Upcoming live-action features include ‘The Jungle Book 2,’ ‘Cruella,’ a ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel, and ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ to be directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
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Boston and Santa Monica-based boutique VFX house delivers a plethora of CG effects for the action-packed chase sequence for ‘Hardcore Henry,’ the action-thriller from Russian director Ilya Naishuller.
Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses,’ Penny Lane’s ‘NUTS!’ and Sang-ho Yeon’s ‘Seoul Station’ among nine films selected to screen in competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
New crowdfunding campaign for 2D-animated adult feature from Brooklyn-based Augenblick Studios and starring the voices of starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Coogan, Nina Arianda, Dave Attell and Tyler The Creator launches on Indiegogo.
Australian production outfits sign a U.K. publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for their new CGI children’s comedy series ‘Bottersnikes & Gumbles.’
Multi-platform kids network launched as an incubator project in 2012 provides video content for kids aged 2-10 years old, generating roughly four billion minutes of watch time monthly.
Abstract: London-based boutique VFX studio completes more than 350 shots employing a range of ‘invisible effects’ for StudioCanal’s new action thriller directed by James Watkins.
London-based independent VFX studio is awarded third consecutive British Academy Television Craft Award for BBC drama ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.’
International preschool TV production and licensing company to leverage new majority investor to expand intellectual property, library rights and digital capabilities, as well as its presence in China.
Hollywood-based post facility supplies editorial team through 24 months and four locations on Jon Favreau’s magical production.
2D animated feature produced by South Korean studio behind ‘The Legend of Korra’ is set to be released in China on July 8.
Second edition of New York City showcase event to feature new experimental and narrative animation along with expert panels on the state of the industry.
First two animated features to be produced under the new deal are ‘Wanhoo,’ a quirky comedy fantasy set in ancient China, and ‘Outlaws,’ a fast-paced comedy adventure that takes place in the Wild West.
Second annual showcase event for animated features and shorts presented at the Cannes Film Festival to include a special 10-minute preview screening of ‘Bilal,’ the first CG-animated feature to come out of Dubai.
Disney homage created by veteran animator known for his work on classic animated features such as ‘Aladdin,’ ‘Pocahontas’ and ‘Hercules’ pays tribute to ‘Snow White,’ ‘Fantasia,’ ‘Cinderella’ and Mickey Mouse.
Legendary directors Ron Clements and John Musker return to Annecy to present never-before-seen footage from their upcoming feature; from the studio behind ‘Feast’ and ‘Paperman’ Comes ‘Inner Workings,’ directed by Leo Matsuda.
Specialized children’s channel MBC3 to Air ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters,’ ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL’ and the all new ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC V’ in the Middle East & North Africa region.
Manchester Animation Festival returns to HOME in Manchester November 15-17; new industry excellence award category introduced; Aardman Animations announced as first guests.
Toronto-based distributor announces international sales for its three new one-hour PBS-commissioned ‘The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!’ movies.
New release brings GPU Speeds and VR output to top compositing application; full V-Ray 3.x feature set now available in free update; NUKE 10 compatibility on the way.
New episodes from Season Two of multi-Emmy award-winning Amazon Original Series ‘Tumble Leaf’ set to premiere on Prime Video Friday, May 6.
Laguna College of Art and Design to present a rare exhibition showcasing storyboard works by Tom Owens, Sean Bishop and Kelly Hobby-Bishop, with work from films and TV series including ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Sophia the First,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda,’ ‘The Tigger Movie’ and ‘House of Mouse.’
Animated feature directed by Adrià García and Víctor Maldonado with music by French composer Nicolas Errera was first released in the U.S. in 2014.
Next year’s Licensing Expo to be held one month earlier than usual May 23-25 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.