The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.
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Award-winning KANDOR Graphics chooses Mistika to color grade and finish the company’s first 3D CG-animated feature film, ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour.’
Gala event spotlights leaders and innovators in post production; winners include Technicolor, Encore and Company 3.
Disney Junior ushers in the holiday season with noteworthy guest stars on themed episodes of its hit series, including ‘Doc Mcstuffins,’ ‘Sofia the First’ and ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates.’
The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.
Created by industry veterans from King of the Hill, The Simpsons, Futurama, Cleveland Show, Beavis & ButtHead, Friend Us! aims to be the world’s first social media integrated animated series.
Linkin Park and visual effects and design company Ghost Town Media employ Dell Precision workstations and NVIDIA Quadro GPUs to create a 3D world for Linkin Park’s collaboration with electro house DJ Steve Aoki, “A Light That Never Comes.”
Jon Robertson joins visual effects house Mokko Studio as head of business development for Los Angeles.
Highlights from the full schedule events at this year’s edition of the Creative Talent Network Animation Expo include book signings with animators John Kricfalusi and Floyd Norman, breakfast with Andreas Deja, Bob Kurtz and Barry Cook, the making of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with Pierre Lambert, and much, much more.
Adult Swim’s new half-hour animated series, created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, premieres December 2nd at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
‘Bordertown’ joins ‘Family Guy’ at the network as ‘American Dad’ prepares to move to TBS next season.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload animated shorts series smashes onto Disney.com and Marvel.com.
Visual effects post production studio ArsenalFX produces visual effects featured within three celebrity-directed short films, presented as part of the 2013 Canon/Ron Howard “Project Imagination” Film Festival.
Brain Zoo Studios wins best animated film at Atlanta ShortsFest Awards and top honors at Noor International Film Festival in Best Animation and Best Animation Director categories.
For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Film and television editorial house Spot Welders announces that it will now rep top UK editorial shop Speade in the US.
Deluxe Entertainment Services opens major new mixing stage in New York; offers full-service audio post to meet city's rapidly growing demand.
New broadcast sales will see Amberwood’s animation special air Christmas 2013 in Latin America, Central Eastern Europe, Canada, France, Switzerland, Norway and Ireland.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences explores cinema’s roots in stage magic and sleight of hand during “Like Magic,” to be hosted by sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, special effects supervisor Shane Mahan, and stage and screen illusion designer Michael Weber on Wednesday, November 20, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
The all-new Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood special, “Snowflake Day,” will premiere on PBS Kids November 25.
Studio 100 Media announces a deal with Universum Film GmbH to distribute the feature length animated features, Maya The Bee, Vic The Viking, Heidi and Blinky Bill in Germany.