Popular program supporting creation of high-quality content for young audiences concludes its 3-year run on February 25; concerns include impact on training as well as industry wide talent shortages and workforce development.
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Emmy Award-nominated tech and VFX startup raises CAD$6.5 million to grow core services, accelerate R&D of AI for visual effects technology, and bolster work force.
Former MGA Entertainment VP and executive producer Sadaf Cohen Muncy will helm new independent animation production company and creative incubator; company will guide IP development while enabling artists to maintain financial and creative control.
Applications now being accepted through August 16 for short form animation project financing; new partnership with The StoryFutures Academy supports two additional immersive projects in AR or VR.
Studio signs on as a production partner on ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ for Disney+; scores £6m funding from growth investor BGF.
CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long project development and production skills advancement programme for professionals - Aug 30 deadline for submissions
Led by Jackie Edwards, newly-announced YACF team includes John Knowles as Production Executive, Harriet Williams as Development Executive and Hesham Sabry as Business Affairs Executive.
Two grants of $2,500 each will be awarded to individual filmmakers in the United States making animated shorts outside of a commercial context.
Year Four of the Toronto Animated Image Society’s Artist in Residence program promises funding and resources for one Canadian artist and one international artist in support of the production of new animated work, with a deadline to apply by September 29, 2017.
Oscar-winning independent U.K. visual effects house secures investment from the Business Growth Fund to grow the company, with increased focus in the feature film market.
Made in NY Entrepreneur Innovation grants given to nine early-stage projects representing new approaches to disciplines including film, virtual reality software, gaming and more.
The renowned Dutch producer/director Willem Thijssen has launched a crowd funding campaign for his new production, a film by director Michael Sewnarain called Ticking Away. Willem won an Academy Award in 1987 for the animated short Een Griekse Tragedie and a Dutch newspaper has already written "Give a hand to a new Oscar candidate film".
See Willem's message, and follow the link to watch a teaser and find out how to become part of this exciting new project.