Annecy Logo Annecy en Copyright 2016, CITIA Site officiel du Festival, du Marché du film d'animation, des Conférences et du Carrefour de la Création d'Annecy. 1440 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:52:16 +0200 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:52:16 +0200 Animated Cake by Alexandre Dubosc Filmmaker and pastry chef Alexandre Dubosc has whipped up an animated cake especially for the Annecy Festival: Share France.<br /><p>The renowned filmmaker and pastry chef <strong>Alexandre Dubosc</strong> is an Annecy Festival regular and he’s made a special video for Annecy 2016 on the theme of French animation, which was put under the spotlight this year.</p> <p>It was revealed during the Closing Ceremony and now you too can discover this fun, foodie video filled with references to French culture (cheese, wine, blue, white and red) and to the Festival (paper planes, the famous "lapin" and virtual reality), all represented in good taste, yum! Time for dessert!</p> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="" width="790" height="444"></iframe></div> <p>Check out <a title="Check out Alexandre Dubosc's other work" href="" target="_blank">Alexandre Dubosc</a>’s other work.</p> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 An Animated Week, Illustrated! Go back and relive the Annecy Festival week with illustrations by Erwann Surcouf and Cyrielle Evrard.<br /><p>This year, the Annecy Festival called on two illustrators to draw their way through the event. Each day of the week, you may have spotted their illustrated chronicles on <a title="Check out Annecy Live" href="" target="_blank">Annecy Live</a>.</p> <p>You can relive the week of festivities through their creations with this special album that collects the doodles by <strong><a title="Visit Erwann Surcouf website" href="" target="_blank">Erwann Surcouf</a></strong> in his original graphic style and <a title="Check out Cy website" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Cyrielle Evrard</strong></a> (aka <strong>Cy</strong>) with her quirky sense of humour. So go ahead and browse through them, it’s a way to playfully prolong the Annecy magic.</p> <p>Check out Cy and Erwann Surcouf’s illustrations!</p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="Check out Erwann Surcouf's illustrations" href="" target="_blank"><span class="pict_acces"> </span> Check out Erwann Surcouf's illustrations</a></p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="Check out Cy's illustrations" href="" target="_blank"><span class="pict_acces"> </span> Check out Cy's illustrations</a></p> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Relive the Annecy 2016 Atmosphere Although the Festival is barely over, you can already watch the video of this animated week’s highlights!<br /><p>If you weren’t able to make it to the Festival or if you were there but miss it already, we’ve got the next best thing to take you (back) into this event with good vibes and lots of fun!</p> <p>Festival, Mifa, Meetings… Screenings, exhibitions, parties… An overview of Annecy 2016 can be found in this one video! </p> <p>So let this little film take you back into the magic world of animation one more time!</p> <br /> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="" width="790" height="444"></iframe></div> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:02 +0200 Check out the Annecy 2016 Award Winners! The awards for the 2016 Annecy Festival were distributed at the traditional Closing Ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!<br /><p>After an intense week of screenings and a really tough competition,<strong> the 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival</strong> has revealed<strong> the winners</strong>!</p> <p>You can go online to find all the films in competition from the Official Selection that won awards.</p> <p>You can also see all the Special Prizes that were awarded the night before (Friday 17<sup>th</sup> June).</p> <p><strong>Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who participated in Annecy 2016!</strong></p> <br /> <p><a class="btn btn1" href="" target="_blank"> Découvrir le palmarès 2016</a></p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Thanks to All! Thanks to everyone who contributed to making this year’s Annecy Festival a great success.<br /><p>The Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market would like to<strong> thank you </strong>for making this year’s event a success. </p> <p>A big thank you to all the <strong>volunteers</strong> without whom the Festival, Mifa and Meetings could not exist.</p> <p>Thanks also to our <strong>service providers </strong>for their expertise and to our <strong>partners and sponsors</strong> for their support. </p> <p>Finally, thanks to all you <strong>Festivalgoers</strong> that make the event come alive and create an animated buzz throughout Annecy all week long! </p> <p>We look forward to seeing you again for next year’s Festival, Mifa and Meetings that will take place <strong>from 12<sup>th</sup> to 17<sup>th</sup> June 2017</strong>!