Zoic Studios teams with Leo Burnett Chicago to create immersive Cannes Lions Gala experiences; real-time animation and visually rich design work kick off/cap off the 2014 festival.
Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ is honored with five awards at the 40th installment of the Saturn Awards, hosted by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Dublin-based animation Studio Brown Bag Films appoints international media entrepreneur Neil Court to its board of directors.
This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day, and a 35mm screening of the classic film ‘Space Jam.’
Based in Playa Vista, new facility offers 22,000 square feet, nine Red Epic cameras, QTake Video Assist System, four stereo rigs, extensive lens collection and DI projection theater.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
Conference program confirmed for inaugural Kidscreen East event; new conference will bring kids media execs from East and West together for three days of business networking and collaborative learning.
Prime Focus Limited announces the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World and visual effects provider Double Negative; combined entity will be the world’s largest integrated VFX, 3D Conversion & Animation services company.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the finalists for the competition of Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids at this year’s festival, running September 17-21.
Beijing Pangu Investments, Ltd. and Paramount Pictures resolve the accusation that the studio breached its promise to feature the distinctive Pangu Plaza in the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ film set to premiere Friday, June 27.
Nickelodeon brings its Animated Shorts Program to San Diego Comic-Con with open call for original projects; network for first-time ever to take meetings from convention floor with goal to greenlight pitch from attendees.
Students at the for-profit California Art Institutes could get part of their education paid for under a $4.4 million settlement between the City of San Francisco and parent company Educational Management Corporation.
Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.
As the company expands with new projects for television, Michelle Martin joins the Nvizible team in London’s Soho district.
The Oscar-nominated French director of ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ moves forward with ‘The Thousand Miles,’ a live-action/hand-drawn animation hybrid film inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings of Federico Fellini.
CAKE announces a raft of newly signed deals, as well as brand-new seasons of some of the biggest titles in Eastern Europe.
Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
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.