An all-star reading of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, “A Christmas Carol,” in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, takes place on Sunday, December 9, at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal City, California.
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Top visual effects producer Eileen Moran, who worked on such films as “Avatar” and “The Hobbit” dies in New Zealand.
Walt Disney Studios’ Tim Burton-directed black and white stop-motion feature, “Frankenweenie,” is named the Best Animated Film of 2012 by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Pixar’s latest animated feature is nominated in eight categories at the 40th Annual Annie Awards, including three separate nominations in Character Animation in a Feature Production.
New animated comedy series written by David A. Goodman and Jason Ruiz to debut during the 2013-2014 season.
Genndy Tartakovksy’s “Hotel Transylvania” leads with eight Annie nods including Feature Film, Director; animated short “Goodnight Mr Foot” and Imageworks’ Visual Effects on “The Amazing Spider-Man” also recognized.
Toon Boom Animation announces that The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will grant the Toon Boom Pipeline the Ub Iwerks Award at the upcoming 40th Annual Annie Awards.
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The new PBS KIDS series from The Fred Rogers Company, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” leaps to #3 among children ages 2-5 across all networks.
Digital Pulse partners with Mosaic Films to produce the latest television commercial for online betting agency Centrebet.
Toon Goggles signs an agreement with Multimedia Development Corporation to bring the animated action-adventure children’s property “Saladin” to Toon Goggles.
Ray Harryhausen, The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation, and Animationtoolkit.com launch Armacreature, a high-quality armature making kit for the animation marketplace.
Blacklist’s animation team Polynoid collaborates with 343 Industries to create five openers for the web series “Forward Unto Dawn,” promoting the release of “Halo 4.”
Alphanim finalizes a three-series deal with Starz in the US, as well as additional sales to Australia, South Korea, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Finland.
eyeon Software hosts a Webinar looking at the “Benefits of Multiple GPU-Enabled Environments,” on Wednesday, December 12.
Pulse Films director David Lewandowski directs Elijah Wood in “Tiny Tortures,” a VFX-laden music video for Flying Lotus.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s “Tom and Jerry: Pint-Sized Pals” is set for release on March 5, 2013.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations for its 40th annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.