A new exhibition mounted by the Academy opens Friday, October 4, with a special presentation from Roger Rabbit animator Richard Williams, including discussion and clips from his work.
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Cinedigm signs a deal with 4K Media to bring the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise into the home entertainment marketplace for the first time in five years, with plans to roll out all 600+ episodes onto DVD, BluRay and VOD.
Wombles Copyright Holdings and Dramatico Entertainment reveal plans to relaunch the iconic British brand, including a new series for a slot on UK-based Channel 5′s Milkshake block in 2015.
Superlux captures the attention of millions of viewers in 17 Latin American countries with a provocative Grammy Awards package driven by bold, colorful 3D graphics that interact with live performance clips from TNT Latin America’s global broadcast.
UK public broadcaster CBeebies adds another new preschool series -- Chop Chop! -- to its slate, created by Oscar-nominated director Grant Orchard in collaboration with Studio AKA.
Southpaw Technology announces the availability of TACTIC 4.0 via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace; companies can quickly deploy TACTIC via the cloud to streamline workflows to manage their digital assets.
The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Cinema Without Borders honor legendary claymation artist, director and producer Will Vinton at the second annual ItaliANimation event.
Irish producer-distributor Monster Entertainment is developing an animated series, Fuzzyworld, co-produced by Avalon Films and Alastair Swinnerton’s Toonspace.
Disney XD's Crash & Bernstein Returns for a Second Season on Monday, October 7; season one culminates with a special one-hour episode on Monday, September 9.
Autodesk unveils Maya LT for indie and mobile game developers starting at $50 a month; powerful tools and affordable pricing expand 3D options for independent game developers and small studios.
Creative studio Leviathan showcases its artistry for Ubisoft Entertainment at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show with a show-stopping experiential installation.
The Blue Sky Disney blog reports that Peterson and producer John Walker may have been kicked off of The Good Dinosaur, the upcoming animated feature from Pixar due in theaters May 30, 2014.
Disney announces that it will be handling North American theatrical distribution of the newest film from Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Warner Bros. is developing an animated Scooby-Doo feature film, returning to the franchise that produced a pair of live-action/animated hybrid films a decade ago.
Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures announces the production of its first animated feature, The Quest, an absurdist look at outer space meant for all ages and featuring the voice of Monty Python alum John Cleese.
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival announces its 2013 lineup, including 12 animated shorts.
London design/animation studio We Are Formation turns to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake, a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against NBA star Blake Griffin.
OIAF welcomes award-winning animators for special screenings of their work, including Adam Elliot, Chris Sullivan, and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Hornet director Mikey Please completes a new animated short, The Jolly Dot, made in collaboration with Dan Ojari, the lead animator on Please’s award-winning Marilyn Myller.