Award-winning independent visual effects producer and freelance VFX consultant Mike Chambers is elected Board Chair.
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New deals for series created by Brad Peyton are signed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.
New short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist Rosto to premiere at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
Hand-drawn short film from Orana Films, the team behind the 2011 viral sensation ‘(Notes on) Biology,’ debuts on PBS prior to its release online.
Original short animated film and interactive iPad book app is from Star Thief Studio, one of several on-campus project-based learning studios offered by Cogswell College.
Pixel Veil Productions unveils trailer for new short, ‘The Alchemist’s Letter,’ from the director of 2008 Student Academy Award finalist ‘Toumai.’
Teesside University’s annual Animex Festival to include a full day dedicated to Britain’s independent games studios and developers.
Emmy Award-winning animated preschool series is acquired by Discovery Kids for Latin America, including Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
The Room founder Ben Murray assumes new role as VP of Creative Services at Technicolor-PostWorks NY.
Vicon T40 cameras enable VFX house Framestore to carry out quality previsualization for marmalade loving bear Paddington.
Mobile app from Cartoon Network Digital leverages Pixel Press capture technology to bring user-generated game designs to life.
World's only short movie channel celebrates 10th anniversary of its famed Oscar shorts release with theatrical premieres planned for Friday, January 30.
Timid Boxtrolls, an evil doll, and ninja warriors all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Its leaders citing a lack of financial support, a campaign to end international VFX subsidies to U.S. studios has ended.
Anywhere from 150 to 400 DWA employees will be getting pink-slipped, with animators, storyboard artists and other production personnel the most likely to be affected.
Participants selected for free, two-day storyboarding workshop led by animator Matt Danner will be provided with a free one-month license for Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro software.
Alternately known as ‘Metegol’ and ‘Futbol,’ CG animated family feature became the third-highest grossing film of the year when it was released in its home country of Argentina in 2013.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
Kuwait-born, U.S.-educated psychologist Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa is awarded the 2014 Islamic Economy Award for ‘THE 99,’ named by ‘Forbes’ magazine as one of the Top 20 Trends Sweeping the Globe.
‘LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League’ kicks off with a family-friendly World Premiere event at The Paley Center for Media in New York on January 24.
SVOD provider DLA licenses Master Films’ ‘The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue,’ Method, DQ and Marvel’s ‘Iron Man: Armored Adventures,’ Method Animation’s ‘Chaplin & Co,’ and Studio Hari’s ‘Leon’ and ‘Gees.’
The 62nd MPSE Golden Reel Awards to be held February 15 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
Studio Ghibli’s Oscar-nominated ‘The Tale of The Princess Kaguya,’ directed by Isao Takahata, set for North American theatrical Release on October 17.
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller take to the Internet following the announcement of nominations for the 87th Academy Awards.