Studio Ghibli’s “From Up On Poppy Hill” is nominated for a 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award for best animated feature film.
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“Butterflies,” a new stop-motion animation by Australian director Isabel Peppard, is selected to screen in competition at the 2012 Sitges Fantastic Film Festival in Spain.
International Animation Festival will host Animation Director, Rob Coleman as he leads Q&A discussion on dynamics in creative teams.
Space Enterprises has announced that The Hive is swarming over the competition in Australia, where the latest figures show it to be the most watched kids show for the whole of August on ABC2.
The DMC Initiative (DMCI), has been awarded a staggering nine PromaxBDA Awards at the recent Australia/NZ PromaxBDA Television Promotions and Marketing Awards.
Brain Power Studio wins a second season commission from Canada’s CBC for animated/live-action preschool series “Fuzzy Tales.”
Psyop and New Zealand agency Clemenger BBDO create an extraordinary parallel universe in this latest spot for Fly Buys.
Award-winning animation studio Animal Logic completes a spot for the Sydney Opera House promoting the third annual GRAPHIC Festival.
Just weeks after being placed into voluntary administration, Australian visual effects company Fuel VFX appears set to be sold.
The Glue Society unveils a brand new multi-platform entertainment concept called “Watch With Mother.”
Sydney Opera House announced the return of the GRAPHIC global animation competition, held as part of the GRAPHIC festival of storytelling, animation and music.
Cuppa Coffee Studios announce a new deal with Australia’s Foxtel for the stop-motion animated series “Life’s a Zoo,” with a spinoff in the works.
Animal Logic expands its advertising creative team with the addition of director Simon Robson and VFX supervisor and lead Flame artist Jonathan Hairman.
Bubble Gum Interactive will be showcasing a trailer for its “Little Space Heroes” animated TV series at MIPJunior 2012.
Paul Mason turned his life-long love of superheroes into a burgeoning career, recently celebrating the release of the fourth issue in his distinctively Australian series “The Soldier Legacy”.
Flying Bark Productions announced the appointment of Rebecca Hardman as Head of Legal and Business Affairs.
Film and television production company Galaxy Pop has commenced production on its latest animated children’s series, “Get Ace,” scheduled to premiere in October 2013 on Network Ten.
The AEAF Awards winners were announced at a gala screening in Sydney on July 24, 2012; the number and quality of entries in the Feature Film VFX category sparked a new Gold, Silver and Bronze system for winners, recognizing MPC, Weta and Cinesite.
Warner Bros. and director Peter Jackson are seeking to turn the planned two-film “Hobbit” franchise into a trilogy.
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific commissioned The DMC Initiative (DMCI) to help launch new children’s channel, Discovery Kids