Winners are announced for the 10th annual Animation Block Party, with Dutch animator Kris Genijn taking home the Best in Show prize for his short film, History of Pets.
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Canadian online educational institution offering entry-level and advanced programs for the animation, visual effects and video game industries receives its official accreditation from the accrediting body of British Columbia.
Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation enter into an agreement to create toys and games inspired by DreamWorks Animation's B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations and Trolls properties.
Ubisoft’s Hybride completes VFX work on 318 shots for acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro’s highly-anticipated new film, Pacific Rim.
Rdio launches New Music Weekly, a campaign to bring together independent art and music, which kicks off with videos by Blacklist artists Holbrooks and Tendril.
The American Film Market announces topics and schedule as well as introducing the Producers Forum, a new program for experienced producers to learn and network.
DreamWorks Animation taps former top Nickelodeon exec Marjorie Cohn to spearhead studio's television efforts; industry vet Mark Taylor and DWA exec Peter Gal round out new TV leadership team.
Australian VFX studio delivers more than 25 minutes for the latest edition to Fox’s X-Men franchise.
Pixar and Disney creative head John Lasseter is elected to the post of First Vice President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The main title sequence for animator Craig McCracken’s highly-anticipated new intergalactic animated series, Wander Over Yonder, is now online.
DreamWorks Animation announces financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013, with total revenue of $213.4 million, net income of $22.2 million, and earnings per share of $0.26.
Creative studio XYZ joins forces with Melbourne production company Suitcase Murphy to create the new ABC1 television series, Australian Encounters, directed by Duncan Imberger and Josh Moore with hand-drawn illustrations by renowned illustrator and satirical cartoonist Chris Grosz.
Five new pilots join Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf kids shows already in full series production.
Bent Image Lab weaves a tale of love and loss through stop-motion animation in Organs, the latest music video for The Uncluded.
Aardman Animations partners with the Brunel’s SS Great Britain and the Science Museum to create an interactive experience for children of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Full Steam Ahead.
Award-winning motion graphics artist Kevin O’Rourke joins hybrid digital media company Utopic’s talent roster.
Tiny Island Productions and Electric Circus sign a co-production deal for the CGI series, G-Fighters.
Level 256 complete work on the new sci-fi short, The Final Moments of Karl Brant, directed by M.F. Wilson and starring Paul Rubens.
Therapy Studios helps put you in the driver’s seat with a new spy-themed interactive advertising experience, “Only the Name Remains,” created by Burrell Communications and produced by Tool of North America for the 2013 Toyota Avalon.