The U.S. theatrical release of Signe Baumane’s debut animated feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets,’ is set for September 5 in New York and on September 12 in Los Angeles, followed by a national release.
New LA-based design & animation studio launches with projects including an animated graphics package for the NFL Network's 2014 NFL Draft coverage, and an animated Brazilian-market spot for Ecological Corredor to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Sony Pictures Animation confirms a new stop motion/live action hybrid feature project, ‘Superbago,’ to be directed by John Harvatine and Eric Towner of ‘Robot Chicken’ fame.
‘Archer,’ ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ are among the participating series.
Richard Percy Jones, who voiced the title character in Disney's 1940 animated film ‘Pinocchio,’ dies at the age of 87 from undetermined causes.
Disney is developing a live-action take on its 1941 animated classic ‘Dumbo,’ adding a unique family story that parallels the baby elephant’s story.
Court documents from the Silicon Valley “Techtopus” wage-fixing cartel class action lawsuit show the involvement of Hollywood studios, including Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation.
Second edition of the online film festival received nearly 1,000 submissions from film-makers representing 70 countries.
Hornet director Julia Pott teams with illustration powerhouse Julia Rothman to create a whimsical spot, “Beauty Grew All Around,” for the Regency Beauty Institute.
Netflix hires former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role heading up original kids and family programming.
Portland-based animation and visual effects studio BENT Image Lab signs Yvette Represents as its new West Coast rep.
Following Michael Carrington’s move to Zodiak Kids, HIT Entertainment names Warner Bros. Animation’s Christopher Keenan as VP, Creative & Executive Producer.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
The network pays homage to some of the biggest names in animation with special showcases from animation icons including Joan Gratz, Norman McClaren, Paul Driessen and Blur Studios.
Appointment comes as Method continues work on high-profile projects including ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘The Maze Runner.’
Award-winning animator David OReilly releases his first video game, an ambient procedural mountain simulator called ‘Mountain.’
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the selection of films competing in the Feature Film Category at this year’s Festival running September 17-21.
The Third Floor supervisor Eric Carney walks us through the previs on Gareth Edwards’ hit reboot of the Japanese classic.
Adapted from the classic French comic series by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the CG animated feature is directed by Alexandre Astier and Louis Clichy.
Studio Ghibli releases the first trailer and a new poster for its forthcoming feature, ‘When Marnie Was There,’ from ‘The Secret World of Arriety’ director Yonebayashi Hiromasa.
Beijing-based Xing Xing Digital and Los Angeles production company Pelagius Entertainment are to partner on the feature animation ‘Smart.’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the selection of Elliot Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, as the keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Universal Pictures taps veteran Hollywood studio executive Jo Yan to serve as managing director and executive vice president of its China operations.