Geographical Region: Europe
European pitching forum for TV animation projects streamlines the submission process for the 2014 edition, to be held September 23-26 in Toulouse, France.
The 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film offers numerous workshops and presentations by renowned industry experts and animation filmmakers, as well as events and receptions to network and exchange ideas.
Turner Broadcasting appoints Ian McDonough to the position of senior vice president and managing director, Northern Europe.
Millimages will bring new episodes of Mouk and Corneil & Bernie to MIPTV 2014 and will unveil the pilot to the new multi-platform property Molang.
Powerful, easy-to-use render farm management tools let artists in MPC’s motion design studio become their own render wranglers for high-profile rebrand job.
Atlantyca Entertainment collaborates with Scholastic USA on an iOS app based on the popular book series Geronimo Stilton.
Union Media will handle the international distribution for PinGuim’s new preschool series Earth to Luna!
Italy’s Scratch! International Animation Film Festival seeks entries for the 2014 edition of the festival.
Entertainment One Licensing announces new developments for Peppa Pig in France, including a debut on Nick Jr. and a new licensing deal with France TV Distribution.
The fifth edition of the Polish Se-ma-for Film Festival, taking place October 15-19 in Lodz, invites filmmakers to submit a film for to the main Competition for the Best Stop Motion Animation.
The deadline for applications to the EFA Master Class 2014, ’High Value for Your Budget with Marc Weigert,’ is April 30.
Led by VFX Supervisor Richard Clarke, Cinesite completes over 350 visual effects shots for 300: Rise of an Empire, creating epic 2.5D and 3D environments including Ancient Athens, Sparta and shoreline encampment shots.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Winners at the 17th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival include Love Games by Yumi Joung, Le Labyrinthe (The Labyrinth) by Mathieu Labaye, and The Fake by Sangho Yeon.
U.K. creative network IdeasTap teams with the British Academy of Film and Television to give 12 film graduates the chance to benefit from a tiered program of support designed to help them get a foot in the door.
Festival artistic director Marcel Jean and the team from the Films & Program Planning department reveal the short film selections for the 2014 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, with 176 films competing for the Cristal award.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.
Five short films from directors at award-winning mixed media production company Hornet Inc. are set to screen at Annecy.