Five finalists, selected from 51 entries representing 29 countries, will advance in the Foreign Film category in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.
Netflix fell to a loss in its first quarter even while adding three million streaming members to its ranks, bringing its total to 26 million worldwide.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific expanded its channel footprint in Indonesia with the debut of Cartoon Network HD on leading national cable platform, First Media.
On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.
Red Giant’s short film, “Plot Device,” has picked up a lot of traction with nominations for a Webby award and the Vimeo Festival + Awards.
The Adobe Foundation announced it is committing one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships – a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of students.
Science fiction author and comic book writer Chris Roberson announced he will no longer work with DC Comics.
Toy giant Hasbro posted a first-quarter loss as the company’s U.S. and Canadian sales declined 16 percent, masking across-the-board growth abroad, particularly by Latin America.
The initial round of contract talks between Hollywood union animators and producers have broken down after three days, three months before the current deal expires on July 31.
Aspera announced that Fuel VFX has selected and deployed Aspera faspex to manage and transfer their digital assets.
Rich Ross resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios on Friday, his surprise exit bookended between the company's recent $200 million loss from “John Carter” and the forthcoming box office and other ancillary earnings from Marvel's “The Avengers.”
Aardman has joined forces with Levi Roots to produce his first ever above-the-line advertising campaign for Reggae Reggae Sauce.
Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival, along with poster art from Koji Yamamura, winner of the 2007 grand prize for his film “A Country Doctor.”
In a campaign to change working conditions for VFX artists at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a group calling itself SpiUnion will hold a lunchtime meeting in Culver City on Friday with officials from the Animation Guild and its union parent IATSE.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) announced the creation of a new category specifically created for video game artists.
NATPE today announced that more than 250 companies from 50 countries are confirmed to attend the inaugural NATPE Budapest content market.
LAIKA has optioned “Goblins,” from award-winning children’s writer Philip Reeve, and has signed Mark Gustafson to direct the 3D stop-motion animated film.
Visual effects software developer The Foundry announced a new Beta version of HIERO, which allows users to download and trial the software on the Windows operating system.
Academy Award winner Rob Legato and Fusion-io Chief Scientist Steve Wozniak discuss technology and creativity at the Post Production World Conference keynote at NAB 2012. Steve Forde of Adobe and Vincent Brisebois of Fusion-io kick off the talk by revealing that Adobe Creative Suite 6 is the first software application to be optimized for the Fusion ioFX.
RTL Group announced the appointment of Cécile Frot-Coutaz as the new CEO of FremantleMedia, effective July 1, 2012. Current CEO Tony Cohen will step down to focus on his non-executive work.