Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon to receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 16th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing.
Pixar Animation Studios is set to receive the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for creative excellence at the society's 5th annual Creative Arts Awards.
Luca Milano is promoted to executive deputy director at RAI Fiction, the producer of 2D animated comedy/adventure series Bat Pat and children’s animated series Geronimo Stilton.
The International Animation Film Market (Mifa) is a major event in the world of animation and over the past 25 years has established itself as the leading event on the industry calendar.
Former HIT Entertainment executive Natasha Fishman is appointed VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide and Iconix Entertainment.
Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event.
The four-member voice cast, excluding creator Seth MacFarlane, is able to secure between $175,000 and $225,000 each per episode for at least two more seasons of the hit animated series.
In preparation for its Oscar-qualifying run, Disney releases a new trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s final animated feature, The Wind Rises.
Winners are announced for the sixth edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, including the prize for Best Animated Short, presented to Poland’s Zbigniew Czapla for Toto.
Coolabi's Bagpuss is voted the third-greatest kids TV program and the highest ranking character-based show of all time by the UK's Channel 5.
In honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18, Disney Channel debuts the first-ever extended episode of Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Potatoland.
Reel FX launches new interactive/mobile division with official ‘Free Birds’ movie app, ‘Baby Turkey Trouble.’
The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.
Award-winning KANDOR Graphics chooses Mistika to color grade and finish the company’s first 3D CG-animated feature film, ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour.’
Disney Junior ushers in the holiday season with noteworthy guest stars on themed episodes of its hit series, including ‘Doc Mcstuffins,’ ‘Sofia the First’ and ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates.’
The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.
Created by industry veterans from King of the Hill, The Simpsons, Futurama, Cleveland Show, Beavis & ButtHead, Friend Us! aims to be the world’s first social media integrated animated series.
Highlights from the full schedule events at this year’s edition of the Creative Talent Network Animation Expo include book signings with animators John Kricfalusi and Floyd Norman, breakfast with Andreas Deja, Bob Kurtz and Barry Cook, the making of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with Pierre Lambert, and much, much more.
Adult Swim’s new half-hour animated series, created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, premieres December 2nd at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).