The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a two-night event, “Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception,” with special guests Jon Favreau, Darren Aronofsky and neuroscientist and screenwriter Ari Handel.
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Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with nods for Outstanding Animated Program going to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Futurama’ and ‘South Park,’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Replacing Imagineer System’s mocha AE product, mocha Plus 4 adds new VFX capabilities and expands support to include Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.
Advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows and Python scripting simplify tracking and rotoscoping on complex VFX projects.
Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to present “Designing The Secret of Kells” book launch plus exclusive preview of selected scenes from upcoming ‘Song Of The Sea’ at San Diego Comic-Con.
Warner Bros. Entertainment plants its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, including presentations for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and the Wachowskis’ sci-fi action ‘Jupiter Ascending.’
A collection of stills from Signe Baumane’s debut animated feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets,' to be released in the U.S. by Zeitgeist Films in September.
The U.S. theatrical release of Signe Baumane’s debut animated feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets,’ is set for September 5 in New York and on September 12 in Los Angeles, followed by a national release.
New LA-based design & animation studio launches with projects including an animated graphics package for the NFL Network's 2014 NFL Draft coverage, and an animated Brazilian-market spot for Ecological Corredor to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.
‘Archer,’ ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ are among the participating series.
Richard Percy Jones, who voiced the title character in Disney's 1940 animated film ‘Pinocchio,’ dies at the age of 87 from undetermined causes.
Disney is developing a live-action take on its 1941 animated classic ‘Dumbo,’ adding a unique family story that parallels the baby elephant’s story.
Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.
Following the unveiling of 17 minutes of footage in an extended IMAX preview of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ Marvel debuts an extended trailer for the upcoming film.
Second edition of the online film festival received nearly 1,000 submissions from film-makers representing 70 countries.
Hornet director Julia Pott teams with illustration powerhouse Julia Rothman to create a whimsical spot, “Beauty Grew All Around,” for the Regency Beauty Institute.
Netflix hires former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role heading up original kids and family programming.
Film retrospective to include ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘A Cat in Paris,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘Tales of the Night,’ ‘Eleanor’s Secret,’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Mia & the Migoo’ and ‘Nocturna,’ as well as a selection of short films from the GKIDS-produced New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
Portland-based animation and visual effects studio BENT Image Lab signs Yvette Represents as its new West Coast rep.
Following Michael Carrington’s move to Zodiak Kids, HIT Entertainment names Warner Bros. Animation’s Christopher Keenan as VP, Creative & Executive Producer.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
In collaboration with convenience store giant Wawa, Blacklist animation studio Golden Wolf creates two spots celebrating Wawa's Hoagiefest Summer of Love.
Aardman teams with UK ad agency Johnny Fearless to create a new film and campaign commemorating the First World War Centenary.