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Netflix and Nickelodeon sign a Multi-Year Output Deal to produce animated features and series

Netflix and Nickelodeon today announced that they have formed a new, multi-year output deal to produce original animated feature films and television series - based both on the Nickelodeon library of characters as well as all-new IP - for kids and families around the world. This marks an expansion of the existing relationship between the companies, which has already brought several popular titles to Netflix, including animated specials Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling&nbs...

Submissions for the 11th VAFI and RAFI festival are OPEN!

Dear friends, We open the submission forms for 11th edition of VAFI & RAFI – International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival, and we happily await your animation movies! Submission deadline for 11th VAFI and RAFI is 26th January 2020   HOW TO APPLY YOUR FILMS? For your submission to be valid, you have to read the regulation forms and send your animation films not latter than 26th January 2020 via:          – our new we...

Studio 100 Film announcing a distribution deal with Volgafilm for the animated feature film “Vic The Viking – The Magic Sword”

Studio 100 Film and Volgafilm have closed an agreement for the rights to the animated feature film “Vic the Viking – The Magic Sword”.  Volgafilm has acquired the distribution rights as well as other audio-visual exploitation rights for home entertainment, pay TV, free TV and VOD including SVOD for Russia, Ukraine and the Baltics including Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.  “Vic the Viking – The Magic Sword” is produced by Studio 100 Media, Studio 100...

32 animated features competing in the 92nd Academy Awards®

Thirty-two features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Abominable” “The Addams Family” “The Angry Birds Movie 2” “Another Day of Life” “Away” “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles” “Children of the Sea” “Dilili in Paris” “Frozen ...

The first look on the official trailer of Fixies Vs. Crabots

Animation | December 26th, 2019 Completed  Professor Eugenius finds both his career and secret friendship with the Fixies in danger when his college sweetheart, Erica, threatens to reveal that Eugenius only beat her out of the University’s Grand Prize in 3D Printing because Fixies were secretly helping him. Erica challenges Eugenius to a rematch to show the world who the better inventor really is! Eugenius will employ his Fixie friends while Erica has...

Disney Dominates a $250b Market But ANIMAZE May Be the Future

user Magazine covers Animaze Animation Festival 2019 Disney Dominates a $250b Market But These Startups May Be the Future   Well, it turns out that the truly disruptive animation startups are popping up in unexpected places, like Malaysia, Latvia, and inside a much-loved studio that most industry observers have considered something of a dinosaur. Based upon what I saw at Animaze Montreal Animation Film Festival, it's clear that the anim...

Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) Presents: New Festival Motifs for 2020 and New Wordmark

The time has come: The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film presents new designs for 2020. Six naked cartoon animals represent ITFS next year. The design for the 27th Festival edition is characterised by the new Festival trailer “Caught Naked" created by Studio Seufz in Stuttgart together with Film und Medienfestival gGmbH. This is also a good opportunity to present the new ITFS wordmark. The 27 th ITFS takes place from May 05 to 10, 2020. In short fi...

International Thai FIlm Festival 2019 (14-15.Sept.2019)

International Thai Film Festival 2019 is coming! (14-15.09.2019) ITFF2019 will be hold on the 14th-15th of Septermber 2019 at the amazing Ultra Arena of SHOW DC Bangkok, Thailand. For more info, visit: Get Your Ticket to secure your entry and to pick your seat today at: To be up-to-date with ITFF, please like / follow our Facebook

Animaze 2019 curating animated film around the globe + talent!

    Spice Frontier playing at Animaze Montreal International Animation Festival August 29 - Sept 1 2019 Montreal Canada. Animaze festival has been curating animation all over the world non stop. From Moscow International Film Festival to Guadalajara to Yerevan, festivals and  embassies are seeking the expertise of Laurie Gordon Animaze director. New cutting edge indie animated shorts are what catches Gordon's attention Authentic groundreaking films and genres are alwa...

