2015 Pulcinella Awards to be held on April 18 in Venice at the 18th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay.
Geographical Region: Europe
Till Nowak’s ‘Dissonance’ (Germany) wins Best Animation at the Oscar-qualifying short films festival held in Aspen.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’
Following a raft of multi-territory content deals with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Millimages, CAKE, and EarthTree Media, kids TV & learning platform arrives in countries across Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Joint production company Hahn & m4e Productions developing ‘Miko Miko,’ ‘Rejected Toys’ and ‘Siggi’s Adventures’ ahead of MIPTV.
French production and post-production company is known for producing the animation for the ‘Asterix’ series and ‘Le Petit Prince.’
CGI reboot based on the original 1930’s book series written by Dorothy Wall is produced by Flying Bark Productions.
The Foundry to showcase new technologies in development aimed at solving key challenges in virtual and augmented reality content creation.
Kids’ TV production and rights management company to collaborate with new digital platform TotallyTween on 26-episode, two-minute interactive series.
BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is shortlisted for the 2015 Annecy International Animation Festival in France in June.
Enhanced version of powerful node-based VFX, editorial and finishing suite NUKE STUDIO to be showcased at NAB 2015.
Second series will see 52 new 11-minute episodes set for delivery in 2016, with 60-minute special set to follow in 2017; new ‘Bob the Builder’ shorts set to launch on YouTube in August 2015.
With 177 films in competition, the 25th World Festival of Animated Film runs June 9-14 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ is the new CGI-animated remake of the classic 1960s TV series co-produced between ITV Studios, New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop.
Entertainment One Licensing reports strong retail sales and growing TV audiences for ‘Peppa Pig’ in Brazil with plans for experiential retail events that will drive growth in 2015.
The first feature produced by Paris-based TeamTO, ‘Yellowbird’ is directed by Christian De Vita and designed by art director Benjamin Renner.
The help celebrate the 45th anniversary re-release of the Rolling Stones’ seminal album, ‘Sticky Fingers,’ Trunk Animation creates a lyric video for “Wild Horses.”
New version of 3D content creation software delivers new creative tools and enhances workflow and productivity.
m4e appoints Planeta Junior as its new consumer products agent for ‘Tip the Mouse’ in France and the CEE-territories Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
The Mill+ creates a host of colorful characters, including dancing camels, pirates, pharaohs and parrots, all led by a LEGO dragon which sweeps through the city, mimicking the iconic LEGOLAND rollercoaster ride.
Iconic animated series from headed to Discovery Kids Latin America, Russia’s TiJI, Ireland’s TG4, Belgium’s RTBF and Ketnet , Zappelin in The Netherlands, Just4Kids in Benelux, Isreal’s Hop, Serbia’s Prava i Prevodi, and Slovenia’s RTV.
FMX 2015 conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to spotlight ‘Minions’ and ‘Assassin's Creed 4.’