Fans and friends of animation are invited to the 11th International Festival of Animated Films AniFest (April 26 – May 1, 2012). Accreditation passes are now available online at www.anifest.cz through April 20, 2012.
Image Engine announced that it has created over 370 photoreal visual effects shots for Universal Pictures’ Safe House.
At the BAFTA Awards held Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, Rango won best animated film, beating The Adventures Of Tintin and Arthur Christmas. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 got the top prize for visual effects, and Hugo won two awards for sound and design.
The director of the NFB's Oscar-nominated short discusses his design challenges and personal inspiration.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is pleased to announce its worldwide call for entries for its 2012 festival, taking place September 19-23.
The submission deadline for the Animated Com Award at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is February 15, 2012.
Prime Focus World, an industry-leading 2D to 3D conversion and VFX studio, announced that Emmy Award winner Chris Del Conte has joined the company as Managing Director, Los Angeles.
The deadline for registration for the European Animation Masterclass, to be held in Helsinki, Finland February 23-24, is February 10, 2012.
Political correctness, fear of being painted as insensitive, a chauvinist, a racist, or being too this or too that, or “I’ll sue you”, is killing our free spirit, our sincere openness, ability to dialogue or differ with others on a deeper emotional level.
Submissions are now open for the AVANCA 2012 – International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia international and world premiere competitions.
The Los Angeles Animation Festival (LAAF) returns for its third annual event with new screenings of animated feature films and shorts from around the world, exclusive panels, and parties celebrating the animation community.
The Animation Pimp interviews legendary mad man JJ Villard. And lives to tell the tale.
Four students from The DAVE School (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) have been selected by the prestigious Visual Effects Society as nominees in the student category for the 10th Annual VES Awards Gala, a ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
Kids entertainment company A2E2 announced the addition of Chief Financial Officer Harish Seth and Licensing Director Mary Moore Kean.
Fifty animated feature projects in different development stages from 17 countries will be pitched at Cartoon Movie 2012 to find financing, co-producers and distributors.
Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.
The VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy has launched a new contest to celebrate the creative power of technology at the service of society. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
The deadline for entries to the VIEW Awards, to be held at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy, is September 15, 2012.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, today announced that the company’s President & CEO, Jeffrey Dunn, and Chief Operating Officer, Sangeeta Desai, will be leaving the company after the closing of HIT’s acquisition by Mattel.