Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and animation journalist Nancy Denney-Phelps issue a call for short films rejected by the Annecy official selection committee.
Jules Guerin and Gabriel H. Fermanelli co-direct colorful and creative 2D animated IDs for Nickelodeon South Europe.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International returns for a third year with feature film premieres, international shorts, VIP guest speakers, live script readings, master classes and more.
Organizers for Europe’s leading conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia announce that this year’s program will include a presentation on a number of highly anticipated yet unreleased films, including DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Son of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, will have its World Premiere as the featured event at WonderCon on Friday, April 18, followed by a panel discussion with the voice cast and filmmakers.
Canadian Eric Clément joins the Cinesite team in Montréal as CG Supervisor, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry.
Winners are announced for the 2014 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, with France dominating the competition with six Pulcinella Awards.
Formerly known as 1.1 VFX, the expanding visual effects and post boutique finds a new home at Bully Pictures.
As recipients of the 2013-14 Humanities Laureate Award, legendary animators The Brothers Quay are scheduled to speak at The DePaul Humanities Center On Wednesday, April 16; the event is free and open to the public.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to spotlight virtual production in Gravity, Avatar 2 and more with speakers including Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber and Jon Landau.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith launches a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and VFX house Double Negative.
Genius Brands International appoints Matthew Kornberg Controller, a position that will have him maximizing the financial assets of the company and overseeing the operations of the company’s financial unit.
The School of Visual Arts announces the presenters for the 25th Annual Dusty Awards taking place May 13 which includes a variety of names from the world of film and animation including Randall Emmett, Yvette Kaplan, and Ralph Bakshi.
Newly-signed Passion Pictures directors againstallodds release “Gladly Tuesday,” a new commercial created by Boston advertising agency Hill Holliday for Bank of America made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye cartoon.
Double Negative announces the formation of new Feature Animation Division led by ex-DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
LIMA announces the Licensing University lineup for Licensing Expo 2014, which includes 26 sessions for everyone from industry newcomers to advanced practitioners.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces that the 42nd Annual Annie Awards will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Steven Universe, the new series from writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar, premieres on Teletoon Canada's flagship Can't Miss Thursdays programming block Thursday, April 24.
Marvel's newest blockbuster makes a whopping $39.23 million over its first three opening days in China; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman comes in second place with $7.63 million.
PGS Entertainment secures broadcast deals for Playmobil’s new series Super 4 with Cartoon Network in Italy and Latin America.
Coming off the success of Sleepy Hollow, FOX signs Synaptic VFX as the key VFX vendor for their new series Hieroglyph.
The complete keynote presentation from Pixar at NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, featuring Pixar Engineering Lead Dirk Van Gelder and Technical Director Danny Nahmias, is available for viewing online.
FableVision accelerates expansion of new content development for multiple platforms; Tone Thyne tapped to newly created position of Vice President of Creative, where he will oversee production of original IP.