Former Marathon and Zodiak Media executive Philippe Alessandri launches WatchNext Media, aimed at creating appealing characters, engaging brands and aspirational stories.
Geographical Region: Europe
New Aardman Art exhibit running through August 30 at the Art Ludique-Le Musée in Paris stars 'Wallace and Gromit,' the fowl of 'Chicken Run,' 'Pirates,' and 'Shaun the Sheep.'
QR code-enabled stamp set features four internationally acclaimed animated properties from Ireland: Jam Media’s ‘Roy,’ Brown Bag Films’ ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Secret of Kells’ and Geronimo Productions’ ‘Nelly & Nora.’
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
Newest animated adaptation of ‘Astro Boy’ is a co-production between Paris-based Caribara Production, Monaco's Shibuya Productions and Japan's Tezuka Productions.
International premiere of new short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist, Rosto, kicks off the 2015 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht.
London visual effects house partners with ITV Studios for the CG-animated reimagining of the beloved ‘Thunderbirds’ series set to premiere this spring.
With new systems already in production, famed VFX studio can quickly source production-ready mocap data anywhere.
Oscar-nominated animated short follows a husband and wife who have grown apart: he lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and their marriage hangs in the balance.
Conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia announces ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘VFX in Commercials’ and ‘Animation Wild 'n Strange’ program events, as well as Tech Talks covering the latest innovations in filmmaking.
‘Descent’ by Johan Rijpma, ‘Ultrakort Leader’ by Patrick Raats, and a contagious music video for ‘Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go’ by Max Italiaander and Levi Jacobs are all nominated for the Grand Prix prize in Dutch Animation at the 18th edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Ireland’s Brown Bag Films wins three awards at the Dingle Film Festival’s inaugural Irish Animation Awards.
Renowned BAFTA and César-winning filmmaker has previously been honored at Animafest Zagreb for best animated film for ‘The Three Inventors’ (Les Trois Inventeurs), in 1980, and ‘Azur & Asmar’ (Azur et Asmar), in 2007.
Orly event demonstrating synergy and unified configurations for filming with special effects in real time set for next Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Latest version of markerless camera tracking and previs solution for real-time visual effects and on-set visualization to be showcased at Dubai conference.
Regina Pessoa, director of the award-winning ‘Tragic Story with Happy Ending,’ designs the poster for Annecy 2015 with a focus on women and history.
New sketch-based CG-animated comedy series lands on Disney XD in the U.S. and the popular PTDR cartoon slot on the Canal+ Kids channel Télétoon+ in France.
Jon Landau, James Cameron’s longtime producing partner at Lightstorm Entertainment, discusses the ‘Avatar’ sequels, new technologies, and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
First look of the first full-length movie in the Dofus universe, ‘Dofus - Book I: Julith,’ will be unveiled at European pitching event in Lyon, France on March 6.
Feature selections include Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ and Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep The Movie’; short film selections include Steven Woloshen’s ‘1000 Plateaus’ and Piotr Dumala’s ‘Hipopotamy.’
Kids TV & learning platform for preschoolers signs multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics for seven new properties; confirms forthcoming Android launch.
Academy Award-winning films are part of the Lighting & Rendering track, a recurring series of presentations among the most relevant and successful components of every FMX program.