Winners of the 2014 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of VFX named School of the Year.
Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’
Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.
AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.
Transaction to drive creation of 3D game engine for game developers, architects, engineers and designers.
Young women prove their might at the North American box office, delivering a $48.2 million opening for YA romance ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and beating out Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ and Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow.’
Acquisition comes as part of Kabillion’s expansion into digital distribution of third-party content in the U.S.
50 free high-res, PBR base materials will ship with Substance Designer; a direct link to GameTextures.com will allow for access to hundreds more.
Oscar winner Chris Landreth serves as mentoring director for 10th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada’s acclaimed Hothouse program for emerging animators.
Oscar-nominated entertainment company options the rights to adapt ‘Stick Man,’ the much-loved children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Key figures at L.A. production company Gigapix Studios accused of defrauding hundreds of investors for unfinished 3D animated ‘Wizard of Oz’ feature.
Spain’s Imira Entertainment secures deal with VOD giant Amazon in North America for tween-skewed ‘Lola & Virginia.’
PGS Entertainment announces pre-sales of ‘ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks,’ the new series from Bagdasarian Productions, to Germany’s SUPER RTL and Spain’s ATRESMEDIA TELEVISIÓN.
Cementing its status as a true children’s classic, Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ wins a special Prix Jeunesse 50th anniversary award for Best Children’s TV Fiction Programme of the Last 50 Years.
Nickelodeon grows its content family with 13-episode order of ‘The Loud House,’ the first series to be greenlit out of its 2013 Animated Shorts Program.
Lauren Faust, the Emmy-winning director behind the 'My Little Pony' franchise reboot, is attached to direct new 'Medusa' feature for Sony Pictures Animation.
Bill Condon, best known for his hit feature adaptation of the musical ‘Dreamgirls,’ is set to direct a live-action version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ for Disney.
Laika to debut final theatrical trailer for ‘The Boxtrolls’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 11.
Short film is based on “Nine Lives,” the award-winning graphic novel from Thailand by Songsin Tiewsomboon.
The Foundry hosts two sessions at MIFA 2014 to show how web-based visual story development tool FLIX is being used in production at major animation studios around the world, including DreamWorks and Sony Pictures Animation.