LOOK Effects produces visual effects for Wes Anderson’s ‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ set to open the Berlin Film Festival on February 6, 2014.
Geographical Region: Europe
LIA announces the ‘Of the Year’ award winners of the 28th London International Awards and Dumb Ways to Die as the winner of the Non-Traditional Grand LIA.
Hoho Rights signs an international licensing deal to bring the CG animated series Cloudbabies to Germany.
41 Entertainment and Lisle Entertainment announce the strategy for the launch of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in the United Kingdom.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.
CVMP Conference to explore cutting-edge advances in post production technology; speakers include Tim Webber, VFX Supervisor on ‘Gravity.’
The British Animation Awards announce the nomination categories for the 2014 awards, including Best Student Film, Best Short Film, Best Children’s Pre-School Series, and Best Children’s Series.
The International Video Art Festival of Casablanca issues a call for submissions for its 20th edition, to be held April 22-26, 2014, including 2D and 3D animations, fiction movies, documentaries, audiovisual performances and installations.
Studio 100 Media GmbH signs a licensing agreement with Planeta Junior for the new animation series Tashi.
A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
Nurture Rights signs Random House Children’s Publishers UK in an exclusive deal to develop and expand the classic literary property Dinosaur Roar!.
Sony Pictures Television announces the launch of a UK version of the anime, video on demand service, Animax.
The UK’s Northumbria University produces a new animation to challenge stereotypes relating to welfare reforms to be screened at the House of Commons.
Latest versions of iStopMotion for Mac and iStopMotion for iPad now include support for animated GIF export; iStopMotion for iPad offers new preference options ideal for school and workshop settings.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced they will celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Wind in the Willows at Brand Licensing Europe.
The Holland Animation Film Festival, the largest animation film festival of the Netherlands highlighting films from art-house and commercial to cartoons and 3D, issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival, to be held March 19-23.
Winners are announced for Poland’s fourth annual Se-ma-for Stop Motion Film Festival, led by Slovenian-German puppet animation Boles and Norwegian student film, But milk is important by Anna Mantzaris and Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen.
Sky Arts, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland.
Leading up to VIEW 2013, VIEWFest kicks off with the Italian premiere of Sony’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.