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MPC LA Expands Creative & Production Team Headline News

MPC LA Expands Creative & Production Team

David Hoogenakker is named Head of Business Development, Jeff Werner as Head of Production and Meghan Lang as Executive Producer; Mike Wigart promoted to Executive Producer of MPC Creative.

Licensing Headline News

Stan Lee’s ‘Mighty 7’ Feature Headed to Cartoon Network Latin America

Genius Brands International licenses the broadcast rights to all-star animated comedy adventure set to air throughout 42 territories across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Motion Graphics Take Center Stage at Half Rez 2015

MAXON teams with Greyscalegorilla and X-Particles to bring 3D and 2D artists, animators and designers together at Half Rez 2015 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL on September 9.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Richard Williams Unveils Trailer for ‘Prologue’ Short

The new hand-drawn six-minute short film from animation legend Richard Williams begins its Oscar-qualifying run at the Laemmle Royal in West LA on Friday, September 11.

Fantoche 2015 Headline News

‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche 2015

World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’

Projection Mapping Headline News

Christie Powers Projection Mapping Sculpture at SIGGRAPH 2015

Originally shown at Burning Man 2014 and on display at SIGGRAPH 2015, ‘Shogyo Mujo’ is a 12-foot 3D projection-mapped skull displaying 30 different animations of temporal dimensional artwork that pulsate to music and can be changed using a touch interface.

PipelineFX Headline News

Escape Studios Taps Qube! to Help VFX Students Reach for the Stars

PipelineFX’s industry-standard render farm manager lets Europe’s leading VFX academy launch young artists into jobs on movies like ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Gravity.’

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Headline News

WATCH: New ‘Danger Mouse’ Trailer Now Online

Set to premiere on CBBC on September 28th, ‘Danger Mouse’ is a co-production with FremantleMedia Kids & Family animated by Boulder Media with Robert Cullen directing and Peter Lewis and Anne Tweedy producing.

OIAF Headline News

Ottawa Fest Draws Top Animators to 2015 Edition

Bruce Bickford and Michèle Cournoyer set to present retrospective works at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, running September 16-20.

Short Films Headline News

Acme Filmworks Brings '17th Annual Animation Show of Shows’ to Theaters

Eleven award-winning acclaimed animated shorts from around the world are highlighted in national theatrical showcase beginning September 24, 2015.