The award-winning visual effects house to kick off the new year with a new French-based facility helmed by Creative Director/Head of Studio Andy Morley; continued studio expansion follows the recent acquisition of Lola Post Production.
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The company chairman and CEO is honored for outstanding work and leadership as part of the UK’s Asian community.
The 2nd annual 360-degree film festival and conference, running October 6-9, features full-dome, fully immersive 360-degree media shows, presentations, industry panels, interactive workshops, and keynotes by industry leaders.
Kids First Distribution has inked a number of deals across Europe and Latin America for the original 3D animated series, based on Sanrio’s iconic franchise; commissioned by Amazon Kids+, the show is produced by Watch Next, Monello and Maga Animation Studio.
Company to represent the internationally recognized filmmaker in the US and Canada; recent commercial directorial credits include the ‘zero carbon-powered’ ad for Hitachi and McDonald’s ‘Simply Timeless’ retro spot.
The organization’s career development series that supports women in UK’s VFX and animation industries expands with two iterations this year; applications for Spring are due April 11 with application dates for Fall 2022 to be announced.
Joanna Quinn and Les Mills’ comedy about a larger-than-life Welsh housewife takes home three awards; Locksmith Animation’s tale of an awkward middle-schooler and his defective robot takes home Best Longform honors.
‘Ron’s Gone Wrong,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas,’ and ‘Robin Robin’ among the animated shows chosen; winners to be announced at the awards ceremony on March 10.
Based in London and Berlin, respectively, new hires will bolster the studio’s growth in direct-to brand offerings, build the studio’s reputation in the UK and Europe, and develop and secure new projects.
The stop-motion preschool show, a spin-off of the hugely popular ‘Morph’ series, follows 5 toddler-like clay creatures who explore a child’s play area when they’re alone; special holiday episode, ‘A Very Small Christmas,’ drops December 19.
New season of studio’s popular flagship animated series now airing in 2 time slots on Tiny Pop with broadcaster extending series rights on multiple Animacord properties; ‘Masha and the Bear: Nursery Rhymes’ now available to watch on demand on the POP Player app.
Government-sponsored group identifies educational programs that promote diversity while producing ‘industry ready’ talent; Nottingham Trent University and Bournemouth University have been designated as having strong industry ties while featuring high-quality course content.
The 7th edition returns as a hybrid event offering content online and in person November 14-30; new events include a keynote by the BBC’s Patricia Hidalgo and a feature film competition showcasing 4 international filmmakers.
Popular 2D slapstick comedy heads to MIPCOM 2021 with episode 1 of the brand-new season; final delivery of all-new episodes and specials is scheduled for Fall 2022.
Series of interconnected co-located facilities will provide one-stop shopping for technology, talent and creativity servicing the entertainment, advertising, and brand experience industries; campuses coming soon to Soho, London, Soho, New York and Culver City, Los Angeles.
Inaugural 360-degree film festival and conference will feature 32 immersive films screened in a ‘fulldome’ venue; event features new technology presentations, industry panels, and interactive workshops.
The award-winning studio announces UK operations will launch this month; former Framestore managing director will be joined in London by CEO Jonny Slow to directly support company’s VP services expansion in Europe.
Program provides production placements for candidates who have up to 12 months paid work experience in animation; program aims to increase the pool of qualified talent by providing a range of training opportunities – application deadline is September 27.
Nine educators from the UK, US, India, Ireland, Brazil and the Netherlands receive faculty grants, awarded annually to individuals or groups, providing support for research, scholarly activity, or creative projects in the field of animation.
Silvergate’s global hit eco-series spins-off an all-new CG animated show extending the team’s adventures beyond the sea and onto land; Season 1 hits the streamer on September 7 with Season 2 coming in 2022.
The Sky Original TV series about a little orange alien here to save the planet helps kids learn about climate change, inspiring them to become the next generation of eco-warriors.
The online event will run November 1-30 with live events and screenings running November 14-19; 2021 poster artwork was designed by award-winning animator Matthew Lee.
Visual effects and post-production veteran joins LA-based business development team, working with U.K.-based executive producer Stephanie Winslow to spearhead studio’s continuing global expansion.
Agreement merges both company’s creative power, facilitating cross-cultural collaboration while strengthening the Indian animation studio’s international presence.