2014 brings us another year of great variety in animation style and storytelling, though my pick for Oscar winner and my favorite short are not the same this year.
Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.
Commissioned by Canal+ France, ‘Story Time!’ debuted at last year’s Cartoon Forum; ‘Will’ is produced by Cross River for France Televisions.
ITFS 2015 unveils films selected for the International Competition, Young Animation, and Tricks for Kids Shorts and Series categories.
New two-stage selection process at ADP 2015 allows animation projects at a very early stage of development optimal preparation time for the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse.
Jon Chappell, Founder/CEO of Digital Rebellion will speak at February’s Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group.
Autodesk and Shotgun Software are CG tools of choice for all 5 Best VFX and 7 Best Picture Academy Award nominees.
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
Move underlines role as the leading trade organization for industry professionals across the content production, finishing, distribution through archive lifecycle.
HP DreamColor Display used in production of Oscar-nominated films, including DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
DreamWorks' Foliage System and OpenVDB -- most recently used in the Academy Award- nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' -- recognized for its innovation in CGI filmmaking.
Highlights include a keynote presentation given by independent transmedia architect Michel Reilhac entitled “Interactive Storytelling, After the Excitation: Where is the Urge? Where is the Money?”
Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).’
Int’l film sales agency bringing ‘Princess Emmy: The Movie,’ ‘Vic the Viking: The Movie’ and ‘Blinky Bill: The Movie’ to the 2015 European Film Market.
Animated short film was named Best British Film win at the 2014 London International Animation Festival.
‘Big Hero 6’ garners five awards; ‘Games of Thrones’ and SSE “Maya” lead in broadcast and commercial wins.
AWN’s Miscweant talks to Heritage Auctions about the upcoming LAIKA event planned for Thursday, February 12.
Coming out of its official launch at MIP Junior, animated comedy series produced by French studio Je Suis Bien Content is sold to Disney for broadcast in Japan, Southeast Asia and Latin America.