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Visual Effects Headline News

Stargate Studios Appoints Peter Ware and Andy Williams

Award-winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects for episodic TV appoints Peter Ware and Andy Williams to oversee the company’s production department.

Business Headline News

‘Freaktown’ Takes Off with International Sales

Portfolio Entertainment  signs its first set of international sales deals for new animated series with Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific, Turner’s Kids Networks in EMEA, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia and ABC Australia.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW 2015 Celebrating LAIKA’s 10th Anniversary

Special presentations on the future of video games and ‘Everest’ planned for remarkable gathering of talent in Turin, Italy.

Pixar Headline News

WATCH: New Trailer for Pixar’s ‘Good Dinosaur’ Introduces Talking Dinos

New trailer for Pixar Animation Studio’s second film of 2015 provides a look at Arlo’s origin story, taking viewers through a sequence of events that leads him to the little boy who becomes a friend.

film animation festivals competition Blogs

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.