Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik receive special plaque at the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards.
Award-winning author Anna Dewdney to create original multimedia animated content based on New York Times bestselling children’s book series.
Entertainment One’s preschool sensation ‘Peppa Pig’ expands into the mass market, adds licensees and retail partners Amscan and Palamon.
Commissioned by Canal+ France, ‘Story Time!’ debuted at last year’s Cartoon Forum; ‘Will’ is produced by Cross River for France Televisions.
ITFS 2015 unveils films selected for the International Competition, Young Animation, and Tricks for Kids Shorts and Series categories.
New two-stage selection process at ADP 2015 allows animation projects at a very early stage of development optimal preparation time for the Cartoon Forum event in Toulouse.
Cartoon Network names Spin Master the global toy partner for ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ marking the first licensing partner ahead of the highly-anticipated global franchise launch set for 2016.
First-of-its-kind specialized diploma program features industry-standard curriculum implementing the process and pipeline used at MPC and other Vancouver-area visual effects studios.
‘Birdman’ soars at CAS Awards; ‘Big Hero 6’ takes Animation Award; David Macmillan, CAS honored with CAS Career Achievement Award; Richard Linklater presented with CAS Filmmaker Award.
‘Birdman’ wins American Society of Cinematographers theatrical award; ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Manhattan’ take top honors in TV categories; Spotlight Award goes to ‘Concrete Night.’
Hornet joins forces with Leo Burnett London creative team Liam & Alison for ‘Lucy and The Boy,’ the second spot produced for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s ‘Share Aware’ campaign.
Big Block creates a powerhouse team with Corwin Carroll, Scott Prisand, Tom Pellegrini assuming concurrent roles as executive producers at Big Block Live.
Global short film and video competition for the film and advertising industries recognizes House Special’s ‘A Tale of Momentum & Inertia,’ ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ directed by Guillaume Blanchet, and NYOD ‘Long Live New York’ by Y&R New York.
Michelle Melanson Cuperus is promoted to Executive Producer; Emmy-winning producer Susie Grondin is hired as Supervising Producer.
Animated Shorts program includes Sundance winner Don Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ and the new Pixar short ‘Lava.’
The fourth season of the two-time EMMY-nominated and Parents’ Choice Silver Honor animated series will air on PBS KIDS.
Highlights include a keynote presentation given by independent transmedia architect Michel Reilhac entitled “Interactive Storytelling, After the Excitation: Where is the Urge? Where is the Money?”