AWN Headline News

Headline News Annecy Fest Redefines Conference Program

With the goal of offering a more comprehensive program, organizers for the 2014 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival announce three conference tracks: creation, production and broadcasting/distribution.

Headline News Visual Effects Society Launches VFX YouTube Channel

The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.

Headline News EP Eric Mueller Joins Gasket Studios

Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.

Headline News Academy Announces Key Dates for the 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network announce that the Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Headline News PGA to Honor Alfonso Cuarón at Digital VIP Awards

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.

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.

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