Iran/Denmark production ‘Song Sparrow’, directed by Farzaneh Omidvarnia, has been qualified for Oscar 2021 after winning the best short animation award at the 20th Lebu International Film Festival in Chile.
French animator Alexandre Athané held a workshop on how to make self-taught short animation films in the Iranian city of Isfahan.
The short animation ‘Sohrab and Rustum’, by Australian director Lee Whitmore about mythic warriors in ancient Persia, has won the Yoram Gross Animation Award of 2019 Sydney Film Festival.
Three Iranian short animations will compete in different sections of the 2019 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, slated for June 10-15 in Annecy, France.
TEHRAN — The organizers of the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Isfahan have released the international animation lineup. A selection of seven animated movies from different countries will be competing in the international section of the festival running from August 30 to September 5. The lineup includes “Mullewapp 2” by Tony […]
Iranian short animation ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi has been accepted into the screening program of 11th Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco, US. ‘Bystander’ is about an old man who is living behind a window from where he sees a dark world and remembers his past when he had participated in a revolution. The 8-minute […]
The 3D animated Iranian film ‘The Secret of Butterflies’ directed and produced by Ali Tanhaee will take part in DYTIATKO International Children’s Television Festival. The 80-minute adventure/comedy animation narrates the story of an insect named ‘Brownie’ who embarks on a risky and adventurous journey to become a butterfly. The animated film had won two nominations […]
TEHRAN – Animated pieces ‘Alphabet’ by Kianoush Abedi and ‘The Servant’ by Farnoush Abedi have been shortlisted as semi-finalists at the 2018 San Mauro Torinese Internatioanl Film Festival (STIFF) in Italy. ‘The Servant’, directed by Farnoush Abedi, which has been so far screened at over 100 international festivals and scooped as many as 20 awards, […]
Iranian short animated piece ‘Mr. Deer’ directed by Mojtaba Mousavi has won the Special Animation award at the 28th Animafest Zagreb in Croatia. Directed by Mojtaba Mousavi and produced by Elaheh Farnia, ‘Mr. Deer’ is a 20-minute stop motion animation which utilizes the puppet technique to narrate a story set in an unknown time, in […]
Iranian short animation ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi has won Best Animation award at the 2018 International Youth Film Festival “Light of the World” in Russia. The International Youth Film Festival ” Light of the World” is one of the largest youth film festivals in Russia, having screened works by 2500 young filmmakers from over 30 […]