Europe’s top animated feature co-production forum, Cartoon Movie, kicks off its three-day run on Wednesday, March 13, in Lyon, France, with “Miffy: the Movie,” “Loulou’s Secret” and “Aya of Yop City.”
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Academy Award-nominated animator Bill Plympton creates “Film Noir,” a short film “Couch Gag” for an-all new episode of “The Simpsons” on FOX.
Bankrupt visual effects company Rhythm & Hues finds a stalking horse bidder in South Korean Media company JS Communications Co. Ltd.
The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival lineup includes six animated French films, including ZARAFA, the North American premieres of APPROVED FOR ADOPTION and KIRIKOU AND THE MEN AND THE WOMEN, the U.S. premiere of ERNEST & CELESTINE, the East Coast premiere of THE DAY OF THE CROWS, and the world premiere of the English-language version of THE PAINTING.
Visual effects company MPC delivers over 350 shots in native 3D for director Bryan Singer’s “Jack the Giant Slayer.”
The Discovery Science Center, Broadcom Foundation and Marvel Studios team up to sponsor a nationwide Marvel’s Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair in conjunction with the May 3rd release of Marvel's "Iron Man 3."
th1ng Group welcomes Hayley Morris to its Film Club Productions division for international commercial representation.
Financiers Neil Grossman and Howard Silverman announce their partnership with the current principles of Cinipix and Cosmic Toast Studios to form Toast & Jam Holdings.
Animated feature “Adventures in Zambezia” flies high at the box office as it becomes the highest grossing South African film of the last 30 years.
Disney unveils original concept art from the film as well as a closer look at the visual development artists and their work that helped conceptualize the video game worlds and gaming characters in the film.
Athena Studios founder Jon V. Peters is named to the Board of Directors for the Visual Effects Society’s Northern California Chapter.
Professional game texturing tools compatible with new console; will reduce file sizes, increase productivity and enable faster data streaming on game development projects.
The massive technological leap in Sony Computer Entertainment’s recently announced computer entertainment system will enable developers to create smarter characters and games with xaitment’s AI tools.
Animated children’s math show created by Carol Greenwald of WGBH and Angela Santomero of Out of the Blue Enterprises.
Autodesk announces Unfold 2014, a two-day celebration beginning on Tuesday, March 26, to unveil the company’s latest 3D animation software releases.
Geomerics to bring next-generation lighting to Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayStation 4; Enlighten to drive visual quality on PlayStation 4 with real-time global illumination.
A fund is established to help illustrator Roman Dirge with his medical expenses from a hit-and-run accident in Hollywood, CA, on February 26, 2013.