The UK’s Through the Hawthorn…, by Anna Benner, Pia Borg, and Gemma Burditt, wins the Grand Prix award at the 2014 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
CGI feature Saint Seiya Legend of Sanctuary, directed by Keiichi Sato and executive produced by Masami Kurumada, will receive its worldwide premiere at the Annecy Film Festival on June 11, 2014.
The Academy to present an in-depth look at the groundbreaking production methods used in the Oscar-winning film Gravity featuring an on-stage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.
32TEN Studios is tapped to provide practical effects for Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises’ hit motion picture Noah.
The National Film Board of Canada brings nine short films produced or co-produced by the NFB to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Renowned artist Takashi Murakami's debut feature film Jellyfish Eyes to screen in eight cities on nationwide tour in May.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format to be released June 13.
Main Road|Post utilizes iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture to create crowd simulation sequences for Stalingrad.
Marking the launch of director Kelly Asbury’s official production blog, The Blue Print, Sony Pictures Animation unveils concept art from the as-yet untitled fully CG animated Smurfs feature.
Poster art and images are released from The Secret World of Arriety director Yonebayashi Hiromasa’s forthcoming feature, When Marnie Was There.
DreamWorks Animation releases the first five minutes of its highly-anticipated How to Train Your Dragon 2, in theaters June 13.
Directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre in co-production with the NFB, animated documentary short Jutra is selected as part of the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival in the Directors’ Fortnight section.
Marking the company’s sixth collaboration with Marvel, Luma Pictures contributes to over 375 shots in the recent release of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, including the Winter Soldier's bionic arm, CG Cars, CG explosions, and a variety of environment matte paintings.
The winners of the 2014 TIFF Kids International Film Festival are announced, with My Mom is an Airplane picking up the TIFF Kids Adult Jury Award for Best Animated Short Film.
In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.
Based on a recent interview Bill Desowitz did with Wally Pfister (Transcendence), Marc ponders the question whether technology actually fails us.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
The Producers Guild of America announces the honorees for the second annual Digital VIP Awards; Alfonso Cuarón, Netflix, Rockstar Games, and Vine are among those to be honored June 6 in Los Angeles.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.