Filmation co-founder Lou Scheimer dies at the age of 84, two days away from what would have been his 85th birthday.
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A call for entries is made for the 15th International Animation Festival in Japan − HIROSHIMA 2014, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984.
A new animated short film set in the “Unseen University” of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld produced by the Ireland’s Animation Hub -- the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Trinity College Dublin and Giant Animation Studios -- launches at a special world premiere screening at the Science Gallery in Trinity College.
The Department of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College in Chicago partners with Design Ideas to launch a stop-motion competition featuring Adam the Doodles Man and Rover the Doodles Dog.
The UK’s Northumbria University produces a new animation to challenge stereotypes relating to welfare reforms to be screened at the House of Commons.
MassMarket partners with Chandelier Creative and Director Roman Coppolla from The Directors Bureau to get animated in a series of new spots for Old Navy.
The Holland Animation Film Festival, the largest animation film festival of the Netherlands highlighting films from art-house and commercial to cartoons and 3D, issues a call for entries for the 2014 edition of the festival, to be held March 19-23.
Underneath all the visual design, digital effects and filmmaking technology lies the artistry of the animated performance.
Former Disney veteran Clay Kaytis and Sony animator Fergal Reilly will helm the 3D CG-animated feature, to be released into theaters by Sony Pictures Entertainment on July 1, 2016.
Smith Micro releases a Spanish version of 2D animation creation software Anime Studio Debut 9.5 and Anime Studio Pro 9.5.
Women In Animation hosts “Women Write Royal,’ a panel with all four woman writers on the Disney Junior series, Sofia the First, on Thursday, October 24, at the Animation Guild in Burbank.
Vancouver-based film and TV producer Eh-Okay Entertainment and creators Wonderful Kid Company enter into a development deal with TVOKids for the new CG-animated preschool series Chip and Coco’s Adventures.
Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
Broadcast partners Rai Fiction and RTVE join as companies begin production of the first 52 11-minite episodes of the creepy sitcom.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.
DreamWorks Animation technical director Nathan Loofbourrow is elected as President of the Los Angeles animation union, The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE; board member and DreamWorks Television writer Jack Thomas is elected as the Guild’s new Vice President.
Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.
Beginning as tiny stickman in the sketchbook of Berlin-based animator Dante Zaballa (aka Podoboo), The Doodle Project is an exercise in collaborative illustration featuring the doodles of 62 artists from around the world.
Rosto’s Lonely Bones and Tito on Ice by Max Andersson & Helena Ahonen take home top honors at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
I took a job at FullSail University in East Winter Park to teach the fundamentals with 2D animation. I love teaching the fundamentals.
The Academy celebrates the animated genius of Richard Williams with “This Amazing Medium,” an animation master class and retrospective tour with the Oscar-winning animator on Friday, October 4, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
OIAF announces talks, presentations and workshops with animators including Craig Bartlett, JG Quintel, Adam Elliot, Chris Landreth and highly acclaimed Oscar-nominee Koji Yamamura.
Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.