Walker made his directorial debut on the Oscar-nominated ‘Brother Bear,’ which was produced using a mix of traditional 2D and CG animation.
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BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is shortlisted for the 2015 Annecy International Animation Festival in France in June.
Updates include Adobe Character Animator CC, an astonishing new companion application to Adobe After Effects CC to bring two-dimensional characters to life.
Enhanced version of powerful node-based VFX, editorial and finishing suite NUKE STUDIO to be showcased at NAB 2015.
Second series will see 52 new 11-minute episodes set for delivery in 2016, with 60-minute special set to follow in 2017; new ‘Bob the Builder’ shorts set to launch on YouTube in August 2015.
New integration provides Shotgun Review portal built into Cospective’s synchronized review-and-approval tool cineSync.
First proprietary preschool series for BBC Kids, “Nico Can Dance!” features traditional 2D animation and a live action host.
With 177 films in competition, the 25th World Festival of Animated Film runs June 9-14 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ is the new CGI-animated remake of the classic 1960s TV series co-produced between ITV Studios, New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop.
Mickey Mouse and his pals to star in ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers,’ an action-packed animated series for preschoolers slated to debut in 2017 on Disney Junior.
Satirist, comedian and voice actor Stan Freberg voiced characters for the now-classic Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoons, working with the genre’s king, Mel Blanc.
Full SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab now in one toolset for a streamlined cloud-based ecosystem for dailies and post-production workflows.
The Jim Henson Company promotes executive team and hires Amy Takahara as the company’s new Director, Global Distribution, Sales.
Company debuts as licensing agents for characters from well-known Sega and Capcom brands including ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ ‘Street Fighter’ and others.
Rainbow announces that the eagerly anticipated third ‘Winx Club’ movie, ‘The Mystery of the Abyss,’ is set to hit cinemas in Greece throughout April!
Entertainment One Licensing reports strong retail sales and growing TV audiences for ‘Peppa Pig’ in Brazil with plans for experiential retail events that will drive growth in 2015.
Fearne Cotton, Jim Broadbent and Jane Horrocks to feature in the hotly anticipated return of worldwide hit kids’ TV show.
Original science fiction action adventure from filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski arrives packed with featurettes and other extras.
The first feature produced by Paris-based TeamTO, ‘Yellowbird’ is directed by Christian De Vita and designed by art director Benjamin Renner.
The help celebrate the 45th anniversary re-release of the Rolling Stones’ seminal album, ‘Sticky Fingers,’ Trunk Animation creates a lyric video for “Wild Horses.”
Corus Entertainment-owned producer and distributor signs new licensees to iconic superhero franchise.