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New hires at the multiple Emmy Award-winning studio include Oscar nominee Erick Oh and Jony Chandra as directors, Brian Tinsman and Michael McCormick as games creative directors, and Hayley Porter as director of marketing.
As Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ continues its seemingly inexorable march toward the Oscars, director and co-writer Mike Rianda reflects on what it all means.
Sony Pictures Animation’s feature honored in eight categories, while Riot Games and Netflix’s series takes honors in nine; 'Encanto' nabs three awards, with ‘Flee,’ ‘Namoo,’ and ‘Bestia’ also scoring wins at Saturday night’s virtual ceremony.
Five outstanding animated works, widely awarded and loved at festivals worldwide, all worthy of taking the top prize at ASIFA-Hollywood’s 49th annual celebration of the best in animation, coming March 12.
The acclaimed 2.5D animated series, seen in 151 countries, has been nominated for an Annie Award for Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children.
The series’ last unsigned original star is finally on board to voice 20 new episodes, putting to rest a period of rocky contract negotiations.
Netflix shares a new video featuring side-by-side storyboards and corresponding animation from the Annie Award-nominated episode, helmed by the ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ and ‘3’ director, who also supervised the animation on Volume 2 of the streamer’s Emmy Award-winning animated anthology.
Production on the series begins this month, with many original cast members in tow and a 2023 premiere date on the horizon.
DreamWorks Animation’s 2D kids’ series, about the hilarious hijinks of a twig, strawberry, rock, and leaf living in the chaos of an unkept group of humans’ unkept backyard, has been nominated for Best Writing – TV/Media… with good reason.
The macabre short from writer-director Joe Hsieh continues its festival circuit success since qualifying for this year’s Oscars and scoring an Annie nomination for best short subject.
ASIFA-Hollywood cancels its live ceremony due to the spread of Omicron; event will instead stream live March 12.
Director Andy Coyle and executive producer Kurt Mueller talk about their new 2D animated movie special, now streaming on Netflix, that picks up where the Season 2 cliff-hanger finale of the Annie, BAFTA, and Daytime Emmy Award-winning series ‘Hilda’ left off.
Best Animated Feature nominees ‘Encanto,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘Raya and the Last Dragon,’ ‘Sing 2,’ and ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ top the expansive list of category nominations; animation’s biggest awards ceremony is scheduled to return live on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Following the ‘Hilda’ Season 2 cliff hanger, the animated special picks up with Hilda stuck in the body of a troll, stranded in troll country, in her quest to return to human form; the epic story launches on Netflix December 30.
Former Mondo Media CEO John Evershed named chief strategy officer, while Taylor Church joins as vice president of production; announcement comes on the heels of a year of rapid growth and recent $5.25 million investment from BITKRAFT and Sony.
Suggestions now being solicited for nominations honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation, to be presented at the 49th Annie Awards; submission deadline is November 16, 2021.
ASIFA-Hollywood issues call for entries; honoring excellence in the field of animation, awards will be presented in 36 categories at ceremony set for February 26, 2022.
The Oscar-nominated ‘Opera’ director teams with the Emmy-winning studio behind ‘Baba Yaga,’ ‘Bonfire,’ and ‘Crow: The Legend’ on new theatrical short, created with Quill, about the meaningful moments of one man’s life, symbolized by the positive and painful memories within the branches of a growing tree.
Industry veteran brings 20+ years’ experience as an animation director and supervisor at leading VFX studios; his appointment further broadens the company’s global animation team.
Pixar leads evening with wins in seven categories; Bastien Dubois’ ‘Souvenir Souvenir’ wins for Best Animated Short.
The studio’s exceptional talent is recognized in 14 different categories, 20 noms in all, for nine different shows, including their latest franchise efforts with the ‘The Croods,’ ‘Trolls,’ ‘She-Ra,’ Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Tales of Arcadia,’ and the dinosaurs of ‘Jurassic World.’
Smoking wheels and burning rubber barely scratch the visual effects surface of DreamWorks Animation and Netflix’s high-horsepower street racing thriller, nominated for a Best FX for TV/Media Annie Award for the third season ‘Sirocco Fire Explosion’ finale.
Whether its dramatic water splashes, dino drool, or bioluminescent beasts, DreamWorks Animation and Netflix’s adventure series, nominated for a Best FX for TV/Media Annie Award, strives for realistic visual effects that push the story forward through color and lighting.