Winners are announced for Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival, led by Slovenian-German puppet animation Boles and Norwegian student film, But milk is important by Anna Mantzaris and Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen.
Leading up to VIEW 2013, VIEWFest kicks off with the Italian premiere of Sony’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
The legendary 3-time Oscar winning animator kicked off his interactive exhibition with a mesmerizing lecture.
Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment announces sales of more than 120 hours for its portfolio, including 'Mike the Knight,' 'Thomas & Friends' and 'Fireman Sam.'
Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger will be honored with the Producers Guild of America 2014 Milestone Award, to be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 19, 2014.
Disney’s Frozen heads to the El Capitan for an exclusive advance engagement which includes ice carving performance artists on stage and Frozen characters Anna and Elsa in their first live-on-stage appearances.
Motion design/animation studio leftchannel is chosen to create the show open for motion 2013, taking place October 4-7 at the KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque, NM.
ILM's Chief Creative Officer and Senior Visual Effects supervisor John Knoll kicks off the VIEW Conference on October 15.
An Italian cartoon beats projects from India, South Korea, Ireland and one of the first animated co-productions between Chile and Brazil in the MIPJUNIOR pitching session in Cannes.
Ciwen Media Group partners with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television to air Franklin and Friends on CCTV Kids Channel.
Atomic heads to MIPCOM with three new series, the animated Scapegoats and Max Mashup, and Minimum Wage, a live action-animation hybrid featuring two 15-year-olds on a mission.
Disney Channel acquires Guru Studio’s hit preschool show for its channels in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, extending the show’s reach throughout every continent.
The Visual Effects Society announces business roundtables for 2013 VES Summit; Women in VFX, Facilities of the Future, Crowd Sourcing Funds, Virtual Studios and The Art of the Deal in Content Creation among 12 featured interactive sessions.
Women In Animation hosts “Women Write Royal,’ a panel with all four woman writers on the Disney Junior series, Sofia the First, on Thursday, October 24, at the Animation Guild in Burbank.
Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City, with producers and buyers from 15 different countries taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival announces the lineup for the 2013 edition taking place October 18 – 20.
Essential Media and Entertainment announces their MIP Slate which includes Bubble Bath Bay, My 24, and Alien TV.
Sony Pictures Releasing, INDAC and FMX 2014 announce a special screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 followed by a talk, via Skype, with directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.