Titles from Brazil, Peru, Mexico, and Chile were just a few from the increasingly prominent Latin American contingent at this year’s Annecy.
At a joyous closing ceremony, awards were handed out and Mexico was unveiled as the country of honor for Annecy 2023.
Cartoon Brew looks at three standout projects pitched at this year’s Nigeria Focus at Annecy’s MIFA.
Buckelew’s understated body of work often explores our complicated relationship with technology.
João Gonzalez’s Ice Merchants was the first-ever Portuguese animated film to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Kantor mixes live-action footage with 2d computer animation, acrylic on paper, photography, and rotoscope to examine how we perceive memory.
Sander Joon’s films combine absurdist scenarios with bold minimalist design and stylish abstract animation.
Three shorts and one live-action feature with animated sequences will screen at this year’s Cannes Critics’ Week.
“Slow Light” employs paper cut-out stop-motion and b&w hand-drawn animation to differentiate between overlapping timelines.
Fresh off his Oscar nomination for Boxballet, Anton Dyakov has released a new short film.
Brazil, Chile, and Mexico lead the way with six nominations apiece.
The GLAS Animation Festival starts today – and you can see all of it online.
Špela Čadež’s visually distinct works deal with tricky themes like addiction and domestic violence with compassion, humor, and no judgement.
Awards season comes to a close this weekend with the Oscars, which makes it an ideal time to review some of our key coverage of this year’s Oscar-nominated features and shorts.
Cartoon Brew spoke with Dyakov about how he structured his short film, the differences between animating boxing and ballet, and why he chose to include a single word of dialogue in an otherwise silent film.
Self-taught, Chintis Lundgren quickly made a mark in the animation world with her visually distinct and quirky works that place animal characters in frequently absurd, kinky, and distinctly human situations.
One creator was recently threatened with a 1,650% price increase for video hosting.
Fewer films were selected than last year due to the length of the shorts.
The film was made during Chile’s recent social uprising. “We were making a short film about torture in the past, while this was happening again in our country,” says director Hugo Covarrubias.
“There is no way to justify this terror the war has brought to peaceful Ukrainian people on our behalf,” say Russian animators.