Nik and I love Portugal, the food, the wine, the people, so when I was invited to be on the jury of FIKE and Nik was asked to give a workshop we were very excited. We had never been to Evora before so we weren’t prepared for the unique beauty of the historic town.
Geographical Region: Europe
New deals for series created by Brad Peyton are signed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.
New short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist Rosto to premiere at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
Teesside University’s annual Animex Festival to include a full day dedicated to Britain’s independent games studios and developers.
Vicon T40 cameras enable VFX house Framestore to carry out quality previsualization for marmalade loving bear Paddington.
SVOD provider DLA licenses Master Films’ ‘The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue,’ Method, DQ and Marvel’s ‘Iron Man: Armored Adventures,’ Method Animation’s ‘Chaplin & Co,’ and Studio Hari’s ‘Leon’ and ‘Gees.’
‘Me and My Moulton’ director Torill Kove releases a new clip inspired by her Oscar-nominated animated short.
Following rapid expansion in the U.K. and Ireland, interactive TV and learning platform aimed at preschoolers completes multi-million round of equity investment.
MPC completes more than 500 shots for Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ including huge crowds, massive environments and complex FX work across 10 different scenes.
Hornet Directors Yves Geleyn and Dan & Jason pair up on new spots for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Britain's leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse.
Nominees for Best Animated Film are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
Expanded program includes ‘Producers Meet Producers,’ aimed at facilitating co-productions between German and international partners.
Current Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the U.K.'s two most popular networks for young audiences, CBeebies and CBBC.
Building on the success of the award-winning “Barry the Platypus” ads, new campaign features CG creatures developed by MPC.
Re-invention of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s much-beloved series will be produced with effects from Weta Workshop using a mix of CGI animation and live-action miniature sets.
German animation studio Die Astronauten unveils CG-animated holiday short, ‘Mission: Christmas Eve.’
CG-animated adaptation of award-winning children’s book by Giles Paley-Phillips features the voices of Brian Blessed, Alison Steadman and Lizzie Waterworth.
Focus on women in animation to include an all-female jury, programs of films by women directors, and a tribute to female animation pioneers.
New preschool series created and directed by Studio AKA’s BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated director, Grant Orchard (‘A Morning Stroll’).
ITFS 2015 program highlights to include stop motion specialists Anna Solanas and Marc Riba, as well as an exploration of the work of Spanish stop motion pioneer Segundo de Chomón.
Visual effects software developer Boris FX signs an agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems Ltd., the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking and masking tools.
An almost-complete copy of ‘Empty Socks,’ starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, has been discovered by the National Library of Norway.