Fettle Animation's BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is the first-ever winner of the Special Jury Prize at The Japan Prize 2015 in Tokyo.
Debut projects at newly-launched New York-based design collective include a series of digital videos for Absolut Spark and a limited-edition illuminated bottle for Absolut Vodka.
Veteran visual effects supervisor known for his work on the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise joins Industrial Light & Magic’s global creative team in London.
Second Place 2015 VIEW Award given to ‘Phantom Power’ by Sam Bourner; ‘Däwit,’ ‘The Story of Percival Pilts’ and ‘Olilo’ receive honorable mentions.
Russia’s Konstantin Bronzit wins award for Best Animated Short; Canadian ‘Fears,’ directed by Nata Metlukh of Vancouver Film School, awarded Best Student Film.
Oscar-nominated filmmakers Job, Joris & Marieke to present their latest short, ‘Otto,’ at the Dutch animation festival; Disney animator Eric Daniels to lead master class.
London native and co-founder of the This Is It Collective has worked on campaigns for brands including Marmite, VICE, Vans, Warner Bros., Ricard and Adidas.
New giant character balloon celebrates next summer’s animated motion picture, ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios.
Post-production veteran formerly with Deluxe Entertainment Group to oversee finishing process for feature films.
Jury Prize is awarded to South Korea’s ‘Afternoon Class’; award for Best Student Project goes to Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg short ‘Natural Attraction.’
Lawsuit accuses Reel FX co-founder Dale Carmen and other former employees of stealing Virtual Reality-related business opportunities and pocketing more than $2.6 million in revenue.
‘Clangers’ director Mole Hill, CHF Entertainment studio head Mike Robinson, and Cubic Motion producer David Barton confirmed as speakers at Manchester’s annual animation conference.
Steve Boot’s ‘Once Upon a Blue Moon’ awarded as best independent film; Anni Oja’s ‘Viikset’ (‘The Moustache’) named best student film.
The 23rd edition of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs April 26 - May 1, 2016; deadline for entries is December 1, 2015.
November 2015 event to include master classes with DHX Media’s Michael Hirsh, Ilion Animation Studios’ Jose San Román and Disney Feature Animation veteran Chuck Williams.
Veteran producer and originator of the Batman film franchise, Michael Uslan, to lead Chinese studio’s initial foray into super hero movies, TV and games using celebrated 50-year comic book as centerpiece.
Three-time Oscar winner to deliver “From Godfather to God Particle and Beyond,” addressing the changing vocabulary of film in relation to new digital technologies.
SPARK ANIMATION 2015 includes a special presentation of ‘The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,’ the Western Canadian Premiere of ‘Extraordinary Tales,’ and the Western Canadian premiere of Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘The Boy and the Beast.’
Dedicated Irish children’s channel commits to $6.3 million annual investment in animation commissions over three year period and launches $11.4 million annual international co-production fund.
Kinoscope screening series at the New School in NYC to feature the short films of experimental filmmaker Eric Leiser followed by a Q&A with Kinoscope founder and programmer Pawel Wieszczecinski.
New games developed in partnership with local publishers and strong executive appointments further bolster the ‘Angry Birds’ consumer products business in the region.