Mexico’s buzzing festival and conference returns to Cuernavaca, September 3–7. This year’s theme is “Roots & Tomorrow.”
Mexico’s premier animation conference returns September 3–7. Other confirmed guests include “Mary and Max” director Adam Elliot.
Twenty-four Latin American projects are participating in the program this year.
The challenge for Latin American creators: telling stories about subjects and themes particular to their identity, without sacrificing broad global appeal.
Animation production throughout Latin America is booming, but the region must overcome many hurdles to fully develop its industry.
Over 50 studios from across Mexico are in attendance at La Cumbre, taking place this week.
The Guadalajara-based hub will provide support and training opportunities for emerging talents interested in the stop-motion technique.
The countries with the most-nominated animation projects are Spain (13), Brazil (7), and Colombia (5).
Ideatoon is open to individuals and studios that are developing episodic series or animated features.
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” is setting international records ahead of its U.S. launch.
Spain, Brazil, and Argentina lead the way with the most nominated projects.
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Watch the trailers for the animated shorts that will compete at Sundance next month.
Which five animated features will make the cut this year?
In our first episode of this tour around the animation world, we profile Mexico, South Korea, and Greece.
Cartoon Network will launch this new Mexico-produced mixed media series in October.
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“I would like to hear about a [Mexican] girl making a big series, a big show on Disney or on Cartoon Network. I want to feel like it’s awesome to be a girl and be a girl creator.”
We spoke to some of the creators participating in Pixelatl’s Ideatoon pitching competition this week.
The creators of the Mexican mobile game Kleptocats took a hands-off approach when they produced an online animated series.