New categories for the event’s 43rd edition include Hybrid Events, Workplace Culture, and Sustainability; early entry deadline is December 10; winners will be announced in May 2022.
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The Scooby Gang reunites to reminisce in an all-new ‘The Scooby-Doo Reunion Special’ coming to the CW on October 29; on December 1 watch Beebo and his friends journey to the North Pole in ‘Beebo Saves Christmas.’
Former PBS Kids and Cartoon Network development executive will lead company’s development of scripted and character-driven stories featuring the language learning company’s original cast of characters.
Festival, which runs June 13-18, 2022, issues call for entries in short film, TV film, commissioned film and graduation film categories; submission deadline set for February 15, 2022.
The tech giant’s free virtual conference runs November 8-11, featuring 500+ sessions with industry leaders; highlights include founder and CEO Jensen Huang’s keynote, a discussion on the potential of USD for 3D creators, and how the Omniverse, USD, and real-time rendering are transforming global film production and workflows.
Just in time for Halloween, the third edition of Fortnite’s hugely popular Short Nite film festival features 7 ‘spooktacular’ animated shorts screening continuously from October 28 - November 1; ‘The Eye’ and ‘We Will Be Monsters’ to make their world premieres.
Simone Giampolo’s short takes the top award at the 12th Annual SPARK Animation Film Festival, which runs October 28 to November 7.
The competition challenges student teams to create a 30 second film; 208 teams submitted films, with 7 teams winning prize packs worth over $200k.
Created by Itai Lev and his game designer sister Tal, show follows a sentient robotic sex-doll, Lola, and the evil CEOs she encounters after her escape, in a toxic male send up featuring a style inspired by ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Roger Rabbit.’
Electronic Art’s Marcom Game Capture team’s multi-disciplinary approach gives fans the intensity of in-game play with a look at the upcoming November 19 release of ‘Battlefield 2042’s third distinct multiplayer experience, ‘Hazard Zone.’
In a special episode honoring Native American Heritage Month, Molly learns about Elizabeth Peratrovich, an Alaska Native civil rights leader; the award-winning animated series incorporates Alaska Native voices in all aspects of the production, both on screen and behind the scenes.
Funimation will stream the famed series’ landmark episode in the U.S. and Canada on November 20 with a celebratory YouTube virtual live streamed event the same day; Toei and Fathom Events bring ‘One Piece Film: Strong World’ to select U.S. theaters on November 7 and 9.
Company’s new technology gives the power of UE to anyone – without training; release comes as Bryan Breckenridge, Head of Impact for Snyk, is elected to the company’s Board of Directors.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming animated feature taps the hugely popular Latin singer as the voice of Mariano, the film’s handsome heartthrob – check out his character’s image and shout-out on Twitter; film hits theaters November 24, 2021.
The streamer also announces the Japanese and English voice cast for the upcoming action-packed anime series based on Mark Millar’s comic of the same name; all 13 episodes debut globally November 25.
New Technicolor Creative Studios’ gaming division head will focus on global growth of the company’s gaming offerings.
A 2021 Official Selection in Cannes, the animated feature, based on the manga series by Jiro Taniguchi, hits the streamer and select US theaters November 30.
Company mixes it up with president Tom Kendall changing hats as new head of business development; new hires include Paul Richards as EVP of Technology, and Crys Forsyth-Smith as EVP of Global Production.
Set in one of the industry’s major VFX hubs, new location to play key role in recruitment while providing closer proximity to existing and potential clients; Peter Muyzers to head operations.