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Dok Leipzig Documentary Film Festival - 26 October - 1 November

Founded in 1955, DOK Leipzig is the oldest documentary festival in the world, and from its beginning, animated films were part of the program, which today extends into crossmedia art. Dok Leipzig 2015 will be from 26 Oct. until 1 Nov. this year.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series Going Global

Produced by DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation, animated series commissioned by Canada’s TELETOON has been picked up by Turner Broadcasting for its second flagship kids channel, Boomerang, across EMEA, APAC and Latin America.

Bento Box Entertainment Headline News

Corus and Bento Launch Bento Box Canada

New partnership to develop and produce animated series targeting 18-34 demographic; production begins on ‘The Pandas,’ from internationally renowned comic strip creators Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler.

book review Blogs

Book Review - Scratch, Crackle & Pop: A whole grains approach to making films without a camera, by Steven Woloshen

              Scratch, Crackle & Pop:  A whole grains approach to making films without a camera

                       by Steven Woloshen; 106 Pages published by Scratchatopia Books

Studio 100 Media Headline News

Studio 100 Presenting ‘Arthur and the Minimoys’ at MIPCOM 2015

Paris-based Studio 100 Animation to co-produce new kids series based on the children’s book and feature film from EuropaCorp’s Luc Besson.

SIGGRAPH Asia Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 to Shine World Spotlight on Japan

Set to draw 7,000 participants from more than 50 countries, SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 introduces two new programs, the Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing.

Music & Sound Headline News

Sony Delivers Monstrous Sound for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Sony Pictures Post Production Services supervising sound editor Geoffrey G. Rubay and his team work alongside re-recording mixers Tom Johnson and Michael Semanick, composer Mark Mothersbaugh and music editor Andy Dorfman.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show’ Launches Oct. 9

Debuting exclusively on Netflix October 9, DreamWorks Animation Television’s ‘The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show’ stars Chris Parnell as Mr. Peabody and Max Charles as Sherman.

Allegorithmic Headline News

Allegorithmic’s Substance Designer 5.3 is Now Here!

New 5.3 update provides one-click switch between real-time and Iray rendering, real-time post processing with Yebis, complex real life and emissive materials, and the ability to render at unlimited resolution.

Cartoons Headline News

Boomerang Signs Global Acquisition Deal for ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

New dialog-free 2D animated series from French production company Studio Hari follows the adventures of Grizzy the bear and a pesky tribe of Lemmings as they attempt to co-exist in a forest ranger’s house in the Canadian wilderness.