UK-based IP incubator Wildseed Studios announces a raft of six new pilots, including a new animation from Tom Gran and Martin Woolley (AKA the Spin Kick Bros) and animation from award-winning director Matthew Walker.
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The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues its final call for submissions to the 21st edition of the festival, to be held April 22-27, 2014; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Luca Milano is promoted to executive deputy director at RAI Fiction, the producer of 2D animated comedy/adventure series Bat Pat and children’s animated series Geronimo Stilton.
After 14 years with the Paris-based company, Vincent Chalvon-Demersay has decided to step down as CEO of Zodiak Media-owned Marathon Media citing personal reasons.
Winners are announced for the sixth edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, including the prize for Best Animated Short, presented to Poland’s Zbigniew Czapla for Toto.
The International Animation Film Market, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, issues a call for submissions to the 2014 pitch sessions.
Award-winning KANDOR Graphics chooses Mistika to color grade and finish the company’s first 3D CG-animated feature film, ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour.’
The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.
For the UK’s John Lewis Christmas ad, Hornet/Blinkink directors Elliot Dear and Yves Geleyn take the two most traditional and time-honored animation processes – stop-motion and traditional hand-drawn 2D animation – and combine them to create something innovative and unique.
Film and television editorial house Spot Welders announces that it will now rep top UK editorial shop Speade in the US.
New broadcast sales will see Amberwood’s animation special air Christmas 2013 in Latin America, Central Eastern Europe, Canada, France, Switzerland, Norway and Ireland.
Studio 100 Media announces a deal with Universum Film GmbH to distribute the feature length animated features, Maya The Bee, Vic The Viking, Heidi and Blinky Bill in Germany.
BFI Certification Unit has so far issued certificates to 16 UK animation programs, including Coolabi’s highly anticipated reboot of children’s classic ‘The Clangers.’
Studio 100 Film makes its debut at the American Film Market with its flagship film project Maya The Bee.
Rainbow signs a new broadcasting deal with Nickelodeon UK to bring Mia and me to the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
Om Nom Stories, the animated short films based on the award winning game Cut the Rope, heads to CITV.
LOOK Effects produces visual effects for Wes Anderson’s ‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ set to open the Berlin Film Festival on February 6, 2014.
LIA announces the ‘Of the Year’ award winners of the 28th London International Awards and Dumb Ways to Die as the winner of the Non-Traditional Grand LIA.
Hoho Rights signs an international licensing deal to bring the CG animated series Cloudbabies to Germany.
41 Entertainment and Lisle Entertainment announce the strategy for the launch of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in the United Kingdom.
VFX Producer Sophie Orde joins Framestore’s film department, where she has been hired to run the production for Universal’s ‘Dracula Untold.’