Animation Production Day, hosted by the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia and the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, takes place April 24-25, 2014; the deadline for submissions is February 28.
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Adam Sanderson is named senior vice president, corporate communications of The Walt Disney Company, where he will oversee D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Disney Corporate Creative Resources and the Walt Disney Archives.
DreamWorks Animation expands its partnership with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows highlighting some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-sharing website.
Steve Macallister is appointed CEO at Zodiak Rights; he succeeds Matthew Frank, who is stepping down after 20 years.
Women In Animation and Walt Disney Animation Studios kickoff the organization’s 20th year with its first event of 2014, “Frozen: An Evening with the Filmmakers,” on Tuesday, January 14th.
Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity leads the field with 11 nominations for this year's British Academy Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Hulu announces its original programming lineup for 2014, including a second season of Seth Meyers’ hit animated series The Awesomes.
The American Society of Cinematographers announces nominations in the theatrical motion picture category of the 28th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement.
Cartoon Network announces the release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season on DVD and Blu-ray February 25.
The knockout series NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu returns to Cartoon Network with four one-hour specials slated for 2014.
VIZ Media’s Kids On The Slope, a new series from the team behind Cowboy Bebop, will premiere on Neon Alley January 19.
Get Ace, Galaxy Pop’s latest animated series, is set to make its world premiere January 19 on ELEVEN.
Stardust partners with Cheil Worldwide to create ‘Samsung Galaxy, London Collage,’ a new spot for Samsung.
California Amish announces the addition of documentary film director and editor Lily Henderson to its roster.
RE:Vision Effects announces DE:Flicker, a new plug-in for Adobe After Effects to smooth out flickers and artifacts when shooting high frame rate or timelapse video.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces 19 scientific and technical achievements to be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 15.
Frederator Studios’ Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel surpasses one million subscribers, becoming the second-fastest original funded YouTube channel to do so in its first 12 months.
Disney Junior orders new season pickups for hit animated series Sofia the First, Doc McsStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
DreamWorks Animation’s 3D prehistoric family adventure wins the award for Best Animated Feature at Italy’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival.
Leading up to the Academy’s VFX bakeoff Thursday night, ILM releases several new videos giving a behind-the-scenes look at some of the year’s biggest tentpole features.
Cartoon Network Watch and Play has been featured in the “Best of 2013” selection of innovative kids apps by the App Store and iTunes.