New hire brings extensive design and VFX experience to the role, having spent 14+ years working as both creative and design directors.
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Season 1 rolls out in 150 territories this year including Cartoon Network and HBO Max in the U.S.; Season 2 will air on Canal+ Family, Piwi+ and MyCanal in France.
In newly created role, veteran licensing executive will drive global expansion of entertainment brands and original IP including ‘Strawberry Shortcake,’ ‘Caillou,’ ‘Teletubbies,’ and ‘Chip & Potato.’
Former head of production promoted to oversee both Saturday Animation Studios and Meduzarts Animation; the adult animation arm of DDEG is currently in production of Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas.’
The free global online event streams July 9-10 on Twitch and YouTube; fans of the games and TV series get a behind-the-scenes look at the popular franchise with panels, breaking news, and a preview of the upcoming mobile game ‘The Witcher: Monster Slayer.’
Emmy Award-winning VFX producer brings over two decades experience on projects ranging from ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ to ‘A Discovery of Witches;’ in his new role, he will work directly with clients while overseeing day-to-day operations.
Companies plan to broaden scope of French non-profit school’s curriculum with a course on storyboarding; a technical data management course is also planned for 2022.
Development deal with THINK450, the content and partnership arm of the National Basketball Players Association, includes the CG animated live-action hybrid series, ‘King of the Court.’
Just in time for ‘Best Friends Day,’ check out the trailer for the upcoming CG animated comedy about a socially awkward middle-schooler and his faulty robot; the film, which stars Zach Galifianakis and Jack Dylan Grazer, opens in theaters worldwide on October 22.
CLU’s new full-service studio to provide paid job opportunities to alumni of the career animation training program; the 3-year curriculum provides young adults on the autism spectrum an intensive 2D-3D hands on learning experience.
Available for download June 24, the interactive studio’s fantasy adventure will be supported on Valve’s Steam VR, Oculus Rift, and Quest by Facebook; 9-part Vlog series will also be released.
Films include Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers,’ ‘Archipel’ by Canadian director Félix Dufour-Laperrière, and ‘Elulu’ by Chilean artist Gabriel Verdugo Soto, showcasing an array of styles and techniques.
Slovakia’s only animation festival targeted to mature audiences, running July 1-4, will feature online streaming of animated films via the Festhome.com streaming platform; film viewing will be available for one week after the program’s conclusion.
New sponsorships have enabled larger awards for 2021; applications being accepted from U.S.-based individual filmmakers/artists through August 1.
AccessVFX and ScreenSkills launch Young Animator of the Year club and award program for aspiring young animators ages 13-18; teens will complete hands-on challenges set by UK animation studios with chance to compete for prizes.
Production and distribution giant reveals first original series for Adult Swim, as part of its 2021/2022 programming slate; four new animated series plus fan-favorite re-up also greenlit, including ‘Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe,’ ‘Toopy and Binoo – The Movie.’
8 shorts will be featured at the LA Latino International Film Festival’s debut day-long animation event, set for June 4, which includes premieres, panel discussions, an animated shorts contest, and masterclasses; festival runs June 2-6.
Join a conversation with the director and creative team behind Disney and Pixar’s upcoming animated feature; the free June 21 event is offered in partnership with OGR and Pixar Animation Studios.
Studio signs on as a production partner on ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ for Disney+; scores £6m funding from growth investor BGF.
Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie, and Angelica are back, now animated in CG, but still humorously exploring their world as only precocious youngsters can do; series premieres May 27 on Paramount+.
To create a vibrant retro mood for the futuristic sci-fi series, creative director Sharon Lock used After Effects and Cinema 4D, with live-action and hand-painted elements, to complement the production team's vision and visual language.
For supervising director T.J. Sullivan, building on the success of DreamWorks Animation’s hit franchise meant ensuring that as kids, the fab four – Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman – get the right chance to form bonds that last a lifetime.
Voice cast, key art, and tons of images also revealed from eagerly awaited upcoming 2-part animated feature that premieres worldwide (outside Japan) on June 3, 2021.
Veteran development exec will bolster company’s plans to expand its kids, family, and animation business; company teams up with former Netflix and Nickelodeon exec Jenna Boyd to launch new talent-centric production company.