</p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 The Annecy Festival Heads to Lyon Calling all Lyonnais! The Annecy Animation Festival will be screening several films from its latest edition at the Comœdia cinema.<br /><p>For those who weren’t able to go to Annecy for the International Animation Film Festival, or those who would just like to take the opportunity to see some of the films again, the Comœdia cinema will be offering some catch up screenings.</p> <p><strong>The feature film that wins the coveted Cristal Award </strong>at the end of the Annecy Festival will be screened <strong>Thursday 23<sup>rd</sup> June</strong> at Lyon’s arthouse cinema. The next screenings for the public will be of a selection of <strong>shorts</strong> from the Festival on <strong>26<sup>th</sup> June</strong>.</p> <p>Come and discover some of the award-winning films from the 2016 Annecy Festival!</p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Annecy’s Taking a Trip to the Forum des Images! So you weren’t able to make it to the last Festival? Lucky for you, like each year, on 29<sup>th</sup> and 30<sup>th</sup> June, award-winning films from the Annecy Festival will be shown at the Forum des images in Paris!<br /><p>This is your chance to discover some award-winning shorts on<strong> Wednesday 29<sup>th</sup> and</strong> <strong>Thursday 30<sup>th</sup> June at 7 pm</strong>. <strong>Yves Nougarède</strong>, in charge of selecting films and programming for the Annecy Festival, will be there for the occasion. A carte blanche from the <strong>Afca</strong> will also be offered later in the evening. </p> <div class="illustration"><img src="" alt="" width="307" height="450" /></div> <p>Another selection of award-winning shorts will be presented on <strong>Thursday 30<sup>th</sup> June at 7 pm</strong>. The feature film that takes home the Annecy Festival Cristal will close the event. </p> <p>The<strong> <a href="" target="_blank">Forum des images</a> </strong>welcomes the Annecy Festival to the capital, don’t miss your chance to see these award-winning short and feature films!</p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Take a Look Back Over Some Great Meetings The Shorts and Breakfast sessions and the three Keynote speeches are already online!<br /><p>Don’t worry if you missed the interview sessions with filmmakers and students, you can catch up with them on our YouTube channel. </p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="Check out the Annecy Festival YouTube Channel" href="" target="_blank"> Check out the Annecy Festival YouTube Channel</a></p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Annecy’s Not Over! Are you already getting nostalgic for the Festival?<br /><p>To live just one more day of the Annecy magic, there will be a screening of award-winning shorts on <strong>Sunday 19<sup>th</sup> June</strong> in two partner theatres. </p> <p>At the <strong>MJC Novel</strong>, winning shorts will be presented at <strong>4 pm</strong>, followed by winning TV and commissioned films.</p> <p>The same programme will be at <strong>La Turbine</strong>, but the other way around!<strong> At 5:30 pm</strong>, winning TV and commissioned films will be shown before the winning shorts.</p> <p><strong>So are you ready for some more Annecy Festival?</strong></p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Annecy Live Get all the latest Festival, Mifa and Meetings news as it happens all week long on <a title="Suivez l'actualité du Festival" href="" target="_blank">Annecy Live</a><br /><br /> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Take a Journey with this Korean WIP Come to the WIP Feature session of the future Korean film "The Shaman Sorceress", inspired by the renowned 1936 novel.<br /><p>This feature film in the making, <em>The Shaman Sorceress</em>, will uncover the story of Mohwa, who lives alone with her deaf daughter Nang-Yi and has been practicing shamanism her entire life. One day, her son Wook-Yi returns home as a converted Christian. This sparks conflict between mother and son which ends in a terrible tragedy that leads Nang-Yi to create a mysterious painting.</p> <p><em>The Shaman Sorceress</em> is taken from the novel of the same name, written by <strong>Kim Dong-ni</strong> in 1936. Highly acclaimed worldwide and nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982, it recounts the reigning chaos that took place during the modernisation of Korea with startling descriptions.</p> <p>Come and learn about a unique part of Korean history, presented in pictures during this WIP Feature, Wednesday 15<sup>th</sup> June at 11:15 am.</p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="More info about the Work in Progress Feature The Shaman Sorceress" href="" target="_blank">More info</a></p> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Cinesite Studios: The Special Effects Wizards Don’t miss Eamonn Butler’s Keynote about the exciting adventure and evolution of Cinesite Studios.