The Jim Henson Company’s licensing banner, Henson Independent Properties, unveils its new CGI-animated series, Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, at MIPTV 2014.
MGM is developing a new a live-action/animated hybrid Pink Panther movie, with The Simpsons director and producer David Silverman set to direct.
Powerful, easy-to-use render farm management tools let artists in MPC’s motion design studio become their own render wranglers for high-profile rebrand job.
Disney’s Frozen officially becomes the highest grossing animated film of all time with $1,072.4 million worldwide, and enters the list of the top 10 biggest films of all time.
The first full-length trailer for the Michael Bay-produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is released onto the web.
New version to build on application’s reputation for unmatched performance, superb realism, and broad application support including upcoming plugin for Adobe After Effects.
Italy’s Scratch! International Animation Film Festival seeks entries for the 2014 edition of the festival.
The LOOK Effects vfx supervisor discusses integrating miniatures, stop-motion, live action and more on Wes Anderson’s new film.
The deadline for applications to the EFA Master Class 2014, ’High Value for Your Budget with Marc Weigert,’ is April 30.
Time-traveling mutants, rare blue macaws, a webbed crusader, morphing metal robots and the Mistress of All Evil are just a few of the animated characters coming to theatres this Spring.
20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios release a final trailer for Rio 2, directed by Carlos Saldanha and in theaters April 11, 2014.
Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots.
CG Student Awards is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards, with over $230,000 in prizes and 15 studio internships available to winners.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Fred Patten discusses Charles Solomon’s insightful new book as to what makes a good animated theatrical feature.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment announce a raft of international distribution deals for their two new stereoscopic CG-animated feature films Ratchet & Clank and Sly Cooper.
Blacklist’s Directors WIZZ partners with The Richards Group on the spot Stop the Abuse for NatureSweet, a look at the sad truth of what it’s like to be a tomato in today’s America.
The Weinstein Co. acquires rights in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and France to Argentinian director Juan Jose Campanella’s animated feature, re-titled Underdogs.
Fox Family Entertainment and Blue Sky release the first teaser for Peanuts, an all-CG version of the legendary cartoon strip created by Charles M. Schultz.
20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release a brand new short film, Almost Home, in anticipation of the studio’s upcoming feature, Home.
The co-directors of DreamWorks’ Oscar-nominated feature discuss the family dynamic at the heart of their story.
Frozen opens in Japan at the top of the box-office chart with the biggest-ever weekend debut for an animated Disney movie in that market.