AWN goes backstage at the 87th annual Academy Awards with Oscar winners ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Feast’ and ‘Interstellar.’
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New mobile app aimed at providing kids with a broad selection of age-appropriate, family-focused videos and channels launches at 2015 Kidscreen Summit in Miami.
Academy Award-winning films are part of the Lighting & Rendering track, a recurring series of presentations among the most relevant and successful components of every FMX program.
Industry veteran has worked on feature films including ‘Tron’ and ‘X-Men: First Class,’ and commercials for high-profile brands such as Nike, Microsoft, and Mercedes-Benz.
Growing original kids programming slate also includes ‘Wishenpoof!’ and recently greenlit series ‘Just Add Magic’ and ‘The Stinky & Dirty Show.’
Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams and producer Roy Conli take home the award for best animated feature at the 87th annual Oscars.
Disney sweeps the animation categories at the 87th annual Academy Awards, with winsome Winston taking the prize for best animated short.
Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins the Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama ‘Interstellar’ wins over the scientific community by depicting the most accurate black hole ever seen.
New video showcases visual effects created for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ trilogy, including key battle sequences and the destruction of Laketown.
Gaumont Animation set to finance, produce and distribute all-new 2D animated series based on classic characters Laurel & Hardy.
Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.
Award-winning author Anna Dewdney to create original multimedia animated content based on New York Times bestselling children’s book series.
Created specifically for preschoolers, Kabillion Jr. app for Android and iOS is now available in the U.S.
Entertainment One’s preschool sensation ‘Peppa Pig’ expands into the mass market, adds licensees and retail partners Amscan and Palamon.
Award-winning preschool television series licensed to France TV, Spain's RTVE, Portugal's Dreamia, and Ireland's TG4, plus Netflix, Movile and Videotron.
Commissioned by Canal+ France, ‘Story Time!’ debuted at last year’s Cartoon Forum; ‘Will’ is produced by Cross River for France Televisions.
Fully CG-animated music video was directed by Berlin-based directorial collective Polynoid and produced at Woodblock Animation Studio.
Carton Network announces three new series -- ‘Mighty Magiswords,’ ‘The Powerpuff Girls,’ and ‘We Bare Bears’ -- at its 2015-16 Upfront presentation, along with a full slate of returning shows, specials and cross-over events.
Indie rock outfit Sleater-Kinney teams up with Fox series ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Bento Box Animation Studios to create the video for ‘A New Wave’ off of their latest LP.
Aimed at furthering Amazon’s mission of “lifelong creative learning,” new board includes Maker Media president and CEO Dale Dougherty, Families and Work Institute president and co-founder Ellen Galinsky, author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka, and MIT Education Arcade creative director Scot Osterweil.
Created to showcase the power and options of the Toon Boom suite of animation software tools, ‘The Key’ integrates 2D and 3D elements, atmospheric mist, fire, liquid, shadows and more.