Former Süperfad creative director David Viau joins forces with industry vets Rob Sanborn and Jon Segress to form new Seattle-based design-driven production company Black Lodge.
Technicolor and co-development partner Mercury Filmworks to unveil their latest 2D animated preschool series, Chamelia, at the upcoming Cartoon Forum and MIP Jr./MIPCOM.
Bi-coastal animation and VFX company MassMarket announces the appointment of JJ Wilmoth as Executive Producer for MassMarket LA.
Bunnycutlet Gallery issues a call for entries for Too Art for TV 7, New York’s seventh annual exhibition for artists in the animation industry.
Motion studio Thornberg & Forester partners with production company Valiant Pictures on a 30-second-long ID for the Vilcek Foundation that explodes with color.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival, Henry Selick will present a special 20th anniversary screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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Legendary voice actress June Foray to be honored with the TV Academy's Governors Award at the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 15, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM makes a deal with Viacom International Media Networks to add hundreds of hours of popular reality TV series, comedy and children's entertainment on the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Paris-based sales company Elle Driver acquires international distribution rights to Italian animated feature, The Art of Happiness, by Alessandro Rak.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Nickelodeon announces the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8.
The Visual Effects Society announces its 5th annual Summit, “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution,” on Saturday, October 26.
A new exhibition mounted by the Academy opens Friday, October 4, with a special presentation from Roger Rabbit animator Richard Williams, including discussion and clips from his work.
UK public broadcaster CBeebies adds another new preschool series -- Chop Chop! -- to its slate, created by Oscar-nominated director Grant Orchard in collaboration with Studio AKA.
The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Cinema Without Borders honor legendary claymation artist, director and producer Will Vinton at the second annual ItaliANimation event.
Irish producer-distributor Monster Entertainment is developing an animated series, Fuzzyworld, co-produced by Avalon Films and Alastair Swinnerton’s Toonspace.
The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival announces its 2013 lineup, including 12 animated shorts.
OIAF welcomes award-winning animators for special screenings of their work, including Adam Elliot, Chris Sullivan, and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.
VIEW 2013 announces a production session with ILM visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett on the reimagining of the legendary Star Trek franchise for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness.
Hornet director Mikey Please completes a new animated short, The Jolly Dot, made in collaboration with Dan Ojari, the lead animator on Please’s award-winning Marilyn Myller.
Principal photography has begun on Disney’s mystery adventure Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.
Athena Studios obtains feature film rights to “Auntie Claus,” the award-winning children’s book by Elise Primavera.