In a 4-city tour, the film-and-orchestra concert travels to Puebla, Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara this fall, featuring 16 classic ‘Looney Tunes’ shorts projected onto a big screen with a live symphony orchestra conducted by Emmy Award winner George Daugherty.
‘Disney Junior & Friends Playdate’ event announcements included animated holiday-themed episodes, new projects, shorts, and casting news; young fans can still experience characters and storytelling of Disney Jr. at Downtown Disney August 19-20.
The animation, video game, and new media market will take place September 26 – October 1 in Valencia, Spain.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s first festival honored filmmakers for contributions to animation and cinema; competitive categories ranged from ‘Best Animated Feature’ to ‘Visionary Use of Technology in Short Film’ with animated works garnering 12 awards.
Daria Kashceeva’s ‘Electra’ takes top honors with Grand Prix Dimitris Eipides - narrative film and the International Competition Audience Award; Paul de Nooijer and Menno de Nooijer’s ‘Is Heaven Blue?’ wins Grand Prix Eipides for non-narrative film.
Annie Award-winner Joaquim Dos Santos will present in person the ‘making of’ Sony Picture Animation’s newest voyage into the Spider-Verse; the conference takes place October 15-20 in Turin, Italy.
Denmark’s largest animation festival returns September 25 – October 1, 2023, to celebrate all things animated!
The 2009 stopmo classic scored big at the box office, grossing close to $5M during its recent 2-day Fathom Events theatrical release; new showings added for August 28 and 29 – tickets now on sale.
The hybrid event, featuring talks, panels, and workshops from experts across the global games industry, will take place August 20-22 in Cologne, Germany.
The 12th Mexico’s annual animation, videogame, and comic festival will take place in Guadalajara September 5-9, 2023.
The conference heads to the New Orleans Convention Center October 3-5, this year featuring over 150 sessions, hands-on training, and networking opportunities.
The 15th International Animated Film Festival will be held in Batumi, Georgia from November 13-18; the festival is accepting submissions for its film competition with an entry deadline of August 25.
The fifth annual festival, celebrating the creativity and craft of the visual image, will take over Kilkenny city September 30 – October 1.
The event aims to showcase the cultural and artistic significance of the art of animation; the 19th edition returns to Varna September 6-10.
The 20th ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Production brings together worlds of academic algorithmic research and post-production to discuss new advancements and innovative applications; the conference will take place November 11– December 1, 2023.
Today at SIGGRAPH 2023, the tech giant revealed the newest improvements and additions to its foundation platform and services for developers to optimize and enhance 3D pipelines with the OpenUSD framework and generative AI.
‘Foundry Learn and Education’ meetups and presentations at the conference include techniques in compositing from Unity Wētā Tools, Boxel Studios, and Action VFX and lighting and 3D techniques from Foundry product experts.
Leading platform for real-time 3D (RT3D) content and experience creation will showcase groundbreaking work in character creation, environment building, rendering, and compositing; live keynote today from August 7 2pm - 3pm PDT.
The 4th edition of Egypt’s largest annual animation festival will be held in Cairo September 7-9.
The conference, taking place March 18-21, 2024 in San Jose, California, seeks submissions for talks, posters, and training labs by September 8, 2023.
TAFF, a competitive festival for animated shorts, returns for its 8th edition August 23-27; this year, animation meets video games.
The festival, a non-competitive exhibition aimed at artists who use animation as an instrument for their personal expression, will be held February 15-18, 2024; submissions are being accepted until October 16, 2023.
The International Animation Festival selected 37 films for the 2023 competitive program taking place August 16-19.
The logos for both upcoming direct-to-video features were revealed during the DC Studios panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, with further details kept deeply under wraps.