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Aston’s Presents in Theaters

(Sydsvenskan gives a score of 4/5)

Our 9 min. short “Aston’s Presents” from 2012 will be released again in the theaters in Sweden.
It plays before the 26 min. long French film “L’Odyssée de Choum” by Julien Bisaro.

Premiere 26th September 2020.


Aston and Shoooms



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Fisketur (Out Fishing) to Berlin

Fisketur (Out Fishing) is selected to the competition in the Film Festival Berlinalen in the section Generation Kplus.
The film will compete with other films for the young generation to win the Silver Bear.
The festival will be held in Berlin, Germany between 15-25 February 2018.

The screening dates are:
20 Feb. 10:00 at the HKW
21 Feb. 9:30 at Filmtheater am Friedrichshain
22 Feb. 10:30 in CinemaxX 1
23 Feb. 10:00 in Zoo Palast 2

Fisketur / Out Fishing ©Zigzag Animation


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Out Fishing / Fisketur is ready

Our latest short, Out Fishing (Swedish title: Fisketur) is ready after a couple of years in production.
It will soon start running in festivals and will be broadcast in television. Later on, next year it will hit the cinemas, hopefully in a country near you.
More information in here >>

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Ciclo de cine – Zigzag in Spain

18 of our films will be screened in the cinemas in Spain in a “cycle” they call Ciclo de cine.
Four programs in the theatres by the same director are screened on Saturdays. It all starts in Barcelona in CaxiaForum 21 Oct. with “Spot and Splodge on the spot“on the 28 Oct. with the “New adventures of Spot and Splodge
11 Nov. with “Among the thorns” and 25 Nov. with a package of shorts.

Good company

In Caxia Forum Barcelona

Film in Spain

Zigzag in Spain 2017

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Spot and Splodge in SVT

From January 13, 2016 SVT (Swedish Television) is broadcasting all 13 episodes of Spot and Splodge every Wednesday 18:15.
The series is then available for 30 days in SVT Play.
The 7th episodes “See stars” was broadcast today (17 Feb.).

Watch it in SVT Play.

Spot and Splodge See Stars

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Double DVD in France

Spot and Splodge Double DVD

Les Films Du Preau / ARTE has released in France a double DVD with all the films of Spot and Splodge (Gros-pois et Petit-point) just in time for Christmas.
There 13 films in the DVD’s and it can be obtained in their webshop.

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Black Widow (Svarta Änkan)

Black Widow, that has won the award for Best music in 2014 in STOCKmotion festival has been broadcasted in SVT 21 November 2015. The music is composed by Maja Josefsson. The film is available in SVT Play until 21 December 2015.

Music Award in STOCKmotion 2014

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Black Widow is nominated for STOCKmotion Award 2014

The short dance film Black Widow, directed by Maria Josefsson, is nominated for The STOCKmotion Award 2014. The film will be screened on Oct. 10th at 19:00 in Filmhuset in Stockholm.

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Screening in Japan after the tsunami

Last week we had a screening of “Spot and Splodge in Snowstorm” for kids in Japan who were hit by the tsunami in 2011.

The screening took place in a community center of Ishinomaki (Miyagi prefecture) called KAMIDAINIKAIKAN in the TATAMI Theater, and was organized by Haruko Hashimoto who is the director of Snow collective who organize a film festival In Snow, screening films in a theater made of snow and ice.
Look at a short film who shows this magniciant theater.

Few more screening are palned, among them at Kesennuma Fenix batting center in June. This center opened last month with money donated by Mr Chiba who lost seven members of his family in the tsunami. He saved money for 3 years from his milk delivery company.

I’m happy we can bring some comfort to the children.

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Double premiere

On Tuseday 29 April 2014 we will have a double premiere. Two dance films produced by Zigzag Animation – BRIDGE & BLACK WIDOW will participate in a Dance film festival in Stockholm – Screen Dance Festival – as a part of the international dance day.

The screening will start at 17:00 in Brygghuset/Studiefrämjandet, at Norrtullsgatan 12 Stockholm.

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Aston’s Stones – still going strong

Seven years after it’s release (2007) Aston’s Stones is still doing well.

Aston's stones, a film by Uzi and Lotta GeffenbladIn the next edition of Stuttgart International Trickfilm Festival (22-27 April 2014) the short film will be screened as a part of ”Best of Animation” -

a classic and a highlight of the festival is the section which presents the most important and interesting animated films of the past ten years.

Soon the film will also be published on DVD in Australia.

A festival called Little Big Shots is celebrating it’s 10th birthday and will publish a special 10th birthday retrospective collection of 12 short films. The festival director Ben Laden has said: “This collection of films I regarding as one of the best moments since I took on the role at LBS.

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“NEW” Spot and Splodge in the theaters

A brand new 45 min. movie for the theaters will be release in Sweden on the 27th September (2013).
The Swedish title is “Prick och Fläck på Pricken” and the English title is “Spot and Splodge Plottspotting“.

The films is a compilation of 6 adventures.
Baking, Standing as in the circus on their ears, having Chicken-pox, going on a very special shoe sale, picking mushrooms in the forest and having a Disco party!
Not bad for less than an hour …

The film will be released in 29 theaters all over the country with our distributor Folkets Bio, who will also use SF theaters.
A more complete information about the film will be soon in here. Meanwhile you can visit our Facebook page for the last updates.

Prick och Fläck på fläcken


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