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Festivals Headline News

GIRAF Announces 2015 Winners, Opens 2016 Call for Entries

‘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.

Awards Headline News

Olivia Munn and Jason Segel to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

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.

Commercials Headline News

1stAveMachine Reimagines the Zoetrope for Stella Artois

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.’

Gnomon Headline News

Gnomon Live Australia Presents ‘The Art of Entertainment’ March 4-6

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.

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces Special Guest Henry Selick

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.

Light Chaser Animation Headline News

Light Chaser Builds a Fast, Sustainable Lighting Pipeline for China's ‘Little Door Gods’

Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’

Illumination Entertainment Headline News

New Trailer Unveiled for Illumination’s ‘Secret Life of Pets’

New trailer for the newest animated feature forthcoming from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures outlines an oddball-buddy plot.

Music & Sound Headline News

Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel Nominations

‘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.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Unveiled for France’s César Awards

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.

Focus Features Headline News

WATCH: New Trailer Arrives for LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

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.

Awards Headline News

Presenters Announced for 43rd Annie Awards

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.

Films Headline News

Sony Names Randy Lake President, Studio Operations and Imageworks

Former Sony Pictures Imageworks EVP will continue to report jointly to Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko and Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman.

Awards Headline News

PGA Announces 2016 Producers Guild Award Winners

Jonas Rivera receives the award for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures for Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’; ‘Game of Thrones’ wins the Norman Felton Award for outstanding producer of episodic television, drama.

Disney Headline News

Disney Unveils New Music Video for Shakira's ‘Try Everything’ from ‘Zootopia’

International superstar Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in ‘Zootopia,’ in a brand-new music video.

NYICFF Headline News

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2016 Slate

2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’

Home Entertainment Headline News

Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Heads Home February 23

Extensive bonus features include the Academy Award-Nominated theatrical short, ‘Sanjay’s Super Team,’ making-of featurettes, deleted scenes and more.

Holland Animation Film Festival Headline News

HAFF Announces World Premieres of ‘Ticking Away’ and ‘Löss’

Dutch shorts ‘Ticking Away,’ by Michael Sewnarain, and ‘Löss,’ by Yi Zhao, join Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ in the Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 international shorts competition.

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