Gobelins is at the Annecy Festival!

Gobelins is at the Annecy Festival!

The Annecy Festival would not be quite the same without the presence of GOBELINS! Discover the highlights of the week from 14 to 19 June 2021.


Screening of short trailers by our animation students

As a tradition, our 2nd year students from CHARACTER ANIMATION AND ANIMATED FILMMAKING have made the opening short films for the sessions. Each day of the week will start with a different film.
For those who are not lucky enough to participate in this festival, discover these little masterpieces in the GOBELINS playlist.
The theme of this new edition... "the world after"!



Two graduation films are in the official selection 

This year, two graduation films are in competition in the "Graduation Shorts" category: "COFFIN" (nominated for the 2020 Annie Awards) and "A FRIEND WHO SHINES IN THE NIGHT".
Good luck to our young talents and directors!




Launch of BRIDGES, a project to help African talent seize new opportunities 

An innovative new project to develop an African animation series has been set up by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) in partnership with international mentors and local experts from GOBELINS, Diprente Studios and Tshimologong Animation Academy. Called "BRIDGES", the initiative aims to create a platform for emerging African talent to be showcased to the global film and animation markets.

The series will consist of ten one-minute original short films, and will ultimately develop a library of compelling and entertaining films that will contribute to the growth and development of the local animation industry.

The launch of "BRIDGES" will take place on Thursday 16 June at 10am GMT, and will be followed by the launch of the animated short "RED ANTS", directed by Mogau Kekana, a concept and storyboard artist from Hillbrow, Johannesburg, who is currently a student in the Master of Arts programme at GOBELINS.


FOLLOW THE LAUNCH OF BRIDGES LIVE (Thursday 16th June at 10:00 GMT)



A speed recruiting will take place on Thursday 17 June

For professionals looking for animation talents, aspeed recruiting session will take place online on Thursday 17 June. During two exiting hours of interviews, professionnals will experience an efficient way to recruit highly sought-after profiles.



Have a great Festival everyone!

Published on 15 June 2021

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