Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.
Hoho Rights announces new international deals in the Middle East, Portugal, and Korea for the pre-school show Cloudbabies.
Award-winning post house Company 3 announces the arrival of colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to its New York facility, where he will color feature films and commercials.
Women In Animation announces its first New York City event of the year on February 11, during Kidscreen Summit.
Visual effects workers plan a demonstration in Los Angeles next month tied to the Oscars to protest foreign tax subsidies.
Kid Koala, Theodore Ushev and Daily tous les jours set to dazzle viewers on the 100th anniversary of Norman McLaren’s birth.
Animation Magazine taps veteran film journalist Thomas J. McLean as editor, replacing Ramin Zahed, who is leaving the magazine to pursue new opportunities after more than a decade at the helm.
Paris-based Ellipsanime is selected by the French bankruptcy court to purchase the assets of French animation company Moonscoop SA; French company JokeBox acquires Moonscoop France’s 51% share in US-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions.
Patrick Warburton is set to host the 41st Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, at UCLA’s Royce Hall alongside presenters Mariska Hargitay, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dreyfuss and director Rob Minkoff.
As part of his Animation Hotline project, New York-based animator and documentary filmmaker Dustin Grella joins this month’s Sundance Film Festival to animate hotline videos live throughout the course of the festival.
Legendary animator Bill Plympton teams with The Napoleon Group to create a distinctive digital short for New York utility Con Edison.
The deadline for submissions to the 7th edition of Poland’s International Animated Film Competition is March 3, 2014.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.
The ToonSeum plans to help Gertie the Dinosaur, the first animated character to hit the big screen in 1914, celebrate her 100th birthday on February 8.
The BeFilm Mid-Winter Special Animation Program, hosted by director Signe Baumane, to include some masterful animation from Europe never before seen in America.
BRB Internacional heads to NATPE with the premiere of Invizimals, a series based on the successful PlayStation videogame saga.
Silvergate Media partners with Super RTL to bring the Peter Rabbit brand across German-speaking territories.
Speakers at the 2014 Kidscreen Summit are announced, including Nickelodeon President of Content Development & Production Russell Hicks and DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Television Marjorie Cohn.
SPARK FX and 3D [FWD] merge into SPARK [FWD], bringing together leading industry experts with professionals, students and film fans for a one of a kind, five-day event.
In a cost-cutting move, Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C.
Trunk Animation directors Alasdair + Jock create a lyric video for Lily Allen’s new song, “Air Balloon,” from her as yet un-named third album.