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.
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.