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.
The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Jeff Plotkin on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.
VFX professionals and creative forces Vico Sharabani and Alex Frisch are launching COPA (Co-Op of Artists), a global collective of elite VFX artists working in the commercial and feature film space.
Mattel announced that it has completed the acquisition of HIT Entertainment for $680 million in cash.
The VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy has launched a new contest to celebrate the creative power of technology at the service of society. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
The deadline for entries to the VIEW Awards, to be held at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy, is September 15, 2012.
After the success of the 5D "Play as Process" panel and masterclass at the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, the 5D Institute will again be part of the Talent Campus, curating two new events for the 2012 edition.
This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe.
Sony’s deputy president Kazuo Hirai will succeed Howard Stringer as president and CEO of Sony Corp. effective April 1.
BIGSMACK, the full-service creative agency specializing in entertainment marketing and branding, has hired Creative Director Wonhee Lee.