With the goal of offering a more comprehensive program, organizers for the 2014 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival announce three conference tracks: creation, production and broadcasting/distribution.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network announce that the Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 22, 2015.
The Producers Guild of America announces the honorees for the second annual Digital VIP Awards; Alfonso Cuarón, Netflix, Rockstar Games, and Vine are among those to be honored June 6 in Los Angeles.
Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
During the evenings between April and June, people can spend an evening viewing 7 commissioned Norman McLaren influenced projects that will be projected onto the facades of 7 Montreal buildings.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
Chaos Group will present a series of presentations at FMX 2014 to highlight improvements to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya and show how V-Ray supports VFX students and independent filmmakers.
LIMA announces the Licensing University lineup for Licensing Expo 2014, which includes 26 sessions for everyone from industry newcomers to advanced practitioners.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces that the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11 at NAB 2014; this major update improves online editing features, adds new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
NVIDIA showcases ‘4K Your Way’ at NAB 2014, highlighting that their GPU technology powers over 150 solutions for broadcasters, VFX artists and post-production pros and supports demanding real-time 4K workflows.
Autodesk unveils Smoke 2015, the latest version of their professional video editing software, at NAB 2014; Smoke 2015 features 3D tracking, re-architected timeline FX workflow and a faster performance.
At NAB 2014 eyeon announced the release of their new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic, eyeon Generation 4K.
Autodesk debuts the Flame 2015, the newest version of their comprehensive toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing, featuring new creative tools and support for 4K which helps deliver greater artistic control.
The complete keynote presentation from Pixar at NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, featuring Pixar Engineering Lead Dirk Van Gelder and Technical Director Danny Nahmias, is available for viewing online.
Devil and Demon announce a line of supercomputers launching at NAB 2014 that feature great computing muscle in small footprints.
European pitching forum for TV animation projects streamlines the submission process for the 2014 edition, to be held September 23-26 in Toulouse, France.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week.