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Brazil Headline News

VideoFilmes, Gullane Unite for ‘Noah’s Ark’ Feature

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.

s2014 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel & Screening of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

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.

Jetpack Distribution Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Blasts off at Annecy

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.

The Roxie Headline News

The Roxie Kicks off Summer Family-Friendly Film Series

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.’

Animafest Zagreb Headline News

‘Love Games’ Wins Grand Prix at Animafest Zagreb

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.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Brazil’s ‘Boy and the World’ at Annecy

Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.

AMPAS Blogs

The Miscweant: ‘Icons of Animation’ at The Academy

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.

AMPAS Headline News

‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

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.

Magic Light Pictures Headline News

‘The Gruffalo’ Wins Special Prix Jeunesse International Award

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.

Technology Headline News

The Foundry to Showcase FLIX at Annecy

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.

Imaginary Forces Headline News

Imaginary Forces Helps Energize Voters with SeePolitical

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.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS Sets Release Date for ‘A Letter to Momo’

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.

Signe Baumane Headline News

‘Rocks in My Pockets’ to Premiere at Karlovy Vary Film Fest

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.

BRB Internacional Headline News

BRB to Present New Series at NATPE Europe

BRB to present new series at Napte Europe. The company will show the latest in its catalogue following the interest expressed in Talking Tom and Friends and the warm welcome of Invizimals around the world.

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