The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film announces the award recipients at the 2013 edition of the festival, with the International Competition Grand Prix going to Belguim/France/Netherlands co-production “Oh, Willy.”
Geographical Region: Europe
Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment concludes with more than 3,200 professionals, students and journalists in attendance.
Over 200 representatives of the German and international animation industry attend the "Financing & Brands" conference on Thursday afternoon in Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft.
Aardman, with Stephen Fry and Alistair McGowan, creates “The Lonely Dodo,” a short film for the international conservation charity Durell.
Mirada Studios gives bestselling author Cornelia Funke’s dark, lush worlds a new dimension with an interactive app.
Me Books and Show Me the Animation partner to launch a children’s book contest to unearth one of the UK’s best budding author/illustrators.
LipSync announces a diverse roster of post-production contracts which includes rock royalty, child abduction, bounty hunters and gangs.
ITV and ZeptoLab appoint new agents for “Cut the Rope” in France, Central and Eastern Europe, the Nordic region and Israel.
Animated features entered into competition at this year’s Annecy International Festival of Animation are announced.
Soho-based VFX company Double Negative launches a television arm, with Showtime's "The Vatican," directed by Ridley Scott, as the new division's first project.
Disney unearths a never-before-seen short starring the one and only Mickey Mouse in Get A Horse! featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse.
Generation Campus announces the names of the tutors for this year’s edition of Generation Campus and introduces the first ever Animation Lab.
Award-winning children’s book, “The Fearsome Beastie,” by Giles Paley-Phillips, is to be adapted into an animated short co-directed by Katie Steed and Jon Hunt in collaboration with the UK’s University of Creative Arts.
VFX company LOOK Effects President Mark Driscoll weighs in on the “Panel Discussion on the Future of the VFX Industry” and visual effects supervisor Dan Schrecker presents the company’s visual effects work in “The Making of Warm Bodies” at the 2013 FMX conference in Suttgart, Germany.
British digital motion graphics company SquareZero updates its holographic representations of Bjorn, Agnetha, Benny and Frida for the ABBA museum, set to open in Stockholm in May.
Program highlights are announced for the 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, which runs next week from April 23 through April 28.
FMX 2013 to include talks on “Iron Man 3,” “Oblivion,” “Despicable Me 2” and “Assassin's Creed 3” in addition to the “Virtual Production” and “Virtual Humans Forum” track highlights.
Chaos Group announces that they will demonstrate V-Ray, spotlight ILM’s production pipeline, and host a day of presentations and tutorials for 3D artists in training at FMX 2013.
V&S Entertainment signs a deal with RAI, bringing the second season of “Everything’s Rosie” to Italy.
Assorted Nuts and Frima Studio team up to create “Tiny Yeti,” an animated series and interactive game.