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WIA Online Summit Headline News

2020 Women in Animation Virtual Summit Now Streaming Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 2:58pm

A selection of presentations from the first-ever WIA online summit, held in conjunction with this year’s Annecy 2020 Online edition, is now available for free viewing.

Annecy 2020 Headline News

Animation UK and BFI Promote British Animation at Annecy 2020

Lupus Film’s ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ was honored as best TV Special at the YouTube livestream of the official Annecy Awards. 

Les Femmes s’Animent Headline News

LFA’s Women in European Animation Panel Set for June 17 at Annecy 2020

Day-long video conference, ‘Confinement Votre,’ will focus on what women in the industry across Europe have learned and created during the COVID-19 lockdown. 

Virtual Reality Headline News

Daisy Ridley Joins Baobab Studios’ ‘Baba Yaga’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 15, 2020 at 8:01am

‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy star is cast in lead role of Magda in newest immersive experience from the Emmy Award-winning studio behind ‘Bonfire’ and ‘Crow: The Legend.’

Women in Animation Headline News

WIA Announces Women in Animation Virtual Summit Program for Annecy 2020 Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:48am

Summit will focus on the pandemic, the recently reinvigorated global call for social justice, and their tremendous effects on the animation industry.

Women in Animation Headline News

Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

Women in Animation Headline News

Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Tom McGrath Returns to Direct ‘The Boss Baby 2’ for DreamWorks Animation

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:02pm

‘Bird Karma’ and ‘Bilby’ producer Jeff Hermann will produce the ‘Boss Baby’ sequel, scheduled for a March 26, 2021 release by Universal.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Klaus’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ Sneak Peeks at Annecy Festival

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:55pm

Directors Sergio Pablos and Kris Pearn will share inside looks at their upcoming films, Netflix’s first two original animated features.

WIA World Summit Headline News

First-Ever ‘Women in Animation World Summit’ to be Held at Annecy International Animation Festival

Sponsored by The Walt Disney Studios, the symposium will feature presentations and panels spotlighting top executives and filmmakers from around the world discussing key topics affecting women working in the animation industry today.

Annecy Headline News

Annecy Festival Announces Two New Competition Categories

New Young Audience and Perspectives categories to replace the three out-of-competition programs at the 30th anniversary edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival.

Annecy 2016 Headline News

Franck Dion’s ‘The Head Vanishes’ Wins Cristal Award at Annecy 2016

The Cristal for a Feature Film is awarded to French-Swiss co-production ‘My Life as a Courgette (Ma vie de Courgette),’ directed by Claude Barras.

Annecy 2016 Headline News

Annecy Festival Hands Out Special Prizes for 2016 Edition

Ten prizes are awarded at Annecy 2016, including the Festivals Connexion Award, the Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film, and the Junior Jury Award for a Short Film.

Google Headline News

Google Unveils New Trailer for Felix Massie’s ‘Rain or Shine’

Trailer comes on the heels of a sneak preview of ‘Rain or Shine’ from Google Spotlight Stories at the Annecy International Animation Festival.

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