New York International Children’s Film Festival announces 2015 festival dates and call for entries; submissions open for the Oscar-qualifying festival; NYC event to take place February 27 – March 22, 2015.
Marking the first time an animated feature has been selected for the official competition program, Signe Baumane's ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ will have its world premiere at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o joins the recently announced cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ along with Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series ‘Game of Thrones’ as Brienne of Tarth.
Women In Animation hosts a panel discussion and advance screening of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’
Disney's ‘Maleficent,’ starring Angelina Jolie and co-starring Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora, debuts in first place at the North American box office with $70 million; Seth MacFarlane's R-rated ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ debuts in third place with $17.1 million.
MPC’s visual effects supervisor discusses the challenges of bringing Bryan Singer’s critically acclaimed film to the screen.
Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon, the animation studio behind the Oscar-nominated ‘The Secret of Kells,’ releases a new trailer for the forthcoming ‘Song of the Sea.’
Drafthouse Films releases the first U.S. trailer for Ari Folman’s ‘The Congress,’ which will be made available on iTunes and On Demand July 24, followed by a limited theatrical release on August 29.
Pixar Animation Studios announces a series of important innovations in the latest version of its forthcoming Academy Award-winning RenderMan software, including Advanced Global Illumination, New Pricing and Free Non-Commercial Use.
Visual-effects company Sony Pictures Imageworks plans to moves its Los Angeles headquarters to Vancouver.
Twentieth Century Fox releases the first official trailer for ‘Book of Life,’ the animated romantic comedy set during the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead.
Internationally award-winning animation and visual effects company BENT Image Lab opens a new office in New York City.
Netflix acquires the pay-TV rights to Sony Pictures Animation's movies under a new multiyear agreement, beginning with ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ and ‘The Smurfs 2.’
Featuring an interactive timeline of the history of ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ rare treasures from the Disney archives, explorable environments from the world of ‘Maleficent,’ cast and crew interviews, never-before-seen concept art, storyboards and sketches, exclusive photos and featurettes, fun facts, character profiles and more.
As the lead VFX company for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ MPC delivers futuristic sequences, including creating the Sentinels from concept art through to final compositing, the X-Jet, Xavier’s virtual world, future environments and creating mutant effects.
Composer Michael Giacchino is set to score Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ -- his second collaboration with director Pete Docter following 2009’s ‘Up.’
For the second year running, Triggerfish Animation Studios receives the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation for their second feature film, ‘Khumba.’
Bryan Singer's critically acclaimed ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ soars at the Memorial Day weekend box office with a global debut of $302 million -- the best of any ‘X-Men’ film.