking activities, round tables, workgroups with international specialists and pitching training sessions, are some of the key elements in this section. Latin American animation continues to arouse great interest in new territories and markets. At Animati...

Animation! Awards @ Ventana Sur 2023

    MIFA / Annecy Acreditación y pitch en el programa especial de Animation! en MIFA 2024 (Francia) para 2 proyectos de serie y 2 proyectos de largometraje. Accreditation and pitch at the special Animation! program at MIFA 2024 (France) for 2 series projects and 2 feature film projects. ...

Epic ACG Fest 2023

After years away due to the pandemic, Epic ACG Fest returned to the Bay Area on Oct 28 & 29. This event celebrates animation and features films from animators around the world.    This year, EACG partnered with the “O!PLA” National Animation Festival in Poland. A special “Poland Block” opened the festival, featuring winners from O’PLA’s 2023 competition. It was exciting to see the breadth of animation talent in this country.  ...

Studio 100 Film and Phanta Animation partnered for the adventure comedy movie "Miss Moxy"

STUDIO 100 Film SECURES INTERNATIONAL SALES RIGHTS TO ANIMATION Movie “MISS MOXY”     Germany’s Studio 100 Film and Phanta Animation from the Netherlands today announce their partnership for the adventure comedy movie “Miss Moxy”. Production began in February 2023, with delivery scheduled for the end of 2024. Studio 100 Film, a subsidiary of Studio 100 Media, acts as international sales agent and will present the movie at the upcoming Amer...

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...

EACG Fest Returns!

After several years away due to the pandemic, The Epic Animation Comic Game Fest is returning to Northern California. This is a multimedia event showcasing animation, comics, and games from around the world.  This year, EACG Fest is partnering with O!PLA Animation Festival to present the winning films of their 2023 event. O!PLA is a Polish based festival with the goal of bringing Polish animation to a world-wide audience. These 14 short films d...

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...

PVR brings Japanese anime film Suzume to India, director Shinkai comes to promote it

PVR brings Japanese anime film Suzume to India, director Shinkai comes to promote it Japanese film director Makoto Shinkai, who wears his 50 years rather lightly, wowed a gathering of media-persons and some anime artists at the Juhu PVR Multiplex, north Mumbai, yesterday. In the city to promote his latest film, Suzume, he spoke with the help of an interpreter, but appeared to understand almost all the questions put to him in English. Proceedings began around 4.30 for a 4 p.m. call, and that i...

INDUSTRIALIZATION, an abstract animation film, is an audience choice finalist

GREAT NEWS!!! “INDUSTRIALIZATION – the rise and fall” just finished as an AUDIENCE CHOICE FINALIST in the Lift-Off Sessions at Pinewood Studios, in London, England. INDUSTRIALIZATION - the rise and fall - is a new James W. Hawk abstract animation short film that considers one long term possible outcome of industrialization. Here is the YouTube link: Please subscribe, like, comment and turn on notifications on YouTube. Thank you. Pl...

VIDEO Migration trailer looks so cool,

This holiday season, Illumination, creators of the blockbuster Minions, Despicable Me, Sing and The Secret Life of Pets comedies, invites you to take flight into the thrill of the unknown with a funny, feathered family vacation like no other in the action-packed new original comedy, Migration. A modern-day comedy following a family of ducks who convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime as they attempt to migrate from New Englan...

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...

Looking for distribution of your 3D animations in MENA? : happy to introduce our Partner Barajoun Entertainment !

Discover a new world of growing business opportunities for your 3D animation feature films: we can help you find distribution in the Mena Region.   Trust us with a screener and your marketing assets so we can suggest the best plan.  Email Ayman Jamal - Barajoun CEO, and or Bruno Chatelin Festival Agent.   Meet us in Berlin and Cannes.   Introducing BARAJOUN ENTERTAINMENT   Barajoun means Marbles! Marble Balls were foun...

Regular submissions deadline TODAY!

  Attention independent filmmakers! Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s regular submission deadline is TODAY!   We want to see the most creative, groundbreaking, outrageous and personal films out there, so if you have an original drama, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media, or something different altogether, visit our website for more info! ...

Regular deadline approaching soon!

  Are you an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s regular deadline is coming up next Monday, December 19th. We want to see the most original, groundbreaking, outrageous and personal films out there, so submit your work today!   Narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media and more are welcome.    Visit our website for more info: ...

WAR is an AWARD-WINNING animation film

WAR, one of my short animation films with voiceover by Annette George and Greg Nutcher, was just designated an AWARD-WINNING FILM by the SYDNEY AUSTRALIAN FILM FESTIVAL (SAFF) in Sydney, Australia. WAR is a heartbreaking anti-war film. OldMan Hawk Film link:  Here is the SAFF link:     ...

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...

Audience Award - Be Part of the Jury!

All selected short films will participate in the competition for the Audience Award after they are uploaded on the Cittador International Film Festival´s website. The award is determined by Internet viewers using a voting tool. The film in each category with the highest number of voting will receive the Audience Award. Be part of the public voting jury - visit our website, watch films and vote on: You can submit your short film!   ...


  We consider short films up to 10 minutes length and there are no film premiere requirements or date of completion requirements. The screenings of the winning films will take place at the beautiful Studio Cinema Lugner City Vienna.   Cittador IFF awards films in the following categories: Narrative Short, Original Film Music, Arthouse Short, Feminist Short, Animated Short, Sci-Fi Short, Experimental Short, and LGBTQ+ Short. We want not only to select the inspiring...

Netflix plans to acquire the Australian animation studio Animal Logic

Netflix and Animal Logic are excited to announce today that Netflix plans to acquire the Australian animation studio.* This acquisition will support Netflix’s ambitious animated film slate, building on films like Academy Award-nominated Over the Moon, Academy Award-nominated Klaus and the recently released The Sea Beast.   Animal Logic has been producing award-winning design, visual effects and animation for over 30 years. Headquartered in Sydney, Animal Logic set up a second studio...

Filmakademie’s Animationsinstitut celebrates its 20th anniversary

  A look back at two successful decades Filmakademie is celebrating! Last Friday, July 15, 2022, Animationsinstitut at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg celebrated its 20th anniversary. Alumni from all over the world as well as political representatives joined students and staff of the institute for a festive Birthday Reception to look back on two successful decades since the foundation of Animationsinstitut. The celebration was attended by many guests, including Albrecht Ade, founder of F...

Beware of Ducks, Backflips and Flying Sailors, the OIAF Announces Animated Shorts Competition

  After much anticipation, the Ottawa International Animation Festival releases its animated shorts competition as the Festival continues its selections rollout.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OTTAWA, 13 July 2022 - Receiving 2168 submissions for this year’s Animated Shorts Competition, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) selects 51 animated works for its Official Competition. The Shorts Competition, which includes Student, Narrative, Non-Narrative, and Commi...


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