Director Marcus Armitage wins the jury award for short animation for ‘My Dad’; Josh Shaffner receives an honorable mention for his short film ‘Flaws.’
Short Film Jury Award in Animation goes to the U.K.’s ‘Edmond’ from director Nina Gantz; U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing is given to Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski for animated documentary ‘NUTS!’
‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Big Short’ and ‘Inside Out’ win big at the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards; Nancy Meyers, Carol Littleton, ACE, and Ted Rich, ACE receive special honors.
For the first time, Hothouse animators will be able to work with NFB’s Oscar-winning Animation Studio via their closest NFB production center.
‘The Martian,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘The Revenant’ motion picture winners at the 20th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards; ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘House of Cards,’ ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘The Muppets’ win for television series.
Iconic U.K. producer joins talents with children’s author James McKnight and brand manager Clare Stead for a new animated series based on the popular preschool books.
France’s TeamTO appoints director Chloé Miller and head writer Rebecca Hobbs to its new girl-power series, ‘Jade Armor,’ set for delivery in 2018.
‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.
New 60,000 square-foot animation studio under construction in Vancouver is slated for completion in December 2016.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards will present 11 awards to 33 individual recipients on Saturday, February 13 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
London-based production company reinvents the practical illusion of motion known as a zoetrope in new global social impact campaign from Stella Artois called ‘Buy a Lady a Drink.’
Curated by Gnomon founder and director Alex Alvarez, first-class lineup of Los Angeles-based VFX artists includes Jonathan Berube, Alexandre Lopes Cancado, Dylan Ekren, Devon Fay and Brandon Fayette.
GLAS Animation Festival announces inaugural competition jury members, including Jeremy Clapin, Hisko Hulsing, Kirsten Lepore, Nobuaki Doi, Sara Gunnardottir, Gerben Schermer, Rachel Ho, Brooke Keesling, Linda Simensky, Tom Brown, Tom Fulp and Peter Millard.
Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’
New trailer for the newest animated feature forthcoming from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures outlines an oddball-buddy plot.
‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions,’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie’ nominated for best sound editing in an animated feature film.
Rodeo FX recreates 19th-century Nantucket with VES-nominated visual effects for Ron Howard’s historic drama.
Produced by visual effects and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ is written by Jon Vitti and directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis.
Best Animated Feature contenders are ‘Adama,’ directed by Simon Rouby; ‘April and the Twisted World,’ directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci; and ‘The Little Prince,’ directed by Mark Osborne.
First full trailer for stop-motion/CG-animated hybrid action-adventure set in mythic Japan sees Kubo join forces with friendly faces like Monkey and Beetle as he battles with threats such as the Moon King and the twin Sisters.
A major late-in-production story shift and co-director addition are all in a day’s work for the veteran Walt Disney Animation Studios producer.
Comedy-folk duo Garfunkel & Oates return for a second year alongside Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Tom Kenny, Laraine Newman, Alexander Garfin, Hadley Belle Miller, Kristen Schaal, Phyllis Smith, Kevin Michael Richardson and Christophe Beck.