The 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film offers numerous workshops and presentations by renowned industry experts and animation filmmakers, as well as events and receptions to network and exchange ideas.
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The Jim Henson Company’s licensing banner, Henson Independent Properties, unveils its new CGI-animated series, Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, at MIPTV 2014.
Imagineer System releases MochaImport+ for NUKE, a new VFX utility that provides tight integration between NUKE’s node-based workflow and mocha Pro, connecting high-end 3D and stereo compositing with groundbreaking planar tracking.
DreamWorks Animation welcomes former Turner Animation Chief Marketing Officer Brenda Freeman as the new head of television marketing.
Turner Broadcasting appoints Ian McDonough to the position of senior vice president and managing director, Northern Europe.
Red Giant announces a new update to BulletProof, version 1.2, which provides users with greater camera support and other improvements to its footage backup and preparation tool.
Tricon Films & Television will serve as the international distributor for the new preschool series Shutterbugs, developed in association with TVO, Amberwood, and Big Jump Productions.
A memorial fund is established for Miranda Jackson, who contributed to to animated features such as Over the Hedge, Gnomeo and Juliet and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
Larrikin Entertainment partners with award-winning producer Dan Angel & TV Veteran Tom Mazza to form EveryWhere Studios.
MGM is developing a new a live-action/animated hybrid Pink Panther movie, with The Simpsons director and producer David Silverman set to direct.
Millimages will bring new episodes of Mouk and Corneil & Bernie to MIPTV 2014 and will unveil the pilot to the new multi-platform property Molang.
Red Giant launches an update to its Shooter Suite’s automated audio/video sync tool, PluralEyes 3.5.
France Télévisions picks up CAKE’s preschool animated series Space Racers which will debut June 1 on France 5.
Guru hires Monika Sharma for the newly created position of Director of Marketing, a role created to drive the company’s continued growth.
RE:Vision Effects announces ReelSmart Motion Blur version 5, a new version of the software which allows users to add natural-looking motion blur to a sequence and which now features GPU support for Adobe After Effects, Apple, Final Cut Pro, and more.
Coinciding with Earth Month and the release of Disneynature's latest theatrical movie, BEARS, Disney launches Disneynature Explore, an app that allows kids and families to explore nature through augmented reality.
Red Giant announces Magic Bullet Looks 2.5, a free update to current users, which features new color correction tools, better previewing of presets, and a major bump in speed.
Jake Banks, Matthew Marquis, and Guillaume Marien partner to launch Golden, a new production and post-production company.
Academy Award-winning director Juan José Campanella’s Foosball takes home the grand prize in the feature film category at the New York International Children’s Film Festival; the winning short film is A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log, directed by Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar.
Powerful, easy-to-use render farm management tools let artists in MPC’s motion design studio become their own render wranglers for high-profile rebrand job.
Darren Aronofsky's controversial biblical epic Noah opens to a stellar $44 million in North America, while Summit Entertainment’s Divergent comes in second place at the box office, followed by Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted.
Disney’s Frozen officially becomes the highest grossing animated film of all time with $1,072.4 million worldwide, and enters the list of the top 10 biggest films of all time.