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In Passing Headline News

‘Yellow Submarine’ Animation Director Robert Balser Passes at 88

Best-known for his work as animation director alongside Jack Stokes on the groundbreaking animated feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ Balser also directed the “Den” sequence in ‘Heavy Metal.’

Short Films Headline News

‘Sous tes doigts’ to Screen at the Bronx Film Fest, Anima Brussels and Monstra Lisbon

Animated short directed by Marie-Christine Courtès shows the consequences of the Indochina War for a repatriated family who arrives at the transit camp of Saint-Livrade in France.

Awards Headline News

Cinema Audio Society Announces Finalists for CAS Student Recognition Award

Five finalists from schools across the country and the U.K. are invited to attend the Cinema Audio Society’s 52nd Annual CAS Awards, to be held on February 20th.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Michaël Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Set for September 2016 Release Date

Dutch director and animator’s debut feature is being co-produced by France’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s Studio Ghibli, with Isao Takahata serving as artistic producer.

Awards Headline News

‘Of Shadows & Wings…’ Picks up Three New Awards

Vivement Lundi! and Nadasdy Film co-production is the first film directed by Elice Meng and Eleonora Marinoni; animated feature to screen in competition at Clermont-Ferrant International Short Film Festival in February.

Cinesite Headline News

Cinesite Unveils VFX Breakdown for Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’

Cinesite delivers a major visual effects sequence for the Marvel Studios production featuring Ant-Man and his evil nemesis Yellow Jacket, creating Ant-Man’s helmet in CG and full-CG characters and effects.

Aardman Headline News

Aardman, Lionsgate Sign Home Entertainment Deal for ‘Shaun the Sheep’

Aardman signs a deal with U.S. home entertainment partner Lionsgate for the entire ‘Shaun the Sheep’ catalogue, including seasons 1-5 and the new half hour special ‘The Farmer’s Llamas.’

Aardman Headline News

Aardman Makes ‘Special Delivery’ for Google Spotlight Stories

Academy Award-winning animation studio teams with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects team to release interactive video compatible with Android phones; non-interactive 360-degree video version available for iOS or web users.

BRB Internacional Headline News

‘Dogtanian’ and ‘Willy Fog’ Launch First Interactive Tales

BRB Internacional and Meikme release ‘Dogtanian’s Journey’ and ‘The Bet,’ the first interactive tales based on ‘Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds’ and ‘Around the World with Willy Fog.’

Visual Effects Headline News

New ‘Gods of Egypt’ Trailer Showcases Stunning VFX Work

New trailer populated by gods and mortals aplenty, showcases stunning digital backdrops and other visual effects from Cinesite, Iloura, Raynault VFX, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX and Tippett Studio.

ITFS Headline News

Call for Entries: Animation Production Day 2016

Tenth edition of Animation Production Day to be held 28-29 April 2016 alongside the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia.

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