Former Marathon and Zodiak Media executive Philippe Alessandri launches WatchNext Media, aimed at creating appealing characters, engaging brands and aspirational stories.
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Sony Pictures Animation is hosting the 2015 World Animation Celebration international short film festival on October 24 & 25.
Animated watercolors bring story of two brothers, voiced by political comic Hari Kondabolu, to life in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity.
Vancouver-based VanCG meetup group taps Shotgun production management and review software for its latest open-movie live-action/CG project, ‘Galactic Battles.’
New York-based production and animation company adds veteran director and animator Elliot Lim to the roster of multi-disciplined filmmakers.
Industry veteran to serve as Executive Producer at New York office of award-winning bi-coastal visual effects studio.
Discovery Family and Hasbro Studios kick off fifth season of beloved series, ‘My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic’ with special two-part premiere.
Animated comedy action series pilot received the 2015 Kidscreen Award for Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie.
KidNotice allows parents to privately and securely share vital emergency and personal information about their children with other parents and trusted care givers.
South Korea’s ‘Johnny Express,’ directed by James Woo, also wins an Audience Award and Jury Award at the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Salma Hayek’s animated passion project based on the 100 million-selling masterpiece by Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran opens August 7 In NYC & LA followed by national expansion.
New Aardman Art exhibit running through August 30 at the Art Ludique-Le Musée in Paris stars 'Wallace and Gromit,' the fowl of 'Chicken Run,' 'Pirates,' and 'Shaun the Sheep.'
QR code-enabled stamp set features four internationally acclaimed animated properties from Ireland: Jam Media’s ‘Roy,’ Brown Bag Films’ ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Secret of Kells’ and Geronimo Productions’ ‘Nelly & Nora.’
FX Lead Tomas Slancik builds a robust custom feather system that allows artists to specify feather shape and easily populate designated areas.
Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.
CG-animated film is a co-production of Germany’s Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Australia’s Flying Bark Productions.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
Newest animated adaptation of ‘Astro Boy’ is a co-production between Paris-based Caribara Production, Monaco's Shibuya Productions and Japan's Tezuka Productions.