In collaboration with Filmenshus, we are very happy to introduce our evening feature film screening during FxF#17 on April 27th:
First time screened in Norway, it will be the Oscar nominated Japanese animation film called Mirai directed by Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leaped Through Time).
Check out the trailer here
We are very proud to announce our second international guest to FxF#17:
Shabnam Abbarin has been in the animation industry for 10 years, she started as an animator and moved more towards the technical side of the productions after starting a new degree in Cognitive Science and Computer Science. Recently she was one of the pipeline TDs on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
She is currently working on China’s Pearl Studio and Netflix project, Over the Moon, which is directed by Glen Keane.
Shabnam will tell us about her career, while giving a bigger focus on the “making of” of the beautiful Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
We are very much looking forward to meeting you Shabnam!
Thank you to Sandra Pilny-Lockertsen for making our poster this year!
We are very happy to announce our first international guest:
Nadya Mira, production designer of Revolting Rhymes will be joining us on April 27th, during FxF#17!
“Born in Siberia, Russia, I got obsessed with cartoons which brought me to work on different projects in France, Germany, UK, US and South Africa. The film I’m most proud of is Revolting Rhymes, which I had the honor of art directing. But in reality, I’m ANARTIST ARTODOX lost in the cartoonished reality”.
We are very much looking forward to meeting you Nadya!
Did you know, our French guest Alexandre Heboyan animated on Kung Fu Panda and Monsters vs. Aliens, and also on Michel Ocelot’s Azur & Asmar: The Princes’ Quest?
His directorial debut, Mune: Guardian of the moon is getting many awards world wide.
Check out the trailer and some lovely still images here.
Rune Spaans is a veteran in the CG animation world in Norway.
With over 20 years of experience in design, animation and visual effects, he has contributed animation and VFX to films such as Monster Thursday and Trollhunter, and directed several award winning commercials. He has co-directed animated feature film such Pelle Politibil 2 and Knutsen & Ludvigsen og den fæle Rasputin.
The Absence of Eddy Table is his first short film, a CG animated horror romance short film, based on the works of Dave Cooper, produced by Tordenfilm.
On FxF#14, Rune will be talking about the making of The Absence of Eddy Table.
The film will not be screened, but you will have many little peaks inside Eddy’s world!
And for a little teaser check out these lovely new stills from the film!
Check out Aya’s wonderful work on her updated blog.
Our animator friends’ comic book Krüger & Krogh is finally out!
You can purchase it here.
Our 2013 evening screening Ernest and Celestine is nominated for an Oscar!
Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
Les Armateurs/Maybe Movies/La Parti Production/Melusine Productions/GKIDS
Our 2012 guest is now about to start shooting Shaun the Sheep series 4, and they are also in development of a longer format Shaun project.
Loyd has also been working with the Model making team developing the new characters needed for both of these projects.
At Aardman, they are also developing their next feature films, one of which will be a Nick Park film.
Here is the web site of our guests from 2007
the French studio Je Suis Bien Content, who did Persepolis.
Our guests from last year, Folimage’s feature film Une Vie de Chat is nominated for an Oscar!
Congratulations to them!
Our Studio Soi guest from 2010 tell us that they just finished a Christmas special for the BBC called “the Gruffalo’s Child” that will air in Great Brittain on the 25th of December.
more info here
Our lovely guest from 2009 is now back in her hometown in Belgium, she has since supervised the animation of
a CGI serie called “Minuscule”, in collaboration with a structure called
“the Pole Image” which aims to promote live action and animation co-productions.
French site here.
Our guest from 2008 will participate in an auction with his paintings.
See more info here
Our guest from 2008 is still at Pixar, currently working on “Monsters University”.
After finishing The Baker with Qvisten Animation, Kine is now preparing for her upcoming short film “Magic Times”.
Our guest from 2007, Drifa Bensehir was animation supervisor here in Oslo after Frame by Frame, on Knerten Gifter Seg. She now lives in Tokyo and works as a 3D animator there.
Kyle Balda, our guest from 2007, has now co-directed The Lorax for Illuminated, from France
After FxF in 2007, Antoine worked in the Illusionist (Sylvain Chomet), went to Japan to work for a Tokyo based French classical animation studio, and then worked on storyboards for A Monster in Paris (Bibo Film)
You can follow his work here