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Milano Film Fest Announces ‘Hands on Paper’ Animation Workshop

Two-day paper animation workshop in Milan, Italy to be led by Ové Pictures founders Veronika Obertová and Michaela Čopíková.

Festivals Headline News

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival Announces Official Selections

Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’

Ottawa International Animation Festival Headline News

OIAF Announces 2015 Feature Competition

Four feature-length films make up this year’s official selection: ‘La Montagne Magique,’ (‘The Magic Mountain’), ‘Pos Eso’ (‘Possessed’), ‘Adama,’ and ‘Over The Garden Wall.’

Nickelodeon Headline News

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ Set to Premiere in Chicago

One-of-a-kind musical event to feature original songs by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, They Might Be Giants and more, with an additional song by David Bowie.

OIAF 2015 Headline News

Ottawa Animation Fest Unveils 2015 Highlights

A star-studded list of animators is set to participate in this year’s festivities at OIAF 2015, including Bruce Bickford, Michael Kurinsky, Leah Shore, Patrick McHale, Sanjay Patel, Michèle Cournoyer and Kaspar Jancis.

Disney Television Animation Headline News

Merida of Pixar’s ‘Brave’ to Guest Star on Disney’s ‘Sofia the First’

Merida from Pixar Animation Studio's ‘Brave’ makes special appearance in four-part story arc, ‘Sofia the First: The Secret Library,’ alongside additional guest voices Hugh Bonneville, Cary Elwes, Bonnie Hunt, Eric Stonestreet, Ruth Connell and Dean Norris.

Women in Animation Headline News

Women In Animation Now Accepting Mentorship Applications

WIA 2015 Mentorship Program to pair entry and mid-level professionals with industry veterans to develop career objectives and devise strategies for reaching their goals.

Pixeldust Studios Headline News

Pixeldust Interactive Delivers Three New Projects

Pixeldust Studios’ recently launched interactive division delivers first high-profile projects for clients NBCUniversal, Population Connection and Red Rock Films with new VR content, educational games and mobile apps on the way.

Fantoche 2015 Headline News

Fantoche Fest Takes off with 2015 Edition

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.

VIEW 2015 Headline News

VIEW Conference Unveils 2015 Keynote Speakers

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.

animated shorts Headline News

‘Aria for a Cow’ Headed to Los Angeles Shorts Fest

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.

Warner Bros. Headline News

WATCH: Warner Bros. Unveils New Trailer for ‘The Iron Giant’

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.

Blue Sky Studios Headline News

‘The Peanuts Movie’ Featurettes Explore the Art of Dreaming Big

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.