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call for entries Headline News

ITFS Issues Final Call for Entries for 2016 Edition

Deadline for the International Competition at the 23rd Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is December 1; Animated Com Award deadline is January 15.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

WATCH: New Holiday-Themed Trailer for Illumination’s ‘Secret Lives of Pets’

New trailer introduces the full cast of four-legged characters including Louis C.K. as Max the terrier, Hannibal Buress as Buddy the dachshund, Lake Bell as Chloe the cat, and Jenny Slate as Gidget the Pomeranian, as they pose for a holiday greeting card.

Visual Effects Headline News

VFX Legion Taps cineSync and Shotgun for Remote Workflows

World’s first fully remote visual effects studio leverages integration of Shotgun with Cospective’s synchronized review-and-approval tool cineSync to ensure a harmonious workflow.

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

Illumination’s ‘Sing’ Set to Soar on Dec. 21, 2016

Previously untitled musical comedy written and directed by Garth Jennings stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Dreamworks Animation Enlists Edgar Wright for Untitled Feature

Multi-talented filmmaker to direct and co-write original animated feature centered on the concept of shadows; Wright to co-write the film with comedian and author David Walliams.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Oriental DreamWorks Names Peilin Chou Head of Feature Animation

Former Spike TV exec previously served as director of development at Nicklelodeon and worked as a development executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios as part of the team that oversaw ‘Mulan,’ ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Hercules.’

FMX Headline News

Filmakademie Short ‘Jazz Orgie’ Selected as FMX 2016 Trailer

Irina Rubina's one-minute animated tour de force is chosen as the new trailer for FMX 2016, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Interfacing with Mars: Territory Studio and ‘The Martian’

David Sheldon-Hicks, Marti Romances and Peter Eszenyi share how they cued off authentic NASA mission control systems to bring realistic computer UI designs to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi hit.

Awards Headline News

Hollywood Post Alliance Announces 2015 Award Winners

Weta Digital wins Outstanding Visual Effects in a Feature Film for their work on ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ at 10th Anniversary Gala honoring artists and innovators.

Splash Entertainment Headline News

Splash Entertainment Heads to Asia TV Forum & Market

Children’s entertainment company bringing internationally acclaimed animated titles ‘Chloe’s Closet,’ ‘Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch’ and more to Asian marketplace.

Festivals Headline News

Call for Entries: Inaugural GLAS Animation Festival Launching in 2016

Inaugural edition of the GLAS Animation Festival to spotlight filmmakers Paul Vester, Sara Gunnarsdottír, Hisko Hulsing, Satoshi Kon and more.