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FMX Headline News

FMX 2016 Spotlighting Oscar Winner ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR Experience and More

Filmakademie graduate and Disney/Pixar Character TD Tanja Krampfert discusses the creation of Joy in ‘Inside Out,’ while DoP Patrick Lin illuminates the special camera set-up designed to parallel the main character’s emotional journey.

call for entries Headline News

Bridging the Gap Animation Lab Opens Int’l Submissions

International animated feature film, series and short film projects -- in preproduction, in development, or in production – now eligible to participate in the second edition of the program.

FMX 2015 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Pixar's Christophe Hery Talks Lighting on 'Finding Dory' at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 21, 2016 at 5:22pm

Christophe Hery, global tech and research TD at the Pixar Research Group, talks about the importance of new lighting technology on the film 'Finding Dory.'

APD 2016 Headline News

Animation Production Day Reports Record Submissions for 2016

Thirteen films, 23 series and three gaming and special projects selected to participate in the 10th anniversary edition of international co-production marketplace running April 28th & 29th alongside the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2016.

Starburns Industries Headline News

Starburns Industries Options Animated ‘Bubbles’ Feature

The producers of Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Oscar-nominated stop-motion animated feature ‘Anomalisa’ acquire Isaac Adamson’s screenplay about Michael Jackson’s famed Chimpanzee companion, Bubbles.

Television Headline News

SuperProd to Animate Ringo Starr's ‘Octopus's Garden’

French animation powerhouse teams with Simon & Schuster, Universal Music Publishing and Startling Music for the TV adaptation of the book ‘Octopus's Garden,’ based on the famous song written and sung by Ringo Starr.

NYICFF Headline News

Belgium’s ‘A Town Called Panic’ Tops NYICFF 2016

French/Belgium co-production ‘A Town Called Panic: Return to School,’ directed by Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier, was awarded the Grand Prize for a short film, and also took home the Audience Award for ages 12-17.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Secures Key Sales Across the U.K.

9 Story Media Group licenses a trio of hit animated children’s shows – ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood,’ ‘Nerds and Monsters,’ and ‘Numb Chucks’ -- to U.K broadcasters ahead of MIPTV.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ Wins Grand Prix Award at HAFF 2016

Japan’s ‘Track’ by Tochka, Kazue Monno and Takeshi Nagata, wins the Grand Prix award in the non-narrative short category; ‘Cafard,’ directed by Jan Bultheel, is awarded the Grand Prix for feature animation; Nina Gantz wins the Grand Prix award in the student film category for ‘Edmond.’

FMX 2015 VFXWorld

WATCH: Sebastian Sylwan Talks VR Technology Creative Realities at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 18, 2016 at 5:33pm

Sebastian, a visual effects and digital media technologist, discusses consumers' acceptance of virtual reality and what the technology means for creators.

Television Headline News

‘We’re Going on A Bear Hunt’ Travels to New Territories

Animated special produced by Lupus Films and Walker Productions and distributed by Union Media secures significant overseas deals in Australia, Sweden, Norway and Finland.

Netflix Headline News

Mark Osborne’s ‘The Little Prince’ to Premiere on Netflix

Just days after director Mark Osborne reveals that that Paramount Pictures will no longer be distributing the stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid feature, Netflix swoops in to save the day.

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