Dutch director and animator Michaël Dudok de Wit assembles an international production team to develop his first animated feature, The Red Turtle.
Feature and short film selections for the 2014 Holland Animation Film Festival are announced, including Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who is Tall Happy and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password.
Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.
A wild child, raised by wolves, is forced to reconnect with humanity and conform to a society he can barely comprehend.
The legendary director talks about his final and most controversial animated film, ‘The Wind Rises.’
Cinesite completes visual effects for RoboCop, adjusting the main character’s silhouette and adding internal mechanics to shoulders, neck, elbows and knees.
2DLIB launches a character design competition for BAFTA-winning animator Tony White’s newest project, The Spirit of the Game.
Framestore’s London and Montreal offices combine to deliver a full range of photo-real visual effects for Jose Padilha’s RoboCop reboot, encompassing more than 600 robot and bullet-filled shots.
VFX supervisor Nordin Rahhali discusses the challenges of rebuilding the hero of José Padilha’s new film.
After a CGI redesign of Toucan Sam, Nathan Love once again partners with Kellogg, this time to create a humorous new campaign for Kellogg’s Krave cereal.
The second season of Disney Channel’s Sofia the First debuts March 7 and will feature appearances of Disney Princesses Snow White, Mulan, Tiana, and Rapunzel.
Star Wars Rebels introduces Kanan, voiced by Freddie Prinze, Jr., a less traditional Force-wielder than fans are used to seeing.
Former Fremantle executive David Ellender launches Los Angeles-based independent television studio, Slingshot Global Media.
Special guests at the 18th annual Animac to include British animator Chris Shepherd, Czech stop-motion master Jiří Barta, the makers of The Amazing World of Gumball, musician/animator tandem Péter Vacz and Joseph Wallace, Polish animator Piotr Szczepanowicz, and abstract Japanese animator Maya Yonesho, among others.
Cinedigm announces plans to release an English-language version of Aachi & Ssipak on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms on March 11th with an early digital release of the first chapters on YouTube starting February 11th.
Brand New School announces the appointment of long-time in-house contributor Robert Bisi to creative director/director.
Genius Brands International announces the consumer product licensing partners for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 which includes Factory Entertainment and Black Lantern.
The Solid State teams with The Smith Family on an animated web series to raise awareness of over 600,000 disadvantaged Australian children.
A trailer is released for a new documentary filmed on location at Rhythm & Hues Studios during the weeks following the company’s devastating bankruptcy.