Nickelodeon launches its first-ever global animated shorts program to identify and develop new animation creative talent from around the world, receiving over 100 submissions from artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians representing more than 20 countries across six continents at this year’s Annecy International Film Festival.
TELETOON Canada announces two new original series, Inspector Gadget and Pirate Express, as well as the renewal of four others.
Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the world are honored as winners at the 40th Student Academy Awards ceremony, with Ringling’s Dia de los Muertos bringing home the gold medal for animation.
Motion design and production studio Royale completes a series of station IDs for “Pulse,” MTV France’s block of rock video programming, in a cinematic package that combines CG and live-action.
Two titles co-produced by Rai Fiction have been selected for competition in the International Animation Film Festival held in Annecy, France, with a third title, Calimero, will be the star of the gala opening night at the Mifa animation film market.
Having traveled and lived in countries representative of truly diverse ideological, political, economic, social, geographic and otherwise distinctive settings, the issuing realities are dawning on me, and in the reflective process also are becoming uncomfortably clear to me.
iPad users can now discover the genius of animation pioneer Norman McLaren via McLaren’s Workshop, the new free iPad app developed by the National Film Board of Canada.
In anticipation of the short film’s debut at Annecy next week, Disney Animation releases poster art for the never-before-seen Get A Horse!
Bicoastal post house NO6 and London and NY-based Peepshow Post Productions join forces, uniting two complementary talent rosters behind the deep resources of the combined studios.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni has concluded a new Free and Pay TV deal with the Polish Telewizja Puls for two series, Leonardo and Pet Pals.
Platige Image debuts the first trailer for its forthcoming animated feature, Another Day of Life, to be officially unveiled at the upcoming 2013 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
The COLLIDER Digital Production Conference and NYU announce a survey to gauge current attitudes and perceptions among visual effects industry artists and professionals, with the results to be revealed at the June 10 VFX Town Hall meeting.
The Vancouver Film School announces the addition of an Animation & Visual Effects campus located in a 106,000 square foot city-owned space in Gastown.
European co-production forum for animated TV series Cartoon Forum unveils 69 projects selected for the 2013 edition of the annual event.
Framestore's LA operation announces the opening of its new permanent home: a specially designed and ultra-spacious studio in Culver City, heartland of the moving image.