The Producers Guild of America announces this year’s winning motion picture and television productions unveiled during the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 19.
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Animated feature The Nut Job scores the top opening of all time for Open Road Films, taking in $25.2 million over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.
Disney's animated fairytale adaptation Frozen is given the award for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Let It Go,” at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Animation director and Academy Award nominee Michael Sporn is dead at the age of 67 following illness due to pancreatic cancer.
Cinesite announces plans to open in Montréal, greatly expanding its capacity and international presence.
International production and creative management company Cross Media International enters into an agreement with Tezuka Productions of Japan to develop distribution opportunities for Tezuka's extensive portfolio of popular properties and characters within North America.
Animator and filmmaker Ernest “Nag” Ansorge passes away on December 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland, two months before what would have been his 89th birthday.
Framestore, the British VFX company behind box office hits Gravity and Iron Man 3, expands its business presence in North America, deploying high performance, end-to-end Dell solutions in support of current, big-budget projects like RoboCop and Edge of Tomorrow.
Following the success of Toy Story OF TERROR!, Disney•Pixar’s new Christmas special, Toy Story That Time Forgot, is set to air during the holidays this year on ABC.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the release of Tom and Jerry: Mouse Trouble, a new collection featuring 30 cartoons totaling over three hours of animated cat and mouse antics.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival unveils a new poster by Irish animator David OReilly and announces a retrospective of his work.
Created by German artist and illustrator Henning Wagenbreth, the poster for the seventeenth edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival is unveiled.
The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its 2014 jury and slate preview for the upcoming event, which runs March 7-30.
Animex returns to Teesside University February 10-14 with another stellar line-up featuring some of the industry’s leading names.
The 16th edition of CARTOON MOVIE will showcase 59 animated film projects from across Europe in the French city of Lyon March 5-7, 2014.
Among stiff competition, Framestore is nominated for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for its work on Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity.
MPC’s work on Disney’s The Lone Ranger is recognized with an Oscar nomination for Visual Effects at the 86th Academy Awards.
Following this morning’s announcement of the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, animation nominees write in with their reactions.
The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards have been announced, including the nominees for best animated feature film of the year, best animated short film, and achievement in visual effects.
The VFX Association of Ireland is formed by the country’s four biggest VFX suppliers: Windmill Lane, Screen Scene, Egg Post Production and Piranha Bar.
Universal dates Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 for June 30, 2017, the first title to land on that date.
A trailer for But Milk is Important, the graduation film from Norwegian animators Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen and Anna Mantzaris, is now online.
Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios’ co-founder/creative director Loni Peristere helms a pulse-quickening alpine escapade via Bandito Brothers for the 30-second “X-TRAIL,” for Nissan.