The award for Special Visual Effects went to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ while the BAFTA for Animated Film went to ‘Inside Out,’ and the BAFTA for British Short Animation was presented to ‘Edmond.’
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DC Comics universe blasts onto screens with Batman, Superman, the Justice League, the Green Lantern, and shows like ‘Ben 10’ and ‘Thundercats.’
Warner Bros.-based production shingle Hollywood Gang teams with Italian animation studio Rainbow Group to develop and produce a live-action feature inspired by the animated ‘Winx Club’ television series.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to host director Mark Osborne and stop-motion creative director James Caliri as they discuss their successful blend of animation techniques in ‘The Little Prince.’
Pilot for Amazon Studios is created and produced by Los-Angeles based Bureau of Magic; other projects include two ‘Monster High’ animated features for Mattel.
Paris-based broadcaster acquires exclusive free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights to DreamWorks Animation’s original TV series in France.
Germany’s ZDF picks up French 2D-animated series based on an original live-action TV series from the 1960s by Cecile Aubry.
CBeebies signs on as the primary broadcaster for animated series from Komixx Media Group based on the award-winning books by Louise Yates.
Shout! Factory and Urban Distribution International enter film distribution deal for animated feature directed by Rémi Chayé and produced by Sacrebleu Productions, Maybe Movies and Norlum Studios.
German brand management and media company secured further international broadcast deals for CG-animated preschool series originally commissioned by Channel 5’s Milkshake!
With plans to develop the franchise for the small screen, London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment secures a deal with Bloomsbury Children’s Books to publish four new titles in the best-selling series by Jeff Norton.
Nationwide search inviting pitches from individuals, studios and companies, received close to 300 entries from animators, writers, designers and storyboard artists across the U.K.
Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.
Winduna Enterprises secures co-production agreement with Discovery Kids Latin America for new 2D animated children’s series based on the ‘Winnie the Witch’ books by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.
Belgium’s Grid Animation to co-produce animated vlogs for multimedia girls fashion brand from ‘Whissper’ and ‘Waybuloo’ creator Dan Good.
The deadline to submit animated shorts with a maximum length of five minutes to the HAFFTube web competition is Friday, March 4.
Mattel-owned brand to release theatrically in China for the first time with ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure’ to screen in 5,000 theatres nationwide.
Diploma film directed by Andreas Feix and produced by Francesco Faranna wins the VES Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.
French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.
Rainbow property to start screening across Russia beginning in February thanks to a new deal with Karusel.