7th New Chitose Airport International Animation Film Festival

7th New Chitose Airport International Animation Film Festival

The New Chitose Airport International Animation Film Festival was held at New Chitose Airport and online for 11 days from November 20 to November 30, 2020. During the film festival, a variety of programs were held, including the screening of invited works at the New Chitose Airport Theater and online. The competition screening, which is the main event of the annual festival, screened 105 films carefully selected from over 2,200 submissions (including short films and feature films). An award ceremony was held on November 23 on the “SUPER DOMMUNE,” a livestreaming channel. AwardsGrand Prix for Short Films: “Wood Child & … Read more

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Sci-fi Parody “UNBELIEVABLE” Set for Saturday, August 1 Online Premiere and Virtual Convention

At long last! Years in the making!! Perfect for filling the Star Trek void after the SDCC at-home event!!! And a smokin’ good time for the millions of Snoop Dogg fans out there… UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! – which stars superstar Snoop Dogg and a puppet named Kirk Stillwood, and which features 40-plus figures from across the Star Trek franchise — is ready for the world to see. The sci-fi parody film from the husband and wife team of director Steven Fawcette and producer/co-star Angelique Fawcette will have its online premiere on August 1 — and that premiere will be part of a day-long celebration and Virtual Convention featuring many of the Star Trek figures involved … Read more

2020 Peace Motion Graphics Competition

2020 Peace Motion Graphics Competition – Call for Entries

Showcase your creative, technical, and research skills to create a motion graphics video on a peace theme chosen from the list below. Creators of winning works will receive cash prize up to $5000. This competition is open to everyone around the world. Submission period runs from August 1, 2020, to August 31, 2020. Choose a peace-related theme from the following list and create an original motion graphics video. This competition is hosted by the Sunhak Peace Prize Foundation. The following themes were previous Sunhak Peace Prize Award Themes. Check out the Sunhak Peace Prize website (www.sunhakpeaceprize.org) for more information on … Read more

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The Surreal World of Cyriak, Interview

Cyriak Harris is a British artist and composer known for his surreal and grotesque short animations using photo and video montage, which he began spreading on the internet in 2004. He has since built a career as a freelance animator, working on commercials, TV shows, and music videos, and has a YouTube following of over a million subscribers. He currently lives in Lincolnshire for no apparent reason. Official site What are your major influences as an artist?  I guess it is a mixture of Escher style technical drawing and Terry Gilliam cartoon madness. Growing up I was heavily into the … Read more