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Women in Animation Announces 3rd Annual WIA Diversity Award Winners

Sony Pictures Animation, Netflix’s Melissa Cobb and director Brenda Lopez’s ‘Abeo’ will be honored at upcoming Spark Animation 2019, which runs October 24-27 in Vancouver. 

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Spark Animation Festival Returns October 24 - 27

Begins: October 24, 2019

Spark CG hosts the 11th annual Spark Animation Festival in Vancouver, promising a window into the leading minds of GC and animation.

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Former Illumination Exec Amir Nasrabadi to Head DHX Media’s Vancouver Animation Studio

Industry veteran, with long stints at Illumination, Paramount Animation and DisneyToon Studios, is named executive vice president and general manager of the Canadian production house. 

Cannes Festival Headline News

Five Animated Features in the Spotlight at Fourth Edition of Annecy Goes to Cannes

The Marché du Film and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival have teamed up to present Animation Day in Cannes, a full day dedicated to animation.

DNeg Headline News

DNEG Expands TV Business in Vancouver and Montréal

Award-winning VFX house expands Vancouver and Montréal facilities, hires veteran television and VFX producer Michelle Eisenreich to lead Vancouver operations.

Digital Dimension Headline News

Digital Dimension Appoints Frédérick Faubert Chief Creative Officer

Former Hibernum founder and president & CCO brings 20 years of experience in the animation, video game and the toy industries.

Nelvana Headline News

FIRST LOOK: Nelvana Releases Teaser for CG Short, ‘The Most Magnificent Thing’

Adapted from author Ashley Spires’ bestselling book published by Kids Can Press, studio’s first foray into short films features the voices of Alison Pill, Lilly Bartlam, Tony Daniels and Whoopi Goldberg.

ToonBox Entertainment Headline News

Pipeline Studios, ToonBox Entertainment Developing ‘Nut Job’ TV Series

New 2D-animated series will be based on the ‘The Nut Job’ franchise, which has made $120 million at the international box office.

Cartoon Saloon Headline News

Lighthouse Studios Names Claire Finn Managing Director

Experienced media creative combines decades of content development and advertising experience in driving expansion for full-service animation studio formed by Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon.

Bonobostudio Headline News

Eva Cvijanović’s Stop-Motion Short ‘Hedgehog’s Home’ Now Available Online!

Multi-award-winning short film co-produced by Croatia’s Bonobostudio and the National Film Board of Canada released online as a Vimeo Staff Pick.

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A Mesmerizing Homage to Visual Music: SIGGRAPH Asia Best in Show Winner ‘L’oiseau Qui Danse’

Independent VFX artist and director Jean-Marie Marbach pushes motion graphics to new heights with his award-winning music video made entirely with Adobe After Effects and Red Giant’s Trapcode Suite.

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‘L’oiseau Qui Danse’ Wins Best in Show at SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 30, 2018 at 5:07pm

Jean-Marie Marbach’s abstract short, inspired by Visual Music and made entirely with Trapcode Suite, takes top prize at annual showcase for excellence in computer animation.

TAAFI Headline News

TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018 Announces Full Program

Toronto industry event running November 3-4 to explore the next generation of Toronto feature films with ‘Next Gen’ filmmakers Joe Ksander and Kevin R. Adams.

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Leach-Rankin Halloween Special ‘Witch’s Night Out’ Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Four new holiday specials and a live musical featuring the original Anytown characters voiced by Fiona Reid, Catherine O’Hara and Gilda Radner currently in development.

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