With the goal of offering a more comprehensive program, organizers for the 2014 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival announce three conference tracks: creation, production and broadcasting/distribution.
One of the great names in Japanese animation, Isao Takahata, kicks off Annecy 2014 with a screening of his latest film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya.
Executive Producer Eric Mueller joins Minneapolis-based design, animation and VFX company Gasket Studios, where he is working on spots for General Mills & Cheerios, McDonald’s, Sony PlayStation and Mayo Clinic, as well as a branded film for Subaru.
DreamWorks Animation taps siblings Wendy and Lizzie Molyneux to write live-action/CG hybrid feature Hot Stuff.
The Producers Guild of America announces the honorees for the second annual Digital VIP Awards; Alfonso Cuarón, Netflix, Rockstar Games, and Vine are among those to be honored June 6 in Los Angeles.
Framestore partners with Richard Ayoade to provide over visual effects on more than 150 shots on his second feature film, an adaption of Dostoyevsky’s The Double.
eyeball creates over 600 hand-drawn illustrations for Sabina Sciubba’s new Viva L’Amour music video.
German animation studio FILM BILDER wins the Pulcinella award at Cartoons on the Bay for innovative new preschool series Patchwork Pals, created by award-winning indie animator Angela Steffen.
Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
Jules Guerin and Gabriel H. Fermanelli co-direct colorful and creative 2D animated IDs for Nickelodeon South Europe.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
DHX Media’s Copyright Promotions Licensing Group appoints Stephen Gould as its new UK Managing Director.
Steve Hickner’s new book is a detailed and expertly written guide to finding a job and building a career in animation.
History education gets a boost with TV series Lost Treasure Hunt, directed by Disney animator Richard Bazley and produced by Ghostbot Studios.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.