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  • Corporate Animation Showcase 10

    Corporate Animation Showcase 10

    After a short break (of two months!) we’re back and showcasing some of the world’s greatest corporate animations. We’ve decided to go quite linear with this month’s choices and pick our favourites instead of basing them around a theme. So …

  • 100 Greatest Animated Shorts / The Man With No Shadow / Georges Schwizgebel

    100 Greatest Animated Shorts / The Man With No Shadow / Georges Schwizgebel

    Canada / Switzerland / 2004

    Like many great animated shorts this was produced by the National Film Board of Canada in collaboration with the award-winning Swiss director Georges Shwizgebel.

    As seen before in this collection the painting on glass technique …

  • Trunk’s Pete Mellor Animates Robots In “Saving Joule”

    Trunk’s Pete Mellor Animates Robots In “Saving Joule”

    Trunk and Peepshow Collective director Pete Mellor has created a fantastic educational film for Saudi children. Peepshow were approached by The Edge Picture Company to produce an animation for KCA London and their client the Mishkat Interactive Centre for Atomic …

  • Annecy Unveils Full Programme

    Annecy Unveils Full Programme

    Following last month’s reveal of Annecy 2015‘s official short film selections, today the festival has announced a fully detailed line-up of additional events and highlights to look forward to. Chief among them are the Feature Films in Competition, which are …

  • This Is Not A Cartoon – Launch

    This Is Not A Cartoon – Launch

    The first ever screening of our new programme of animated shorts that is touring the UK launched on Friday night in Stoke on Trent.

    This Is Not A Cartoon, a short film programme featuring director Q&A sessions is supported by …

  • The Infinity Project – Support Independent Animation

    The Infinity Project – Support Independent Animation

    Every now and then a cause comes along that unites peoples of all nations, languages or political affiliations and the video we are about to show you is in support of one of those…

    Will Anderson (Monkey Love Experiments, The …

  • How Small Studios can be your BIG break – Part 2

    How Small Studios can be your BIG break – Part 2

    In Part 1 we explored how beneficial a ‘small’ studio can be for you.

    Four Major Points were covered:…

    The wishful assumptions we make about our ‘dream’ studio
    That there are other opportunities you may not have considered
    How small

  • New Kids Show Puffin Rock Heads To Nick Jr

    New Kids Show Puffin Rock Heads To Nick Jr

    The makers of Song of the Sea are not straying too far from the Irish shoreline with their upcoming series premiering on Nick Jr later this month. Puffin Rock stars Moone Boy and the IT Crowd’s Chris O’Dowd as the …

  • 100 Greatest Animated Shorts / The Old Lady and the Pigeons / Sylvain Chomet

    100 Greatest Animated Shorts / The Old Lady and the Pigeons / Sylvain Chomet

    France / 1997

    Chomet’s first film takes us on a deliciously engrossing and visually rich feast that is often silly, sometimes nightmarish but never predictable. It concerns a starving and food obsessed Paris gendarme (surely the French Police cant be …

  • Lightbox: Luc Chamberland – “Seth’s Dominion”

    Lightbox: Luc Chamberland – “Seth’s Dominion”

    In the latest episode of Lightbox Skwigly talks to Director Luc Chamberland, whose wealth of industry experience spans shorts, feature films and, more recently, animated documentaries. Following his 2004 Animation Workshop short Mr. Rivet and 2011’s Saga City for the …

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