Cut&Paste, the international digital design tournament pitting the best 2D, 3D and motion/animation pros across 12 global cities, announced the addition of Helsinki – the 2012 World Design Capital – to its 2011-12 tour.
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The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has opened up its submission process for animated films for their inaugural event to take place June 22 – 24th, 2012.
Syfy has inked actor Grant Bowler to star in Defiance, a groundbreaking science fiction series that will unite television and massive multiplayer online (MMO) gaming for the very first time.
Commercial production company Motion Theory (MTh) has added Swedish team Mårlind & Stein to their directorial roster.
TeleFutura is expanding its programming lineup with the additions of one of the most successful franchises in television – Family Guy – and bringing it for the first time to Spanish-language television in the U.S.
A retrospective of Syd Mead's work, Progressions, will be on exhibit at the Forest Lawn Museum January 27 through April 15, 2012; artist reception to be held on January 26, 2012.
Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced in Los Angeles, CA on the sequel to Star Trek from director J.J. Abrams.
A limited number of free tickets are available for the West Coast Premiere of Justice League: Doom at the The Paley Center for Media on February 16.
American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries.
Animation producer Max Howard will hold a speech at the upcoming graduation event for Character Animators and Computer Graphic Artists at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has netted five nominations at the 32nd annual Genie Awards.
Oscar.com, the official online home of the 84th Academy Awards®, is launching its award-winning Oscar Digital Experience today with a first look at Billy Crystal’s return to Oscar’s stage.
After teaming up with the company for the better part of a year on the vaunted Chevron Digital Experience project, Ryan McGrath has officially joined HUSH's staff as its new Head of Production.
Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist leads the field with nominations in 12 categories for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
As part of Dickens 2012, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have come together to commission five films and five radio plays – Dickens In London – to be broadcast simultaneously during the week of 6-10 February.
They have worked on classics such as The Lion King and Toy Story 2 – now some of the biggest names in animation and computer games will be welcomed to Teesside University for the 13th annual Animex festival.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises announced the appointment of respected industry veteran Andrew Kerr to Head of Consumer Products, The Americas and Australasia, effective immediately.
In the second season of Mary Shelley's Frankenhole, we find Victor Frankenstein a lot more domesticated, a little more vulnerable, but with the exact same amount of narcissism coursing through his immortal veins.
Rain Computers, designer of computers for creative people, has released the much anticipated follow up to its flagship Element line, Element V2 Video Editing Workstation.
One brave warrior, touched by the gods, must overcome all odds to save mankind from a merciless and powerful tyrant when Immortals comes to Blu-ray and DVD on March 6th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
DGA President Taylor Hackford announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2011.
The Canadian National Film Board have developed PixStop, a fresh new app that enables you to make stop-motion films on your iPad 2.