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Corus Entertainment Appoints Deirdre Brennan VP of Content, Corus Kids

Former ABC TV exec to oversee all content aspects of the Corus Kids portfolio, including YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon, TELETOON, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD in Canada.

Double Negative Headline News

WATCH: Double Negative Breaks Down the VFX of ‘Ex Machina’

Tasked with the creation of the film’s main character, an artificially intelligent android named Ava, VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst and the DNeg team helped make the low-budget sci-fi feature one of the standout movies of the year.

Art Headline News

John Canemaker Curating ‘The Art of Pinocchio’ Exhibit

Never-before-seen exhibition curated by award-winning independent animator, historian, teacher and author John Canemaker delves into the artistic process behind one of the most influential animated films in history.

Technology Headline News

RE:Vision Effects Releases RE:Map v3 with GPU Acceleration

Makers of Academy Award-winning software unveil ultimate kit of mapping and distortion tools within Adobe After Effects, The Foundry's NUKE, Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio, and Natron.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2016 Spotlighting Oscar Winner ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR Experience and More

Filmakademie graduate and Disney/Pixar Character TD Tanja Krampfert discusses the creation of Joy in ‘Inside Out,’ while DoP Patrick Lin illuminates the special camera set-up designed to parallel the main character’s emotional journey.

FMX 2015 Headline News

WATCH: Weta Digital's Joe Letteri Talks 'The Hobbit' and Virtual Production at FMX 2015

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:12am

Joe Letteri, senior VFX supervisor and studio director at Weta Digital, discusses the use of digital characters and virtual production technology on the three 'Hobbit' films.

call for entries Headline News

Bridging the Gap Animation Lab Opens Int’l Submissions

International animated feature film, series and short film projects -- in preproduction, in development, or in production – now eligible to participate in the second edition of the program.

APD 2016 Headline News

Animation Production Day Reports Record Submissions for 2016

Thirteen films, 23 series and three gaming and special projects selected to participate in the 10th anniversary edition of international co-production marketplace running April 28th & 29th alongside the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2016.

Starburns Industries Headline News

Starburns Industries Options Animated ‘Bubbles’ Feature

The producers of Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Oscar-nominated stop-motion animated feature ‘Anomalisa’ acquire Isaac Adamson’s screenplay about Michael Jackson’s famed Chimpanzee companion, Bubbles.

Television Headline News

SuperProd to Animate Ringo Starr's ‘Octopus's Garden’

French animation powerhouse teams with Simon & Schuster, Universal Music Publishing and Startling Music for the TV adaptation of the book ‘Octopus's Garden,’ based on the famous song written and sung by Ringo Starr.

NYICFF Headline News

Belgium’s ‘A Town Called Panic’ Tops NYICFF 2016

French/Belgium co-production ‘A Town Called Panic: Return to School,’ directed by Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier, was awarded the Grand Prize for a short film, and also took home the Audience Award for ages 12-17.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Secures Key Sales Across the U.K.

9 Story Media Group licenses a trio of hit animated children’s shows – ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood,’ ‘Nerds and Monsters,’ and ‘Numb Chucks’ -- to U.K broadcasters ahead of MIPTV.

Post-production Headline News

Deluxe Appoints Stefan Sonnenfeld Chief Creative Officer

Color grading pioneer to drive the artistic strategy that defines the Deluxe brand and ensure that the company houses and develops the best creative talent across color, VFX and editorial for film, TV and commercials.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ Wins Grand Prix Award at HAFF 2016

Japan’s ‘Track’ by Tochka, Kazue Monno and Takeshi Nagata, wins the Grand Prix award in the non-narrative short category; ‘Cafard,’ directed by Jan Bultheel, is awarded the Grand Prix for feature animation; Nina Gantz wins the Grand Prix award in the student film category for ‘Edmond.’

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