Aurel and Agnès Patron take home France’s highest film awards for best animated feature and short film at Friday night’s live Olympia concert hall ceremony.
Geographical Region: Europe
Artists from New Zealand, the Philippines, and North America could take advantage of the U.K. group’s virtual events to attend remotely and collaborate through online review tools.
Selected films, series, and cross media projects for the upcoming May 4-7 event represent a variety of genres and animation technique ranging from adult gothic thrillers to topics focusing on diversity and sexuality; an additional eight projects were selected to participate in the APD talent program for young creatives and producers.
The famous French graphic novel character will return in a new limited animation series set to debut in 2023.
The companies will co-produce ‘Igraine The Brave Based,’ a 3D animated feature based on Cornelia Funke's magical fantasy novel; additional collaborations in the pipeline include other live-action and animated films and features.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed; move promises to put additional resources behind London-based game studio’s highly successful massively multiplayer online game.
Jonas Rasmussen’s intimate and powerful 2D film tells the untold story of his long-time friend Amin’s life as a gay child growing up in Kabul before his escape via Russia to Denmark.
Photographer and filmmaker Gerco de Ruijter’s residence will take place in July, prior to the festival program, which runs from August 11-14.
The two-week program will help film and television professionals move into real-time visualization and virtual production; free for freelancers and furloughed workers, the program runs March 15-26.
Overall VFX supervisor Simon Stanley-Clamp and his London team create the magical world of Alfea College, the ancient boarding school for fairies at the center of the otherworldly Netflix live-action series.
The all-virtual 9th edition’s theme is ‘Limitless Creativity;’ event features various talks, presentations, and career advice aimed at students, emerging talent, and industry professionals.
Grant Bolton named lead technical director and Alberto Aguado principal engineer on engine team to support studio’s growing use of game engine technology in VFX and virtual production toolsets.
COVID-19 forces another delay in Lisbon’s annual animation event, now scheduled to run July 21 to August 1, 2021.
The producers of ‘Zog’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ cast Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Emmy nominee Matt Smith in their new animated adaption of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s book of the same name.
Entertainment production company’s plans for new virtual production pipeline include an Unreal Engine-powered real-time rendering and motion capture studio.
New 2021 rules promote diversity in membership and voting; Pixar’s animated feature ‘Soul’ longlisted in five categories including Best Film, Animated Film, Special Visual Effects, Original Score, and Sound.
Studio delivers over 500 shots on their latest collaboration with producer Stephen Smallwood, including authentic DMPs recreating iconic streets of Paris, Kathmandu, and Karachi, along with historical temples and mountain landscapes.
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
An international celebration of woman in animation, the digital program will include ‘ANIMATED HIGHLIGHTS: 2021’ curated by the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, and ‘Animated Womxn,’ a woman-led showcase of stop-frame and VFX work from the animated film industry.
The popular environmentally themed animated series will begin Season 2 production in first quarter 2021; show follows the adventures of six superpowered kids using science to save Earth.
New appointment will spearhead strategic studio transformation through diversification, development of new IP for TV and film, and creation of new global licensing network.
The 40th edition moves completely online; over 250 movies will be available on demand during the festival, which runs February 12-21.
The popular preschool animated comedy-adventure series is a spinoff of the animated movie ‘Snowtime;’ the show encourages kids to use their imaginations to create their own games of make-believe in the outdoor world.
Led by industry veteran Michael Davies, the new program at Pearson College London features five key modules: Character and Creature Design; Modelling/Presentation; Technical Direction; Studio Project; and Production Project.