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Winners Announced for 12th Festival Stop Motion Montreal

Top honors go to multi-national list of films including ‘The Silly Duck Wizard’ by Terry Ibele; ‘Une de Perdue’ by Marie Clerc; ‘Uzi’ by Dina Velikovskaya; and ‘Un Coeur d'Or’ by Simon Filliot.

Animation Festival Headline News

Call for Entries: The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International

Entries are being accepted in six categories for TAAFI 2021, scheduled for February 19-21, 2021; submission deadline is November 15, 2020.

Stop-Motion Headline News

Online Festival Stop Motion Montreal Coming September 14-20

‘Home Sweet Home’ 12th edition will connect the international stop-motion animation community virtually.

call for entries Headline News

OIAF Pitch THIS! Goes Virtual, Now Accepting Entries from Canadian Creators

Festival and Mercury Filmworks announce first virtual competition, offering wider reach and accessibility to new creative voices.

wia Headline News

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. 

Events Events

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.

People Headline News

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.

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