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FMX 2015 to Spotlight Immersion and Virtual Reality

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to explore the impact of immersive technologies on financing, content creation, distribution and viewing behavior across different platforms.

Awards Headline News

‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Birdman,’ ‘Guardians’ Top 19th Annual ADG Awards

The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Birdman’ are each recognized for excellence in production design for a feature film in 2014.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ tops 42nd Annual Annie Awards

Disney’s ‘Feast,’ directed by Patrick Osborne and produced by Kristina Reed, receives award for Best Animated Short Subject.

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Watch the 42nd Annual Annie Awards Live!

Black tie event at UCLA’s Royce Hall kicks off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

Hollywood Post Alliance Headline News

2015 HPA Tech Retreat Unveils Expanded Session Schedule

The Hollywood Post Alliance invites engineering, technology and strategic business leaders join top creative talent to explore and debate the most compelling topics facing the media and entertainment industry today.

Awards Headline News

Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Wins Sundance Short Film Grand Jury Prize

‘Storm Hits Jacket’ from French director and screenwriter Paul Cabon receives the Short Film Jury Award for Animation.

Disney Television Animation Headline News

Disney Unveils First Latina Princess, Elena of Avalor

Billed as a “confident and compassionate teenager in an enchanted fairytale kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore,” Princess Elena of Avalor will be introduced in a special episode of Disney Junior’s hit series ‘Sofia the First’ beginning production now for a 2016 premiere.

Festivals Headline News

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces 2015 Slate

Program highlights include East Coast premiere of new Aardman feature, ‘Shaun The Sheep The Movie,’ North American premiere of new Studio Ghibli film ‘When Marnie Was There,’ U.S. premiere of ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet,’ and more.

Voice Acting Headline News

Hilary Swank, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Biel to Voice ToonBox Feature ‘Spark’

Award-winning actresses sign on to star in the forthcoming 3D-animated feature film, ‘Spark,’ from ToonBox Entertainment, Redrover and Gulfstream Pictures.

Awards Headline News

Margot Robbie, Miles Teller to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors Robbie and Teller to host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 7.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB French Animation Founder René Jodoin Dies at 94

NFB director-producer was an early collaborator of Norman McLaren, founder of the NFB’s French Animation Studio, and the recipient of the 2001 Prix Albert-Tessier.

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