Project is the studio’s second theatrical production for Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation; new entry to the iconic property’s universe is slated for a February 2025 release.
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The VFX and animation studio collective announces new long term financing deal to continue its acquisition revenue growth, increase client offerings, capacity, and expand its global footprint; NatWest Corporate Bank led the financing alongside Barclays – the company’s longtime bankers.
The barrage of sneak peeks continues as the studios share stills, key art, title treatments, and other tidbits from 7 new animated projects that also include ‘Win or Lose,’ ‘Elio,’ ‘Iwájú’, ‘Strange World,’ and ‘Wish.’
On the heels of its July deal for Studio L’Atelier, the animation and VFX company expands its production capabilities even further with the acquisition of the Quebec City and Montreal-based animation and mocap studio.
Expanding its international footprint with another acquisition – previous buys include Image Engine and TRIXTER - the independent animation and VFX company plans to build on the Montreal studio’s existing footprint to meet growing demand for animated content.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oscar-winning chief creative officer and the BAFTA-winning French director to be awarded at the upcoming festival, which runs June 13-18.
VFX and animation studio hires former LAIKA and NBCUniversal senior exec to head animation operations; industry veteran brings 25+ years’ experience to new role.
The VFX and animation studio credits the dedication of talented artists, engineers, and support staff as its highlights some of the company’s most memorable work.
The three-year partnership with German government-funded program aims to foster local job growth through initiatives including free online courses on editing for animation and the launch of a 10-second animation competition for aspiring creators ages 18-35; entry deadline set for November 14.
Directed by Kugali co-founder Ziki Nelson, the new animated series will feature authentic stories inspired by African culture; show is set to premiere in 2023 on Disney+.
At Annecy 2021, first time screenings, masterclasses, and keynotes include a look back with ‘Mémoire d’une minute,’ a shorts collection for Annecy award-winning directors; a masterclass presented by Walt Disney and Kugali animation studios; and a keynote by Terrence Malick about VR ‘Evolver – Prologue.’
Studio’s latest animated theatrical short, about a raccoon whose frustrated parent tries to keep them both safe, will run alongside upcoming musical comedy, ‘Encanto,’ later in 2021.
Premiering on Disney+ in 2022, the original sci-fi series, set in Lagos, explores themes of class, innocence, and challenging the status quo.