Based on thorough market analysis, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Toon Boom Animation with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year.
The Vancouver Animation School was recognized by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as the winner of the CIRA Impact Award for elearning in 2012.
Phoenix Media Group created a high-energy animated motion graphic and commercial montage to kick off last week’s 2012 CLIO award ceremony at the American Museum of Natural History.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is taking the official competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival by storm with four films: “Le grand ailleurs et le petit ici” (“Here and the Great Elsewhere”) by Michèle Lemieux, “Bydlo” by Patrick Bouchard, “Edmond était un âne” (“Edmond Was a Donkey”) by Franck Dion and “Kali le petit vampire” (“Kali the Little Vampire”) by Regina Pessoa.
AniMazSpot announced the top two short films from the Third Quarter entries selected to go on to vie for Best of Festival prize at the fourth annual AniMazSpot 2012 Festival, September 10-16, 2012.
“Mia and me” has been awarded the prize for best animated series for children by the children’s jury at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
Animation Spotlight announced that Kaj Pindal (Denmark/Canada) and Cinzia Bottini (Italy/Singapore) have joined the AniMazSpot international jury panel.
SGO's Mistika was used for the stereoscopic 3D post production work for China's first 3D IMAX martial arts action film “The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate,” which won Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Designer at the Asian Film Awards.
Production company Iron Claw is celebrating its recent Emmy win for Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction for the “Sunday Night Football” show open with Faith Hill for NBC Sports.
This weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s “The Last Airbus” (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s “Atlas” (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ “Wrinkles” (Spain) were among the big winners.
The world's best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Animated Com Award held at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
Rushes announced that it has received Televisual’s Bulldog Award for Best Digital & Physical FX for its contributions to the BBC’s “Inside the Human Body.”
Hasbro Studios has collected eight Daytime Emmy Award nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for “Transformers Prime,” “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” and “Family Game Night.”
Six animated series were nominated for Daytime Emmy awards this year, including PBS’s “Curious George,” “Peep & The Big Wide World” and “Sid the Science Kid,” and Nickelodeon’s “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness,” “Penguins of Madagascar” and “SpongeBob SquarePants.”
Red Giant announced that its short film, “Plot Device,” has won the 16th Annual Webby Award in the Best Editing category.
The winners of the 2012 CLIO Awards, one of the world's most recognized awards competitions honoring excellence in advertising, design and communications, were announced this week by Prometheus Global Media.
Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.
Hiroyuki Okiura’s second directorial effort, "A LETTER TO MOMO," won the Best Feature Film Prize at the 11th AniFest (FFF 2012), held in Teplice, Czech Republic from April 26 to May 1, 2012.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has added to its track record of innovation in interactive productions with Webby Awards for “BLA BLA” and “God’s Lake Narrows.”
Pinterest, Google+ and Spotify will each be presented with their first Webby Awards alongside special recognition honorees Instagram and Bjork at The 16th Annual Webby Awards on May 21, at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
AWN attempts to set the record straight and eliminate confusion surrounding the submission rules for short film Academy Award qualification.
Toei Animation has been nominated for Feature Film in Competition at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival for their dramatic new feature film, “Asura.”