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  • Intimate Animation: Veronica L. Montaño & Manuela Leuenberger (“Ivan’s Need”)

    Intimate Animation: Veronica L. Montaño & Manuela Leuenberger (“Ivan’s Need”)

    Following our recent podcast minisode series, Skwigly are extending our coverage of this year’s Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival into episode 3 of Intimate Animation, our new podcast series where we explore, discuss and interview the talents behind animations …

  • Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 4

    Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 4

    For our latest batch of Podcast Minisodes Skwigly have been delighted to bring you a series of exclusive filmmaker interviews from this year’s edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival that took place in Bristol last week.

    Showcasing …

  • 40th Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) Overview

    40th Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) Overview

    What a way to celebrate! Ottawa International Animation Festival is now officially 40.

    It’s Sunday night and the 40th Ottawa International Animation Festival is winding to a close. The final frames will fade out as the festival wraps with a …

  • Manchester Animation Festival Announce 2016 Programme

    Manchester Animation Festival Announce 2016 Programme

    Manchester Animation Festival returns to HOME after a highly successful first year that saw sell out performances, screenings and events led by key figures from the world of animation, attracting a total of over 4,400 attendances over 3 days. The …

  • Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 3

    Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 3

    For our latest batch of Podcast Minisodes Skwigly are delighted to bring you a series of exclusive filmmaker interviews from this year’s edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, taking place in Bristol this week.

    Showcasing a diverse …

  • OIAF 2016: Award Winners

    OIAF 2016: Award Winners

    Wrapping up its landmark 40th edition, leading North American animation film festival the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) last night announced its 2016 award winners at a ceremony that took place at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts.

    With 80 …

  • Encounters 2016: Animated Award Winners

    Encounters 2016: Animated Award Winners

    The 22nd edition of the Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival drew to a close last night with the announcement of this year’s winners. Those who took home prizes from the animation side are as follows:

    Animated Grand Prix

    Analysis …

  • Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 2

    Skwigly at Encounters: Filmmaker Q&As 2

    For our latest batch of Podcast Minisodes Skwigly are delighted to bring you a series of exclusive filmmaker interviews from this year’s edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, taking place in Bristol this week.

    Showcasing a diverse …

  • NFB launch interactive app “Where’s Monsieur Pug?”

    NFB launch interactive app “Where’s Monsieur Pug?”

    Frima Studio and the National Film Board of Canada have announced the release of their new mobile geolocation game Where’s Monsieur Pug?, based on the short film by Janet Perlman. Combining geocaching with augmented reality, the game is available for …

  • Ottawa International Animation Festival at 40

    Ottawa International Animation Festival at 40

    They say that 40 is the new 30, and if that works for animation festivals like it does for those of us born pre ’76 then the OIAF is still young at heart. For 40 years the organisers have been …

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