French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.
Rainbow property to start screening across Russia beginning in February thanks to a new deal with Karusel.
‘Kung Fu Panda’ 2 & 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to host shorts program; ‘Big Hero 6’ producer Roy Conli and directors Don Hall and Chris Williams to host feature animation program.
Visual Effects veteran joins Soho-based studio from Prime Focus World, where he managed both the VFX and stereo 3D output for features including ‘Hercules’ and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’
Director Marcus Armitage wins the jury award for short animation for ‘My Dad’; Josh Shaffner receives an honorable mention for his short film ‘Flaws.’
Short Film Jury Award in Animation goes to the U.K.’s ‘Edmond’ from director Nina Gantz; U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing is given to Penny Lane and Thom Stylinski for animated documentary ‘NUTS!’
For the first time, Hothouse animators will be able to work with NFB’s Oscar-winning Animation Studio via their closest NFB production center.
France’s TeamTO appoints director Chloé Miller and head writer Rebecca Hobbs to its new girl-power series, ‘Jade Armor,’ set for delivery in 2018.
‘Le repas dominical’ by Celine Devaux named best international short; ‘Tarboz’ by Chad VanGaalen wins best Canadian short; Seth Boyden’s ‘An Object at Rest’ wins audience award.
New 60,000 square-foot animation studio under construction in Vancouver is slated for completion in December 2016.
London-based production company reinvents the practical illusion of motion known as a zoetrope in new global social impact campaign from Stella Artois called ‘Buy a Lady a Drink.’
Curated by Gnomon founder and director Alex Alvarez, first-class lineup of Los Angeles-based VFX artists includes Jonathan Berube, Alexandre Lopes Cancado, Dylan Ekren, Devon Fay and Brandon Fayette.
GLAS Animation Festival announces inaugural competition jury members, including Jeremy Clapin, Hisko Hulsing, Kirsten Lepore, Nobuaki Doi, Sara Gunnardottir, Gerben Schermer, Rachel Ho, Brooke Keesling, Linda Simensky, Tom Brown, Tom Fulp and Peter Millard.
Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’
Irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Anna Kendrick as Poppy arrives in theaters November 4, 2016.
Best Animated Feature contenders are ‘Adama,’ directed by Simon Rouby; ‘April and the Twisted World,’ directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci; and ‘The Little Prince,’ directed by Mark Osborne.
Following the recent U.S. release of Splash Entertainment’s ‘Norm of the North,’ the animated family feature film heads to China for theatrical release with new deals signed with Yang Yang Pictures and Chinawood Media Corp.
Klippsten returns to Zoic Studios with nearly 15 years of experience working with top studios including Psyop, MassMarket, Stardust Studios and Ntropic.
2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’
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