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VIEW Conference 2019 Headline News

Brad Bird, Michael Giacchino and Ralph Eggleston to Keynote VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:48pm

Oscar-winning director, composer and production designer, who teamed together on ‘Incredibles 2,’ are set to present at October 21-25 digital media conference and symposium in Turin, Italy.  

Awards Events

The 47th Annual Annie Awards Returns Saturday, January 25, 2020

Begins: January 25, 2020

ASIFA-Hollywood invites you to celebrate the best the industry has to offer at animation’s most prestigious and glamorous awards ceremony. 

Awards Headline News

‘Girl in the Hallway,’ ‘Mémorable’ and ‘Daughter’ Win Annecy Special Prizes

14 regional, sponsored and junior jury awards were handed out Friday evening for a number of exemplary animated shorts and feature films.  

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The Dizzying Animated Thought Puzzle of ‘Albatross Soup’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 3, 2019 at 3:31pm

Winnie Cheung’s fascinating hybrid short film documentary is based on 50 people’s answers to an entertaining but disturbing riddle solved asking only ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ questions.

Animated TV Series ANIMATIONWorld

Nickelodeon Releases Sneak Peek of ‘Blue’s Clues & You!’ Music Video

Remake of beloved kids’ show, debuting this coming November, will introduce groundbreaking interactive series to a new generation of preschoolers.

Awards Events

2019 Primetime Emmy Awards Coming September 22

Begins: September 22, 2019

The biggest night in television will air live (8-11pm ET / 5-8pm PT) at the Microsoft Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.

AWN @ FMX 2019 VFXWorld

WATCH: Oscar-Winner Nina Hartstone Talks ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sound Editing at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2:56pm

Supervising sound editor discusses ADR work, Rami Malek voice integration and how she handles challenges specific to recording audio for fully digital characters.

Baobab Studios Headline News

Boabab Studios’ ‘Crow: The Legend’ Scores Four Daytime Emmys

Nickelodeon’s ‘The Loud House,’ Netflix’s ‘Ask the Storybots,’ Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ and Disney Channel’s ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures’ each take home two at Friday’s gala ceremony.

Industry Outreach Headline News

Industry Trade Groups Launch Non-Profit Mentoring Program

Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) will provide career guidance to students, veterans and others seeking craft and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas.  

OIAF 2019 Events

Ottawa International Animation Festival Returning September 25 – 29, 2019

Begins: September 25, 2019

OIAF brings together regional, national and international animation communities, providing a forum to share and exchange expertise.

Nexus Studios Headline News

Nexus Studios Launches Animated Short Featuring Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

Nexus directorial duo Smith & Foulkes collaborates with legendary guitar maker Fender on ‘The Mystical Journey of Jimmy Page’s ‘59 Telecaster.’

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Q&A: Réka Bucsi’s ‘Solar Walk’ Now Available Via Vimeo On Demand!

Following 70 festivals and 13 awards for her short film ‘Solar Walk,’ the award-winning independent animator talks about distribution and monetization.

Warner Bros. Headline News

‘Scooby-Doo’ Headed for Live Stage Spectacular

‘Scooby-Doo and The Lost City Of Gold’ theatrical experience from Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Montreal-based Monlove to combine puppetry, aerial arts, magic, original music, dance, cutting-edge animation video and a brand-new story.

Tributes ANIMATIONWorld

Beautiful Maladies – The Uncanny World of Rosto

Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.

Anime Headline News

TEASER: GKIDS Acquires NorAm Rights to ‘Children of the Sea’

Latest animated feature from Japan’s STUDIO4°C is directed by Ayumu Watanabe with a score by award-winning composer and longtime Studio Ghibli collaborator Joe Hisaishi.

Television Headline News

Carl Jones & Brian Ash’s New Series, ‘Sugar and Toys,’ Premieres June 9

New series from the producers of ‘Black Dynamite’ and ‘The Boondocks’ marks the Fuse network’s first foray into adult animation.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Tito and the Birds’ Flies to Blu-ray, DVD & Digital April 23

From Shout! Studios, home entertainment release of the Annie Award-nominated Brazilian animated feature includes an interview with filmmakers Gustavo Steinberg and Gabriel Bitar.

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