The Beijing-based executive, whose firm bought Digital Domain in 2012, was felled by a sudden heart attack.
Marking the launch of China’s first 3D animated feature, popular animated series Boonie Bears is set to debut on the big screen in January.
Following a massive manhunt, Bangalore authorities apprehend CG compositor mistakenly allowed to leave VFX production studio to take ailing grandmother to doctor.
Dutch animation house Studio Smack helps Greenpeace bring home its message about the alarming rate of disappearing species by removing the animals from the opening sequence of Disney’s The Lion King.
Sony Pictures unveils a peek at its forthcoming summer’s tentpole, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, during Wednesday night’s festivities in New York’s Times Square.
A screening of recent student works from Croatia’s School of Animated Film is set for January 8, 2014, at the California Film Institute.
As part of its Sunday Symposia community cultural series, the Palisades Free Library will be hosting an animation panel featuring the work of Jerry Lieberman, Jeremiah Dickey, Robert Breer and Hal Seeger.
Although no date has yet been set, Disney’s animated hit Frozen is headed for a theatrical run in China.
French-Belgium co-production Approved For Adoption receives the Grand Prize award for best animation at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.
DHX Media signs new digital deals with SpiritClips, ProSieben Sat1, DK ToonTV, and NOW CJSC for a variety of DHX properties.
9 Story Entertainment signs new licensing deals for Camp Lakebottom, Artzooka, and Making Stuff throughout Asia.
Animatricks Festival issues a call for entries for its 2014 edition, taking place in Helsinki April 25-27.
Seven months after the initial application, Corus Entertainment’s bid to wholly own Teletoon Canada is approved.
Presvisualization specialist founded by Pepe Valencia has big growth plans as more film, television and commercial productions embrace previs as a planning tool.
nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.
The eleventh annual Animation Block Party film festival is now open for submissions, with prizes including software from Toon Boom, DigiCel, Dragonframe and much more.
The 2014 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference will be held October 14-17; submissions for the 2014 VIEW Award and VIEW Social contest for short films employing animation or visual effects are now being accepted.
Croatia’s International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin issues a call for entries to VAFI 5, to be held April 22-27, 2014.
GKIDS fifth anniversary 18-title retrospective, “An Animated World: Celebrating Five Years of GKIDS Classics” comes to New York City’s IFC Center December 20 through January 2.
Spain’s Imira Entertainment closes a deal to represent two animated features: El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) and El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) for worldwide distribution.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a three-week intensive workshop, ANIMATION: HOW TO UNLEASH THE IMAGINATION, at the International School of Film & TV (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba January 27-February 14, 2014.