Prime Focus Worlds receives the Lumiere Technology Award at the 5th Annual Entertainment Technology and New Product Awards.
Anibar Animation Festival is truly unique. No one involved with the running of the festival is over 26 years old, they have a strong ecological bent, and the festival is primarily organized for the 60,000 residents of Peja rather than for foreign guests. The quality of the programing is good and included something to please everyone. I always find their Balkan Competition to be interesting, with many films that I don’t get to see at other festivals.
Honorees at the World Animation & VFX Summit in November to include Film Roman founder Phil Roman, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, director David Silverman, veteran voice actor Jim Cummings, Gotham Group founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, and RGH (Rubicon Group Holding) Studio.
The Cinefamily’s Animation Breakdown hosts ‘The Hubleys: A Centennial Celebration’ weekend, with three retrospective events celebrating the work of John & Faith Hubley.
MarVista Entertainment acquires the distribution rights for Asahi Production’s 'Heroes: Legend Of The Battle Disks.'
Newly launched U.K. production company ropes in Emmy Award-winning writer Jeffrey Scott for its maiden animation project.
At the After Effects World Conference, taking place September 26 – 28, MAXON will be offering sessions to explore close integration between MAXON Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects.
French television executive Pascal Breton launches Federation Entertainment, a mini-studio created to control all aspects of original straight-to-series event programming for the global marketplace.
International distributor Mediatoon is headed to MIPCOM with a wealth of well-known titles, including several from the Moonscoop catalogue.
OuiDO! Productions partners with Sekiguchi to produce a new Monchhichi series which will be distributed globally by PGS.
Splash Entertainment heads to MIPCOM with G.U.N.K. Aliens, an all-new animated series produced in partnership with Foothill Entertainment.
The Jim Henson Company expands the role of the newly appointed Global VP Richard Goldsmith with the addition of the company’s international consumer products business.
The National Film Board Of Canada in collaboration with ASIFA-East and The School Of Visual Arts present an in-person evening with two remarkable filmmakers of the National Film Board Of Canada, Torill Kove and Nicola Lemay.
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1, featuring editing enhancements and improved integration with Apple Final Cut Pro X.
NVIDIA’s new line-up of Quadro GPUs -- the K5200, K4200, K2200 and K620 -- are on display in Europe for the first time at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, Sept. 12-16.
Blackmagic Design announces its acquisition of eyeon Software, a leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries.
Codex is now shipping the Codex Action Cam, the point-shoot-post system, which will be on display at IBC 2014.
Running alongside the Ottawa International Animation Festival, The Animation Conference includes face-to-face business time, industry panels, one-on-one talks, and pitching opportunities.
Disney veteran and animation legend Glen Keane to present his latest short film, ‘Duet,’ at the 2014 Bristol Encounters festival.