<br /><p>Originally, <a title="Visit Cinesite website" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Cinesite Studios</strong></a> was a Kodak subsidiary, but over time the company has become a world leader in VFX and <strong>Eamonn Butler</strong> will tell you his version of its dazzling rise to fame.</p> <p>Eamonn Butler trained under David Brain, a veteran director at Disney, and worked on several Walt Disney Animation Feature classics in California. Following a successful career change into VFX in London, he became one of the founders of the animation feature film department at Cinesite Studios.</p> <p>Come and discover the incredible story of this company’s fascinating climb up the ladder at this Keynote, <strong>Wednesday 15<sup>th</sup> June 6:30 pm</strong>.</p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="More info" href="" target="_blank">More info</a></p> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 France Inter Animates Annecy! Friday 17<sup>th</sup> June, France Inter’s three leading radio shows will be recorded in public, live from the Annecy Festival.<br /><p>During the week, three radio shows from France Inter will hot foot it over to the Annecy Festival to be recorded in the middle of the action, at the Mifa’s Chill Out in the Charles Bosson park at the Impérial Palace.</p> <p>From 4 pm to 5 pm, join in with the live weekly culinary show <a title="More info about the show On va déguster" href="" target="_blank"><em><strong>On va déguster</strong></em></a> (Let’s have a taste!) Hosted by François-Régis Gaudry, alongside Elvira Masson, foodie extraordinaire and Dominique Hutin, with his nose for wine, cover all the latest gastronomical news for BBQ bliss!</p> <div class="illustration"><img title="François-Régis Gaudry - Photo : Radio France / CHRISTOPHE ABRAMOWITZ" src="" alt="" width="300" height="390" /></div> <p>From 5 to 6 pm, come and join <strong>Charline Vanhoenacker</strong> and <strong>Alex Vizorek</strong> for their programme <em><a title="More info about the Programme" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Si tu écoutes, j’annule tout</strong></a></em> (<em>If you listen, I’ll call it off</em>). Be in the audience for the live recording of this broadcast, where current news topics are covered in a quirky and satirical manner - in true Belgian style.</p> <div class="illustration"><img src="" alt="Si tu écoutes, j’annule tout" width="300" height="390" /></div> <p>Finally from 6:15 to 7:15 pm it’s over to <strong>Ali Rebeihi</strong> for the recording of his programme <em><a title="More info about the Programme" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Pop Fiction</strong></a></em> also live at the Mifa’s Chill Out. This eclectic magazine is a didactic delight to its listeners that showcases culture in all its diverse forms.</p> <p>For all three shows, entry is free and open to the public starting at 3:30 pm. Get there early, as places are limited!</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 'Pigeons & Dragons': Live the Legend! A WIP TV session to get the lowdown on "Pigeons & Dragons", a series that combines celebrity status, social networks and laughs! Discover it at 2:00 pm, Tuesday 14<sup>th</sup> June.<br /><p>Imagine, in a lawless medieval kingdom, three incredibly stupid knights search for glory with the goal of becoming legends by creating a buzz on the social media of the time: pigeons! Their quest leads them to confront the worst possible enemies imaginable, those created by internet users!</p> <p>This WIP TV session will show how Pigeons & Dragons delves into our compulsive search for popularity in a participative way, resulting in a genuinely funny comedy series.</p> <p>Not convinced? Take a look at the pilot!</p> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="" width="100%" height="100%"></iframe></div> <p>Say no more… hurry up and <a title="Reserve your seat" href="" target="_blank">reserve your seat</a> for this WIP session!</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 'Muzi & Kuku' Back in Annecy "Muzi & Kuku", the winner of the 2015 Animation du Monde Pitch session, will be back at the Annecy Festival for a Work in Progress presentation.<br /><p><em>Muzi & Kuku</em> by <strong>Tim Argall</strong>, the winning project from the 2015 Animation du Monde Pitch sessions, returns to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival this year.</p> <p>This project from South Africa tells the story of Muzi, an emotional taxi driving hippo, and his navigator Kuku, a ditsy chicken that tries to keep him out of trouble.</p> <p>It will be shown as a Work in Progress in an introduction to the Mifa Pitch sessions for TV Series & Specials, <strong>Thursday 16<sup>th</sup> June at 11:00 am</strong> in l’Impérial Palace, Ravel A&B.</p> <p>Come and discover the journey made by <em>Muzi & Kuku</em> since its revelation at the Annecy Festival!</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200