The 14th annual Animation Show of Shows, a traveling selection of the year’s best animated short films, is underway with dates across the U.S.
iartists’ Danixa Diaz to moderate “In Broadcast, Life’s A Pitch!” panel at the Style Frames New York Conference.
Loyalkaspar, the creative agency led by David Herbruck and Beat Baudenbacher, launches a Los Angeles office with Richard Eng as the office’s Creative Director and Mandy Novak as Executive Producer.
The Los Angeles Chapter of Woman In Animation (WIA) presents Storyboard Pitch Night at this month’s general meeting, to be held Thursday, October 23, at The Animation Guild in Burbank, CA.
Emmy-nominated animated children’s series “Sid the Science Kid,” will premiere four new episodes in November, including “Sid’s Pet Project” featuring Emmy award-winning actress America Ferrera as the voice of marine biologist Dr. Rosalinda Cordova.
Just in time for Halloween, former Digital Domain senior VFX artists Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma create a fun and magical animated short, “The Green Ruby Pumpkin.”
Pixar senior development executive Mary Coleman announces the hire of writer Marti Noxon for an unspecified project.
The Imaginarium secures the film rights to the highly anticipated book series “The Bone Season,” by Samantha Shannon, as well as the film rights to adapt George Orwell’s seminal novel “Animal Farm.”
Directorial team Anthony Atanasio and Valerie Martinez join Motion Theory’s commercial roster for U.S. representation.
Emmy-winning writer Jeffrey Scott’s acclaimed book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats
Czech animator and puppeteer Bretislav Pojar, a two-time Cannes winner known for his short films starring a teddy bear duo, dies in Prague at the age of 89.
Animated series executive produced by ShadowMachine’s Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico picked up for eight episodes and slated to premiere fall 2013.
Visual effects company Rodeo FX launches its advertising division with the appointment of André Ü Montambeault appointed as the new division’s Creative Director, Senior Flame Artist and Colorist.
Framestore’s global design team is being expanded by the hiring of Marc Smith – an award-winning designer whose talents span the US, UK and Australia.
Adult Swim launches a new digital comedy website called Thing X, led by former Onion editor Joe Randazzo.
Reliance MediaWorks, the Mumbai-based entertainment company that partnered with China's Galloping Horse last month to acquire Digital Domain, bulks up its business in LA.
The program lineup for VIEW 2012 includes DESIGNING FOR A NEW WORLD, a creative bootcamp led by Tom Wujec to be held Thursday, October 18, and Friday, October 19, 2012.
Kidscreen attendees to learn “Tao of Homer” lessons in creativity from the man behind television’s biggest animated hit.
Respected television executive and producer Paul Frank has been named Executive Vice President Series Development to oversee BabyFirst’s drive to create television’s first and exclusive prime time destination for moms and parents.
After helping a52 and sister studio Elastic more than double in size since 2008, Megan Meloth is being promoted to EP.