Kids entertainment distributor CAKE to represent the entire catalogue of Angry Birds shorts, including ‘Angry Birds Toons,’ ‘Angry Birds Stella’ and ‘Piggy Tales.’
Geographical Region: Europe
Recognizing excellence in 3D animation, visual effects, visualization and game design, the animago AWARD will be presented on Thursday, October 15 at the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE.
VisFX powerhouse Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, to present a Masterclass revealing unseen content previews at The Children’s Media Conference 2015.
Among 11 special prizes, Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can't Live Without Cosmos’ wins Junior Jury Short Film Award at the 39th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Written and directed by Richard Keane and produced by Laura Roche with music by Darren Hendley, ‘Bird Food’ was commissioned by BSÉ/IFB Short Shorts.
New original series from Daniel Chong -- the latest to come out of Cartoon Network’s short form animation program -- to receive exclusive screening at Annecy; Network returns to festival to seek next generation of talent.
Women In Animation co-presidents Marge Dean and Kristy Scanlan present findings and host a panel discussion with advisory board members Bonnie Arnold, Margie Cohn, Lenora Hume and Adina Pitt on the state of women in animation.
Further fortifying its footprint within France and abroad, French animation studio Mikros plans to hire 400 animators for its Paris, Belgium and Montreal studios.
Day-and-date release of animated film anthology of five of Edgar Allen Poe’s best-known stories directed by Raúl García set for October 30.
Stop motion animated TV special created by Agnès Lecreux and Jean-François Le Corre, ‘Dimitri in Ubuyu,’ to screen in competition at Annecy 2015; new characters created for season two to be unveiled at MIFA.
Annecy Animation Festival to showcase Vancouver’s 30-year legacy of quality, creativity and innovation in animation production with Atomic Cartoons, DHX Media, Bardel Entertainment, Comic Animations and Sony Pictures Animation.
Program of Spanish animated cinema, ‘From Doodles to Pixels: More than one hundred years of Spanish animation,’ will premiere at the 55th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins the Grand Prix award for best short film; ‘The Boy and the World’ by Alê Abreu wins Grand Prix award for best feature film.
Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered CG house expands U.K. team led by Mark Gallie with the appointments of EP Caroline Holton, CD Arren Perfetti and production head Dave Weygang.
Multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool hit co-produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group appoints Germany’s Super RTL to represent merchandising across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
30th Anniversary edition of the annual European marketplace to feature keynote sessions from Illumination Entertainment’s Chris Melendandri and director Genndy Tartakovsky.
Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen, graduate of The Animation Workshop in Denmark, explains how his team brought a unique claymation aesthetic to their CG animation.
London-based production collective th1ng signs Stockholm directorial collective Happycamper for U.S. representation; globally respected motion designers and directors to bring rogue creative style Stateside.
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.
Manchester Animation Festival announces call for submissions of Short Films, Graduation Films and Films by Children for inaugural event to be held November 17-19.
CAKE, Titmouse AND C3 Entertainment bringing ‘The Three Stooges’ animation back to the international market with pilot episode directed by Christy Karacas; additional directors to be announced.