DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.
Created by production company Hornet and director Yves Geleyn, ‘Storybook’ uses the motif of a children's pop-up book to take the viewer on a “seed to spoon” story shown in reverse.
Directing team Parallel, made up of the Quentin Baillieux and Raphaëlle Tinland, join up with Hornet for representation in the United States and Canada.
Scholastic Media’s ‘The Magic School Bus’ continues legacy with ‘The Magic School Bus 360°,’ a new Netflix original series for kids.
DreamWorks Animation releases the first trailer for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar,’ directed by Simon Smith and Eric Darnell and arriving in theaters on November 26, 2014.
All six episodes of new animated series from creator JJ Villard to premiere on AdultSwim.com June 15th.
Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
Laika debuts the final theatrical trailer for ‘The Boxtrolls’ on June 11 at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The first poster is released for the forthcoming animated feature from Paramount, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D.’
Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.
Disney begins production on ‘The Lion Guard,’ an animated Disney Junior TV movie and series inspired by ‘The Lion King.’
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
San Francisco’s Roxie Theater announces new family friendly film series, Roxie Kids, with Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Panda Go! Panda - Adventure of Panda & Friends’ and ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ along with classic episodes from Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Astro Boy.’
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.