Thirteenth International Animation Film Festival Baden announces top-class competitions, Focus Poland and a host of international guests for Switzerland’s largest animated film festival running September 1-6.
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Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
Still to open in China, Illumination Entertainment's ‘Minions’ becomes the third animated feature ever to cross the billion dollar mark.
Animated short ‘Aria for a Cow,’ based on an unreleased song by the Oscar-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, makes its Los Angeles premiere at the LA Shorts Fest on Sunday, September 6.
The might of the Empire grows and fan-favorite clone troopers debut in new episodes of Lucasfilm Animation’s ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD.
More than 15 years after Brad Bird’s animated classic first arrived in theaters, ‘The Iron Giant’ has been retooled in a Signature Edition complete with two newly-added scenes.
Fox Family Entertainment’s new weekly web series, ‘The Art of Dreaming of Big,’ takes a behind-the-scenes look at the imagination, fun, passion, and people bringing ‘The Peanuts Movie’ to the big screen.
Khan Academy launches ‘Pixar in a Box,’ a behind-the-scenes look at Pixar Animation Studios’ creative process; Free online curriculum shows how Pixar filmmakers use science, technology, engineering, art and math to create movie magic.
The Animation program, which includes 10 short films by filmmakers located from all around the world, takes place on Friday, September 4.
Every year the Visual Effects Society’s Awards committee refines the rules and procedures to hone the experience for the VFX community.
Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
Created by SPIRIT Animation CCO Fernando Macedo and produced by SPIRIT Animation, ‘KARL’ airs throughout Latin America as well as select markets in Africa and Europe.
New trailer for the forthcoming ‘Star Wars’ feature, ‘The Force Awakens,’ is the very first video content to be showcased using Instagram’s new landscape orientation.
First-ever Mac-compatible release of visual effects and motion graphics software to be followed by a public beta for Fusion 8 Studio, which adds stereoscopic 3D tools and is designed for multi-user workgroups.
Stop-motion animated series ‘Dimitri,’ produced by French studio Vivement Lundi!, and ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ by Konstantin Bronzit receive Golden Dolphin awards at the 8th Cyber Sousa international animation festival organized by ASIFA-China in the City of Xiamen.
Channel 4 to air a special animated adaptation produced by the makers of ‘The Snowman and The Snowdog’ of the timeless classic children’s book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt,’ by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.
BAFTA Award-winning boutique visual effects studio relies on Thinkbox Software's Deadline for scalable high-volume compute management across projects and locations.
Aside from the teams working on ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in the U.S. and Canada, job cuts will affect the entire organization.
Based on the DC Comics character first created in 1981, six-episode web series ‘Vixen’ is written and executive produced by ‘Arrow’ producer Marc Guggenheim.
Eric Coleman is named SVP, Original Programming and General Manager; Jonathan Schneider is promoted to VP, Strategy; Mondo’s Aaron Simpson joins the company as VP, Development; Shane Prigmore is named VP, Creative Affairs; and Bonnie Lemon joins the company as VP, Production.
Already a hit in Poland, Australia’s favorite Koala, ‘Blinky Bill,’ heads to international territories in CG animated feature from Flying Bark Productions, Assemblage and Telegael Teoranta.
TV pitch crash course from SellYourTVConceptNow.com founders Jeanne and Mark Simon takes place in Orlando, FL September 19-21.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.