BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
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Currently in development, Copernicus Studio’s upcoming 2D animated adventure kids’ series ‘Lana Longbeard’ follows a feisty girl hitting the high seas with her Viking dad; production is slated to begin later this year.
The Finnish animation studio teams up with Toonz Media Group on the new animated series ‘Kingdom of None;’ Season 1 is expected to launch mid-2023.
The “nutty” animated series about an optimistic but prone to chaos squirrel and her best friend Barry the Bunny, from South African creators Lucy Heavens and Nic Smal, was revealed today at Annecy 2021; series set to debut in 2023.
For the BASE Media CEO and Oscar-winning ‘Shrek’ franchise producer, nothing was accidental about their critically acclaimed new animated feature, now streaming on Netflix, other than the fact they actually got it made.
Industry veteran will lead VFX house’s integration of innovative and emerging technologies as key pre-production to final shot service offerings.
New subscription service productizes Weta’s Oscar-winning Maya-based proprietary VFX tools, providing artists access to one complete stage to screen Maya-based pipeline.
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.’
During an online panel, industry agencies, including Film London, Animation UK, BFI, and Screen Scotland, renewed their sector commitment while sharing business development, investment, and government support insights and strategies in the wake of COVID-19.
Company’s new China-based animation incubator project, Hot Pot! Cartoons, seeks innovative creatives and content from the Middle Kingdom to develop for global markets.
Martin Hobbs steps down after 5 years at the helm to pursue an outside position; company’s former studio director takes over the MD role.
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.’
Kate Mulgrew is joined by Rylee Alazraqui, Brett Gray, Angus Imrie, Jason Mantzoukas, Ella Purnell, and Dee Bradley Baker as the voices of the series’ young aliens; show premieres later this year.
Renowned ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ head of character animation makes his animated feature film directorial debut on CG animated adaptation of Richard Curtis’ children’s book series.
The writer and director discusses his captivating tale of a cynical, all-powerful dragon joining forces with a humble Chinese student, and how an unforgiving budget and his own naiveté almost derailed him more than once.
French association that supports women in animation reveals its new initiative, Parcours de Femmes, which targets French speaking women from France and Africa; aspiring filmmakers will receive support in the development of short film projects to be pitch at Annecy 2022.
Technicolor Animation Productions, Technicolor Animation, and Mikros will integrate their businesses under Andrea Miloro’s leadership, unifying their animation brand within the recently announced Technicolor Creative Studios group.
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.
The famed artist and EGOT winner will voice the role of ‘The Captain’ in Peggy Holmes’ tale of the unluckiest girl in the world, the first project under the animation studio's multi-year film and TV deal with Apple TV+.
Co-founder leaves to develop own projects; former Illumination COO takes the helm, with co-founder and ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ producer Julie Lockhart named president of production.
The leading extended reality tech firm and Xite Labs create a myriad of immersive worlds in Unreal Engine for the rappers’ ‘Trapsoul World Series’ performance.
VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
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.’
In new leadership role, she will continue supporting the VFX house’s on-going expansion; studio’s slate of film and TV projects includes The Northman, The Great Season 2, Becoming Elizabeth, Suspicion and The Last Kingdom Season 5.