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Short Films Headline News

Grasshorse Studios Helps Create Animated Promo for ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Midwest-based animation studio provides character animation for 20th Century Fox film promo inspired by vintage PSAs, World War II-era propaganda newsreels, and present-day pharmaceutical commercials.

Awards Headline News

John Lasseter, ‘Big Hero 6’ Filmmakers to Present at 2015 Student Academy Awards

Oscar-winning director John Lasseter, along with ‘Big Hero 6’ filmmakers Roy Conli, Don Hall and Chris Williams, will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 42nd Student Academy Awards on Thursday, September 17.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

Alessandro Carloni to Present The Making of ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ at VIEW 2015

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ co-director Alessandro Carloni to present a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the next installment in the DreamWorks Animation franchise at Italy’s leading computer graphics conference.

Animated Features Headline News

Animated Documentary ’25 April’ to Premiere at TIFF 2015

Animated documentary by New Zealand-based, Canadian-born director Leanne Pooley recreates the infamous 1915 Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest and costliest blunders of the First World War.

Stop-motion Headline News

Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival Unveils 2015 Program

Seventh edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival to include PES, Cordell Barker, and a special behind-the-scenes presentation of Mark Osborne’s ‘The Little Prince.’

Licensing Headline News

Stan Lee’s ‘Mighty 7’ Feature Headed to Cartoon Network Latin America

Genius Brands International licenses the broadcast rights to all-star animated comedy adventure set to air throughout 42 territories across Latin America and the Caribbean.

OIAF Headline News

Ottawa Fest Draws Top Animators to 2015 Edition

Bruce Bickford and Michèle Cournoyer set to present retrospective works at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, running September 16-20.

Festivals Headline News

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival Announces Official Selections

Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’

Ottawa International Animation Festival Headline News

OIAF Announces 2015 Feature Competition

Four feature-length films make up this year’s official selection: ‘La Montagne Magique,’ (‘The Magic Mountain’), ‘Pos Eso’ (‘Possessed’), ‘Adama,’ and ‘Over The Garden Wall.’

Nickelodeon Headline News

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ Set to Premiere in Chicago

One-of-a-kind musical event to feature original songs by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, They Might Be Giants and more, with an additional song by David Bowie.