New York City's Times Square feels more inspirational this week thanks to vacation-centric animations created by visual effects company Pixomondo to promote TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site.
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The VIEW Conference announces 2012 master classes and workshops, with topics ranging from fighting robots to animation, product design to sound design, character creation to camera mapping, and game design to storytelling.
Julia Pott's latest short brings to life Tom Chivers' poem of a young couple that must resort to primitive acts to survive the ensuing chaos of a tragic event.
Hard work and pure self-belief pay off as the Malaysian-made “War of the Worlds: Goliath” wins big at the Los Angeles 3D Film Festival.
Bulldog Licensing announces that it has signed an agreement with DreamWorks Animation to act as UK licensing agent for three new CG animated event releases: this November’s “Rise of the Guardians” and 2013’s “The Croods” and “Turbo.”
Institute establishes online space, engaging the animation community to create the next generation of global health education and training content.
Technicolor announces that it has established a new high-end game art and animation team dedicated to working with Rockstar Games.
Syfy has acquired “Primeval: New World,” the next generation of the hit Primeval, from Entertainment One.
International Animation Festival will host Animation Director, Rob Coleman as he leads Q&A discussion on dynamics in creative teams.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) will participate at MIPCOM & MIPJunior exhibitions due to be held in Cannes, France, early in the coming week.
VIZ Media announced the launch of Neon Alley, a 24-hour anime channel featuring the world’s best titles exclusively on the PlayStation Network and the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system.
Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello made a triumphant return to television in their new Nickelodeon series premiere this weekend, ranking as the week’s top telecast.
Valve announced the first Software titles have launched via Steam, marking a major expansion to the platform known as a leading destination for PC and Mac games.
41 Entertainment announced that it has secured a strong list of major licensees in all key categories in advance of the Brand Licensing show in London for “PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures.”
Space Enterprises has announced that The Hive is swarming over the competition in Australia, where the latest figures show it to be the most watched kids show for the whole of August on ABC2.
9 Story Entertainment announces multiple international sales of the 16th season of the award-winning children’s animated series “Arthur.”
From the 1st of October 2012, Sandra Vauthier-Cellier will commence her appointment for the Studio 100 Group as Chief Brand Officer.
DHX Media signs its first food and beverage deal with First Milk for the popular character brand “Rastamouse.”
Ludorum plc announces that it has secured an acquisition from the BBC’s CBeebies Channel for a fourth series of the pre-school hit, “Chuggington.”
New children’s properties, “Power Rangers Megaforce,” “Julius Jr.” and “Digimon Fusion,” continue to grow the company’s brand portfolio.
DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” to receive the Rome Film Festival “Vanity Fair International Award for Cinematic Excellence.” Jeffrey Katzenberg, Peter Ramsey and Guillermo del Toro in Rome for the awards ceremony.
Brickyard VFX co-founder Dave Waller develops and directs "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," his second spot in a campaign celebrating Fenway Park's 100th anniversary.
As part of the China Onscreen Biennial (COB) program, the Academy will present the west coast 3D premiere of the Chinese animated classic, “The Monkey King: Uproar In Heaven.”