Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.
From April 22-27, 2014, animated film fans and industry members from around the world gather to watch over 1,000 of the best and latest animated films representing the full range of the medium.
Animation Breakdown Roundup!, a one-day 90+-minute animation festival of 25 brand-new animated experimental shorts, will play in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. at The Cinefamily.
9 Story Entertainment announces the sale of award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood to Nick Jr. Italy.
Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.
Renowned French animation studio Je Suis Bien Content chooses Toon Boom Harmony to produce its latest feature films project, A Rigged World, with iconic comics artist Jacques Tardi.
Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity wins Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture – Live Action; Disney’s Frozen wins the prize for Outstanding Achievement in the animated category.
Leading up to the film’s U.S. release, Touchstone Pictures releases a new English-language clip for Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.
Nexus director Conor Finnegan creates the stop-motion music video, “Sound of Horns,” for Candice Gordon’s debut EP, “Before the Sunset Ends.”
BAFTA-winning Studio AKA director Marc Craste completes the first TV commercial for the re-launched TSB bank.
Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Industry veteran and former head of the CalArts Character Animation program dies at the age of 75 from causes related to pulmonary fibrosis.
Dolby teams with Oscar-winning Moonbot Studios to create Silent, an animated story about the partnership of picture and sound in movie entertainment.
Construction begins on Legend3D’s new Los Angeles office which will feature RealD review theater, editorial suites and a technology lab, and is set to open in March of 2014.
Announcing its ambition to become the home of British adult animation, Wildseed Studios unveils new shows on its YouTube channel.
Wizart announces sales for Snow Queen 2: The Snow King at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin, which will be released in theaters across the U.K., South Korea, and the Middle East.
Rainbow announces the appointment of a new agent, Screening Agency, for its hugely popular Winx Club property.
Dutch director and animator Michaël Dudok de Wit assembles an international production team to develop his first animated feature, The Red Turtle.
Feature and short film selections for the 2014 Holland Animation Film Festival are announced, including Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who is Tall Happy and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password.
Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.