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Headline News FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘Disruptive Education’

Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.

Headline News Montreal Stop Motion Fest Issues 2014 Call for Entries

The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.

Headline News BRB, Outfit7 Team on ‘Talking Tom and Friends’ TV Series

Spanish TV production company BRB Internacional and global entertainment company Outfit7 ink a deal to produce the all-new TV series, Talking Tom and Friends, based on the entertainment phenomenon of the same name.

Headline News Cartoon Saloon, Aircraft Productions to Co-Produce ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.

Headline News ‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot’ Win Animation Oscars

Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.

Headline News ITFS Previews 2014 Program Highlights

From April 22-27, 2014, animated film fans and industry members from around the world gather to watch over 1,000 of the best and latest animated films representing the full range of the medium.

Headline News ‘Animation Breakdown Roundup!’ Comes to L.A. March 8

Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.

Headline News WIA to Present ‘Directors’ Club’ Panel & Screening March 9

Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.

Headline News Autodesk Rolls Out Cloud-Based 3D Character Generator

Autodesk expands its cloud offering with the launch of Character Generator , an easy-to-use, web-based application that enables virtually anyone to create customized, rigged and ready-to-animate 3D characters.

Headline News ‘Frozen’ Takes Top Animation Honors at BAFTA Film Awards

Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.

Headline News ‘When the Wind Blows’ Director Jimmy Murakami Dead at 80

Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.

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