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.
DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.
Imaginary Forces hires videogame veteran Derek C. Smith as Director Of Business Development, Gaming.
San Francisco’s Roxie Theater announces new family friendly film series, Roxie Kids, with Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Panda Go! Panda - Adventure of Panda & Friends’ and ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ along with classic episodes from Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Astro Boy.’
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.