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‘Family Guy’ Creator Seth Macfarlane Receives WGAW Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed writer-producer is honored with the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 2015 Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement in recognition of his outstanding contributions to animation writing.

Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg Headline News

Filmakademie Short, ‘The Present,’ Wins 50th Award

Named best short at the 2015 Filem'On-Festival in Brussels, Jacob Frey's diploma project is awarded its 50th distinction on the international festival circuit.

call for entries Headline News

iAniMagic 2015 Mobile Animation Contest Announces New Prizes

Prizes for annual animation competition hosted on mobile devices include the Wacom Cintiq 13HD 13.3” Creative Pen & Touch Display, GoPro HERO4 BLACK 4K Action Camera, and Wacom Intuos pro Special Edition.

Visual Effects Headline News

Brickyard VFX Expands Boston Studio with New Digs

Brickyard VFX Boston moves into new 8,000-square foot studio housing seven Flame bays, multiple CG workstations, a four-wall edit room, expanded production offices, and a screening room to facilitate virtual grading sessions with Company 3 colorists in LA, NY and Atlanta.

Mobile Headline News

GBI Launches New Mobile App for ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’

Genius Brands International teams with Fat Red Couch to release first mobile app for animated children’s series available on Public Broadcasting Stations throughout the U.S.

preschool Headline News

‘Tip the Mouse’ Headed to Disney Junior in Latin America

German brand management and media company m4e finalizes broadcasting agreement for its seven-minute preschool series with Buena Vista International for all Latin American territories including Brazil.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Oriental DreamWorks Names Peilin Chou Head of Feature Animation

Former Spike TV exec previously served as director of development at Nicklelodeon and worked as a development executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios as part of the team that oversaw ‘Mulan,’ ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Hercules.’