COOPER HEWITT, SMITHSONIAN DESIGN MUSEUM TO PRESENT “THE SENSES: DESIGN BEYOND VISION”

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” exhibition, on view April 13 through Oct. 28, which examines how multisensory design amplifies everyone’s ability to receive information, explore the world, satisfy essential needs and experience joy and wonder. “The Senses” features direct sensory experiences and displays practical, innovative and e...

Call for papers: ANIMATION AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM 2018 (APES 18) 

APES 18 invites ground-breaking research on a plethora of areas associated to animation practice and public engagement, to offer an alternative view of the capabilities of animation and to identify new terrains in the connection of animation and the engaged public. APES 18 follows on from previous year’s highly successful symposium and this year will be taking place on Tuesday 22nd May 201...

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...