Geographical Region: Europe
The BFX Festival, a brand-new festival designed to celebrate the UK’s visual effects and animation industry, announces a student competition designed to give participants direct exposure to cutting-edge practices while showcasing their skills.
Alphanim rebrands as Gaumont Animation and unveils a new development and production agreement with France Televisions and DreamWorks Classics for the new 3D CGI-animated series, "Noddy."
Post production house/world sales company ARRI and VFX/animation studio TRIXTER announce the formation of an animation production alliance, with both companies now offering their combined services to producers of animation as co-producers and world sales partner.
Brown Bag Films announces digital plans and adds Internet entrepreneur Dylan Collins to its board of directors.
Computer graphics and visual effects software developer Luxology announces the forthcoming release of MODO 701.
Europe’s top animated feature co-production forum, Cartoon Movie, kicks off its three-day run on Wednesday, March 13, in Lyon, France, with “Miffy: the Movie,” “Loulou’s Secret” and “Aya of Yop City.”
The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival lineup includes six animated French films, including ZARAFA, the North American premieres of APPROVED FOR ADOPTION and KIRIKOU AND THE MEN AND THE WOMEN, the U.S. premiere of ERNEST & CELESTINE, the East Coast premiere of THE DAY OF THE CROWS, and the world premiere of the English-language version of THE PAINTING.
Visual effects company MPC delivers over 350 shots in native 3D for director Bryan Singer’s “Jack the Giant Slayer.”
th1ng Group welcomes Hayley Morris to its Film Club Productions division for international commercial representation.
The “Mia and me” publishing program continues with the first edition of a monthly fan magazine and two other print products rolling out this March.
DHX Media appoints Peter Byrne as CEO of its licensing company, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group.
Child-friendly Silkworm and faithful pet Woofy are set to charm kids with new series to be distributed by Neptuno Films.
Production company Glassworks Amsterdam collaborates with the G-Star in-house creative team to realize the “Art of RAW” campaign film.
The deadline for Early Bird accreditation for The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is Friday, March 1, 2013.
FMX, Europe's most influential Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia, announces highlights of the 2013 FMX Conference program.
“Miffy the Movie” reaches the status of Golden Film, an award given on behalf of the Dutch Film Festival and the Dutch Film Fund.
HIT Entertainment announces sales of their pre-school properties “Mike the Knight,” “Thomas & Friends,” and “Fireman Sam” in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.