AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.
Video Games Live announces line-up and a new show for its annual return to Los Angeles during E3 on June 11th at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.
Cementing its status as a true children’s classic, Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ wins a special Prix Jeunesse 50th anniversary award for Best Children’s TV Fiction Programme of the Last 50 Years.
Laika to debut final theatrical trailer for ‘The Boxtrolls’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 11.
The Foundry hosts two sessions at MIFA 2014 to show how web-based visual story development tool FLIX is being used in production at major animation studios around the world, including DreamWorks and Sony Pictures Animation.
Women In Animation hosts a panel discussion and advance screening of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
BRB to present new series at Napte Europe. The company will show the latest in its catalogue following the interest expressed in Talking Tom and Friends and the warm welcome of Invizimals around the world.
The celebration of all-things Gumby as well as stop-motion animation will take place on the grounds of Glendora City Hall and Public Library.
The in-progress preview of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, an animated adaptation of the classic book of poetry produced as a passion project by actress Salma Hayek, makes headlines at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
Tickle your senses and amaze your eyes with Animation Breakdown’s ‘Technicolor Toons,’ a one-night-only screening of 35mm Technicolor cartoons from the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s presented by animation historian Jerry Beck.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces an augmented reality/virtual reality contest in order to showcase the best augmented/virtual reality experiences to date.
On-stage performer tracking, projection mapping, and giant inflatables captivate audiences at Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz show, Cirque du Soleil, and other worldwide tours.
CalArts pays tribute to alumnus John Lasseter with an honorary doctorate for his outstanding achievements in animated feature filmmaking.
In conjunction with the Society of Illustrator’s "Icons of Animation" exhibit, Bill Plympton, Peter de Seve and William Joyce participate in a panel discussion, “The Art of Illustration,” on June 4, 2014.
Visual Effects Society showcases vast opportunities for Vancouver’s talent pool through annual event.
Creative production pipeline technology developer Shotgun Software announces the first Shotgun Pipeline Awards, recognizing excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage for creative production.
Walt Disney Animation Studios stereoscopic supervisor Katie Fico to deliver ‘Frozen: The Art of 3D Storytelling’ at IMMERSION 2014.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, taking place June 13-16, kicks off with the Canadian premiere of the feature film Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart.
As part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program, animation artist Alina Chau will be at the Cartoon Art Museum to discuss her work on May 10.
To celebrate the centennial of animation pioneer John Hubley, Film Forum presents two special programs showcasing new restorations of Hubley’s UPA and Hubley Studio cartoons.
The nominees for the 15th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which honors the best in motion picture trailers and marketing, are announced.
Waterstones Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman will keynote this year’s Children’s Media Conference on July 3.