China’s most prominent independent animator is both frustrated and inspired by an indifferent and often troubled domestic filmmaking landscape.
James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso lend voices to Canadian studio’s first animated feature film.
First unveiled at FMX 2015 by Chaos Group’s Christopher Nichols, Digital Emily 2 is now available to everyone as a free download for any non-commercial use.
Led by David Sheldon-Hicks and Nick Glover, creative directorial team set to deliver effects for ‘Agent 47,’ Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ and ‘Mission Impossible 5.’
Short film for DETAILS relates the stop-motion story of Gotham with a cast of paper cut-outs stomping their way through intricate miniature sets.
David Sandberg’s Kickstarter-funded short features elaborate CG characters and environments created in 3ds Max, Maya and Mudbox
New interactive projects for Google’s Spotlight Stories to include work from ‘Wallace and Gromit’ producers Aardman, ‘Feast’ director Patrick Osborne, ‘Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends’ creator Shannon Tindle, and ‘Furious 7’ director Justin Lin.
Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
The Jim Henson Company promotes Blanca Lista to Vice President of Feature Film Production overseeing the Company’s feature film development slate for live action, animation and puppet features.
Acclaimed filmmaker to write and direct feature based on award-winning children's book, ‘The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend,’ by Dan Santat.
The Australian VFX studio tackles a variety of futuristic graphic elements on Marvel’s latest tentpole feature film.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival gives ladies top billing in 2015, with great support by WIA on all levels of participation.
Animation strand at the 69th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival to spotlight British stop motion animator Barry Purves and American cult-favorite Ralph Bakshi.
The Oscar-winning director of ‘For the Birds’ discusses his work as production designer on Pixar’s upcoming animated feature.
Croatia’s Museum of Contemporary Art unveils the 2015 edition of Animation Goes MSU! with site-specific animations from international artists such as Max Hattler, Simona Galizia and Nikki Schuster.
Network orders 26 half-hour episodes of live-action/2D animated series from Cottonwood Media, slated to join Sprout’s schedule in 2017.
Cartoon Saloon also receives the award for best animated short with ‘Somewhere Down The Line,’ written and directed by Julien Regnard.
Private U.K. equity firm HgCapital to assume majority ownership from The Carlyle Group in a deal valued at $312 million.
Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha, John Donkin and Tom Cardone talk all things “Blue Sky” at the Motion Picture Academy’s New York event.
Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi discusses his latest heroines, 2D animation and the future of Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli.
2D-animated diploma film by Gwenn Germain uses Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki, designer and concept artist Syd Mead, and French comic illustrator Jean “Mœbius” Giraud as influences.
Half-hour animated comedy to be executive produced by Jason Micallef, Kristen Schaal, Josh Turner McGuire and Trevor Engelson alongside series writers Price Peterson, Ryan Sandoval and Lily Sparks.