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.
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
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.
The BAFTA and Webby award-winning Brothers McLeod release 365, a short film made up of one second a day of animation that “charts the comings and goings of the year, real and imagined.”
Finalists are announced for this year’s Cartoon Movie Tributes, including Director, Distributor and Producer of the Year.
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.
Sydney-based digital production company announces the launch of a feature film development arm focused on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
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.
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.
Gravity, Frozen, and Mr. Hublot were the big winners for VFX and animation at Sunday night's 86th Academy Awards. Here's a snapshot of the backstage comments.
An estimated 540 people from the visual effects community participate in a rally on Hollywood Blvd. on Oscar Sunday.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads the 86th annual Academy Awards with seven wins, including the prize for best visual effects.
Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.
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.