Animatricks Festival issues a call for entries for its 2014 edition, taking place in Helsinki April 25-27.
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Reel FX’s new app Baby Turkey Trouble, based on the animated feature Free Birds, reaches a landmark 100,000 downloads in less than a month.
Gentleman Scholar partners with Skullycandy to create a new spot featuring Derrick Rose for Skullcandy’s Crusher.
Seven months after the initial application, Corus Entertainment’s bid to wholly own Teletoon Canada is approved.
eyeball designs an interactive album app, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes, which chronicles the former Beatle's life-changing trip to Bermuda in June 1980.
Brain Zoo Studios partners with Marvel Television on the all-new animated feature, Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United.
Presvisualization specialist founded by Pepe Valencia has big growth plans as more film, television and commercial productions embrace previs as a planning tool.
Six months before the highly anticipated sequel flies into theaters, the official trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 is released.
Trussardi taps NY-based illustrator and SVA instructor Yuko Shimizu to draw the characters and scenery for Sky Watcher, an animated short marking the 40th anniversary of the Italian fashion brand's greyhound logo.
nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.
To help promote its upcoming release, Universal Pictures taps creative company DSF to create an animated short film, 47 Ronin: The Samurai Spirit.
The eleventh annual Animation Block Party film festival is now open for submissions, with prizes including software from Toon Boom, DigiCel, Dragonframe and much more.
Cyborgs, Monsters and Masked Men all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
NY-based VFX and production shop Light of Day pulls out all the visual stops for the launch of Beyonce’s surprise self-titled visual album, released on iTunes in the early hours of December 13th.
NORAD Santa tracker brings Christmas to life with Poser 3D software; Poser imagery and animation provides educational and entertaining experience this holiday season.
High-performance tool and app creation framework get funds for future development; former Senior Autodesk VP Marc Petit now Chairman of the Board.
Nickelodeon greenlights second season of animated series Rabbids Invasion, based on Ubisoft’s wildly popular Rabbids video games; sophomore season to include 26 half-hour episodes.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveils a new logo and ID inspired by the organization's heritage and its plans for the future.
The 2014 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference will be held October 14-17; submissions for the 2014 VIEW Award and VIEW Social contest for short films employing animation or visual effects are now being accepted.
Visual Effects Society releases first-of-its-kind standardized camera report, an open-source initiative to improve capture and exchange of camera sheets and metadata from Production to VFX.