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Headline News iartists Launches with International Roster

With a mission to connect high-end talent with awesome brands, iartists has launched in Los Angeles to represent directors, designers, animators, visual effects pros, storytellers and digital experts, working across platforms, devices and spaces.

Headline News Stuttgart Animation Winners Announced

This weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s “The Last Airbus” (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s “Atlas” (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ “Wrinkles” (Spain) were among the big winners.

Headline News Animated Com Award Winners Announced

The world's best productions in the field of applied animation received their prizes in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Animated Com Award held at the 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

Headline News Leslie Sorrentino & Team Join Big Block

Executive producer Leslie Sorrentino, formerly of Animal West and The Syndicate, has joined digital production and design studio Big Block. He brings with him his production team, Flame artist Gizmo Rivera and producer Cindy Chapman.

Headline News Sony Corp. Reports Fourth Fiscal Year Loss

The entertainment and consumer electronics giant attributed its record $5.7 billion deficit to the effects of disasters in Japan, a weak global economy and a strong yen as its film unit reported full-year revenue growth, but a lower operating profit.

Headline News GOBELINS Announces Summer Character Animation Courses

GOBELINS, l'ecole de l'image, an applied arts, print and digital media school in Paris, is organizing for the seventh time an international summer school to enable students and professionals from around the world to gain a better understanding of what makes for successful character animation.

Headline News Pratt Show 2012 to Showcase Student Talent May 7-10

Pratt Institute, currently celebrating its 125th anniversary year, will be showcasing a host of talent at Pratt Show 2012, which will take place from May 7-10.

Headline News Full Sail Launches Scholarship Fund

The National Flight Academy announced plans to distribute a $125,000 matching scholarship fund made possible by the University of Florida and Full Sail University totaling $250,000.

Headline News Academy Announces U.S. Student Finalists

Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition, including nine animated shorts.

Headline News ' Letter to Momo' Wins Best Feature at AniFest 2012

Hiroyuki Okiura’s second directorial effort, "A LETTER TO MOMO," won the Best Feature Film Prize at the 11th AniFest (FFF 2012), held in Teplice, Czech Republic from April 26 to May 1, 2012.

Headline News FMX 2012 to Highlight Virtual Production

FMX 2012 will highlight the advent of Virtual Production with programming tracks on World Building and Previs, Megasessions covering “Reel Steel,” “Tintin” and “Hugo,” VFX showcases on “Battleship” and “The Hunger Games,” and animation highlights covering “Dr. Seuss' The Lorax” and Marvel's “The Avengers.”

Headline News 2012 Webby Awards Winners Announced

Pinterest, Google+ and Spotify will each be presented with their first Webby Awards alongside special recognition honorees Instagram and Bjork at The 16th Annual Webby Awards on May 21, at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Headline News Bruno Wu Announces Beijing Co-Production Facility

Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Entertainment and the government of the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, have announced ambitious plans for a new facility outside of Beijing that will be dedicated to East-West co-productions.

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