The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveils a new logo and ID inspired by the organization's heritage and its plans for the future.
Geographical Region: North America
Visual Effects Society releases first-of-its-kind standardized camera report, an open-source initiative to improve capture and exchange of camera sheets and metadata from Production to VFX.
Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2013 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 86th Oscars.
Modus Operandi & EP Rossi Cannon join forces to launch the multi-disciplinary Mod/Op Films with a 360 campaign directed by David Popescu and a digital campaign for Wild Turkey.
The Powerpuff Girls are set to save the world before bedtime again in all-new special airing Monday, January 20; Beatles legend Ringo Starr joins original voice cast Catherine Cavadini, Tara Strong, E.G. Daily, Roger L. Jackson, Tom Kane and Tom Kenny.
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug debuts at the top of the box office charts this weekend, with Disney's Frozen coming in second place.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new trailer for the forthcoming CG animated feature, Rio 2, the follow-up from Blue Sky Animation.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a brand-new featurette -- debuting exclusively on AWN -- exploring the world of its upcoming 3D feature, Walking with Dinosaurs.
Disney unveils hidden gem images from animated feature Frozen, including sweet treats, fine art, and guests from foreign lands.
Through a partnership with the Against Malaria Foundation, Emmy award-winning production company Psyop creates its first video game, Nightmare: Malaria.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.
The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
GKIDS fifth anniversary 18-title retrospective, “An Animated World: Celebrating Five Years of GKIDS Classics” comes to New York City’s IFC Center December 20 through January 2.
Designer, director and AWN blogger Edward Bakst to lead a three-week intensive workshop, ANIMATION: HOW TO UNLEASH THE IMAGINATION, at the International School of Film & TV (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba January 27-February 14, 2014.
Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic teams up with Toyota and production company Market Films to create “Reveal,” a 30-second spot for the Toyota Tundra.
High-spirited stories of the Old West impart lessons about good morals, manners and social ethics for kids age 2-7 in animated series Sheriff Callie's Wild West, debuting Monday, January 20 on Disney Junior.
ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2014 ASIFA-East Animation Film Festival; the deadline for submissions is January 3, 2014.
Iconic entertainment industry executive Rich Frank joins the Board of Directors for child development television network BabyFirst.
Chris Landreth’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Subconscious Password is selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.
Tom Perlmutter announces his decision, effective December 31, 2013, to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner; Assistant Commissioner Claude Joli-Cœur is named interim Commissioner.
Super villains, fast cars, and magic nannies all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.