The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a two-night event, “Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception,” with special guests Jon Favreau, Darren Aronofsky and neuroscientist and screenwriter Ari Handel.
Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to present “Designing The Secret of Kells” book launch plus exclusive preview of selected scenes from upcoming ‘Song Of The Sea’ at San Diego Comic-Con.
Warner Bros. Entertainment plants its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, including presentations for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and the Wachowskis’ sci-fi action ‘Jupiter Ascending.’
‘Archer,’ ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ are among the participating series.
Film retrospective to include ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘A Cat in Paris,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘Tales of the Night,’ ‘Eleanor’s Secret,’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Mia & the Migoo’ and ‘Nocturna,’ as well as a selection of short films from the GKIDS-produced New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
Proposals for projects aimed at children age 6–12 are now being accepted for the PITCH THIS! sessions at The Animation Conference (TAC) during The Ottawa International Animation Festival.
International transmedia group Ankama introduces its award-winning animated series, ‘WAKFU,’ to the U.S market at this year’s Anime Expo.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the selection of Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, as the keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Studio brings 15 series to Comic-Con from top producers including Greg Berlanti, Bruno Heller, Greg Plageman, Julie Plec, Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero-Wright, Kevin Williamson and many more.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
Oishii Creative is tapped by PromaxBDA to create all of its branding and video opens for the 2014 PromaxBDA conference and awards show.
Zoic Studios teams with Leo Burnett Chicago to create immersive Cannes Lions Gala experiences; real-time animation and visually rich design work kick off/cap off the 2014 festival.
Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ is honored with five awards at the 40th installment of the Saturn Awards, hosted by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: An IMAX 3D First Look features exclusive footage to be shown in 150 select IMAX theatre locations across North America on July 7.
A celebration of life through the hand-drawn line, ‘Duet’ is the latest in a series of Google ATAP’s Spotlight Stories, interactive short films made exclusively for mobile devices.
Conference program confirmed for inaugural Kidscreen East event; new conference will bring kids media execs from East and West together for three days of business networking and collaborative learning.
Nickelodeon brings its Animated Shorts Program to San Diego Comic-Con with open call for original projects; network for first-time ever to take meetings from convention floor with goal to greenlight pitch from attendees.
CAKE announces a raft of newly signed deals, as well as brand-new seasons of some of the biggest titles in Eastern Europe.
Led by industry insiders Debra Blanchard Knight and Pam Hogarth, new company will present seminars and workshops for production professionals seeking to navigate the changing production marketplace.
While MIPTV’s waning emphasis on kids’ content was noticeable, there were some valuable lessons to be learned.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
Special Prizes at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival are awarded, with seven prizes presented from programs representing over 80 countries.
Taking place June 16 – 19, the 26th annual Society for Animation Studies conference brings together over 100 researchers and participants from around the world.