Speakers at the 2014 Kidscreen Summit are announced, including Nickelodeon President of Content Development & Production Russell Hicks and DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Television Marjorie Cohn.
SPARK FX and 3D [FWD] merge into SPARK [FWD], bringing together leading industry experts with professionals, students and film fans for a one of a kind, five-day event.
In a cost-cutting move, Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C.
Trunk Animation directors Alasdair + Jock create a lyric video for Lily Allen’s new song, “Air Balloon,” from her as yet un-named third album.
Toon Boom Animation signs of a distribution agreement with HeARTBIT Digital Creation for the distribution and localization of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony in Japan.
France’s Method Animation, Onyx Films and Chapter 2 merge to form On Entertainment, which expects to launch two to three high-end, CG-animated or hybrid series and two French movies (one animation, one live-action) every year.
Twin-track licensing strategy to encompass the classic toy brand and Super 4, the first-ever Playmobil TV series.
Leading up to NATPE Miami, London-based kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE announces some of its most recent deals across Latin America.
Cinesite announces plans to open in Montréal, greatly expanding its capacity and international presence.
Animator and filmmaker Ernest “Nag” Ansorge passes away on December 26 in Lausanne, Switzerland, two months before what would have been his 89th birthday.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival unveils a new poster by Irish animator David OReilly and announces a retrospective of his work.
Created by German artist and illustrator Henning Wagenbreth, the poster for the seventeenth edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival is unveiled.
The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its 2014 jury and slate preview for the upcoming event, which runs March 7-30.
Animex returns to Teesside University February 10-14 with another stellar line-up featuring some of the industry’s leading names.
The VFX Association of Ireland is formed by the country’s four biggest VFX suppliers: Windmill Lane, Screen Scene, Egg Post Production and Piranha Bar.
A trailer for But Milk is Important, the graduation film from Norwegian animators Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen and Anna Mantzaris, is now online.
Led by creative director Javier Leon, award-winning U.S.-based animation and visual effects production company Bent Image Lab opens offices in Barcelona, Spain.
The deadline for submissions to the Animated Com Award at the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is extended to February 14, 2014.
Women In Animation and Walt Disney Animation Studios kickoff the organization’s 20th year with its first event of 2014, “Frozen: An Evening with the Filmmakers,” on Tuesday, January 14th.
Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity leads the field with 11 nominations for this year's British Academy Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Get Ace, Galaxy Pop’s latest animated series, is set to make its world premiere January 19 on ELEVEN.
DreamWorks Animation’s 3D prehistoric family adventure wins the award for Best Animated Feature at Italy’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival.