Animation distributor GKIDS’ A Letter to Momo and Ernest & Celestine are nominated in seven categories for the 2014 Annie Awards, including the nomination for Best Animated Feature.
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The Motion Picture Sound Editors guild announces that it will be honoring James Cameron with its MPSE Filmmaker Award at the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony to be held on February 16, 2014.
Hollywood enjoys its most prosperous Thanksgiving on record as holdover The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Disney’s new animated tentpole Frozen each earn more than any previous holiday title.
A new trailer is released for Millenium Films’ The Legend of Hercules, starring Kellan Lutz as the mythical Greek hero.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.
Nexus Productions takes Gold for Best Animation for Honda "Hands," at the British Arrows Craft Awards 2013 while MPC wins Gold for Best CGI for Three Mobile “The Pony.” MPC colorist Jean-Clement Soret is presented with the British Arrows Craft Fellowship award.
Sydney, Australia-based production house Sticky Pictures is awarded Best Children’s Production at the 2013 Screen Producers Australia awards for season three of the animated comedy The Dukes of Broxstonia.
Stig Gruman, VP of Worldwide M&E Sales at Audodesk Media and Entertainment, dies unexpectedly on November 23, 2013, at the age of 51.
Kidscreen announces its shortlist for the second-annual iKids Awards; winners to be revealed at a luncheon ceremony held during Kidscreen’s iKids conference on February 13 in New York.
Canada’s DHX Media to acquire Family Channel and three other children’s channels from Bell Media for approximately $170 million.
Ink announces a new animated TV series in development based on Subway Surfers, the smash-hit app that is one of the hottest new brands in the gaming sector.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 wraps up with an emphasis on virtual and augmented reality; highlights include interactive technologies and education through animation, as well as the latest technologies.
Focus Features releases a new trailer for Portland-based Laika's upcoming stop-motion animated film, The Boxtrolls.
Flint Lockwood and the Swallow Falls gang are back to dish-up a hippotatomus-sized adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, available Jan. 28 on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The anonymous blogger behind the 'VFX Soldier' blog reveals his identity in order to lead a protest outside DreamWorks Animation in conjunction with President Obama’s visit.
On the second day of a statewide tour, President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to deliver a speech to employees and participate in a roundtable discussion with studio executives.
LA-based Mike Young Productions Inc. sues a holding company it claims blocked its attempt to take over the US arm of insolvent French firm Moonscoop SA.
In celebration of The Gruffalo’s forthcoming 15th anniversary in 2014, Macmillan Children’s Books commissions Aardman to create a new online fan site for the brand.