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  • Toon Boom Harmony 14 – Review

    Toon Boom Harmony 14 – Review

    As some may already know, alongside my role as Managing Director here at Skwigly I am most often entrenched in the world of 2D animation and motion graphics, alternately as a freelancer and, when resources and circumstances allow, an independent …

  • 2017 BAFTA Nominations Announced

    2017 BAFTA Nominations Announced

    Awards season is back with a bang, and in terms of animation we’ve already seen Zootropolis (Zootopia for our friends in America) scoop the Golden Globe.

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have unveiled the contenders for …

  • “Ivan’s Need” available now via Vimeo On Demand

    “Ivan’s Need” available now via Vimeo On Demand

    Ivan’s Need, one of the most enjoyable festival hits of recent years, has been released online to rent or buy through Vimeo On Demand via Groupement Suisse du Film d’Animation, the association of Swiss animation professionals. Following the lusty adventures …

  • Skwigly Podcast: The Second Outtake Special!

    Skwigly Podcast: The Second Outtake Special!

    Happy Simbazwa (?) from the Skwigly Animation Podcast!
    In our first episode of 2017 we’re kicking off the new year by bringing you a second outtake special. Following on from last year’s edition, once again Skwigly listeners can treat themselves …

  • Animated Features of 2017

    Animated Features of 2017

    Though 2016 might have felt like a bad year for many reasons, we did get to enjoy many great animated feature films. And as we start a new year, it’s time to have a look at what the multiplexes of …

  • Animation Composed – podcast special featuring John Erik Kaada, Scot Stafford & Alexis Harte

    Animation Composed – podcast special featuring John Erik Kaada, Scot Stafford & Alexis Harte

    Skwigly are very pleased to bring you our latest podcast special Animation Composed, a celebration of the harmonious relationship between music and animation. Settle in for over two hours of standout animation music selections and exclusive interviews with special guests.…

  • Frank Quietly’s “Nothing to Declare” an Interview with the Team Behind the Festival Frightener

    Frank Quietly’s “Nothing to Declare” an Interview with the Team Behind the Festival Frightener

    Nothing to Declare is the upcoming animated short film that sees an accumulation of Scottish talent working to a script by acclaimed graphic novel artist Frank Quietly who has taken a move away from penciling and inking the likes of…

  • 12 Animations of Christmas!

    12 Animations of Christmas!

    At the end of a tumultuous year and with the Christmas weekend fast approaching, we at Skwigly appreciate that it’s not always easy to get into the holiday spirit. So to give you a boost in the ol’ baubles we’ve …

  • Wes Anderson presents Isle of Dogs footage

    Wes Anderson presents Isle of Dogs footage

    A fleeting few seconds of Wes Anderson’s upcoming movie Isle of Dogs has been revealed in a video by the director.

    The reveal was ably assisted by cast member Edward Norton who plays Rex in the film. The director of …

  • The Emoji Movie – Why so :(

    The Emoji Movie – Why so :(

    Sony pictures animation have released the first trailer for their upcoming Emoji Movie which you can see here.

    Admittedly, this is by no means a trailer I would have usually covered here on Skwigly, and regardless of wether it would …

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