Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announce highlights of their portfolio for Brand Licensing Europe 2013.
Geographical Region: Europe
The Norwegian Film Institute announces 13 new films to be released in the upcoming season, including two fully-animated features celebrating the 100th anniversary of Norwegian animation.
LipSync Post announces the addition of VFX Supervisor George Zwier and VFX Producer Paul Driver to the company's visual effects department.
Nvizible provides 350 visual effects shots for Kick Ass 2, including CG set extensions, CG buildings and panoramic environments.
UK-based animation studio Young and illustrator Peter Donnelly team with ad agency Network Warrington to create a 1950s-influenced animation promoting the new Midas Card.
PGS Entertainment licenses A Squared Entertainment’s Secret KidVenture Club in Thailand, Singapore, Brazil, and Israel.
Polish film director and cinematographer Patryk Kizny follows up on his 2010 hyper-real short film, The Chapel, with the in-progress Rebirth, created with the help of Thinkbox Software’s Krakatoa.
iPi Soft announces the addition of multi-person tracking and multi-video card support to the iPi Motion Capture markerless motion capture software line.
The BFI Future Film Festival issues a call for entries to the 2014 edition of the festival; the deadline for submissions is September 30, 2013.
Trunk Animation directors Alasdair & Jock create a new short for Channel Four’s Random Acts, which answers the question, “where do ice-cream vans go in the winter?”
The Disney Insider blog delves into the story behind the story for Frozen, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.
Danish toy company Lego confirms that it will launch a special series themed on The Simpsons family globally in 2014, generating some controversy concerning the "age-appropriateness" of the long-running animated series.
Spin VFX provides over 1,000 visual effects shots across three seasons of Showtime series The Borgias.
Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment license latest installment of the Power Rangers franchise, Power Rangers Megaforce, to Channel 5 in the U.K.
Bisous les Copains is a series of beautifully simple and subtly humorous animated GIFs by Nantes, France-based graphic artist and illustrator Guillaume Kurkdjian.
Aardman Animations partners with the Brunel’s SS Great Britain and the Science Museum to create an interactive experience for children of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Full Steam Ahead.
At Star Wars Celebration Europe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announces that compose John Williams will return to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Aardman Animations partners with Trunki to create the family friendly PaddlePak app, available now on the App Store.
MAXON announces CINEMA 4D R15, the newest release of the 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting and rendering software.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy commences principal photography in the UK in preparation for August 1, 2014 film release.
Rainbow is partnering with Lucky Punch and March Entertainment on a second season of the CGI animated series, Mia and me.