The International Animation Film Festival in Annecy , France, unveils highlights of the 2013 edition of the festival, including screenings of Monsters University, Despicable Me 2, Oggy and the Cockroaches, the Movie, Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Aya de Yopougon.
TAC, The Ottawa International Film Festival’s industry event, announces the return of its Pitch THIS! program, presented by 9 Story Entertainment.
m4e AG gives the Dutch company Brand New Leisure b.v. the rights to integrate Mia and me into its innovative entertainment park concept in Roermond, The Netherlands.
Roddy McManus steps down from his position as Executive Producer of the National Film Board of Canada’s Academy Award-winning English-language animation studio.
TAAFI announces the festival lineup which features VIP guest speakers, feature film premieres, student film competitions, master classes and more.
Glasgow-based Muvizu and London-based Zubox merge to form Digimania, headed up by newly appointed CEO Julie Adair.
Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer.
International VFX and design company Smoke & Mirrors names Jeff Stevens to serve as creative director at its New York office, and secures its first-ever representation in the Midwest, signing Matt Bucher and his company, Obsidian Reps.
PGS Entertainment strikes new deals for Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood, bringing the show to Quebec, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, and Finland.
Highlighting all forms of electronic and digital media art created in the last two years, the SIGGRAPH 2013 Art Gallery demonstrates pieces that explore an idea, tell a story, or create an experience in a novel and engaging way.
Gentleman Scholar creates a Toyota RAV4 display, showcasing the car moving through a stylized red landscape, for LA LIVE.
Tiggerfish’s Khumba heads to the Annecy Animation Film Festival where it will screen in competition.
Digital Producer Christine Cattano joins Framestore NY to serve as production lead on digital and integrated projects.
German kids channel Super RTL signs a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see the animation studio supply the Cologne-based network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020.
MOCAtv presents Aboveground Animation screening, featuring new commissions by Kathleen Daniel, Barry Doupe, Erin Dunn, Casey Jane Ellison, Lauren Gregory and Jacolby Satterwhite, on Thursday, May 30.
The Museum of The Moving Image in New York is to open new gallery devoted to Jim Henson, following a major donation of puppets and other objects.
Visual effects house Method Studios announces the appointment of Chris Webb as Executive Producer of Method Chicago.
The Manhattan Edit Workshop announces an all-star lineup for the “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” event on June 8th, including LOOK Effects' Jeff Wozniak.
Lucasfilm announces the promotion of John Knoll to Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), serving alongside ILM President, Lynwen Brennan.
Integrated motion design and production studio Royale announces the additions of Executive Producer Chris Volckmann, Head of Digital Production Beck Henderer-Peña and Senior Art Director Loren Judah to head the company’s new Seattle, Washington location.
Culver City/Vancouver-based visual effects house Zoic Studios signs veteran VFX Supervisor and Flame artist Robert Moggach.