Top winners at festival’s 25th edition include ‘The Game Catchers’ for Best Preschool TV Series; ‘Mila’ for Best Short Film; and Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Wolfwalkers’ for Best Feature.
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After 8 years at the helm, VFX studio’s co-founder is leaving to explore new opportunities; will continue in role through Q1 2022 to ensure smooth transition.
Design company sends an owl soaring through Central Park in ‘Magical Menagerie,’ using wintery 2D and 3D animation to showcase the park’s iconic statues as well as the brand’s latest collection.
The popular Disney children’s show is now available on DVD featuring all 12 episodes from the first season and 11 bonus shorts.
The free live-streamed learning and art event, running December 18-19, will feature workshops and lectures including programs that invite attendees to participate with their own illustrations.
Sema comes together with family and friends to celebrate their hopes and dreams in ‘The Day of Dreams’ episode, executive produced by Lupita Nyong’o; the YouTube Original animated series is produced by the Nairobi-based edutainment studio’s award-winning female team.
Members will vote to determine five nominees for best animated feature film award; films also qualify for other categories including best picture.
CG cinematic uses bold visuals, strong emotion, and intense action to preview the newest expansion of the popular ‘Warframe’ action game; release is slated for December 15.
In the lead up to The Game Awards coming December 9, Epic Games and the original movie team, led by director Lana Wachowski, offer a glimpse into the future of storytelling created with UE5.
With Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media Inc. firmly in the company’s stable, media company moves to increase European and global streaming foothold by acquiring 28.6% of Your Family Entertainment AG; former Disney executive Paul Robinson tapped to guide and oversee international growth of Kartoon Channel!
Breaking stereotypes with characters from diverse backgrounds and cultures, the 2D animated film, co-produced by Toonz Media Group, Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment and Elijah Rock Productions and slated for a March/April 2022 release, features two Black central characters - a schoolboy and a young science whiz, plus a female superhero who encourages kids to believe in themselves.
We finally get our first real look at the sequel to Sony Pictures Animation’s 2018 Oscar-winning animated feature; highly anticipated follow-up set to hit theaters October 7, 2022.
Entertainment studio bolsters leadership team with trio of new hires; Don Carson named Senior Art Director, Michèle Martell, Licensing & Legal Counsel and David Wyatt, Head of Communications & Business Strategy.
Streamer bolsters animation line-up with YA 3D/CG fantasy series about otherworldly sisters separated at birth and reunited at a school for the supernatural; series drops January 20 with all 16 episodes.
Give a holiday cheer for an Aardman double header featuring today’s arrival of the digital Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and animated special; the quirky fresh tracks by Tom Howe are available on Lakeshore Records, while the stop-motion winter’s tale and its all-star sheepy cast is now streaming on Netflix.
With a comprehensive range of onsite safety and hygiene measures in place, event will welcome attendees in-person at the Tokyo International Forum from December 14-17; international attendees will join virtually from all over the world.
Our six intrepid campers finally escape Isla Nublar, only to discover grave new dangers when shipwrecked on a mysterious island; all-new episodes of DreamWorks Animation’s Annie Award-winning series premiere today, December 3.
The Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual event showcases Canadian and International animation; winners include ‘My Head Aches When I Look Too Long’ named Best Canadian Short Film and ‘Boxballet’ honored as Best International Short Film.
Support the talented pros behind top animated shows and films while finding the perfect gift; the 4th annual event is now live.
Writer, director, and animator Nicolás P. Villarreal brings the famed artist to San Francisco via an outdoor mural to explore the ‘shapes’ of his vision; his seven-minute award-winning 2D animated film celebrates the structure and discipline needed to achieve our dreams.
The real-time content development platform finalizes its US$1.625 billion purchase of the legendary VFX studio’s digital tools, pipeline and engineering talent; VFX teams now operating as standalone WetaFX under CEO Prem Akkaraju and majority owner Sir Peter Jackson.
Talent added across company’s design, post-production, and live-action teams, bolstering presence in Los Angeles, Singapore, Vancouver, and Toronto.
Emmy Award-nominated tech and VFX startup raises CAD$6.5 million to grow core services, accelerate R&D of AI for visual effects technology, and bolster work force.