The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.
Nexus Productions takes Gold for Best Animation for Honda "Hands," at the British Arrows Craft Awards 2013 while MPC wins Gold for Best CGI for Three Mobile “The Pony.” MPC colorist Jean-Clement Soret is presented with the British Arrows Craft Fellowship award.
Marking a major push into film, content and promo work, WildChild signs Melissa Miller as Executive Producer to lead the company in an ambitious expansion.
Nexus director Johnny Kelly partners with Grey Canada to create Food, Clothing and Shelter, three new 15-second spots for The Salvation Army.
BBH and director Noam Murro tap MPC to create a futuristic warzone in a promo for PS4’s Killzone: Shadow Fall.
Imaginary Forces delivers the latest in luxury for Oral-B in Black, a sleek, all-CG spot directed by Ronnie Koff.
Nathan Love creates a flowery new spot to promote the American Floral Endowment’s research and education initiatives.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues its final call for submissions to the 21st edition of the festival, to be held April 22-27, 2014; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
The ITFS is one of the biggest and most important international festivals for animated film.
The 41st Annual Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California.
Insurance company Oscar teams up with Hornet directors Dan & Jason to launch its startup with an animated campaign full of wit and charm.
Gala event spotlights leaders and innovators in post production; winners include Technicolor, Encore and Company 3.
The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.
For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Film and television editorial house Spot Welders announces that it will now rep top UK editorial shop Speade in the US.
Calabash Animation partners with Saatchi & Saatchi, New York to create, Rainbow Music, for Lucky Charms.
LIA announces the ‘Of the Year’ award winners of the 28th London International Awards and Dumb Ways to Die as the winner of the Non-Traditional Grand LIA.
Syndrome joins Eminem at the YouTube Awards for the debut of his single Rap God, with the music video being created live in one take before the show’s audience.
Elastic director Andy Hall teams with agency McCann New York to create a new spot, “Get Stung,” for Jose Cuervo’s new cinnamon-flavored Cuervo Cinge.
Ntropic founder & creative director Nate Robinson receives a Special Recognition award in the Artistic and Technical Achievement category at the 2013 Flame Awards.
Framestore partners with Saatchi & Saatchi for Hans Strudel, a series of commercials and an online short film for Toaster Strudel.