Can’t-miss offerings include ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along, ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary, ‘Star Wars,’ and secret special guests.
Leading trade organization honors esteemed post-production executive with special award on the 10th anniversary of the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards.
Animated short created for the 2013-14 Nickelodeon International Animated Shorts Program, is inspired by the BAFTA-winning U.K. animation duo’s 2013 animation project ‘365.’
Disney continues its recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films that started with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella’ and now includes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo,’ a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell, and the ‘Bald Mountain’ sequence in ‘Fantasia.’
Los Angeles-based design, animation, digital and production studio We Are Royale celebrates its eighth anniversary with a refreshed logo & website.
Digital art festival meetup set for July 24th In London to host talks with Ninja Theory graphic designer and art director Alessandro Taini and concept artist Chris Rosewarne, whose film credits include ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and the forthcoming ‘Star Wars Episode VIII.’
New division to be headed by Garrick Dion; First project will be ‘Collared,’ written by Chris Osbrink and directed by ‘Juan of the Dead’s Alejandro Brugues.
Former Director of Production and Development at Chapman Entertainment to work alongside CAKE creative director and CEO Tom Van Waveren on the company’s slate of upcoming programming.
Beloved cartoon voice actor from the original ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ animated series and the cult-classic animated series ‘The Tick’ will be at the Cartoon Art Museum for a meet-and-greet on Saturday, July 18.
Halifax-based content creator DHX Media strengthens its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions.
Emmy award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish discusses the development process for new story ideas for the iconic Disney characters and describes Disney Television Animation’s storyboarding and production process.
Comic-Con 2015 delivers the year of the future, complete with robots, haute couture, and Virtual Reality experiences galore.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.
‘Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey and comedian and talk show host John Oliver are set to join the multi-talented voice cast led by comedy actor Alexander Armstrong.
The three-and-a-half minute reel from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage emphasizing the practical sets and visual effects created for the film.
George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.
New animated kids comedy series created by Mexican director Celso Garcia and Lorena Machuca of Guadalajara-based LUNCH MEDIA integrates zombie and mariachi culture.
Highlights at OIAF 2015 include ‘World of Tomorrow’ by Don Hertzfeldt, ‘Ernie Biscuit’ by Adam Elliot, ‘Sonámbulo’ from Theodore Ushev, ‘Waves ’98’ by Ely Dagher, ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag and Stromae’s ‘Carmen’ by Sylvain Chomet, and ‘A Single Life’ by the Dutch trio Job, Joris & Marieke.
Annual SIGGRAPH conference offers potential candidates an opportunity to meet with Animal Logic’s recruitment team to work on ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel,’ scheduled to start production at Animal Logic Vancouver in January 2016.
Major Technicolor exhibition at MoMA, ‘Glorious Technicolor: From George Eastman House and Beyond,’ rolls into its final weeks with a full schedule of 35mm screenings of Disney and other animation classics.
The big winners at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, were Image Comics’ ‘Saga,’ BOOM! Box’s ‘Lumberjanes,’ and Winsor McCay’s classic newspaper series ‘Little Nemo.’
Ten-minute computer animated short, centered on the story of a caterpillar named Boro, is being developed for screening at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.
Annual Toronto Animated Image Society Animation Showcase to showcase 21 short films, including Nicolas Menard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink,’ Fraser Wright’s ‘Storage Space,’ exquisite corpse film ‘A Sailor's Grave,’ and Martina Scarpelli’s ‘Cosmoetico.’
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.
Scholarship recipients include Tomek Pilarski from Poland’s University of Arts, CSU Long Beach’s Alan Huynh, Sheridan College’s Anastasiia Platoshyna, Ringling’s Michael Trikosko, Sheridan College’s Eustace Ng, Griffith College’s Michael Linhart, MOPA’s Sarah Chalek, Academy of Art University’s Joanna K. Stopyra, and California College of the Arts’ Tiffany Rodriquez.