The new hand-drawn six-minute short film from animation legend Richard Williams begins its Oscar-qualifying run at the Laemmle Royal in West LA on Friday, September 11.
‘World of Tomorrow’ (U.S. 2015) from Don Hertzfeldt takes the prize for Best Film in the international competition; ‘Erlkönig’ (CH 2015) from Georges Schwizgebel takes the honors as the Best Swiss film; Carlos Lascano wins the Best Kids prize for his film ‘Lila.’
Executives from the Finnish brand to share brand strategy and future plans at Brand Licensing Europe, taking place in London October 13-15.
The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates its final days at the Museum’s current location with a party, artists, libations, giveaways, raffle prizes and other surprises.
Oscar-winning director and Studio Ghibli co-founder is building a nature sanctuary for children on a remote Japanese island.
Set to premiere on CBBC on September 28th, ‘Danger Mouse’ is a co-production with FremantleMedia Kids & Family animated by Boulder Media with Robert Cullen directing and Peter Lewis and Anne Tweedy producing.
Bruce Bickford and Michèle Cournoyer set to present retrospective works at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, running September 16-20.
Eleven award-winning acclaimed animated shorts from around the world are highlighted in national theatrical showcase beginning September 24, 2015.
Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ and ‘Me and My Moulton’ receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts.
Two-day paper animation workshop in Milan, Italy to be led by Ové Pictures founders Veronika Obertová and Michaela Čopíková.
Fifty-one films are selected to compete from 1,103 submissions, including Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow,’ Ainslie Henderson’s ‘Stems’ and Rosto’s ‘Splintertime.’
Daniel D. McClure Named President & COO of newly-reorganized company; CW Media Finance makes long-term commitment to Bron Media.
A star-studded list of animators is set to participate in this year’s festivities at OIAF 2015, including Bruce Bickford, Michael Kurinsky, Leah Shore, Patrick McHale, Sanjay Patel, Michèle Cournoyer and Kaspar Jancis.
Educational science series directed by BAFTA winner Liz Whitaker employs a hybrid of live-action, CG and 2D animation.
With the theme ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors,’ the 2015 KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival is to host special guests Tomm Moore, Johnny Kelly, PES and Johan Rijpma.
Merida from Pixar Animation Studio's ‘Brave’ makes special appearance in four-part story arc, ‘Sofia the First: The Secret Library,’ alongside additional guest voices Hugh Bonneville, Cary Elwes, Bonnie Hunt, Eric Stonestreet, Ruth Connell and Dean Norris.
Thirteenth International Animation Film Festival Baden announces top-class competitions, Focus Poland and a host of international guests for Switzerland’s largest animated film festival running September 1-6.
Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
More than 15 years after Brad Bird’s animated classic first arrived in theaters, ‘The Iron Giant’ has been retooled in a Signature Edition complete with two newly-added scenes.
Eric Coleman is named SVP, Original Programming and General Manager; Jonathan Schneider is promoted to VP, Strategy; Mondo’s Aaron Simpson joins the company as VP, Development; Shane Prigmore is named VP, Creative Affairs; and Bonnie Lemon joins the company as VP, Production.
This year at Annecy’s MIFA animation marketplace, the conversation about Chinese animation was anything but the same old story.
Winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition in the animation category are ‘An Object at Rest’ by Seth Boyden ‘Soar’ by Alyce Tzue, and ‘Taking the Plunge’ by Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero.
Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.