Digital artists Lawrence Jones and Jason Vega launch content creation studio in Hartford, CT; new studio’s first project is ‘Keep Moving’ spot for Orthopedic Associates of Hartford.
‘Inside Out’ takes best animated feature along with 11 other categories; Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ wins best independent animated feature.
Nominees for this year’s best animated feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Nationwide search inviting pitches from individuals, studios and companies, received close to 300 entries from animators, writers, designers and storyboard artists across the U.K.
The deadline to submit animated shorts with a maximum length of five minutes to the HAFFTube web competition is Friday, March 4.
Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.
Los Angeles-based stop-motion animation studio launches new audiovisual production facility and website showcasing their newest work.
Mattel-owned brand to release theatrically in China for the first time with ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure’ to screen in 5,000 theatres nationwide.
Diploma film directed by Andreas Feix and produced by Francesco Faranna wins the VES Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the big winner, garnering four awards, with ‘The Revenant’ close behind with three wins; ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and SSE each take home three awards.
French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.
Rainbow property to start screening across Russia beginning in February thanks to a new deal with Karusel.
‘Kung Fu Panda’ 2 & 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to host shorts program; ‘Big Hero 6’ producer Roy Conli and directors Don Hall and Chris Williams to host feature animation program.
Visual Effects veteran joins Soho-based studio from Prime Focus World, where he managed both the VFX and stereo 3D output for features including ‘Hercules’ and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’
Director Marcus Armitage wins the jury award for short animation for ‘My Dad’; Josh Shaffner receives an honorable mention for his short film ‘Flaws.’
Short Film Jury Award in Animation goes to the U.K.’s ‘Edmond’ from director Nina Gantz; U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing is given to Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski for animated documentary ‘NUTS!’
For the first time, Hothouse animators will be able to work with NFB’s Oscar-winning Animation Studio via their closest NFB production center.
France’s TeamTO appoints director Chloé Miller and head writer Rebecca Hobbs to its new girl-power series, ‘Jade Armor,’ set for delivery in 2018.
‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.