Thomas Newman is honored with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing for Saving Mr. Banks at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The Beijing-based executive, whose firm bought Digital Domain in 2012, was felled by a sudden heart attack.
With awards season in full swing, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up five top animators from this year’s contenders -- Chris Buck, Dan Scanlon, Chris Wedge, Kristine Belson and Chris Meledandri -- for a roundtable discussion on the business of animation.
A weary traveler finds shelter in a shrine for old tools, appeasing angry spirits with his expert repairs.
Dutch animation house Studio Smack helps Greenpeace bring home its message about the alarming rate of disappearing species by removing the animals from the opening sequence of Disney’s The Lion King.
Sony Pictures unveils a peek at its forthcoming summer’s tentpole, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, during Wednesday night’s festivities in New York’s Times Square.
Chris Williams, co-director and co-writer for Disney Animation’s Bolt, joins Big Hero 6 as co-director alongside Don Hall.
A phone call ends a secret romance, while images of feudal Chinese combat provide a poignant landscape in this beautiful and imaginative short film.
A screening of recent student works from Croatia’s School of Animated Film is set for January 8, 2014, at the California Film Institute.
As part of its Sunday Symposia community cultural series, the Palisades Free Library will be hosting an animation panel featuring the work of Jerry Lieberman, Jeremiah Dickey, Robert Breer and Hal Seeger.
New short combines high-end visual effects and creature animation with an astronaut’s inadvertent lapse in judgment to hilarious effect.
The Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger took in roughly $34.3 million in total compensation in fiscal 2013, nearly 15 percent down from the $40.2 million he received in the previous year.
Artist Anders Ramsell animates almost 35 minutes of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Blade Runner using 12,597 beautiful aquarelle paintings.
Animation director Frédéric Back, who won two Oscars for his short films, dies Tuesday, December 24, at his home in Montreal.
The Visual Effects Society names acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón as the recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of his extraordinary career, most recently including his landmark achievement on this year’s hugely acclaimed Gravity.
Following Corus Entertainment’s recent acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent of the company from Bell Media, TELETOON Canada announces that the company’s President Len Cochrane has decided to retire in January 2014.
The English-language voice cast is revealed for Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises, opening in select North American theaters on Feb. 21, 2014.
Gentleman Scholar partners with Skullycandy to create a new spot featuring Derrick Rose for Skullcandy’s Crusher.
eyeball designs an interactive album app, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes, which chronicles the former Beatle's life-changing trip to Bermuda in June 1980.
A witch, a cat and a host of new friends learn to share in this gentle and engaging animated Christmas special.
Presvisualization specialist founded by Pepe Valencia has big growth plans as more film, television and commercial productions embrace previs as a planning tool.
Six months before the highly anticipated sequel flies into theaters, the official trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 is released.