Hiroyuki Okiura’s second directorial effort, "A LETTER TO MOMO," won the Best Feature Film Prize at the 11th AniFest (FFF 2012), held in Teplice, Czech Republic from April 26 to May 1, 2012.
Millimages has signed a licensing and merchandising deal with BBC Worldwide for its hit preschool show 64 Zoo Lane.
Week of 4/27/12- Baby I'm Yours (Irina Dakeva), Excès de Caricature 2007-2012 (Paul Poutre), The power of x (Körner Union/WE ARE Pi), Insect Traps (Markos Kay), Mork (Phil Borst)
It's just a nifty day, as shown here by a nifty storyboard sequence from the new Aardman and Sony film, The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
We've got a nifty collection of model sheets from Aardman's and Sony's new feature, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, which hits the theatres in the US today.
Toei Animation has been nominated for Feature Film in Competition at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival for their dramatic new feature film, “Asura.”
Jason DeMarco has been promoted to vice president of strategic marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced by Brenda Piper, chief marketing officer for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM) group.
Buzzco recently animated a short film for TED’s new educational initiative, TED Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing, an open platform dedicated to providing high school and college teachers a new way to use video content on the web.
The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) hosts a retrospective the films of Maureen Selwood, in The Imaginary Voyages of Maureen Selwood, April 30th, 2012, 8:30pm
The Animation Pimp dishes up a rather cynical, vulgar and surprisingly hostile list of his favorite and not so favorite animated feature films.
The man behind conversions of The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast discusses the stereoscopic 3-D renaissance at Disney.
Time is running out for fans to own two of Disney’s beloved animated hits on Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: DIAMOND EDITION and BAMBI: DIAMOND EDITION will return to the Disney Vault on April 30, 2012.
SMOSH announced that its "Shut Up! Cartoons" will launch April 30 as part of YouTube’s original channel offering.
The Friday Five: Week of 4/13/12 - For the Remainder (Omer Ben David), MATATORO (Mauro Carraro, , Raphaël Calamote, Jérémy Pasquet), Solipsist (Andrew Thomas Huang), Remington Requiem (Jules Guérin), unnamed soundsculpture (Dan Franke, Cedric Kiefer)
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
Animation production in Hong Kong has been around roughly for sixty years. It is not until recently that it has been recognized and appreciated as a respected industry.
The Polish Cultural Institute New York has partnered with UNSOUND Festival, BAMcinématek, Detroit Institute of Arts and The Cinefamily to present the U.S. tour of POLISH ANIMATION WITH LIVE MUSIC BY BAABA, with dates announced in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles.
Cartoon Network Asia’s SNAPTOONS, a program designed to identify the next generation of cartoon heroes, announced three finalists from Singapore and the completion of two animated shorts from Malaysia.
William M. “Trip” Hawkins III -- founder of Electronic Arts and father of the 3DO console is rewriting the rules again. Here, Hawkins explains why he believes social gaming and virtual goods are the future of interactive entertainment.
Nancy Phelps discusses the 12 collected essays analyzing women and their history and involvement in animation.
Guru Studio will debut its first original adventure series, “Justin Time,” on 24-hour preschool channel Sprout in the U.S., beginning April 22, 2012.