Four students from The DAVE School (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) have been selected by the prestigious Visual Effects Society as nominees in the student category for the 10th Annual VES Awards Gala, a ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
PorchLight Entertainment announced the acquisition for worldwide distribution of two animated feature films currently in production by animation and film production studio Media Factory.
Join us for the Annies Awards - watch the live stream from Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA, in Los Angeles, California - 7 pm PST on Saturday, February 4th, 2012!
Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is collaborating with Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) as the technology partner for its new Games Solution Centre.
The Canterbury Anifest announced that it has received funding from Creative England, the new agency for supporting creative services in English regions.
The deadline for entries to the Animated Fashion competition at this year’s Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is March 16, 2012.
The deadline for submissions to the 2012 Anim'est International Animation Film Festival is June 15, 2012.
The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates the 20th anniversary of Image Comics with an exhibition running February 4 through April 9, 2012.
Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand, hired Digital Domain to create a new show open for its legendary matches, set for debut at UFC® 143: DIAZ vs. CONDIT live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Saturday, February 4.
Robert Halmi Sr., founder of US miniseries and TV movie specialist RHI Entertainment, is stepping down from the company at the age of 88.
Directing collective Special Problems has joined The Sweet Shop for commercial and branded content work worldwide.
The Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore will host a special event in celebration of the anniversary of Edward Gorey’s birth on February 22.
Award-winning feature animation director and story artist Brenda Chapman has been confirmed as the second National Film School Visiting Fellow at IADT and she will be in residence on campus in Dún Laoghaire between the 17th and 27th February.
Puss in Boots, the Academy Award® Best Animated Feature nominee from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. is the subject of a new art exhibition at San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum.
Sony Pictures Imageworks will expand its Vancouver, British Columbia capacity by opening an additional 16,000 square feet of space in the Yaletown area for work on the current productions MEN IN BLACK 3, THE AMAZING-SPIDER-MAN, OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL and Sony Pictures Animation’s HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA now underway.
Women in Animation/Los Angeles chapter will hold its General Meeting on Thursday, February 9, at the Animation Guild in Burbank, CA.
TELETOON Canada and Turner Broadcasting System announced a partnership that will bring Cartoon Network and Adult Swim to Canadian television later this year.
Kids entertainment company A2E2 announced the addition of Chief Financial Officer Harish Seth and Licensing Director Mary Moore Kean.
Fifty animated feature projects in different development stages from 17 countries will be pitched at Cartoon Movie 2012 to find financing, co-producers and distributors.
Vicon has signed an agreement to become the main motion capture (mocap) technology supplier to London-based studio The Imaginarium.
Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of new directors for its Master of Architecture and Master of Arts in Design Studies programs.
Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.