At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.
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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces a content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution that brings an extensive new library of animated content to the UK-based LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts a special presentation, Treasures in the News, from Former Annecy director Former Annecy director Serge Bromberg on Thursday, September 4, 2013.
Australian stop-motion animation writer and director Adam Elliot is scheduled to participate in a screentalk at the Bradford Animation Festival, which runs November 12-16 at The National Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow debuts on DVD September 10 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
9 Story Enterprises acquires second season of 3D animated preschool preschool series, Monkey See Monkey Do.
Trigger Happy teams with Frederator Studios to bring characters from the hugely popular web series, Bravest Warriors, to Toon Hero, an app for iPad users of all ages to create their own animated stories using world famous characters.
NewTek’s LightWave helps CG artists create over 1,100 VFX shots, including 3D creatures, exotic flora and virtual environments, for the first season of Syfy series Defiance.
Tom Sito, professor of Cinema Practice at the University of Southern California, is slated to present a talk on the history of computer graphics at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on Sunday, September 22.
Imagineer Systems to demonstrate the newest version of mocha Pro at IBC 2013 with VFX artists Mathias Möhl, Ben Brownlee and Jonas Hummelstrand; mocha Meetup event planned for Saturday, September 14 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.
2013 HPA Awards announce craft category nominees and special award winners; Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation and Engineering Excellence winners revealed.
New UI design, progressive production rendering, cross-application shader format, and rendering speed improvements highlight the artist-inspired upgrade.
Former Süperfad creative director David Viau joins forces with industry vets Rob Sanborn and Jon Segress to form new Seattle-based design-driven production company Black Lodge.
Stardust partners with Proof Advertising to create a short film for Baylor University from archival footage treated with layers of graphic textures, paralax effects, shot elements (like fire and lens flairs) and hand-drawn illustrations.
Technicolor and co-development partner Mercury Filmworks to unveil their latest 2D animated preschool series, Chamelia, at the upcoming Cartoon Forum and MIP Jr./MIPCOM.