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.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni presents its new 3D stereoscopic CG animated feature, Pet Pals in Windland, at the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Tricon Films & Television acquires new animated series Wildernuts as it launches Tricon Kids & Family Division at Mipcom Junior.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn to deliver closing keynote session at the 2013 VIEW Conference, running October 15-18.
Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation returns to San Diego to celebrate its 20th anniversary; the festival kicks off Saturday, August 24 with a one-night-only opportunity to meet & greet Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment announces the release of Scotland’s first full-length animated feature film, Sir Billi, voiced by Sean Connery, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming.
Former ABC Kids programmer Deirdre Brennan returns to the Australian public broadcaster as controller of children’s TV.
eOne reveals the UK licensing program for upcoming CG animated movie, Justin and the Knights of Valour.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
Industrial Light & Magic’s new Chief Creative Officer to highlight Italy’s largest computer graphics conference.
On Saturday, September 21 from 1 to 3 pm the Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Sarah Clark as part of the ongoing Cartoon-in-Residence program.
Pacific Post expands their company footprint, team, and services with the opening of a new location in North Hollywood.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announce highlights of their portfolio for Brand Licensing Europe 2013.
The Norwegian Film Institute announces 13 new films to be released in the upcoming season, including two fully-animated features celebrating the 100th anniversary of Norwegian animation.
The Walt Disney Animation Studios issues a call for submissions to its fifth annual “Inspire Day,” to be held October 3, 2013.
The American Cinematheque hosts a screening of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on Sunday, August 25, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.