Bi-coastal animation and VFX company MassMarket announces the appointment of JJ Wilmoth as Executive Producer for MassMarket LA.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces its call for entries for the 41st Annual Annie Awards, to begin Tuesday, September 3.
Motion Theory’s directorial team Akama creates a short animated trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming cross-platform game Rayman Legends.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios helps create a new social film, “The Power Inside,” for Intel and Toshiba via agency Pereira & O’Dell, San Francisco.
KingsIsle Entertainment taps Clockwork VFX to create the launch ads for online games Pirate101 and Wizard101.
Digital Domain promotes Terry Clotiaux to president of feature films; Rich Flier is promoted to president of advertising and games.
UK-based animation studio Young and illustrator Peter Donnelly team with ad agency Network Warrington to create a 1950s-influenced animation promoting the new Midas Card.
Toucan Sam and his nephews return in Froot Detector, a new spot for Kellogg’s Froot Loops Treasures, from Nathan Love.
Wolf & Crew present a day-in-the-life of Dave as he escapes a Plants vs. Zombies skirmish in the new trailer for Plants vs. Zombies Part 2: It’s About Time!
New York animation boutique Ace & Son Moving Picture Co. collaborates with Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove to create an expansive promotional campaign.
Executive Producer Blythe Dalton Klippsten joins design-centric bi-coastal production company Stardust, where she will oversee the day-to-day management of the company’s Los Angeles projects.
BBH Asia Pacific creates Mentos “National Day Proposal” animation that sees Singapore making an unusual proposal to Finland.
Nancy Phelps reports on the first Annecy International Animation Festival under the leadership of new creative director Marcel Jean.