Animation historian and cartoon producer Jerry Beck steps down from his role at animation website Cartoon Brew.
A Cintiq-driven university experience helps an animator find footing in a cartoon education company.
2012 was an amazing year for animation short films. This year’s Oscar nominees share one thing in common: they are all silent films, each demonstrating the power of pure storytelling with only visuals and music! The nominees are: “Paperman”, “Fresh Guacamole”, “Maggie Simpson in the Longest Daycare,” “Head over Heels,” and “Adam and Dog.”
Bling Digital to host “Post on Demand” panel at the Hollywood Post Alliances’ annual HPA Tech Retreat.
Syfy plans to develop a 4-hour miniseries adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s “The Man in the High Castle,” with Frank Spotnitz writing and Ridley Scott as executive producer.
ASC announces the winners of the 27th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards for Outstanding Achievement.
The director, fresh from his Annie Award win for Best Student Film, discusses his Oscar-nominated stop-motion gem.
Illumination Entertainment is developing Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! with Pete Candeland set to direct and Universal to handle worldwide distribution.
The Oscar-nominated, Annie Award-winning short film, “Adam and Dog,” by Minkyu Lee, is released online in its full entirety.
Germany’s INDAC hosts a Masterclass, “Producing Independent Animated Film,” with animation producer Max Howard February 14 & 15 at the Games Academy in Berlin.
Autodesk sponsors the award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project" at the 11th annual VES Awards.
For her Super Bowl XLVII halftime show, Beyoncé collaborated with ThinkBreathLive to create an animated backdrop.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios bolsters its Gaming Division with the addition of CG Supervisor Derek Crosby.
Vancouver studio continues to build stable of talent with addition of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, Vancouver Production Operations, and Senior Animation Supervisor Steve Nichols.
Director Timothy Reckart launches his own production company, Reckart Productions, with two stop-motion feature projects in development: “Super Special Ed” and “I Lost My Mind.”
Glowfrog's VFX department recruits VES award nominee Hasraf “Haz” Dulull as VFX Supervisor/Producer.
K5 International will begin pre-selling the animation project, which began life at Disney, to buyers at the European Film Market.
HIT Entertainment welcomes Michael Carrington as of Head of Content and Production, HIT Global Brands.