15 finalists from over 680 student submissions and 34 countries competed for 2021 honors; categories included animation, games, and immersive projects.
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The network, along with Games for Change and UC Irvine’s Connected Learning Lab, release ‘How to Be a Positive Gamer’ PSA; animated short gives kids tips on heading off bullying before it starts.
Abhijeet Nawsagare named head of pipeline across all offices; Brandon Young joins LA office as CG supervisor.
Director Eiichiro Hasumi discusses producing his first animated project, and how a career spent outside animation helped him bring realism and drama to Capcom and Netflix’s new animated series, which premieres today.
13-country study, undertaken as part of network’s ‘Climate Champions’ campaign, shows health of the planet a top priority for kids 6-12.
The family vacation brand forms Great Wolf Entertainment, revealing slate of animated projects based on its popular signature woodland characters; first animated film due in early 2022.
With production well under way on the high-profile, fan-favorite sci-fi shooter game adaptation, Kane reportedly will leave after post-production completes, even if show gets renewed as expected.
The online school offers courses in game design, game programming, game art, and animation; with new Epic Games academic partnership, school plans increased game development training offerings to better prepare students for a competitive and changing job market.
After canceling last year because of COVID-19, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn will be back as an onsite event this year, running September 20-25 in Tróia.
The free 2-day event introduces young people to career opportunities within the creative industries; program runs July 13-14 and registration is now open.
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.’
Co-creators Christian Linke and Alex Yee talk world building and mythology; based on Riot’s hugely popular MOBA game, the highly anticipated animated series hits Netflix this Fall.
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.
The free global online event streams July 9-10 on Twitch and YouTube; fans of the games and TV series get a behind-the-scenes look at the popular franchise with panels, breaking news, and a preview of the upcoming mobile game ‘The Witcher: Monster Slayer.’
Developed in-engine by the company’s diverse, multi-disciplinary Marcom Cinematics team, the 5-minute-long spot provides fans an intense, in-your-face look at the newest ‘Battlefield’ first-person shooter franchise entry, hitting retailers October 22.
As part of new kids’ content partnership, companies will develop new original animated series and mobile game, both based on ‘Arpo,’ a popular YouTube show ‘Arpo.’
Emmy-nominated as a VFX supervisor on ‘Westworld’ Season 3, the industry veteran joins company’s new L.A. studio, where he will work with directors, producers, and showrunners to deliver visual effects on TV and films.
Works from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, Mexico, and Portugal are honored across nine categories at May 29 in-person gala event and closing ceremony recognizing achievements in Ibero-American animation.
Mixed reality software company taps industry veterans Juan Rubio, Brad Rochon, and David Dowling as new project specialist, VP of sales and marketing, and chief revenue officer, respectively.
New 18 language campaign looks to educate kids about climate change, empowering them to join a community of young people to take on small changes that can ‘Make a World of Difference.’
Virtual celebration of internet animation to feature exclusive panels with creators, writers, producers, talent, and personalities from fan-favorite Rooster Teeth shows.
Studios behind ‘Hair Love’ and ‘The Willoughbys’ will produce a kids’ series, interactive titles, and online community based on the story of a young prince determined to step out from the shadows of her brothers.
Short films from Pôle 3D, Weta Digital, and ESMA are the big winners among 37 works, including two world premieres, selected for this year’s virtual Electronic Theater, coming August 9.
Virtual ceremony held this past Friday evening celebrated outstanding creative talent in Irish animation, VFX, and gaming.