Melissa McCarthy signs on to voice star opposite Seth Rogen in DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations).
Andrew Z. Davis is named President of Production Administration for Columbia Pictures, where he will supervise all aspects of physical production including post production and visual effects for all Columbia Pictures films as well as live-action portions of films from Sony Pictures Animation.
SIGGRAPH 2013 announces a partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to bring the Marc Davis Lecture Series to Anaheim for its Keynote Session on 22 July 2013.
Multi-hyphenate talent Seth Green expresses his approval of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, paying his compliments to the director via Twitter.
A hit at the 2013 International Animation Film Festival underway this week in Annecy, France, the documentary feature Persistence of Vision heads to Los Angeles for screenings on June 27 & 29, and July 1 & 2.
Cape Town-based animation training institution The Animation School represents South Africa at the 2013 annual Annecy Festival, with Michael Hlatswayo, one of the school’s top three performing students, selected to attend the event.
The National Film Board of Canada announces that its French Animation and Youth Studio will co-produce the latest film by world-renowned Estonian animation filmmakers Priit and Olga Pärn, entitled Pilots on the Way Home.
The just-concluded COLLIDER Digital Production Conference wraps up its inaugural three-day run in midtown Manhattan this week, including the VFX Town Hall event held on Monday, June 10.
David Silverman, director of The Simpsons animated series and film, is slated to provide the keynote address at the 2013 Toronto Animation Arts Festival International.
Saban Brands appoints Janet Scardino as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the company’s media operations across television, digital and games.
A crowdfunding campaign is started to fund an animated comedy series starring comedian Jonathan Katz, best known for playing the title character on TV's Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.
Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the world are honored as winners at the 40th Student Academy Awards ceremony, with Ringling’s Dia de los Muertos bringing home the gold medal for animation.
Drafthouse Films picks up North American rights in a deal with Films We Like to Ari Folman’s sci-fi feature, The Congress.
Blacklist’s Dvein creates dynamic network IDs for the Science Channel, inspired by the collision of the natural and imagined worlds.
a52 provides subtle VFX for the all new season of the Netflix exclusive series from David Fincher, House of Cards.
Cable upstart FXX picks up its first original series, giving orders to an animated comedy from the team behind HBO series Eastbound & Down and FX series Archer.