Political correctness, fear of being painted as insensitive, a chauvinist, a racist, or being too this or too that, or “I’ll sue you”, is killing our free spirit, our sincere openness, ability to dialogue or differ with others on a deeper emotional level.
Submissions are now open for the AVANCA 2012 – International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia international and world premiere competitions.
The Los Angeles Animation Festival (LAAF) returns for its third annual event with new screenings of animated feature films and shorts from around the world, exclusive panels, and parties celebrating the animation community.
The Animation Pimp interviews legendary mad man JJ Villard. And lives to tell the tale.
Four students from The DAVE School (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) have been selected by the prestigious Visual Effects Society as nominees in the student category for the 10th Annual VES Awards Gala, a ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
Kids entertainment company A2E2 announced the addition of Chief Financial Officer Harish Seth and Licensing Director Mary Moore Kean.
Fifty animated feature projects in different development stages from 17 countries will be pitched at Cartoon Movie 2012 to find financing, co-producers and distributors.
Animation artists have until February 15 to submit projects for The Creative Focus conference at the 2012 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, to be held in Annecy, France June 5-8, 2012.
The VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy has launched a new contest to celebrate the creative power of technology at the service of society. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2012.
The deadline for entries to the VIEW Awards, to be held at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy, is September 15, 2012.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, today announced that the company’s President & CEO, Jeffrey Dunn, and Chief Operating Officer, Sangeeta Desai, will be leaving the company after the closing of HIT’s acquisition by Mattel.
Animation studio Kavaleer Productions announced the appointment of Timothy Björklund as Director of its Dublin-based studios.
Trunk Animation completed work for Smile for London on “Word in Motion,” their new moving image exhibition that aims to uplift and inspire London commuters with poetry and moving images during January 2012.
Mothership director David Rosenbaum teamed with OgilvyWest for “Robotarm” for Cisco that broke during the NFC Championship broadcast on January 22.
There are coffee-table "The Art of …" and "The Making of …" books on just about every new American animated feature. Books about older movies are rarer. Here is one on a 1967 "classic": the stop-motion Mad Monster Party.
The first season of the award-winning CGI animated series Transformers Prime arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on March 6, 2012.
10th Ave announced six 2D and 3D animation feature length projects are in preparation at the regional production house in Saint-Augustin-De-Desmaures, near Quebec City.
Quite a few cartoon characters have made the leap from the animated world to the real one (Scooby Doo, the Smurfs and the Chipmunks for starters) – but how many have gone the other way?