The world’s longest-running and largest animation festival, Annecy, announces short film and TV selections for its 2013 edition, taking place this year June 10-15.
“Life Of Pi” director Ang Lee headlines the bill at the opening of the 3D Creative Summit in London, appearing via satellite to discuss the visual work for the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning 3D feature.
London-headquartered VFX company The Mill reveals plans to close its Mill TV visual effects unit with a possible loss of 25 jobs.
Method Studios appoints Christian Kubsch as President; Darin Grant joins Method as Chief Technology Officer.
Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and consumer products banner, acquires YouTube sensation “I Love Egg” from Korea’s D&H Inc.
Redrover and ToonBox ink a deal with Disney Junior Latin America for the interstitial series “The Beet Party.”
The Academy launches a slate of events focused on the breakthroughs in visual effects, beginning with a special advance screening of “Jurassic Park 3D” on April 2, and concluding with an exploration of the groundbreaking VFX techniques used in “Life of Pi” on May 6.
Remote capabilities and reliable results make render management software the “backbone of BFA program” at NYC’s Fashion Institute of Technology.
Children’s Media Conference announces Animation Exchange, a one day event to explain the new UK Animation Series Tax Break.
The Warner Archive Collection heads to WonderCon with two exciting panels, “Pulp Heroes of Film and TV: Tarzan, Doc Savage, Bomba & More” and “Saturday Morning Extravaganza.”
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces screenings of “Superman: Unbound” and “LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite” at WonderCon 2013.
Hisko Hulsing receives the first Grand Prix prize in Dutch animation for his film, “Junkyard,” at the 2013 competition for the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Qube Cinema installs its 4K 3D system at Moody Gardens for the GSCA Film Expo and Digital Symposium.
The largest animation film festival of the Netherlands announces finalists for the Grand Prize for Dutch Animation award along with winners of the VNAP Trade Award for Dutch Animation.
Less than five weeks before Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment opens, FMX 2013 reveals a first preview of its daily program including illustrious names, high-quality presentations and workshops.
Digital Domain names Terry Clotiaux VP of Feature Film, as well as elevating Joanna Capitano to Executive Producer and Lisa Beroud as a member of the company’s senior management team.
The Scratch! International Animation Film Festival, to be held June 14-15, 2013, in Lecce, Italy, issues a call for entries.
The School of Visual Arts announces the 24th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival, a four-day event that will showcase more than 100 films and animations from thesis students graduating this spring.
New software upgrade creates quality markerless facial motion capture from video at unprecedented speed.
The Popular animated preschool series, “Bubble Guppies,” will air in the UK on Channel 5’s Milkshake! programming block beginning Spring 2013.
Cornelia Funke, Germany's most successful and popular author of children's and young adult fiction, is to give the keynote presentation opening the "Transmedia Experiences" track at FMX 2013.
Animated feature “Ernest & Celestine” wins the Grand Prize at the 2013 New York International Children’s Film Festival.