Category: People

Headline News Kaleidoscope to Take ‘On Angel Wings’ To MIP-TV

Ahead of MIP-TV, Kaleidoscope Film Distribution acquires worldwide rights to The Illuminated Film Company’s On Angel Wings, a 30-minute animated special based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

Headline News Technicolor Names New Appointees

Technicolor enhances its leadership role in the digital entertainment space with two key appointments: Tim Sarnoff is named President of new Production Services division, and Claude Gagnon is appointed SVP, Content Solutions and Industry Relations.

Headline News Legend3D’s Barry Sandrew Joins 3D Society Board of Governors

Barry Sandrew, founder, Chief Creative Officer, and Chief Technology Officer of Legend3D is inducted into International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society (3D Society) Board of Governors.

Headline News Gumby Fest 2014 Invites Amateur Animators to Submit Stop-Motion Videos

Amateur animators are invited to submit stop-motion videos to be featured on the website of and possibly shown at Gumby Fest 2014.

Headline News Super Powered 'Robot Chicken' DC Comics Special premieres 4/6

Adult Swim announces an all-new half hour DC special, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise, debuting April 6, followed by the premiere of season seven a week later.

Headline News Shout! Factory, EuropaCorp Bring ‘Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart’ to North America

Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp enter into a new exclusive picture deal to distribute the new CG- animated motion picture Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) directed by Mathias Malzieu and Stephane Berla in North America.   

Headline News th1ng Director Sylvain Chomet Creates New ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag

Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.

Headline News ‘The Simpsons’ Celebrate the Oscars with a Selfie

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.

Headline News FMX 2014 to Spotlight ‘Disruptive Education’

Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.

Headline News Montreal Stop Motion Fest Issues 2014 Call for Entries

The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.

Headline News Cartoon Saloon, Aircraft Productions to Co-Produce ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Productions and Cartoon Saloon announce a major co-production deal to adapt the award-winning novel ‘The Breadwinner,’ written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film.

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