Thirteenth International Animation Film Festival Baden announces top-class competitions, Focus Poland and a host of international guests for Switzerland’s largest animated film festival running September 1-6.
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Italy’s premier computer graphics conference announces keynote session with ‘The Little Prince’ director Mark Osborne, Skywalker Sound’s Randy Thom, ‘The Book of Life’ director Jorge R. Gutierrez, and ‘On Ice’ director Shannon Tindle.
Still to open in China, Illumination Entertainment's ‘Minions’ becomes the third animated feature ever to cross the billion dollar mark.
More than 15 years after Brad Bird’s animated classic first arrived in theaters, ‘The Iron Giant’ has been retooled in a Signature Edition complete with two newly-added scenes.
Fox Family Entertainment’s new weekly web series, ‘The Art of Dreaming of Big,’ takes a behind-the-scenes look at the imagination, fun, passion, and people bringing ‘The Peanuts Movie’ to the big screen.
Khan Academy launches ‘Pixar in a Box,’ a behind-the-scenes look at Pixar Animation Studios’ creative process; Free online curriculum shows how Pixar filmmakers use science, technology, engineering, art and math to create movie magic.
Joining 35 other categories recognizing excellence in animation, ASIFA-Hollywood adds a new category for best independent animated feature.
Aside from the teams working on ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in the U.S. and Canada, job cuts will affect the entire organization.
Already a hit in Poland, Australia’s favorite Koala, ‘Blinky Bill,’ heads to international territories in CG animated feature from Flying Bark Productions, Assemblage and Telegael Teoranta.
All-new original movie from LEGO and DC Comics, ‘Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom,’ was produced at Warner Bros. Animation.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
Illumination Entertainment's ‘Minions’ beats the lifetime totals of ‘Despicable Me 2’ ($975.5 million) and ‘The Lion King’ ($987.5 million) to become the third-highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide.
Champion of Portuguese animation was instrumental in helping to bring the country to international cultural prominence following its return to democracy in 1975.
From ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015.
Now in its fourth edition, the biennial Bristol Festival of Puppetry will kick off with The Quay Brothers Retrospective on Thursday, August 27; Barry Purves Retrospective to be held Saturday, August 29.
The deadline for submissions to the 8th annual Spark Animation Festival, to be held October 21-25, is September 7, 2015.
Other featured talks at VIEW 2015 to include Blue Sky’s Scott Carroll on ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ Pixar’s Kim White on ‘Inside Out’ and Sony’s Michael Kurinsky on production design for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2.’
Studio’s restructuring move will see Paramount president of physical production Lee Rosenthal take on oversight of animation production.
Universal's N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ leads the pack at the North American box office with a $60.2 million debut, helping to push Universal past the $2 billion mark domestically.
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios chief welcomes filmmakers and voice talent to D23 EXPO 2015 stage to reveal new details about ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Moana,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Coco,’ and more.
New short film, ‘Riley’s First Date?,’ will be included as a bonus feature in the digital HD & Blu-ray releases of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out,’ available digitally October 13 and on Blu-ray November 3, 2015.
Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, Disney’s ‘Moana’ to feature music from Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Grammy-winning composer Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’I, founder and lead singer of the award-winning world music band Te Vaka.
Disney reveals plans for an animated feature based on the ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ story to be directed by Nathan Greno (‘Tangled’) and produced by ‘Get A Horse!’ producer Dorothy McKim.
International pop star Shakira lends her Grammy-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, teasing the all-new original song for the film, ‘Try Everything.’