Geographical Region: North America
Arthur and friends embark on a drama-filled adventure airing January 26 on PBS KIDS and available on DVD January 27.
Torill Kove’s ‘Me and My Moulton’ and Michèle Cournoyer’s ‘Soif’ both receive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Animated Short.
Creative editorial company names Go Robot! co-founder Adam Liebowitz as Senior Editor; co-founder Alisa Sheinberg is appointed Managing Director.
MPC completes more than 500 shots for Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ including huge crowds, massive environments and complex FX work across 10 different scenes.
Slated for a spring 2015 theatrical release, newest film from Studio Ghibli is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and based on the British children’s novel by Joan G. Robinson.
Travel to the Land of the Remembered with the home entertainment release of ‘The Book of Life,’ written and directed by Jorge R.Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro.
Nominees for the 67th Annual DGA Awards include Wes Anderson for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ Clint Eastwood for ‘American Sniper,’ Alejandro G. Iñárritu for ‘Birdman,’ Richard Linklater for ‘Boyhood’ and Morten Tyldum for ‘The Imitation Game.’
Animated features nominated for the 51st Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing include Disney’s Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and ‘Penguins of Madagascar,’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
Online includes 67 videos covering topics ranging from the benefits of digital storyboarding and setting up files to editing on the timeline and tricks to speed up your work to exporting options.
Cartoon Network acquires global rights to Hasbro Studios’ newest series, ‘Transformers: Robots in Disguise.’
Honorees for the Academy’s 87th Scientific & Technical Awards include Dolby's David Gray, recipient of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, and Larry Hornbeck, a key inventor behind Texas Instruments’ DLP Cinema.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ leads the feature film nominations; ‘Big Hero 6’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ are top animated film contenders; ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the broadcast field.
Treasure hunts, hidden gems, and cat-and-mouse hijinks all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Walt Disney Animation Studios will be traveling to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver on Saturday, January 17 to connect with talent for upcoming projects.
Studios file a motion to dismiss proposed class action lawsuit over alleged anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a five-week workshop, ‘Unleashing Imagination,’ presented by UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice beginning January 30 through February 27.
CG-animated sequel written and directed by Dean DeBlois bests Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Reel FX’s ‘Book of Life,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘The LEGO Movie.’
Liam Neeson's ‘Taken 3’ earns $40.4 million in its North American debut, topping the box office and scoring the second-best January opening of all time.
Marvel-inspired action-adventure available on Digital HD & 3D on February 3, and Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on February 24.
Available for the first time on Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere and On-Demand on February 10th, special Diamond Edition release includes all-new short, ‘The Further Adventures of Thunderbolt.’
Led by VFX supervisor Lou Pecora, Digital Domain delivers roughly 340 shots for Shawn Levy’s ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,’ including CG environments, animated Greek statues, and complex split-screens performances.