Annecy Animation Festival to showcase Vancouver’s 30-year legacy of quality, creativity and innovation in animation production with Atomic Cartoons, DHX Media, Bardel Entertainment, Comic Animations and Sony Pictures Animation.
Geographical Region: Europe
Program of Spanish animated cinema, ‘From Doodles to Pixels: More than one hundred years of Spanish animation,’ will premiere at the 55th edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Konstantin Bronzit’s ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ wins the Grand Prix award for best short film; ‘The Boy and the World’ by Alê Abreu wins Grand Prix award for best feature film.
Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered CG house expands U.K. team led by Mark Gallie with the appointments of EP Caroline Holton, CD Arren Perfetti and production head Dave Weygang.
Multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool hit co-produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Media Group appoints Germany’s Super RTL to represent merchandising across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
30th Anniversary edition of the annual European marketplace to feature keynote sessions from Illumination Entertainment’s Chris Melendandri and director Genndy Tartakovsky.
Bjørn Blaabjerg Sørensen, graduate of The Animation Workshop in Denmark, explains how his team brought a unique claymation aesthetic to their CG animation.
London-based production collective th1ng signs Stockholm directorial collective Happycamper for U.S. representation; globally respected motion designers and directors to bring rogue creative style Stateside.
Live workshops teach actors, producers, directors and animators the art of emerging motion capture technology using leading markerless mocap developer’s tools.
Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.
New season to include two themed seasonal specials; Toy company Just Play and Penguin Young Readers sign on as licensing partners.
Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.
Manchester Animation Festival announces call for submissions of Short Films, Graduation Films and Films by Children for inaugural event to be held November 17-19.
CAKE, Titmouse AND C3 Entertainment bringing ‘The Three Stooges’ animation back to the international market with pilot episode directed by Christy Karacas; additional directors to be announced.
Immersive “through-the-ages” ad campaign launching the all-new Honda HR-V Crossover includes two new spots, ‘Give and Take’ and ‘Great Thinking Inside.’
Partnership between U.K. agency RP2 and Singapore-based CG animation studio One Animation to see a range of toys based on the Oddbods IP delivered in 2016.
U.K. distributor Serious Lunch to handle international rollout of the Studio Ghibli animated series directed by Goro Miyazaki, ‘Ronja, the Robber's Daughter.’
Trunk Animation directors Layla Atkinson and Pete Mellor create a new animated music video for Blur’s latest single, ‘Ong Ong.’
Digital 2D animated comedy about the secret life of Amoebas is based on the best-selling graphic novels by Jennifer Holm and Eisner Award-winning creator Matthew Holm.
Fettle Animation’s BBC series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ set to screen at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June.
Deal for German/Australian 3D animation feature includes all rights for the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Annecy International Animation Film Festival gives ladies top billing in 2015, with great support by WIA on all levels of participation.