GPU-driven digital painting application enables the creation and sharing of customizable tools for generative art projects.
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Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.
Special Prizes at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival are awarded, with seven prizes presented from programs representing over 80 countries.
TWC-Dimension releases the first full-length trailer for the CG/live action hybrid feature ‘Paddington.’
Ireland’s Academy Award-winning animation studio Cartoon Saloon announces a new short film, ‘Somewhere Down the Line,’ set to premiere at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh.
DHX Media announces plans to produce 60 brand new ‘Teletubbies’ episodes for CBeebies, with UK production company Darrall Macqueen on board.
CGI animated series ‘Extreme Football,’ produced by Tele Images Productions, is sold to a raft of territories ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Channel Frederator Network’s global feline phenom maintains its status as catnip for online content viewers with launch of newest episode, ‘Pawtrait.’
Spain’s Imira Entertainment signs a deal with UK based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons one and two of ‘Larva,’ along with a special three-minute football-themed episode celebrating the World Cup tournament in Brazil.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Studio Ghibli documentary ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Created by production company Hornet and director Yves Geleyn, ‘Storybook’ uses the motif of a children's pop-up book to take the viewer on a “seed to spoon” story shown in reverse.
Toon Boom Animation announces the release of Harmony Version 11, which offers the best of vector and bitmap worlds at the drawing stage and brings warped drawings to the next level while delivering significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.
Brigham Young University students celebrate their second first-place win for ‘Owned,’ a short film about a video game master who meets his match playing against a baby online.
The first poster is released for the forthcoming animated feature from Paramount, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D.’
Lord of Barbès director/animator Jeremy Guerrieri and Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ride World Cup fever to further the fight against malaria.
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’
Winners of the Animafest 2014 Grand Competition are announced, with the prize for best short film awarded to the South Korean film ‘Love Games’ (2013) by Yumi Joung.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Brazilian animated feature ‘Boy and the World,’ directed by Alê Abreu.
Transaction to drive creation of 3D game engine for game developers, architects, engineers and designers.