Three-time Oscar nominee Sylvain Comet discusses French stereotypes, animation techniques, and creating his couch gag for ‘The Simpsons.’
Geographical Region: Europe
British actor Bob Hoskins, who played Eddie Valiant in the 1988, live-action/animated hybrid classic ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ dies at the age of 71.
MILK scoops up a British Academy Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special: Day of the Doctor.
Rainbow and Lucky Punch announce new international broadcast deals for the live-action and CGI animated series Mia and me.
The cast of Star Wars Episode VII is announced with actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow set to join the original stars of the saga.
Technicolor announces the pre-sale of the children’s animated comedy series Atomic Puppet to France Télévisions.
Three examples of the director’s stop-motion animation and directorial prowess are included in the prestigious “Motion Factory” show, running now through August 10 at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris, France.
Sebastian Strasser wins the Animated Com Award main prize, awarded for the best applied animation in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology, with Vodafone “Add Power.”
The UK’s Through the Hawthorn…, by Anna Benner, Pia Borg, and Gemma Burditt, wins the Grand Prix award at the 2014 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.
CGI feature Saint Seiya Legend of Sanctuary, directed by Keiichi Sato and executive produced by Masami Kurumada, will receive its worldwide premiere at the Annecy Film Festival on June 11, 2014.
Novel Entertainment welcomes Christopher Skala as a consultant to build the further success of the company's digital offerings.
The National Film Board of Canada brings nine short films produced or co-produced by the NFB to the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Disney unveils a first look at Feast, a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne set to debut at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10, 2014.
Main Road|Post utilizes iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture to create crowd simulation sequences for Stalingrad.
Nexus directors Conor Finnegan and Johnny Kelly have been selected to showcase their work as part of the exhibition Motion Factory, les ficelles du monde animé.
PGS Entertainment signs a raft of international licensing deals for Method Animation's Chaplain & Co.
Award-winning producers of the critically acclaimed The Snowman and The Snowdog announce production of a second season of CGI animated children's television series The Hive.
Directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre in co-production with the NFB, animated documentary short Jutra is selected as part of the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival in the Directors’ Fortnight section.
3D technology developer MAXON partners with Side Effects Software to develop a plug-in which gives CINEMA 4D users access to the Houdini Engine.
Polish indie animator Michal Socha directs the Couch Gag for this Sunday’s upcoming episode of The Simpsons, “What to Expect When Bart’s Expecting.”