AWN Headline News
Fifty animated feature projects in different development stages from 17 countries will be pitched at Cartoon Movie 2012 to find financing, co-producers and distributors.
Vicon has signed an agreement to become the main motion capture (mocap) technology supplier to London-based studio The Imaginarium.
Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of new directors for its Master of Architecture and Master of Arts in Design Studies programs.
Global pre-school channel JimJam, part of leading international broadcaster Chello Zone’s portfolio of channels, is going green with a run of new nature-themed programming acquisitions.
When visual effects supervisor Louis Morin and VFX producer Annie Godin were nominated for a VES Award for their work on Duncan Jones’ Source Code, the Montreal-based facilities involved in the film had reason to celebrate as well.
Nickelodeon unveils Mike the Knight, a brand new CG-animated preschool series that invites viewers into a fantastical world of castles, missions, dragons and trolls, on Friday, February 3.
Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.
The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Jeff Plotkin on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.
Catch a 10-second peek at the Game Day spot for "Marvel's The Avengers," and watch the commercial during Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday, February 5 on NBC!
VFX professionals and creative forces Vico Sharabani and Alex Frisch are launching COPA (Co-Op of Artists), a global collective of elite VFX artists working in the commercial and feature film space.
Mattel announced that it has completed the acquisition of HIT Entertainment for $680 million in cash.
The VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy has launched a new contest to celebrate the creative power of technology at the service of society. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
The deadline for entries to the VIEW Awards, to be held at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy, is September 15, 2012.
After the success of the 5D "Play as Process" panel and masterclass at the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, the 5D Institute will again be part of the Talent Campus, curating two new events for the 2012 edition.
This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe.
Sony’s deputy president Kazuo Hirai will succeed Howard Stringer as president and CEO of Sony Corp. effective April 1.
BIGSMACK, the full-service creative agency specializing in entertainment marketing and branding, has hired Creative Director Wonhee Lee.
Disney has collaborated with the NFL to give viewers an opportunity to enter The Journey to the Super Bowl Sweepstakes with an ad that will run during the Super Bowl XLVI broadcast on Sunday, February 5, 2012.
Audi’s :60 TV spot set to air in the first break after kick-off of Super Bowl XLVI is now live on the brand’s YouTube channel.
Speakers have been confirmed for FMX 2012: 17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.