110 films representing 24 countries are selected to compete for the Grand Prize at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival running September 17-21.
AWN’s The Miscweant attends the opening reception for ‘What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones’ at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image.
Three-hour event (8:00–11:00 p.m.) in Hall H features the World Premiere of ‘Gotham,’ complete pilot screening of ‘The Flash’ and exclusive footage from new series ‘Constantine’ and Season Three of ‘Arrow.’
Jane Fonda, Willem Dafoe, Nick Offerman, Julie Bowen, Liam Neeson, Allison Janney, Kevin Kline, Zach Galifianakis, Kim Kardashian, Megan Mullally, Bill Hader, Aziz Ansari, Jordan Peele and Keegan Michael Key among featured guest voices.
Azaria to voice lead character Bud Buckwald, joining additional featured voices Alex Borstein, Missi Pyle, Judah Friedlander, Nicholas Gonzalez and Efren Ramirez.
All Def Digital, which launched last year with DearmWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, hires Machinima veteran Sanjay Sharma as its first President and Chief Operating Officer.
Origin Digital Studios opens in Burbank as new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors.
Rainmaker Entertainment appoints former MGM executive Steve Hendry to the Board of Directors at the company’s annual General Meeting held on July 17, 2014.
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will present a special screening and panel discussion with members from Disney Animation and Disney Interactive on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m.
Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy ‘Ted.’
‘Never Let Me Go’ director is in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ ‘Overlook Hotel,’ a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic ‘The Shining.’
First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.
Ahead of next week’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, watch a new clip from animator Bill Plympton’s latest feature, Cheatin’.
‘Skyfall’ star Ben Whishaw steps in to replace Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington Bear in the Weinstein Company's family film ‘Paddington.’
‘What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones’ opens at the Museum of the Moving image in New York, where it will be on display July 19, 2014 through January 19, 2015.
Stereoscopic technology specialist RealD sees a trio of exec departures: COO and general counsel Craig Gatarz and senior VPs Rick Heineman and Jed Harmsen.
Marvel Entertainment reveals that it will be replacing the comic book incarnation of ‘Thor’ with a new, female version; Sam Wilson, formerly the superhero known as The Falcon, will be taking over the role of ‘Captain America.’
TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.
Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.
MPC’s previs supervisor Duane Floch discusses three different POVs and lots of apes used to create the Colony Attack scene in Matt Reeves’ hit sequel.
Christina Miller is named President and General Manager for Turner Broadcasting networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, with global oversight of linear and non-linear content, the consumer products group and franchise management.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
Adult Swim expands its relationship with The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder; first project under the pact will be a live-action/ adventure pilot with the working title of ‘Hooligan Squad.’