The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the official selection of films that will compete and be screened at this year’s festival running September 18th-22nd.
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Industry experts cite improved business management as key to adapting to the dynamic global marketplace; VES commits to further action.
Imaginary Forces solidifies the epic journey of the giant monsters of Guillermo Del Toro’s sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim, with a striking main-on-end title sequence and main title sequence.
The animated series from Seth MacFarlane will finish its 10th season on Fox and move to TBS in late 2014 for its 11th season.
Toon Goggles rolls out the latest major update to the Toon Goggles app on July 15, with an increased selection of no-cost content.
Syfy announces its lineup for this year’s Comic-Con, which will include the launch of the network's newest scripted series, Helix.
Martin Sheen, Matthew Modine and George Coe join the English-language voice cast of the Spanish animated film, Wrinkles.
Ubisoft’s Rabbids head to Nickelodeon in an all new CG-animated series, Rabbids Invasion, premiering August 3.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announces the 2013-2014 Board of Governors, with ten first-time governors and eight re-elected incumbents.
AWN teams up with Caustic to host a giveaway this week on Twitter, with one lucky winner to receive a copy of the company’s popular ray-tracing software plug-in, Caustic Visualizer.
Newly organized CG artists ratify a contract negotiated between the Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and Nickelodeon Animation Studios.
Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm announce a continued collaboration on the Angry Birds Star Wars franchise with Angry Birds Star Wars II, launching September 19th in app stores worldwide.
The new Summer sensation, Under the Dome, and the highly anticipated midseason drama, Intelligence, to be presented in CBS Television Studios panels with first-look video content.
VIZ Media Showcases Digital Manga, Weekly Shonen Jump and Neon Alley Anime Channel, and offers collectable giveaways, fun booth activities, panel discussions and much more at the nation’s largest comics and pop culture convention.
Practical effects company 32TEN Studios provides a number of practical effects for Guillermo del Toro’s newly-released Pacific Rim.
Universal and Illumination Entertainment's box office hit Despicable Me 2 holds onto the top spot on the box office charts in its second weekend, beating out Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim and Sony’s Grown Ups 2.
Beginning Saturday, July 13, Disney XD launches the Randomation Animation programming block featuring the series premieres of Packages from Planet X and Camp Lakebottom, new episodes of Max Steel and Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, and Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown Hosted by Kelly Osbourne.
Side Effects Software announces the Houdini Engine, which allows for deep integration of Houdini technology into a wide variety of Digital Content Creation tools.
VFX company Tippett forms a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace with the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop,” featuring downloadable quality animations of creatures.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the establishment of a new postproduction, visual effects and animation company at the landmark Tri-Main Center in Buffalo, NY.
Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., an action-packed, fun-filled animated series starring Marvel's strongest super heroes, to premiere on Disney XD with a special two-part episode on Sunday, August 11.
Hit series Once Upon a Time returns for its third consecutive year; two of Fall’s most anticipated new ABC series, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, will make their Comic-Con debuts.
Nexus and Analog create visual effects for Wieden + Kennedy's "Hands,” a two-minute CG animated short film directed by Smith & Foulkes for Honda.