Germany’s INDAC hosts a Masterclass, “Producing Independent Animated Film,” with animation producer Max Howard February 14 & 15 at the Games Academy in Berlin.
Framestore creates a 15-second animation that will be displayed on a cube screen in Time Square for Audible.com.
Vancouver studio continues to build stable of talent with addition of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, Vancouver Production Operations, and Senior Animation Supervisor Steve Nichols.
The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids’ entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.
“Natalis,” created at the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and directed by Daniel Brkovic and Jan-Marcel Kuehn, receives a VES Award for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.”
Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” and Pixar’s "Brave" each take home four trophies at the 11th annual VES Awards.
The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate and jury for the 16th annual edition, which runs March 1-24 at seven Manhattan locations.
Confab heads back to the desert for insight, conversation and demonstration by industry thought leaders.
Cinelicious expands to Santa Monica in a joint venture with Big Block, signing signed award-winning short form colorist Robert Curreri.
The BBC launches a competition calling for for budding animators, illustrators and creatives to create a vision of the future.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and The Paley Center for Media present the world premiere of “Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite” on Monday, February 11 in New York.
The Irish School of Animation, with support from the Irish Film Board, Enterprise Ireland and Animation Ireland, announces details of the upcoming animation/VFX event: ISA CON 2013.
Modus FX VFX Supervisor Wayne Brinton brings human relationships to the feature film, “Parker,” starring Jennifer Lopez and Jason Statham.
“Vic the Viking,” the 78 x 11 minute Australian/French animated co-production between ASE Studios Pty Limited and Studio 100 Animation in association with Flying Bark Productions, has been commissioned by ABC TV in Australia.
Full Sail University announces the 4th Annual Hall of Fame celebration scheduled to take place from February 13-16, 2013.
STUDIO AKA completes the short film, “The Wool Parade,” which brings to life an installation created by Doshi Levien at the Kvadrat showroom in Stockholm.
Filmmaking team behind 2011’s celebrated film “The Muppets” reunites for all-new global muppets adventure; Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Walter and the Entire Muppets Gang.
FMX 2013, Europe's most renowned conference on digital entertainment, adopts the slogan, “lean, smart and agile,” and focuses on the ongoing paradigm shift in the animation, effects, games and transmedia industries.