AWN Headline News

Headline News m4e teams with Absolutely Cuckoo for CGI series ‘Wissper’

German brand management and media company m4e partners with London character design and animation studio Absolutely Cuckoo and Ireland’s Telegael to produce the CGI animation TV series Wissper

Headline News Rejected at Annecy? Submit Your Film to Annecy+

Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.

Headline News Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Returns June 14-16

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.

Headline News DePaul University to Host The Brothers Quay April 16

As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.

Headline News Moonbot to Develop ‘Olivia Kidney’ Feature

Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.

Headline News Box Office Report: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Trumps ‘Rio 2’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier holds onto to the top spot at the North American box office with $41.4 million; Carlos Saldanha's Rio 2 follows in second place with a $39 million debut.

Headline News Ridley Scott to Produce ‘Halo’ Digital Feature for Xbox

Xbox Entertainment Studios is producing a new digital feature based on the video game series Halo in conjunction with 343 Industries and celebrated sci-fi director/producer Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.

Headline News FMX 2014 Spotlights Virtual Production with ‘Gravity,’ ‘Avatar 2’

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.

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