2016 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival to include the world premiere of Igor Kovalyov’s short film, ‘Before Love.’
Geographical Region: Europe
Lupus Films and Walker Productions appoint Union Media as the worldwide distributor for animated television special based on the children’s book written by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury and published by Walker Books.
Under the lead of VFX supervisor Nicolas Chevallier, Cinesite provides digital matte paintings and set extensions, fluid and particle simulations, character animation, lighting, compositing and more for director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘The Revenant.’
Open to 20 selected applicants, six-month program designed to train to train filmmakers from the U.K. and France in VFX and Stereo 3D techniques runs June through November 2016; deadline for submissions is March 1.
Leading kids entertainment specialist and Australian production outfit appoint licensing and merchandising agents to represent their brand-new animated series in Eire & Australia and the U.K.
With 55 projects from 19 European countries selected to date for European pitching event, more than 700 animation film professionals are set to gather March 2-4 in Lyon, France.
Moscow-based company will represent media rights in addition to licensing and merchandising for CG-animated preschool series.
Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes announce the release of ‘Animals,’ a 60-second commercial for U.S. business messaging interface Slack.
Acquisition deal with Nurture Rights includes exclusive rights to develop and expand classic preschool literary property into new formats and series.
Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Minions’ and Aardman Animations’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’ nominated for outstanding animated film; VFX nominees include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ The Martian’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
Inspired by the writings and drawings of Federico Fellini, ‘The Thousand Miles’ marks the four-time Academy Award-nominated director’s highly-anticipated return to feature animation following his 2003 debut, ‘The Triplets of Belleville,’ and 2010’s ‘The Illusionist.’
Vancouver VFX house reveals the processes that drive some of cinema’s most memorable digital characters, including the prawn-like aliens of ‘District 9,’ ‘Jurassic World’s velociraptors, and the eponymous title character of ‘Chappie.’
Independent developers can now create convincing character animation during game play within Unreal Engine 4.
Best-known for his work as animation director alongside Jack Stokes on the groundbreaking animated feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ Balser also directed the “Den” sequence in ‘Heavy Metal.’
London-based visual effects studio creates “Jeremy,” a photoreal CG-animated talking beagle, for life insurance company Beagle Street.
Animated short directed by Marie-Christine Courtès shows the consequences of the Indochina War for a repatriated family who arrives at the transit camp of Saint-Livrade in France.
First toy line based on Entertainment One’s new animated preschool series will include action figures, play sets, vehicles, plush, dress-up and role play.
Five finalists from schools across the country and the U.K. are invited to attend the Cinema Audio Society’s 52nd Annual CAS Awards, to be held on February 20th.
Dutch director and animator’s debut feature is being co-produced by France’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s Studio Ghibli, with Isao Takahata serving as artistic producer.
German brand management and media company teams with Austrian children’s and youth book author for the development of a new live-action/CG hybrid adventure series.