Award-winning independent visual effects producer and freelance VFX consultant Mike Chambers is elected Board Chair.
New short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist Rosto to premiere at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
Hand-drawn short film from Orana Films, the team behind the 2011 viral sensation ‘(Notes on) Biology,’ debuts on PBS prior to its release online.
Pixel Veil Productions unveils trailer for new short, ‘The Alchemist’s Letter,’ from the director of 2008 Student Academy Award finalist ‘Toumai.’
Teesside University’s annual Animex Festival to include a full day dedicated to Britain’s independent games studios and developers.
The Room founder Ben Murray assumes new role as VP of Creative Services at Technicolor-PostWorks NY.
Its leaders citing a lack of financial support, a campaign to end international VFX subsidies to U.S. studios has ended.
Participants selected for free, two-day storyboarding workshop led by animator Matt Danner will be provided with a free one-month license for Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro software.
Alternately known as ‘Metegol’ and ‘Futbol,’ CG animated family feature became the third-highest grossing film of the year when it was released in its home country of Argentina in 2013.
Kuwait-born, U.S.-educated psychologist Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa is awarded the 2014 Islamic Economy Award for ‘THE 99,’ named by ‘Forbes’ magazine as one of the Top 20 Trends Sweeping the Globe.
‘LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League’ kicks off with a family-friendly World Premiere event at The Paley Center for Media in New York on January 24.
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller take to the Internet following the announcement of nominations for the 87th Academy Awards.
‘Me and My Moulton’ director Torill Kove releases a new clip inspired by her Oscar-nominated animated short.
Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at the 87th Academy Awards write and call in with their reactions.
Nominees for Best Animated Feature are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.’
Director James Cameron plans to have scripts for the three highly-anticipated sequels completed this month.
Torill Kove’s ‘Me and My Moulton’ and Michèle Cournoyer’s ‘Soif’ both receive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Animated Short.
Creative editorial company names Go Robot! co-founder Adam Liebowitz as Senior Editor; co-founder Alisa Sheinberg is appointed Managing Director.
Nominees for the 67th Annual DGA Awards include Wes Anderson for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ Clint Eastwood for ‘American Sniper,’ Alejandro G. Iñárritu for ‘Birdman,’ Richard Linklater for ‘Boyhood’ and Morten Tyldum for ‘The Imitation Game.’
Online includes 67 videos covering topics ranging from the benefits of digital storyboarding and setting up files to editing on the timeline and tricks to speed up your work to exporting options.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a five-week workshop, ‘Unleashing Imagination,’ presented by UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice beginning January 30 through February 27.
CG-animated sequel written and directed by Dean DeBlois bests Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Reel FX’s ‘Book of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’