With the goal of offering a more comprehensive program, organizers for the 2014 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival announce three conference tracks: creation, production and broadcasting/distribution.
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The Visual Effects Society launches a new YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing outstanding examples of visual effects artistry and innovation from around the world, practical skills demonstrations, insights from leading practitioners, and original content from VES signature events, workshops and forums.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
Calabash Animation heads to the office with “Cubicle,” making the point that Lucky Charms are not just for kids.
Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network announce that the Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 22, 2015.
Game studio Quantic Dream doubles its investment in Vicon Performance Capture with the purchase of 38 additional T-Series T160 cameras.
The Producers Guild of America announces the honorees for the second annual Digital VIP Awards; Alfonso Cuarón, Netflix, Rockstar Games, and Vine are among those to be honored June 6 in Los Angeles.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
eyeball creates over 600 hand-drawn illustrations for Sabina Sciubba’s new Viva L’Amour music video.
In celebration of the season six premiere of Adventure Time and upcoming the Easter holiday, HalloweenCostumes.com has 10 different free printable downloads with tiny egg costumes for Finn, Jake, The Ice King, Gunter, BMO, Princess Bubblegum, and more!
German animation studio FILM BILDER wins the Pulcinella award at Cartoons on the Bay for innovative new preschool series Patchwork Pals, created by award-winning indie animator Angela Steffen.
German brand management and media company m4e partners with London character design and animation studio Absolutely Cuckoo and Ireland’s Telegael to produce the CGI animation TV series Wissper.
Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
Jules Guerin and Gabriel H. Fermanelli co-direct colorful and creative 2D animated IDs for Nickelodeon South Europe.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
LOOK Effects produces over 250 VFX shots visual effects for Draft Day, the new Kevin Costner film directed by Ivan Reitman.
Catch the entire subtitled 13-episode series for free on Neon Alley online anime streaming platform.