AWN Headline News
Sony Pictures Imageworks releases a brand-new new featurette that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the character development for hybrid animation/live action feature, The Smurfs 2.
Disney Interactive launches two mobile apps – Disney Infinity: Toy Box and Disney Infinity: Action – for the forthcoming console game incorporating many of the company’s most iconic characters.
The American Cinematheque hosts a screening of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on Sunday, August 25, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.
TELETOON, TELETOON at Night, TELETOON Retro, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim premiere fall schedules packed with new and returning hits beginning Monday, September 2.
Walt Disney Studios announces the release of The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh, available on Blu-ray August 27.
LipSync Post announces the addition of VFX Supervisor George Zwier and VFX Producer Paul Driver to the company's visual effects department.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC announce plans to co-produce and co-finance Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie.
Nvizible provides 350 visual effects shots for Kick Ass 2, including CG set extensions, CG buildings and panoramic environments.
Syfy acquires the first two seasons of New Zealand scripted series The Almighty Johnsons from ALL3MEDIA International.
KingsIsle Entertainment taps Clockwork VFX to create the launch ads for online games Pirate101 and Wizard101.
Digital Domain promotes Terry Clotiaux to president of feature films; Rich Flier is promoted to president of advertising and games.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the juried winners for the 65th Emmy Awards, including Individual achievement in Animation, Costumes for a Variety Program or Special and Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
The Visual Effects Society unveils its 12th Annual VES Awards RULES & PROCEDURES, along with notable awards-related dates for the 2013 submission year.
Marking the film's North American premiere, the Toronto International Film Festival adds Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's newest animated feature, The Wind Rises, to its list of screening films.
UK-based animation studio Young and illustrator Peter Donnelly team with ad agency Network Warrington to create a 1950s-influenced animation promoting the new Midas Card.
Spin VFX completes visual effects for season 3 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, providing over 200 shots including Mance Rayder’s Camp, the Direwolves compositing sequences in the Northern Forest, CG crows, the 3D Unsullied Army, the Twins matte painting, and The Wall 3D environment.
LOOK Effects hires financial management consultant David Embley as the company’s new Director of Finance.
Vortexx on the CW announces the new Saturday lineup which includes B-Daman Crossfire, The Spectacular Spider-Man, and The Adventures of Chuck & Friends.
Smith Micro Software releases the latest version of their all-in-one animation solution, Anime Studio Pro 9.5.
Atomic Cartoons announces a deal with Yeti Farm Creative television animation to expand production capabilities into British Columbia.
PGS Entertainment licenses A Squared Entertainment’s Secret KidVenture Club in Thailand, Singapore, Brazil, and Israel.