An all-star reading of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, “A Christmas Carol,” in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, takes place on Sunday, December 9, at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal City, California.
Walt Disney Studios’ Tim Burton-directed black and white stop-motion feature, “Frankenweenie,” is named the Best Animated Film of 2012 by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Fyodor Khitruk, the creator of the former Soviet Union's animated version of A.A. Milne's classic “Winnie the Pooh” tales, has died in Moscow at the age of 95.
Autodesk Kicks Off 14th Annual 3December Celebration on December 3 honoring 3D computer graphics and artists from around the world.
The Visual Effects Society hosts “Understanding Unions: The Good, The Bad & Unknown of Forming a Visual Effects Collective Bargaining Organization” at the L.A. Film School on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
Flame artist Vin Roma promoted to head of VFX; Colleen Valentino joins the company as a senior VFX producer.
Canada’s French-language SRC network buys the third season of CG animated series “The Garfield Show.”
Coming Saturday, December 1, Gallery Nucleus is hosting an artist panel and book signing for DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians.”
Creative studio MPC NY fortifies its credentials with the addition of David Estis as the company’s new creative director of digital.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announces the winners of Sunday’s British Academy Children’s Awards, celebrating the very best in children’s film, television, games and online media of the past year, and the talent behind their successes.
Coming off of MIPCOM, “Bolts & Blip” has secured two new broadcast partners for the Benelux and Polish territories.
Dracco announces a major TV deal with BRB Internacional and Screen 21 to produce and distribute the “Filly” animated series.
As part of its expansion into the U.S. market, Komixx opens its first international office in Los Angeles.
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel expands its animated offerings with a new partnership with BBC Worldwide.
Imira Entertainment heads to next month’s Asia Television Forum with a raft of new sales signed in the region.
Last month marked the third edition of the AniMazSpot Festival in Glendale, California. It’s a small, non-profit boutique festival that celebrates the best animated short films from around the world.