Special Prizes at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival are awarded, with seven prizes presented from programs representing over 80 countries.
Founding CEO and President of Hub Network Margaret Loesch announces she will step away from her post at the end of the year.
Ireland’s Academy Award-winning animation studio Cartoon Saloon announces a new short film, ‘Somewhere Down the Line,’ set to premiere at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh.
Walter Salles teams with Gullane to produce the Brazilian animated feature ‘Noah’s Ark,’ written and directed by Sergio Machado and adapted from the evergreen children’s songs and lyrics of Vinicius de Moraes.
Taking place June 16 – 19, the 26th annual Society for Animation Studies conference brings together over 100 researchers and participants from around the world.
DreamWorks Animation to present a behind-the-scenes discussion on ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ at SIGGRAPH 2014 with writer/director Dean DeBlois, head of layout Gil Zimmerman, head of character animation Simon Otto and VFX supervisor Dave Walvoord.
Technicolor strikes a deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X.
Imaginary Forces hires videogame veteran Derek C. Smith as Director Of Business Development, Gaming.
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
San Francisco’s Roxie Theater announces new family friendly film series, Roxie Kids, with Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Panda Go! Panda - Adventure of Panda & Friends’ and ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ along with classic episodes from Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Astro Boy.’
Winners of the 2014 Autodesk sponsored CG Student Awards are announced, with Gnomon School of VFX named School of the Year.
Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.
AWN's The Miscweant attends The Academy’s “Icons of Animation,” dedicated to the work of character designer and New Yorker cover artist Peter de Sève; artist and animator William Joyce; Argentinian illustrator, author and animator Carlos Nine; and the King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.
Post facility Nice Shoes announces the opening of a new creative studio, Nice Shoes Creative Studio, headed by Executive Producer Geraint Owen.
Video Games Live announces line-up and a new show for its annual return to Los Angeles during E3 on June 11th at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.
Cementing its status as a true children’s classic, Magic Light Pictures’ ‘The Gruffalo’ wins a special Prix Jeunesse 50th anniversary award for Best Children’s TV Fiction Programme of the Last 50 Years.
The Foundry hosts two sessions at MIFA 2014 to show how web-based visual story development tool FLIX is being used in production at major animation studios around the world, including DreamWorks and Sony Pictures Animation.
Creative production studio teams up with Guru Media Solutions and Nate Kaplan to launch SeePolitical, a new website designed to educate, empower and entertain voters through brief and engaging animations that can be seen anywhere, anytime, on any digital device.
Animation distributor GKIDS to release A Letter to Momo at New York's IFC Center on July 23, 2014, followed by a limited theatrical release in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Washington, D.C., Boston, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Seattle.
New York International Children’s Film Festival announces 2015 festival dates and call for entries; submissions open for the Oscar-qualifying festival; NYC event to take place February 27 – March 22, 2015.
Marking the first time an animated feature has been selected for the official competition program, Signe Baumane's ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ will have its world premiere at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Women In Animation hosts a panel discussion and advance screening of DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2.’