The co-director of last summer’s smash hit discusses the challenges of making a sequel feel fresh, fun and compelling.
From April 22-27, 2014, animated film fans and industry members from around the world gather to watch over 1,000 of the best and latest animated films representing the full range of the medium.
Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.
Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.
Produced by Bagdasarian Productions and Ouido! Productions, the series will debut on Nickelodeon’s international channels in 2015.
Renowned French animation studio Je Suis Bien Content chooses Toon Boom Harmony to produce its latest feature films project, A Rigged World, with iconic comics artist Jacques Tardi.
Nickelodeon pays homage to Alice in Wonderland with a brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora in Wonderland,” premiering Monday, March 10.
Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity wins Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture – Live Action; Disney’s Frozen wins the prize for Outstanding Achievement in the animated category.
Leading up to the film’s U.S. release, Touchstone Pictures releases a new English-language clip for Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Audrey Diehl is promoted to Vice President of Animation Development for Nickelodeon Group, where she will provide creative guidance on development materials for the network’s new animated shows.
Nexus director Conor Finnegan creates the stop-motion music video, “Sound of Horns,” for Candice Gordon’s debut EP, “Before the Sunset Ends.”
BAFTA-winning Studio AKA director Marc Craste completes the first TV commercial for the re-launched TSB bank.
Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Industry veteran and former head of the CalArts Character Animation program dies at the age of 75 from causes related to pulmonary fibrosis.
Dolby teams with Oscar-winning Moonbot Studios to create Silent, an animated story about the partnership of picture and sound in movie entertainment.
Featuring the hilarious adventures of a mischievous feline who will do almost anything to be fed, Simon’s Cat joins animation luminary Fred Seibert’s Channel Frederator Network.
Construction begins on Legend3D’s new Los Angeles office which will feature RealD review theater, editorial suites and a technology lab, and is set to open in March of 2014.
Under the supervision of Jon Neill, Cinesite completed visual effects for the Columbia Pictures/ 20th Century Fox’s film, The Monuments Men, directed by and starring George Clooney.
Announcing its ambition to become the home of British adult animation, Wildseed Studios unveils new shows on its YouTube channel.
A visually intriguing re-exploration of "dog as man’s best friend" set in a surreal industrial world.