Geographical Region: Europe
Russian animation studio‘s newest projects to be released in Baltic States, Spain, Middle East, South Korea and Pakistan.
Four new animated IDs directed by Daniel Boyle and Alex Robinson are a mix of CG and hand-drawn 2D techniques.
Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film set to occupy Zrinjevac with outdoor screenings of ‘Approved for Adoption’ and ‘Azur & Asmar.’
Rebuilt from the ground up, The Foundry’s KATANA 2 becomes the powerful core of an advanced but flexible pipeline.
British animator and filmmaker completed the BAFTA-winning 14-minute adaptation of H.R. Millar’s 1927 book, 'Dreamland Express,' in 1982.
With Hollywood voice talent to be announced at AFM, the third installment in the CG-animated Russian film franchise is set to roll out worldwide in 2016.
New four-part animation based on the beloved book by Richard Adams to air on BBC1 sometime next year.
Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Rosario Dawson and Sylvester Stallone join voice cast of Rainmaker and Blockade’s ‘Ratchet & Clank’; CG-animated feature based on the iconic PlayStation video game franchise set to screen at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Rainbow sends the brand new ‘Winx Club’ movie, ‘The Mystery of the Abyss,’ into theaters across Finland.
French studio and distributor StudioCanal once again teams up with British animation studio Aardman and four-time Oscar-winner Nick Park on a new feature project set for release in 2018.
Nine feature film projects, 13 series, three game/app projects and 13 transmedia projects were presented at APD 2015, with a new co-production agreement signed with Jan Bonath and Mark Mertens for ‘Marnie’s World.’
Rounding off four days of speakers and presentations, the 20th Anniversary edition of the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia concludes with a special screening of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ with Marvel VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend in attendance.
France’s ‘Le sense du toucher’ (The Sense of Touch), directed by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, takes home the festival’s Grand Prix prize, while Daisy Jacob’s ‘The Bigger Picture’ (U.K.) receives the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film.
Animated Com Award is awarded to France’s Arnaud & Jérôme for the trailer for the World Championship of Free2Play Games, ‘League of Legends: Warriors,' produced at Passion Paris.
Spain’s ‘Cleo’ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón wins the Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series at the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film; ‘Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt’ by Jan Berger wins the award for best German Animation Screenplay.
Animafest Zagreb 2015 spotlights games with a competition of the youngest generation of filmmakers, a presentation of the finest animation schools, a collaboration with the Croatian Game Developers Association, and a game jam workshop mentored by the Swiss indie game star Mario von Rickenbach.
Kids TV & learning platform launches on Apple TV, offering users hundreds of episodes of the best preschool shows from around the world, including ‘Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom,’ ‘Thomas & Friends’ and ‘Max & Ruby.’
Paris-based film sales group Wild Bunch bringing a 50-second extract of the highly anticipated Studio Ghibli co-production to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Senior animator Chip Lotierzo and art director Tom Cardone discuss their respective roles on Blue Sky’s animated features, including ‘Rio 2,’ as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
The U.S.’s ‘Bottomfeeders’ by Matt Reynolds wins the international competition; ‘Valvoja’ directed by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen and Inka Matilainen, is named the best Finnish animated short.
CG supervisor Damien Gray discusses Animal Logic’s animated feature ‘The LEGO Movie’ as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Doug Cooper discusses the role of Visual Effects Supervisor at DreamWorks Animation’s as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.