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CG-animated feature directed by ‘Despicable Me’ co-creator Sergio Pablos enters production at London-based VFX house’s animation division lodged in a new 54,000 square-foot studio located in downtown Montréal.
‘Inside Out’ takes best animated feature along with 11 other categories; Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ wins best independent animated feature.
One of the most celebrated successors of legendary voice actor Mel Blanc, Alaskey was one of Blanc’s only successors to work alongside the veteran voice performer prior to his death in 1989.
Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.
Produced by Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment and production company Blockade Entertainment,’ Ratchet & Clank’ releases nationwide on April 29, 2016.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the big winner, garnering four awards, with ‘The Revenant’ close behind with three wins; ‘The Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and SSE each take home three awards.
‘Kung Fu Panda’ 2 & 3 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to host shorts program; ‘Big Hero 6’ producer Roy Conli and directors Don Hall and Chris Williams to host feature animation program.
Academy Award-nominated composer Mark Isham to create the score for Original Force Animation’s 2017 family comedy directed by Christopher Jenkins.
‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Big Short’ and ‘Inside Out’ win big at the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards; Nancy Meyers, Carol Littleton, ACE, and Ted Rich, ACE receive special honors.
‘The Martian,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and ‘The Revenant’ motion picture winners at the 20th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards; ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘House of Cards,’ ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘The Muppets’ win for television series.
DreamWorks Animation’s threequel scores the biggest animated opening of all time in China with $58.3 million; ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ nears $2 billion worldwide.
Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’
Irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Anna Kendrick as Poppy arrives in theaters November 4, 2016.
‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions,’ ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie’ nominated for best sound editing in an animated feature film.
Character effects artists create ‘Brahms,’ the creepy doll featured in Lakeshore Entertainment and STX Entertainment’s new horror movie directed by William Brent Bell.
Jonas Rivera receives the award for outstanding producer of animated theatrical motion pictures for Pixar Animation Studio’s ‘Inside Out’; ‘Game of Thrones’ wins the Norman Felton Award for outstanding producer of episodic television, drama.
Lead VFX vendor MPC delivers 425 shots for Ridley Scott’s space epic, including shuttle launch sequences, the storm sequence, and scenes on Mars.
2016 NYICFF program highlights include opening night film ‘Boy and the Beast,’ centerpiece screening of ‘The Little Prince,’ and closing day film ‘The Idol.’
3D-animated family feature film starring Tori Spelling and Joey Fatone is set for a May 2016 release.
Originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ will now debut on December 15, 2017; ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ will set sail on May 26, 2017.