Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
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Jules Guerin and Gabriel H. Fermanelli co-direct colorful and creative 2D animated IDs for Nickelodeon South Europe.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
LOOK Effects produces over 250 VFX shots visual effects for Draft Day, the new Kevin Costner film directed by Ivan Reitman.
Catch the entire subtitled 13-episode series for free on Neon Alley online anime streaming platform.
DHX Media’s Copyright Promotions Licensing Group appoints Stephen Gould as its new UK Managing Director.
History education gets a boost with TV series Lost Treasure Hunt, directed by Disney animator Richard Bazley and produced by Ghostbot Studios.
Visual effects house Method Studios was lead vendor for the futuristic action adventure, creating a variety of complex environments, set extensions, digital doubles and CG characters used throughout the film.
Full integration of game industry’s leading next-gen texture development tool on Epic Games’ GitHub.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
The Maker Studios board of directors and a majority of its shareholders approve the company’s $500 million-plus sale to Disney.
Winners are announced for the 2014 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, with France dominating the competition with six Pulcinella Awards.
Animation and visual FX studio BENT Image Lab produces a new broadcast spot for The Oregonian in newspaper stop-motion.
Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform, bringing its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steam's active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
Creative communications agency Bray Leino partners with Aardman animations to produce the latest TV campaign for iglü.
Thinkbox Software launches Krakatoa C4D, the first version of its high-volume particle renderer for MAXON CINEMA 4D.
Bicoastal digital production and design studio Big Block produces a live-action shoot, virtual obstacle course and animated drone fleet for “Subaru WRX STI vs. the Drones.”
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.