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Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.
Leading CG software developer Autodesk confirms that it is ceasing development of its Softimage CG software.
Amazon offering pre-orders for Warner Archive Collection’s March 18 Blu-ray release of Green Lantern: The Complete Animated Series.
Faceware offers complete facial mocap package for indie game studios; upgrades pro versions of software and hardware.
Katy Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada.
The first teaser trailer and a new poster are unveiled for TWC-Dimension’s CGI/live-action hybrid film Paddington.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
Anime Studio 10 offers improved workflow with new bone constraint, content library and smart bone features; Smith Micro Celebrates 10th Edition of Anime Studio with Wacom Cintiq and Intuos Tablet Giveaway.
The BAFTA and Webby award-winning Brothers McLeod release 365, a short film made up of one second a day of animation that “charts the comings and goings of the year, real and imagined.”
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.
Spanish TV production company BRB Internacional and global entertainment company Outfit7 ink a deal to produce the all-new TV series, Talking Tom and Friends, based on the entertainment phenomenon of the same name.
Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads the 86th annual Academy Awards with seven wins, including the prize for best visual effects.
Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.
As part of the company’s transmedia strategy, Triggerfish Animation Studios partners with indie gaming outfit Sijo to release Khumba The Game.