Disney veteran to succeed Brad Globe, who will step down in February after more than a decade overseeing WBCP.
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Memorial celebration for Bob Balser, the animation director for The Beatles’ 1968 feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ to be held Saturday, January 16 at the Marina City Club in Marina del Rey, CA.
Legendary animator Don Bluth and producer Gary Goldman join forces to bring a classically animated ‘Dragon's Lair: The Movie’ to the big screen, raising more than $390,000 to produce a four-minute pitch presentation video.
With 55 projects from 19 European countries selected to date for European pitching event, more than 700 animation film professionals are set to gather March 2-4 in Lyon, France.
New video from MPC Creative goes behind the scenes of the ‘Goosebumps’ Virtual Reality experience created for Sony Pictures.
Moscow-based company will represent media rights in addition to licensing and merchandising for CG-animated preschool series.
Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes announce the release of ‘Animals,’ a 60-second commercial for U.S. business messaging interface Slack.
Award-winning studio appoints licensing agents for Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Latin America.
Flame artist has previously worked with Big Block, Brand New School, Digital Domain, Fuel, Logan and MPC.
Selections announced for Narrative, Non-Narrative, Graduate, Student and Commissioned Film competition categories.
Acquisition deal with Nurture Rights includes exclusive rights to develop and expand classic preschool literary property into new formats and series.
Competition judges include Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality luminaries from Microsoft, Oculus, Sony, PTC Unity Technologies, University of Southern California and UploadVR.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ leads feature film nominations; ‘The Peanuts Movie’ is top animated film contender; ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the broadcast field and scores most nominations overall.
Animated feature nominees include ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Managing director Maria Hanafy to run international animatics shop’s 10th location, joining offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, São Paulo, Bangkok, Tel Aviv, Düsseldorf and Shanghai.
Event sponsored by Rising Sun Pictures, The Foundry and Tyroe to provide young artists with insight into the minds of visual effects studios and recruiters.
Filmmakers join John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscar Nominations in 24 Categories, including short animation, feature animation and visual effects.
Accomplished directors join live-action division; company adds Roxanneanco as East Coast rep for live action, design and animation.
Sci-tech Oscars are awarded to Airwall, Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation, Image Shaker, ILM, LAIKA Animation Studios, Rhythm & Hues, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Foundry and Tweak Software.
Award is the seventh win for Pixar Animation Studios from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in the 10 years since the category was created.
Directed by ‘Shrek the Third’ co-director Raman Hui, live-action/CG-animated hybrid feature will open in 3D on January 22 in all major North American markets.
Produced by Duplass Brothers TV, new animated series created by Mike Luciano and Phil Matarese features the voices of Katie Aselton, Rob Corddry, Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Jason Mantzoukas, Molly Shannon and more.