Watch our 2019 festival trailer

See our new 2019 festival trailer Experience original films from the world's most unique creative minds at Mirror Mountain Film Festival. Featuring groundbreaking independent drama, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance, interactive media and live performance.  Be a part of something extraordinary July 26 - 27 at Arts Court Theatre in downtown Ottawa. It’s more than just a festival... it’s a state of mind! Tickets $10 / Passes $25, available now at mi...

Animation Production Days 2019 – Notable Sense of Optimism in the Industry

The 13th edition of Animation Production Days (APD) drew to a close in Stuttgart early May. During the last two days, around 800 one-on-one meetings between producers and potential production and financing partners for new animation projects have been held in Stuttgart’s L-Bank. APD is the most important business platform for animation projects in Germany and takes place every year as part of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) and FMX – Conference on Animati...

Anima is calling for your films!

    For its next edition (21 February - 1 March 2020), Anima, the Brussels Animation Film Festival, is looking for stunning and unexpected animated films! Besides its national and international competitions, the Festival is qualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the short animated film category. European...

Dates for 2019 announced

The dates for the 2019 Manchester Animation Festival where announced on Thursday 23 May. The Festival will take place from Sunday 10 - Thursday 14 November. Calls for entries have opened an submissions can be made up to the 26 July. Submissions are welcomed for short film awards and industry professionals in the Industry Excellence Awards ...

One month til Regular Deadline ends

Hey Everyone, so our regular deadline is a month away, so don't delay, get your film in before June 15th!  Frank Festival Director ...

Last Chance to Catch #Tribeca2019!

NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER It's your last chance to catch #Tribeca2019!  There are still plenty of opportunities to see some amazing new films and events before It wrap up Sunday.  This year's Festival included 113 feature-length films, 63 short films, and 33 immersive storytelling projects representing 44 countries. Screenings of the award-winning films will take place throughout the final day of the Festival, Sunday, May 5th, at various venues. ...

Revised Entry options

Hello Film Makers, due to an overwhelming number of requests for us to accept feature length films we have decided to do just that!  Below are the new deadline dates and fees for our upcoming festival... submit away!!!     Forty and Over Film Festival (hereafter: “FOFF”) competition is open to the United States and International entries to writers or directors 40 years of age and over only. All other participants (i.e. actors, crew, producers, etc.) c...

2019 Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

    NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER   The Tribeca Film Festival will kicks off April 24 with the world premiere of HBO documentary “The Apollo” at the iconic Harlem venue. The documentary by director Roger Ross Williams follows the history of the Apollo, and includes new interviews with Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson and Jamie Foxx. It also tracks a new production of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “B...

Festival Lineup Announced & Tickets on Sale for 14th South East European Film Festival

14th South East European Film Festival: May 1-8, 2019 in West Hollywood & Beverly Hills   The 14th edition of SEEfest, running May 1-8, 2019, features 56 films from 18 countries, including 13 narrative features, 7 documentary features, 6 shorts programs, a Sci-Fi side-bar with 2 features and a shorts program, and a Business of Film Conference about data in the film industry. This year the festival will explore theme of cinematic audacity by drawing attention to South East European ...

New animation projects from Wizart                 ...

Marché du Film and Annecy partner in the Animation Day on Sunday, May 19.

Marché du Film 14-23 May 2019       — Animation Day ...

Call for Entries

[english below] [PT] O Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português tem sido, desde 1988, um dos principais referentes no panorama cinematográfico nacional. Apresentando-se como o único festival dedicado ao cinema português em todas as suas vertentes (projetos finais de escolas de cinema, animação, documentário, curta-metragem e longa-metragem), mostra-se como a derradeira montra das obras cinematográficas que anualmente são p...

Animation Nights New York is returning to Cannes!

Animation Nights New York is returning to Cannes! We are thrilled to announce our Animation Nights New York 2019 Cannes Program (Screening #44) Offered as an additional opportunity for our filmmakers, we’ve invited project teams from around the world to join us at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Court Métrage Short Film Corner. We have selected 18 international animated short films for exhibition as part of the Animation Nights New York 2019 Cannes Program. Films will be avai...


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