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.
Animation studio Kavaleer Productions announced the appointment of Timothy Björklund as Director of its Dublin-based studios.
Trunk Animation completed work for Smile for London on “Word in Motion,” their new moving image exhibition that aims to uplift and inspire London commuters with poetry and moving images during January 2012.
Mothership director David Rosenbaum teamed with OgilvyWest for “Robotarm” for Cisco that broke during the NFC Championship broadcast on January 22.
There are coffee-table "The Art of …" and "The Making of …" books on just about every new American animated feature. Books about older movies are rarer. Here is one on a 1967 "classic": the stop-motion Mad Monster Party.
The first season of the award-winning CGI animated series Transformers Prime arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on March 6, 2012.
10th Ave announced six 2D and 3D animation feature length projects are in preparation at the regional production house in Saint-Augustin-De-Desmaures, near Quebec City.
Quite a few cartoon characters have made the leap from the animated world to the real one (Scooby Doo, the Smurfs and the Chipmunks for starters) – but how many have gone the other way?
Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, the leader in animation technology, at KidScreen Summit in New York on Friday February 10.
The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres is the exclusive Los Angeles venue for the G-Kids tour of a 20-year retrospective of the work of Japan's Studio Ghibli, renowned for their masterpieces of animation. The retrospective runs Thursday, January 26 to Sunday, February 12.
Artistic Image creates an interactive 2D/3D projection mapping show for The Chattanooga RiverRocks Festival that interacts with The Hunter Museum's neo-classic façade.
Animated feature film Back to the Sea will be opening in theatres across Canada in both 2D and 3D on Friday, January 27th, 2012.
Patton Oswalt, nominated by the Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles Film Critics’ Associations for his performance in the film Young Adult, will host this year’s 39th Annual Annie Awards.
Image Metrics, Inc., a provider of digital facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, announced the sale of its industry leading FACEWARE™ product line to a newly formed spin-off company - Faceware Technologies Inc.
Warner Bros. has hired P.J. Hogan to direct Bone, a movie based on the comics by Jeff Smith. Patrick Sean Smith, who is best known for creating the ABC Family series Greek, has been hired to write the script.
Creator Adam Reed’s spy-spoof deftly brings together espionage, workplace drama, dirty sex and automatic weapons. And turtlenecks.
The deadline for entries for the 20th edition of the International Animation Festival of Brazil, ANIMA MUNDI 2012, is March 22.
Cut&Paste, the international digital design tournament pitting the best 2D, 3D and motion/animation pros across 12 global cities, announced the addition of Helsinki – the 2012 World Design Capital – to its 2011-12 tour.