Disney/Pixar's Monsters University will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the Hollywood Visual Effects Award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
The Animation Conference, an extension of the world-renowned Ottawa International Animation Festival, undergoes some big changes for this year’s 10th anniversary celebration, including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day.
Engage Digital announces the 250 kid-focused experts who will converge at the Digital Kids Summit at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum September 19.
Facilis Technology will debut the newest version of its production-proven shared storage solution, TerraBlock 6.0, at IBC 2013 from September 13-17.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.
The cast and characters of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 helped kick off Hunger Action Month at a food packing event at the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.
Adobe announces plans to significantly update the video tools in Adobe Creative Cloud with over 150 new features, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus.
Tom Perlmutter, head of Canada’s National Film Board, is slated to speak at the second annual Future of StoryTelling summit in New York City on Thursday, October 3.
The Academy explores the technology of stunts with Real to Reel: The Art of Action, hosted by Stunt Coordinator Garrett Warren, on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
The full lineup of speakers planned for VIEW CONFERENCE 2013 is unveiled, including a keynote presentation from ILM’s John Knoll as well as presentations and talks from ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers, Sony Picture’s Troy Saliba and Parag Havaldar, the Moving Picture Company’s Marco Carboni, Sony Animation’s Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, Pixar’s Sandra Karpman and Lucia Modesto, MacGuff’s Bruno Chauffard, computer graphics scientist Paul Debevec, and many more.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts a special presentation, Treasures in the News, from Former Annecy director Former Annecy director Serge Bromberg on Thursday, September 4, 2013.
Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.
Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Technicolor and co-development partner Mercury Filmworks to unveil their latest 2D animated preschool series, Chamelia, at the upcoming Cartoon Forum and MIP Jr./MIPCOM.
Bunnycutlet Gallery issues a call for entries for Too Art for TV 7, New York’s seventh annual exhibition for artists in the animation industry.
Motion studio Thornberg & Forester partners with production company Valiant Pictures on a 30-second-long ID for the Vilcek Foundation that explodes with color.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival, Henry Selick will present a special 20th anniversary screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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Legendary voice actress June Foray to be honored with the TV Academy's Governors Award at the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 15, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Nickelodeon announces the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8.