Publication Calendar

Issue # Month Ad Art Date Street Date Features Bonus Distribution
236 January 11/22/2013 12/6/2013 Oscar contenders; key animation/vfx companies and character anniversaries for 2014; Best of 2013. Music for Animation. The Wind Rises; Walking with Dinosaurs. Approved for Adoption. • Calendar Issue;
• Awards season mailing list
237 February 12/20/2013 1/7/2014 VFX Oscar contenders; 10 things to look forward to in
2014; Annual School Guide listings and related articles about animation/vfx schools. Annie Awards; The Nut Job. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. El Americano.
• School Guide issue
• Awards season mailing list
• Spark
238 March 1/24/2014 2/7/2014 Animated Short contenders; VES Awards; Cartoon
Movie’s top European movies; final thoughts on the Oscar nominees. The LEGO Movie.
• Award season mailing
• VES Awards – Feb 12
• Cartoon Movie – Mar 5-7
239 April/May 3/17/2014 3/28/2014 Top 12 animated shows at MIPTV; The new U.K. TV animation landscape; new innovations unveiled at NAB; Best new animated apps of the season. Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Rio 2. • NAB – Apr 5-10
• MipTV – Apr 7-10
• Cartoons On the Bay – April 10-12
240 June 5/19/2014 5/30/2014 Summer Movie Preview Issue; Highlights of the Annecy
Festival; Licensing Expo overview; New summer TV season offerings. How to Train Your Dragon 2.
• Annecy – Jun 9-14
• E3 – Jun 10-12
• Licensing Expo – Jun 17-19
241 July 6/30/2014 7/11/2014 Superhero Redux; The Future of comics; Comic-Con
Must-See list; Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Planes: Fire & Rescue. Voice-over Special Focus
• Comic-con – Jul 24-27
242 August/
September
7/21/2014 8/1/2014 SIGGRAPH Sensations; profile of Award-winning shorts; Guardians of the Galaxy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Animation in the workplace (legal, architectural, medical applications, etc.); Canadian Studio Boom. • Siggraph – Aug 10-14
243 October 8/29/2014 9/12/2014 Behind the scenes of LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls. Greatest hits of Cartoon Forum and MIP Junior market; Ottawa Festival. Rising Stars of Animation & VFX. • Cartoon Forum – Sep 23-26
• Ottawa Festival
• MipJunior – Oct 11-12
244 November 9/12/2014 9/25/2014 New animation technology spotlight; MIPCOM newsmakers;
Brand Licensing topliners; Mexico studio spotlight. Reel FX’s Book of Life. Cartoon Saloon’s Song of the Sea. Preview of Animag’s Animation/VFX Summit.
• Brand Licensing – Oct 7-9
• Mipcom – Oct 13-16
• CTN – Nov 21-23
245 December/
Oscar
10/17/2014 10/30/2014 Oscar season preview issue; top contenders of 2014,
features and shorts; Quotes from the directors/producers; Animated crossword; Disney’s Big Hero 6, DreamWorks’ Home.
• The World Animation & VFX
Summit – Nov 2-5
• AFM – Nov 5-12
• Award Season mailing
246 January 11/21/2014 12/5/2014   • Calendar Issue
• Award Season mailing
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Publication Calendar will be updated for future issues as dates for Trade Shows become available.
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