A Review from Scholar Olga Bobrowska: Chinese Animation in the 2017 Season

Recently, scholar Olga Bobrowska published a review titled with Farewell to the Rooster: Chinese Animation in the 2017 Season on Zippy Frames. The author reviews the most recent achievements of Chinese mainland animators by the examples of films and new media works recognized in the Western festival circuit in 2017. The year of the Rooster was symbolic for the Chinese animation. Exactly 50 ye...

Call for Entries for HIROSHIMA 2018 Competition!

The 17th International Animation Festival in Japan – HIROSHIMA 2018 will be held from August 23rd (Thu.) to 27th (Mon.) this summer, co-organized by the City of Hiroshima and ASIFA-Japan. HIROSHIMA 2018 has continued to be held biennially as the only festival in Asia endorsed by ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) since the first edition in 1985. Hiroshima Internat...

KLIK Festival Wants Your Films!

KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival now accepts films for the international competition of the 2018 edition. Send in your film in one of the following categories: Animated Short Animated Student Short Commissioned Animation Animated Documentary Animated Music Video Animated Virtual Reality Other (this includes films of 25 minutes and longer, art installations, and games) ...

The 2018 SCMS Conference Program Schedule is Coming Out!

  The Society’s annual conference provides a forum for scholars and teachers of film and media studies to present and hear new research; to provide a supportive environment for networking, mentoring, and collaboration among scholars otherwise separated by distance, language, or disciplinary boundaries; and to promote the field of cinema and media studies among its practitioners, to other...