It’s Day Four and, as I’m told is the norm in Ottawa, the weather here has changed completely. The city is now dotted with umbrellas and bathed in a beautiful sheen of water.
The Animation Conference (TAC) has wrapped up and we are now in our third full day of festing. And I still have to fill you in on all of yesterday’s events. Here we go…
Italy’s VIEW Conference, the premier international event for computer graphics, video games, cinema, 2D and 3D animation and visual effects, has unveiled a stellar program for 2013.
Naughty Tortoise and Studio Liddell debut transmedia action-comedy series Sankari to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France.
Broadcasters Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr sign up Puffin Rock, a new animated children’s TV series featuring narration by Irish actor Chris O’Dowd.
Studio AKA traces the history of Rev. Henry Duncan and the history behind the building of the TSB bank in The Story.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.
At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.
Oscar®-winning director Gene Deitch has much to say about Motion, Music and Magic in his updated essay on the director's role in an animated project.
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow debuts on DVD September 10 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Motion studio Thornberg & Forester partners with production company Valiant Pictures on a 30-second-long ID for the Vilcek Foundation that explodes with color.
Jake goes on his most heroic mission ever in Disney Junior's Jake and The Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue primetime special premiering Sunday, September 29.
Bubble Gum Interactive’s virtual world and multi-platform brand, Space Heroes Universe, adds to its animated online cartoon series with “Rumble in the Jungle.”
Walt Disney Animation releases new imagery from its forthcoming Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!, directed by Lauren MacMullan.
Geek & Sundry's animated web series, Outlands, created and produced by Adam de la Peña, attracts notice on the Internet.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
The Norwegian Film Institute announces 13 new films to be released in the upcoming season, including two fully-animated features celebrating the 100th anniversary of Norwegian animation.
The American Cinematheque hosts a screening of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on Sunday, August 25, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.
Walt Disney Studios announces the release of The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh, available on Blu-ray August 27.