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...

Paul Wells Gets Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies  

The UK animation scholar gets the 2018 Award for his contribution to animation studies from Animafest Zagreb fest. Animafest Zagreb Festival Council decided to present the 2018 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies to Paul Wells, one of the leading voices in the modern and contemporary animation studies. Widely quoted even by the standards of the general cinema schol...