Jon Robertson joins visual effects house Mokko Studio as head of business development for Los Angeles.
Highlights from the full schedule events at this year’s edition of the Creative Talent Network Animation Expo include book signings with animators John Kricfalusi and Floyd Norman, breakfast with Andreas Deja, Bob Kurtz and Barry Cook, the making of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with Pierre Lambert, and much, much more.
For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Film and television editorial house Spot Welders announces that it will now rep top UK editorial shop Speade in the US.
Deluxe Entertainment Services opens major new mixing stage in New York; offers full-service audio post to meet city's rapidly growing demand.
New broadcast sales will see Amberwood’s animation special air Christmas 2013 in Latin America, Central Eastern Europe, Canada, France, Switzerland, Norway and Ireland.
Studio 100 Media announces a deal with Universum Film GmbH to distribute the feature length animated features, Maya The Bee, Vic The Viking, Heidi and Blinky Bill in Germany.
BFI Certification Unit has so far issued certificates to 16 UK animation programs, including Coolabi’s highly anticipated reboot of children’s classic ‘The Clangers.’
Rainbow signs a new broadcasting deal with Nickelodeon UK to bring Mia and me to the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
Blue Ant Media and Mondo Media team with YouTube to announce ‘Bite on Mondo,’ an animated comedy shorts pitch for content targeted at teens and young adults.
The 34th American Film Market Opens with increased attendence, more than 400 films screening and over 100 speakers.
Michael Fukushima is named Executive Producer of the National Film Board of Canada’s acclaimed English Program Animation Studio in Montreal.
In partnership with non-profit charity: water and the American Cinematheque, I Know That Voice, a documentary that “puts a face to the voices we all know and love,” premieres at the legendary Grauman’s Egyptian Theater on November 6, in Hollywood, CA.
Presenters are announced for the award ceremony at the World Animation & VFX Summit Opening Night Party on November 3, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, CA.
Big Block expands in New York with two new divisions dedicated to multi-screen content, Big Block Live and Big Block Entertainment Group/BBEG.
Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk accept invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2013–2014 membership to 25.
Hoho Rights signs an international licensing deal to bring the CG animated series Cloudbabies to Germany.
In commemoration of International Animation Day, the National Film Board of Canada launches the seventh edition of ‘Get Animated!,’ a free online screening series including a selection of recent films, two filmmaker showcases, and six brand-new films.
41 Entertainment and Lisle Entertainment announce the strategy for the launch of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in the United Kingdom.
Cartoon Connection Canada will take place October 28 to 31 at Loews Hôtel Le Concorde, with the side event Mini Pixel taking place October 29.